Kyrgyzstan’s controversial entry into the Eurasian Economic Union (EEU) is set to go ahead despite the opposition. The country is scheduled to join by the end of this month.

As reported on the EEU’s website, Kyrgyzstan is one of the weakest states in the region. Its stagnant domestic economy primarily depends on foreign financial aid and on remittances from Kyrgyz migrant workers in Russia and Kazakhstan. Official reports on the number of migrants working in Russia indicate that over 500,000 ...


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