Russia’s partners in the Eurasian Economic Union (EEU) have no plans to recognize Crimea part of the Russian Federation. This was stated by Belarusian political scientist Nikolai Malishevsky, assessing the prospects for the legal recognition of Crimea part of Russia by the EEU participating countries.
“First, it is because the question is not raised in this way. Second, the answer would be negative even if the question was raised. For instance, due to the same reason Abkhazia and Nagorno-Karabakh has not been recognized, Russian or whosesoever else, but simply separate subjects,” said the expert.
For informational purposes: the Eurasian Economic Union (EEU) is an integration project, created by Russia in the post-Soviet space. Currently, the organization includes Russia, Belarus, Kazakhstan, Armenia and Kyrgyzstan.