A few days after the arrest of a leading opposition politician in Kyrgyzstan, the US State Department replied to a reporter’s query about the incident with a circumspect statement.
Kazakhstan is embarking on a technological revolution, some aspects of which in the post-Soviet space were not realized before. Ubiquitous automation, robotization, the development of artificial intelligence and the international technology park of start-ups - that for most of the neighbors of the Central Asian republic there are still episodes from fantastic films, for Kazakhstan, obviously, is already a near future. Very close. To transfer the economy of the country to new rails, President Nursultan Nazarbayev instructed until 2025.
Central Asia-China Gas Pipeline ExpansionThe ill-fated fourth strand of the Central Asia-China gas pipeline has again been put on hold amid apparent sagging demand for the fuel from Beijing, Russian media outlets have reported.
Russia believes Slovakia is the only Visegrád country that may leave NATO, which is why its propaganda apparatus is targeting it. EURACTIV Slovakia partner Dennik N reports on Moscow’s information war in the region.
NATO Secretary General’s Annual Report shows how the Alliance is adapting to face a more dangerous world
NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg published his annual report today (Monday 13 March), showing how in 2016 the Alliance, “took further steps to keep our almost one billion citizens safe.”
Iran and Russia are expected to sign 11 documents during an upcoming visit by President Hassan Rouhani to Moscow, said Mahmoud Vaezi, minister of ICT and head of the joint Iran-Russia economic committee.
An exclusive interview with Rusif Huseynov, сo-founder and editor-in-chief The Politicon research center (Baku).
Warsaw needs to take a tough stance towards Berlin, the leader of Poland’s ruling Law and Justice (PiS) party has said, adding that German policy is “directed against our interests”.
If Europe adopts U.S. President Donald Trump’s restrictive approach to immigration, it could destabilize European societies and put the EU’s survival at risk.
With the European Commission's anti-trust probe into Gazprom's operations in Central and Eastern Europe nearing completion, the Russian gas giant has promised to remove barriers to the free flow of Russian gas in Lithuania and other countries in the region and to supply it at competitive prices.
With his first-place finish in the Netherlands' elections, Mark Rutte has effectively halted the right-wing populist Geert Wilders. German Chancellor Angela Merkel is among the European leaders welcoming the result.
Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yildirim said Tuesday there should be an apology from the Netherlands regarding the recent ban on Turkish ministers' rallies in the country.
Inconsistency has come to define U.S.-Russia relations in the Trump era. That trend may be coming to an end.
To ensure security, Central Asian countries need to strengthen cooperation within region and beyond, scholar says
Central Asia is a historically important region comprised of Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Turkmenistan, Tajikistan and Uzbekistan. Mongolia, the north-western part of China and some regions of the Russian Federation are also designated as part of the Central Asian region. Geographically it is located between Europe and Asia, rapidly-developing China with a population of almost 1.5 billion, Middle Eastern countries and Russia.
The result of the upcoming French election will either force the EU to take a giant step backwards or rejuvenate it.