What can Azerbaijan gain from participation in SCO?

By Anakhanum Khidayatova

Azerbaijan as one of the new observer countries in Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO), will take advantage to strengthen the economic, trade and political ties with the organization that represents a significant majority of the Eurasian territories, political analyst, expert on international relations at Marquette University (US), Peter Tase told Trend July 13.


By Arthur Dunn

In 2016, due to the sanctions of the European Union and the United States, oil production in Russia will decrease. This was reported yesterday in the international rating agency Fitch. Thus, the stress in the agency, the decline in oil production in Russia in 2016 could reverse the trend of a small increase in production was observed in six years. The government forecasts the production decline is also incorporated - by 3 million tons annually. Despite the decline in production, the Russian Federation plans to increase oil exports to 1.2 million tons annually in the next three years.


By Alina Kantor

Austrian Themis embarrass. The inevitability of punishment, impartiality, objectivity and other basic foundations of a fair trial were offset by a single man - Judge Andreas Bem. Unprecedented bias shown by him in the proceedings concerning the abduction and murder in 2007 of Kazakh bankers Zholdas Timraliyev and Aybar Hosenova significantly discredited judiciary.