Main rival Kocharyan’s support has risen on his aggressive approach to national security, but as an “old regime” figure he struggles with a high unpopularity rating.
US President Joe Biden and Russian President Vladimir Putin meet today in a palace on the shores of Lake Geneva to try to find some common ground and stabilise fraught relations between US and Russia.
Following the victory over Armenia, Azerbaijan has thanked Turkey by awarding several multimillion-dollar contracts to companies close to the Turkish president.
Russia has hit herd hostility to vaccination against coronavirus (COVID-19), with a majority of people dead set against taking any of its available jabs – even as the country grapples with a third wave of the pandemic.
Once Armenia’s democratic hope, Nikol Pashinian is now calling for “vendettas” and to “replace his velvet mandate with a steel one.” And he’s not the only candidate using that kind of language.
International banking groups remain committed to the region, with their strategies tilted towards expansion or stability despite the coronavirus pandemic, EIB survey shows.
Region is ideally positioned as a nearshoring destination for West European companies but reforms are needed if it is to attract potentially billions of euros in foreign direct investment.
Russia imports almost 100% of its high precisions machine tools as the collapse of the Soviet Union destroyed it’s once legendary machine building sector. Since then there have been several technological leaps forward but Russia is still behind
Findings from the Netherlands-based Group for Analyzing and Measuring Attitudes in Iran (GAMAAN) ahead of the Islamic Republic’s June 18 presidential election.
As part of the company’s PLN140bn investment drive by 2030, Orlen plans getting into offshore and onshore wind, solar energy, as well as energy storage.
Pilot journey inches forward plans to integrate economies of Central and South Asia. Whether the Taliban will stand in the way of the cargo route is still unclear.
Host cites to raise their profiles just as international travel starts to revive, but little hope of the usual tourism and consumer spending bonanza.
Yerevan said there was no point in discussing new transportation routes with Azerbaijan while there was so much tension along their border. Baku’s response was curiously muted.
The IEA has said that the road to net zero by 2050 is “narrow but still achievable,” so long as there is no more investment in new coal projects, in order to limit global warming to 1.5C.
North Macedonia's national energy strategy foresees a 66% reduction of greenhouse gas emissions from the energy sector by 2030.
Everyone in the world had a terrible 2020, ravaged by the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic and hurt by multiple economic shocks, including a collapse in the oil price last March. But Belarus had it worse.
Following the worst fighting in years, experts warn that states need to urgently build trust and solve humanitarian issues.
Russia is back as a military force and in the last 15 years it has pushed to re-establish itself in the Mediterranean, with unexpected success.
Kremlin takes stock of serious border clash between Kyrgyzstan and Tajikistan and bracing of region for Taliban reaction to pullout of US troops from Afghanistan by September.
Ukraine’s banking sector profitability continued to improve in April following strong results in March as the sector recovers along with the economy.