Getting the CSTO to send military assistance to Armenia and to condemn Azerbaijan's attacks were two of Yerevan's fundamental demands going into the summit.
Development bank recommends countries should now gradually dial down help to vulnerable companies, so they can either learn to adapt to the new climate of higher interest rates or exit the market by going into insolvency.
Amid rows over Baku’s designs on Armenian territory, Iranian establishment figure claims Azerbaijani leader Ilham Aliyev has been “taunting” Iran and implicitly threatening its neighbour with a military attack.
Inflation appears to be under control in Uzbekistan and to have peaked in Georgia and Armenia, but with prices still rising in Kazakhstan the regulator is ready to raise rates “as much as necessary,” the countries' central bank governors said.
IMF said the three-year deal would support the Armenian government's economic programme to preserve macroeconomic, fiscal, and financial stability
The Sochi summit underscored Russian efforts to regain the initiative in the Armenian-Azerbaijani negotiating process from the EU and US.
More than a military alliance analogous to Nato, the bloc is a political entity. But analysts have never agreed on its exact purpose.
The number of European countries friendly towards Moscow has dwindled to just a handful since Russia’s illegal invasion of Ukraine in February.
Move to cancel CSTO exercises made following border fighting with Tajikistan and with Armenia already angry that military bloc has been ‘missing in action’.
European Political Community isolates Russia, welcomes back UK and reassures EU candidate countries.
International transport routes through Ukraine and Russia have been disrupted, and Georgia has become a popular alternative.
Little evidence of progress in normalising Yerevan-Ankara relations or resolving conflict between Armenia and Azerbaijan following Prague encounter.
Azerbaijani IDPs are eager to return home. But they are uncertain about how their new lives are going to look.
Encounter is “huge” says analyst. However, hopes for a breakthrough in resolving Armenia-Azerbaijan conflict are low.
In the video Azerbaijani soldiers are apparently executing six Armenian POWs during its invasion on September 13-14.
Government efforts to shield populations from the energy crisis and rampant inflation have shifted the economic impact to next year, says the EBRD as it downgrades GDP growth forecasts for 2023.
The attacks marked the first time in the three-decade conflict that such heavy fighting has taken place on the territory of Armenia itself.
Armenians could usually rely on favourable coverage from the media of its strategic ally. Following another escalation, that no longer seems to be the case.
"Pelosi's baseless and unfair accusations against Azerbaijan are unacceptable," says Azerbaijani foreign ministry.
Disparate interests of organisation’s member nations meant many major issues of the day could not even be discussed. But there was only one dominant member: China.