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.
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 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.
Inconsistency has come to define U.S.-Russia relations in the Trump era. That trend may be coming to an end.
Iran and Ukraine signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to boost economic cooperation.
Russia's intervention in Syria has provided Putin with a laboratory to test his country's cruise missiles.
The Netherlands has withdrawn landing rights for a plane carrying a Turkish government minister who wanted to address a rally in support of a controversial referendum giving more power to the president.
All too often, Russian policy in the Middle East is perceived as tied mainly or exclusively to Syria and its ongoing civil war. But in fact, Moscow has long sought to expand its influence across the entire region; its intervention in Syria, in turn, has greatly heightened Russia’s ability and willingness to conduct that regional policy. That said, there has been relatively little foreign recognition of the country’s actual advances into the Gulf to date, even though Moscow has all along been using the traditional instruments of Russian diplomacy: arms sales, energy deals, clever and persistent diplomacy and, of course, force or the threat of its use.