Europe's East

Experts: Rail Baltica will essentially affect the construction market

As a gigantic infrastructure project, Rail Baltica will essentially affect the Baltic construction market. It will attract major international contractors to the region, because of labour force shortage may bring back migrated workers from other countries and material recycling should be explored to save natural resources, the speakers in the Opinion Festival’s Baltic construction panel said. In the same time, Tallinn–Helsinki tunnel would be a natural prolongation of Rail Baltica.

Leigh: EU Does Not Support Kosovo's Change of Borders

Recently has been proposals for final status of Kosovo and its future relations with Serbia. Different positions were heard from governments in Belgrade and Pristina, on partition of Kosovo or exchanging the border. Washington and Brussel are not declaring themselves in Public. Have Brussels and Washington abandoned their previous policy on supporting unequivocally Kosovo’s sovereignty and territorial integrity?

Protests in Iran: what changes can they bring?

The harsh foreign sanctions that have been damaging Iran`s economy are dragging the regime to one of the hardest tests ever. Domestic protests and the government`s assertive reaction are complicating the situation day by day, with outside forces observing how it will further develop. We talked to Dr. Theodore Karasik, Senior Advisor, Gulf State Analytics and Ali Hajizade, Founder and Editor, The Great Middle East.