Mar 29 2014 - 20:40
Joining the Customs Union of Russia, Kazakhstan and Belarus will be useful for all Caucasian states, Russian presidential aide Sergey Glazyev says. The body is also interested in enhanced cooperation with Georgia, Armenia and Azerbaijan, Glazyev stresses.
Mar 26 2014 - 11:25
Alexander Buzgalin, a Professor of the MSU Economic Faculty co-chairing the Moscow Economic Forum that has opened today, said that EU sanctions against Russia over Crimea will encourage it to diversify exports and intensify cooperation with South Caucasus. Russia will cooperate with countries willing to take part in Eurasian integration more actively, he said.
Mar 5 2014 - 12:53
Ismail Agakishiyev, Chairman of the board of directors of the Analysis, Consulting, PR Union of Companies, has rounded up the international conference “Geopolitics of the Caspian-Black Sea Region: security problems” in Baku yesterday, stating that all countries of the Caspian-Black Sea Region had their own vision of security and all agreed that joint projects would bring them closer. Joint projects, in his words, would weaken influence of non-regional forces, such as NATO, in the area.
Nov 13 2013 - 13:20
Sergey Markov, head of the Plekhanov Russian University of Economics, and Maksim Shevchenko, told Vestnik Kavkaza that the settlement of the conflicts of the early 1990s was the key to peace in the South Caucasus.
Aug 29 2013 - 09:31
Ruslan Grinberg, Director of the Institute for Economy of the RAS, said that funds the federal center grants republics of the North Caucasus were not a problem for Russian economy. He noted that the region had such reserves as workplaces to prevent off-target expenditures.
Aug 8 2013 - 13:34
Georgia stopped Russian gas transit through Armenia for construction at the Krasny Most station at 8.00 am today, Trend reports.The transit will be restored on August 9.
Apr 17 2013 - 10:51
Avag Arutyunyan, President of the Armenian Union of Wine-Makers, expressed concerns that return of Georgian wine to Russia would reduce imports of Armenian wine. About 75% of exported wine of Armenia is bought by Russia, Lragir.am reports.Georgia used to export 50-55 million bottles of wine to Russia, with a capacity of 15-20 million.Arutyunyan said that Georgian wine had been cheaper until 2008. It has become more expensive.
Jan 10 2013 - 09:02
Avalanche risk on the Mtskhet-Stepantsminda-Lars road leading to the Verkhny Lars Checkpoint on the Georgian-Russian border caused traffic restrictions.A long queue of vehicles, mainly the ones moving from Armenia to Russia through Georgia, was formed. Trailers, semi-trailers and vehicles with over 30 passenger seats were restricted on the Aragvispiri-Gudauri and Kobi-Stepantsminda road sections.Only trucks are allowed to pass the Gombori Gorge.