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.
Oct 23 2012 - 11:30
The WB and IFC have published their annual Doing Business for 2013. Georgia remains 9th in the list, Estonia 21st, Latvia 25th, Lithuania 27th, Armenia 32nd, Kazakhstan 49th, Belarus 58th, Kyrgyzstan 70th, Moldova 83rd, Azerbaijan 67th, Russia 112th, Ukraine 137th, Tajikistan 141st and Uzbekistan 154th.
Jun 8 2012 - 16:51
Due to pipeline damage on the North-South route in Georgia, thedelivery of the Russian gas to Georgia will be temporarily suspended,Trend reports citing information from the Oil and Gas Corporation ofGeorgia.The gas leak was noticed in the Saguramo region in eastern Georgia.After elimination of damage the gas supply will be resumed.