Ramazan Abdulatipov seems ready to close a sale of the state-owned port of Makhachkala to an Iranian-led group. The sale exposes the difficult balancing act elites are playing in the region.
EE’s data analytics platform projects that media sentiment towards the UK and Brexit will remain positive over the next two weeks.
With 2017 fast approaching, Europe and the EU will likely continue to be exposed to a range of security, financial and political risks.
The European Union (EU) has eyed the South Caucasus for the past two decades, and after the successful union expansion to parts of Eastern Europe, the South Caucasus could be next. The
Last month, Bulgaria and Moldova elected pro-Russian presidential candidates. What do these victories signify: a reversal of ideological loyalties away from NATO and the EU and towards Russia, a public outcry against the corruption of the pro-Western governing elites, or a new era of ‘pivot states,’ which try to balance out their allegiances? A guest post by Dr. Gergana Dimova.