|PROBLEMS OF MODERN ECONOMICS, N 1 (53), 2015|
|PHILOSOPHY OF ECONOMIC VALUES. PROBLEMS OF SELF-DETERMINATION IN EURASIAN POLITICAL ECONOMY|
|Blagikh Ivan A.|
Professor, Chair of the History of Economics and Economic Thought, St.Petersburg State University, PhD (Economics)
Maljushin I. I.
PhD student, Chair of the History of Economics and Economic Thought Department of Economics, St. Petersburg State University
|On January 1, 2015, the Treaty on the creation of the Eurasian Economic Union (EEU) came into force, with Russia, Belorussia, Kazakhstan and Armenia being the members of Treaty. Soon Kyrgyzstan will also join it. Thus a unified economic space of European and Asian countries, comprising a part of the former USSR territory, became a reality. However, EEU is a union of sovereign states, which does not aim to “reanimate” the Soviet Union. Conceptually and politically, EEU is based on the philosophical principles of Russian Eurasianists; the article discusses ideas of Eurasianism on the basis of P.N. Savitsky’s formulations of 1920-30s. Although P.N. Savitsky was one of the founders of Eurasianism, one cannot directly equate his ideas with contemporary premises in the EEU formation|
| Pages: 46 - 50|