Formation of the system of transboundary cooperation of Ukraine and Russia in the post-Soviet period

Author(s):  V.V. Malygina, no, no, Belgorod State University, Belgorod, Russia,

Issue:  Volume 46, № 4

Rubric:  Topical issues of political science

Annotation:  The article is devoted to the study of the peculiarities of the formation of the system of cross-border cooperation between Ukraine and Russia in the post-Soviet period. Special attention is paid to the prerequisites and difficulties of establishing mutually beneficial cooperation in the border areas of the two countries. Particular emphasis is placed on the potential and promising vectors for expanding ties based on Euroregions, in particular Slobozhanshchina and Yaroslavna. In addition, the features and areas of cooperation between Ukraine and Russia within the framework of membership in the CIS were analyzed. The transit potential of the border regions, promising directions for creating and improving Russian-Ukrainian cluster enterprises are considered in detail. Also identified key difficulties in the implementation of joint projects at the present stage in the context of the escalation of the international conflict between Russia and Ukraine, which are associated with the destruction of the legal framework of Kiev and Moscow; destruction of institutional mechanisms of interstate relations; confrontational nature of political and diplomatic relations; curtailing economic cooperation; deep alienation between the peoples of Ukraine and Russia.

Keywords:  cross-border cooperation, Russia, Ukraine, USSR, Euroregion, trade, investment.

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DOI:  10.18413/2075-4458-2019-46-4-783-792

Reference to article:  Malygina V.V. 2019. Formation of the system of transboundary cooperation of Ukraine and Russia in the post-Soviet period. Belgorod State University Scientific Bulletin. History. Political Science, 46(4): 783–792 (in Russian). DOI 10.18413/2075-4458-2019-46-4-783-792