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Afghanistsan on verge of economic collapse

IMF predicts economy could shrink 30% or more in coming months as withdrawal of foreign aid and sanctions drain national coffers Ever since the Taliban*’s military takeover of Kabul, the Afghan economy has gone from bad …

Saakashvili called for rallies in his support

Former Georgian President Mikheil Saakashvili, currently in prison, on his Facebook called on his advocates to rally in his support. "I call on you to hold many actions. Then we must must prepare one big national action …

Putin appoints new federal penitentiary head

Russian President Vladimir Putin signed a decree dismissing Federal Penitentiary Service Director Alexander Kalashnikov, the Kremlin’s press service reported on Thursday. Handing down another decree, the Russian …

Will there be a new attempt at revolution in Belarus?

Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko is confident that the risks of a revolution in his country have not yet been removed. The opposition is preparing a new destabilization plan. "They have already worked out a plan, I sent it …

Hambardzum Matevosyan appointed Armenia's deputy PM

Hambardzum Matevosyan has been appointed Deputy Prime Minister of Armenia. A decree to that effect was published on the website of the Armenian President.  Matevosyan has succeeded Suren Papikyan who was appointed defense minister. …

Biden aims to quash Nord Stream 2 sanctions - report

The Biden administration has been quietly lobbying Democratic allies on Capitol Hill to nix sanctions on Russia’s controversial Nord Stream 2 pipeline that are included in the must-pass annual defense bill, Foreign Policy reported. …

Armenian and Iranian FMs hold phone talks

Armenian Foreign Minister Ararat Mirzoyan held phone talks with Iranian Minister of Foreign Affairs Hossein Amir-Abdollahian on November 24. As reported the Armenian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the Armenian and Iranian foreign …

Europe’s chance for peace in the South Caucasus

Charles Michel, the President of the European Council, announced on November 19 that in the margin of the Eastern Partnership Summit to be held in Brussels on December 15, there would be a meeting between Azerbaijan’s President Ilham Aliyev and Armenia’s Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan