Idea of the Big Eurasian Partnership was formulated in December 2015 by the President of Russia V.V. Putin, who launched an initiative to begin consultations on forming an economic partnership between the member states of the Eurasian Economic Union, the Association of Southeast Asian Nations and the Shanghai Cooperation Organization. According to the author of the article, partnership should be formed on the basis of a flexible system of legal norms, joint projects and institutions that take into account diversity of the participants’ interests and purely volunteer nature of cooperation. Options for integrating into the partnership can be of different speeds and different levels, providing each participant the freedom to choose a package of commitments.
Author page: Sergey Glaziev
The present scientific essays was written by the author under the impression from the exhibition of archaeological findings in the National Museum named after A.V. Anokhin in Gorno-Altaisk. In order not to offend historians, culturologists, linguists and other scientists professionally dealing with the below subjects of human origin, emergence of various civilizations and languages, the author has chosen precisely the genre of an essay, but formulated according to the laws of logic and a systematic approach to solving a complex interdisciplinary problem.
In contrast to the U.S. dollar, euro or pound, congested by debt obligations of the corresponding states, there are good prospects for the issue of reserve currency of the Eurasian Economic Community. This role at the present stage could be played by the Russian ruble, especially as there is an objective economic need, defined by the development potential of the Customs Union.