CAUCASUS BLOG: Armenia’s day of crisis delivers anticlimax

bne IntelIiNews February 26, 2021

Rally of PM Pashinian, who took to the streets warning a military coup was under way, fails to reach critical mass. Opposition’s rival effort, meanwhile, was a flop.

Armenian PM takes to streets claiming military coup under way

bne IntelIiNews February 25, 2021

Move comes after open letter demanding he quit was published by head of general staff of the armed forces.

Following war with Armenia, Azerbaijan gains control of lucrative gold mines

Ani Mejlumyan and Ulkar Natiqqizi for Eurasianet January 28, 2021

The losses to tax revenues will hit the de facto Nagorno-Karabakh government even harder than Yerevan.

CAUCASUS BLOG : What can Biden offer the Caucasus and Stans, all but forgotten about by Trump?

bne IntelIiNews January 19, 2021

Unlike his predecessor, the new US president will at least take an interest in issues such as Georgia's deep divisions, organised crime in the Kyrgyz government and Nagorno-Karabakh. But his in-tray is rather full with other pressing matters.

Armenia ‘to extend life of its 1970s Metsamor nuclear power plant after 2026’

bne IntelIiNews January 18, 2021

Government has reportedly also not abandoned plans to build a new plant. Facility was hit by devastating earthquake in 1988.