Our Eurasia practice group provides clients with market-oriented analysis of the political, economic, social, and security forces that shape events in a region with fast-growing investment opportunities. Our analysts stay in close contact with on-the-ground sources, conduct frequent research trips throughout Eurasia, and observe policy developments in Washington that affect the region
In close collaboration with our Global Energy & Natural Resources and Comparative Analytics practice groups, our Eurasia analysts also assess the impact of increasing international competition for influence in this energy-rich, strategically pivotal region. They have wide-ranging local language skills, and extensive experience living and working in the region.
Eurasia coverage focuses on:
- » Russia’s “dual power” leadership structure;
- » the Kremlin’s policy toward foreign investors—in sectors ranging from energy and natural resources to consumer products and banking;
- » the key political and economic objectives that define Moscow's foreign policy;
- » Ukraine's volatile coalition politics;
- » the interplay between Kazakhstan's energy policy and foreign relations;
- » the politics of energy transit, economic reforms, and strategic realignment in the South Caucasus; and
- » the prospects for greater transparency and investment in post-Niyazov Turkmenistan.