Armenian officials rule out new lockdown even as COVID worsens

Ani Mejlumyan for Eurasianet July 1, 2020

"Our strategy is to learn how to live alongside the virus."

COVID-19 second wave strikes parts of emerging Europe

bne IntelliNews June 30, 2020

WHO warns of a “very serious resurgence” that risks pushing healthcare systems “to the brink” in 10 countries from the region after lockdowns were eased.

Armenia seeks security forces reorganisation

Ani Mejlumyan for Eurasianet June 25, 2020

Behind the unexplained recent firings is a push to put the security services under greater civilian control.

Spikes in new COVID-19 cases reported in several European emerging market countries

bne IntelliNews June 16, 2020

As governments continue to lift lockdowns and travel restrictions across Central, Eastern and Southeast Europe, several countries in the region have reported record-high numbers of new infections in the last few days.

No room for complacency amid new corona outbreaks in emerging Europe

bne IntelIiNews June 9, 2020

Surge in new COVID-19 cases in Caucasus, Moldova and Poland, while fresh outbreaks in Balkans show virus not yet under control.

Armenia and Karabakh announce construction of third connecting highway

Joshua Kucera for Eurasianet June 9, 2020

The road, slated to be built next year, promises to further complicate ongoing peace negotiations with Azerbaijan.