Armenia and Russia Working to Dedollarize Bilateral Trade
The central banks are discussing a ruble-dram exchange to facilitate the move from dollars.
South Ossetia Says it Will Seek to Join Russia
It’s not the first time the breakaway Georgian territory’s de facto authorities have signaled the intention. In the past Russia has blown the calls off, but its calculations may be different now.
Azerbaijani MPs Visit Armenia for the First Time in a Decade
Two Azerbaijani MPs have visited Yerevan as participants in the Euronest Parliamentary Assembly hosted by Armenia. The last time Azerbaijani MPs had stepped foot on Armenian soil was in 2012.
Ukraine and Azerbaijan Declare Support for Each Other's Territorial Integrity and Agree on Strategic Partnership
Kyrgyzstan: Town Near Tajik Border Renamed in Nationalist Gesture
Isfana is to be renamed after a venerated first secretary of the Kyrgyz Communist Party.
Railway Linkages Between Armenia and Azerbaijan to Restart – Brussels Meeting Produces an Apparent Breakthrough
The International Court of Justice Tells Both Azerbaijan and Armenia to Tone Down the Ethnic Discord
New American Company Seeks to Realize Trans-Caspian Pipe Dream
The new proposal’s modest scope, and new diplomatic developments, could finally make the pipeline feasible.
Saakashvili Pops Up and Gets Arrested In the Latest Act of Georgia’s Ever-exciting Political Theatre
Prospects of Armenia-Turkey Normalization Appear Closer Than Ever
Unlike the last time the two sides explored restoring ties, Azerbaijan doesn’t seem to be trying to play the spoiler. But questions remain about Russia’s involvement in the process.
August 2021 in the Caspian Region – A Recap
The Caspian Post team looks back at key developments in the region over the past month.
Unpacking Eurasia’s Role in the Afghanistan Evacuation
Most of the countries Eurasianet covers were involved in the airlift. Some even contributed troops during the 20-year war.
COVID-19 Update - Russia and Central Asia
In part two of our country-by-country overview of the Caspian region’s Covid situation, we examine Russia and Central Asia
COVID-19 Update – South Caucasus and Iran
As the fight against COVID-19 continues, we examine the widely differing responses of each Caspian region country in battling the epidemic. In this, part one, we look at Iran and the South Caucasus.
A Month of Sadarak Shootings
A flashpoint for un-Biblical burning bushes sees regular shooting incidents in a continuing low-level conflict between Azerbaijan and Armenia.
Kazakh Language Police Trigger Russian Politicians
Fringe Kazakh nationalists are giving politicians in Moscow something to campaign about.
Saving the Planet While Making Cities More People-friendly: Transit-Oriented Development in a Caspian Context
Georgian Government under Fire for Investigations into Far-right Violence
Rather than trying to punish the perpetrators of the attacks on journalists and LGBTQ+ activists, the authorities seem intent on blaming the victims.
Azerbaijan Bans More Plastic
The country follows Georgia and Turkey in banning most disposable plastic products.
Armenia’s Battles with Industrial River Pollution
An important fight on which Armenians and Azerbaijanis share a common concern
The United States and the Caspian: Doing All the Right Things?
Section 907 has been waived annually for the last 19 years. It's time for repeal.
It's Getting Personal... Elections in Armenia
The 2021 Parliamentary Elections in Armenia are increasingly about two people.
International Sport Returns to Baku
Despite the Covid pandemic, June 2021 is proving a sparkling month for sport in Baku.