Introduction: the article analyzes the international legal instruments and international legal developments that have taken place in 2014. The main object of the research is the creation of the Eurasian Economic Union (EAEC) - international integration association. EAEC was created to strengthen the economies of member countries and for the "rapprochement with each other", to modernize and improve the country's competitiveness in the global market. Aims: the author analyzes the main legal aspects of the creation of the Eurasian Economic Union, the head of state participating in the process. The author gives an overview of the activities of the Eurasians and their views on issues of economic integration as the theoretical background of the Eurasian union. Methods: a set of methods of scientific knowledge is the methodological basis of the study. System of special legal methods: formal-legal, comparative legal, historical comparisons, technical and legal occupies a leading place among the methods. Results / Discussion: ideological postulates Eurasians, refracted through the proposal of the President of Kazakhstan are reflected in the Treaty for the Establishment of the Eurasian Economic Union. EAEC Treaty on sets an important conceptual framework of the Union, calling the principle of respect for the universally recognized principles of international law, including the principles of sovereign equality of Member States and their territorial integrity. Authors Eurasian concept actively promoted these principles. Findings / Conclusions: the author insists that the legacy of the Eurasians requires further study. Domestic scholars did not attempt to analyze the works of Eurasians in respect of international law. Their ideas about the identity of the Russian international legal thought must enter into the modern legal science as an intellectual component.