What has happened and what will happen to the new territories of the East Europe? Will this immense desolated land become an economic and military power again?
«The disintegration of the Soviet Union in 1991, did not only represent the independence of the five "Istans" or new sovereign countries of Central Asia with everything it involved. In addition, together with the change of regime in Russia and the end of the Cold War, it allowed a smooth relationship on all levels between the Far East and Europe, making the reconfiguration of Asia and Europe into a new macrocontinent true. This situation entailed the progressive recovery of the term “Eurasia”, dusting it off from where it was kept as an old object that hardly brought back the theory of Mackinder and Spykman, the aspirations of a certain Russian ultranationalism or the story of the novel 1984 signed by George Orwell. El retorno de Eurasia as a concept has been gradual, beginning with a renewed use of the term in Turkey —eminently Eurasian country— and Central Asia to finally arrive in Europe and America».