Caspian states

Russian Foreign Ministry recalls Caspian Convention

Astrakhan is hosting the 6th Caspian Media Forum, devoted to ethnocultural media communications, as well as environmental and ethnocultural tourism. Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said the Caspian Sea countries are currently …

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Geopolitical competition in Caspian region about more than gas and oil

Geopolitical competition in the Caspian Sea region over oil and natural gas fields, pipelines carrying these hydrocarbons across that body of water, and security measures intended to protect both have attracted the bulk of the attention of the littoral states as well as outside powers in recent years. But intensifying competition in the Caspian over other issues also deserves attention. Three of these many other forms of rivalry have assumed new prominence in the past several weeks, The Jamestown Foundation writes

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China expands its railway presence in Caspian region

It is potentially leading to dramatic long-term economic, political and geopolitical consequences. Beijing is promoting container shipping carrying finished goods, raising the regional countries’ economic dependence on China

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"Caspian Convention lays groundwork for joint projects"

The Convention on the Status of the Caspian Sea, signed more than a year ago by the heads of the five Caspian littoral states, has laid the groundwork for for the active development of joint bilateral and multilateral projects in this region, the …

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5th Caspian Media Forum kicks off in Astrakhan

The 5th Caspian Media Forum has opened in Astrakhan today. The forum is organised by the Center for International Public Policy Studies 'Caspian-Eurasia with information support from the Astrakhan region government. The project is also being …

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"Caspian settlement especially important now"

Russian Foreign Ministry’s Ambassador-at-Large Igor Bratchikov said that the Caspian settlement is especially important in conditions of proximity of crisis centers and zones of instability to the Caspian Sea. …

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Astrakhan to host 5th Caspian Media Forum

Astrakhan will host the 5th Caspian Media Forum on September 24-25, which is a unique site for exchanging experience, discussing new directions for the development of regional and international journalism, creating a single information field …

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