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      Why Russia supports Armenia against Azerbaijan in the Caucasus conflict
      Jul23

      Why Russia supports Armenia against Azerbaijan in the Caucasus conflict

      MURAT SOFUOGLU Moscow has played a significant role in propelling the conflict between the two neighbours by creating autonomous regions in Azerbaijan and drawing controversial borders. Behind the ongoing border conflict between Azerbaijan and Armenia, there are growing signs of Russia’s old realpolitik, as Moscow openly backs Yerevan...

      German business plans to retaliate against US sanctions on Nord Stream 2
      Jul22

      German business plans to retaliate against US sanctions on Nord Stream 2

      Monitoring Desk MOSCOW: The German Eastern Business Association intends to take countermeasures against Washington’s plan to introduce additional restrictions against the Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline, CEO of the organization Michael Harms said in an interview. “Until now, we have always warned against harsh countermeasures against the US,...

      Armed man seizes bus with around 20 hostages in Northwestern Ukraine
      Jul21

      Armed man seizes bus with around 20 hostages in Northwestern Ukraine

      Monitoring Desk KIEV: An armed man on Tuesday seized a bus with around 20 hostages in the northwestern Ukrainian city of Lutsk, the regional police department said. “This morning we received a message saying that a man seized a bus with around 20 hostages in the centre of Lutsk, he has explosives and weapons. An operation dubbed ‘Hostage’...

      Putin and Merkel say there is ‘no point’ in sanctions pressure against Iran – Kremlin
      Jul15

      Putin and Merkel say there is ‘no point’ in sanctions pressure against Iran – Kremlin

      MOSCOW (Sputnik): On Wednesday, Russian president Vladimir Putin and German Chancellor Angela Merkel had a phone conversation, during which they discussed various issues, including resolving the conflict in Ukraine and efforts to maintain the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action in relation to Iran’s nuclear program. Russian President...

      Spotify expands to Russia and Eastern Europe
      Jul15

      Spotify expands to Russia and Eastern Europe

      Monitoring Desk MOSCOW: Spotify Technology SA has launched its music streaming service in Russia, the fastest growing international market for music, and 12 other regions as part of its expansion strategy after breaking into India last year. It will begin offering free and subscription services in 13 new markets, which include Albania, Belarus,...

      Spain holds regional elections amid Covid-19 – latest updates
      Jul12

      Spain holds regional elections amid Covid-19 – latest updates

      Monitoring Desk MADRID: The pandemic has infected more than 12.8 million people, of whom some seven million have recovered. Here are updates for July 12: Spain holds regional elections amid strict measures Spaniards in two northern regions are voting in regional elections amid tight security measures to avoid more outbreaks of the pandemic....

      More US LNG exports to Turkey, less dependency on Iran and Russia’s gas
      Jul10

      More US LNG exports to Turkey, less dependency on Iran and Russia’s gas

      OMID SHOKRI KALEHSAR Energy has always played an important role in U.S. foreign policy. Developments in the world energy market have a direct impact on the foreign policy of energy-producing and consuming countries. With the start of U.S. natural gas and oil exports, the need to find a suitable market for U.S. natural gas and liquified natural...

      Facebook busts deceptive networks tied to Bolsonaro staff, Trump ally
      Jul09

      Facebook busts deceptive networks tied to Bolsonaro staff, Trump ally

      Monitoring Desk CALIFORNIA: Facebook has suspended a network of social media accounts it said were used to spread divisive political messages online by employees of Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro and two of his sons. The company said on Wednesday that despite efforts to disguise who was behind the activity, it had found links to the staff of...

      The twin tragedies of Iranian civilian airliners caught in the fog of war
      Jul07

      The twin tragedies of Iranian civilian airliners caught in the fog of war

      IBRAHIM AL MARASHI The anniversary of the downing of Iran Air Flight 655 is part of an Iranian-American war that continues to this day. A morose anniversary passed this month for Iranians, as it has been more than thirty years since 3 July 1988, when the US warship Vincennes downed an Iranian civilian airliner, Iran Air Flight 655. Iran suffered...

      Russia secures lowest number of foreign investment projects since 2014
      Jul06

      Russia secures lowest number of foreign investment projects since 2014

      Monitoring Desk MOSCOW: Russia saw its lowest number of foreign investment projects last year since 2014, consultants EY have found. In total, they counted 191 deals across the country which secured foreign investment in 2019 — a 9% slump from 2019. More than half of all foreign investment went into industrial projects, with agricultural firms...