Releases study showing 360,000 people could die prematurely before the end of the century because of global heating caused by companies’ 2022 greenhouse gas emissions alone.
Petrostates are currently confronted with significant challenges arising from the ongoing energy transition. The diminishing demand for oil and gas is exerting downward pressure on commodity prices, which in turn threatens future revenue streams.
After its army was battered in the 2020 Second Karabakh War, and with its traditional supplier, Russia, both unable and unwilling to send arms shipments, Yerevan has been desperately seeking other procurement partners.
While Ankara records show “dual-use” goods going to Central Asia and Caucasus, trade registry discrepancies across region indicate items actually go to Russia.
The crackdown follows a state media campaign alleging that there is a "network of U.S. spies" operating in the country that needs to be "cleansed".
EBRD research shows majority in transition countries believe climate change will severely affect the children of today, but fewer people are willing to pay to address the climate emergency.
Serbia has agreed to buy 400mn cubic metres of natural gas a year from Azerbaijan from 2024, diversifying away from Russia.
More than a month after Azerbaijan attacked ethnic Armenians living in its Nagorno-Karabakh region, displacing 120,000 people, foreign political influence in the Caucasus is still shifting.
At an Ankara press conference, Turkey’s top diplomat leaves boycott appeal voiced by his Iranian counterpart hanging in the air.
The Azerbaijani dictator is refusing to engage with the European format of negotiations with Armenia but the West could still force him to take part.
The strategic agreements cover the first phase of a 10-GW pipeline of renewable energy projects in Azerbaijan signed in June 2022.
Observers recall 2020 Netanyahu comment that Turkish leader “used to call me Hitler every three hours, now it’s every six hours but thank God trade with Turkey is up’”.
Turkey will be key to ensuring Turkmenistan can get its gas riches to customers in Europe. This and more in this week's Eurasianet Akhal-Teke Bulletin.
Plan proposes that Azerbaijan and Turkey reopen their land borders and connect through several routes passing through Armenia.
It is realistic to expect Armenia's strategic turn to the West and Russia's final withdrawal from the South Caucasus after the settlement of Armenian-Azerbaijani and Armenian-Turkish relations.
Iran used October 23’s so-called “3+3” meeting intended to discuss the Armenian-Azerbaijan situation to urge Russia to thwart a United Nations Security Council resolution on Palestine.
Fears of a new escalation have grown in Armenia since Azerbaijan’s attack on Nagorno-Karabakh in late September, with many fearing that Baku might want to take the “Zangezur corridor” in the south.
Trip abroad is Russian leader’s first since International Criminal Court issued a warrant for his arrest.
The revised Zangezur Corridor project through Iran will enable Azerbaijan to restore diplomatic relations and facilitate trade with its big neighbour, while Armenia will remain in play as a future partner for regional transport connections.
As a low-risk financial powerhouse, gas-rich country would be an attractive borrower, if it were to need the money.