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Belarus bans export of medical oxygen amid pandemic

The Belarusian government decided to ban the export of medical and technical oxygen from the country for six months. "To establish a temporary ban on the export of goods from the list outside the Republic of Belarus to the EAEU …

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Why is Iran so keen on joining the SCO?

Recent remarks by Russian and Iranian officials suggest that Iran is on the verge of gaining full membership in the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO), a regional forum launched in 2001 by China, Russia, and the Central Asian republics (minus Turkmenistan) to combat the so-called “three evils” namely “terrorism, separatism, and extremism"

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Russia turns to East

After spending more than two decades in shadows since the dissolution of Soviet Union, Russia is emerging again on the Asian landscape as a force to reckon with

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Armenia blocks Azerbaijan's participation in EAEU meeting

Acting Deputy Prime Minister of Armenia Mher Grigoryan stated that the Armenian side did not give consent for the participation of an Azerbaijani representative as a guest in the meeting of the Eurasian Intergovernmental Council, which was held …

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Fuel and food costs rise in Kyrgyzstan

Rises in the prices for fuel and food are posing a big headache for Kyrgyz authorities ahead of a season that often sees politics warm up, Eurasianet writes. On March 2, the new government banned fuel exports beyond the borders of the Eurasian Economic Union, citing the need to stabilize prices on the domestic market, which have risen notably since the beginning of the year and are set to shoot up again in coming weeks

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EAEU summit scheduled for December 11

A meeting of the Supreme Eurasian Economic Council is scheduled for 11 December, aide to the Chairman of the Board of the Eurasian Economic Commission Iya Malkina told an online press briefing on November 25. "The meeting of …

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Moscow has chances to succeed in Karabakh settlement

Clashes between Azerbaijani and Armenian troops have entered a fifth week as both countries battled to control Nagorno-Karabakh, a breakaway region in the South Caucasus. Nagorno-Karabakh is recognised internationally as part of Azerbaijan but is de facto administered by ethnic Armenians, South China Morning Post writes in the article Why Russia’s hands are tied in Nagorno-Karabakh conflict

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Putin taking part in video conference of EAEU heads

Russian President Vladimir Putin is participating in a video conference of the heads of the EAEU, a joint document is expected to be approved following the meeting, Kremlin Spokesman Dmitry Peskov said. "Russian President …

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EAEU tightens rules for declaring money at customs

The new rules for declaring money at customs came into effect in the Eurasian Economic Union (EAEU) states. Now, if the total amount of cash exceeds the equivalent of $100,000, they should not only be declared, but their origin …

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