Who emerge as the real winners from the bloody Nagorno-Karabakh conflict?

bne IntelIiNews November 11, 2020

The six-week war has reshaped the geopolitical scenario in the South Caucasus. Azerbaijan has its yearned for victory, Armenia has been pushed aside. Moscow will now try to run the show while keeping Turkey at arm’s length.

Rising COVID-19 cases put intense pressure on CEE healthcare systems

bne IntelliNews November 5, 2020

New restrictions imposed in countries struggling with a vicious second wave of the pandemic.

Below average 2020 wine production destined for volatile and uncertain global market

Clare Nuttall in Glasgow November 2, 2020

First estimates from OIV show drought hitting the grape crops in countries such as Romania and Moldova, while others like Hungary and Russia managed to boost production.

Georgian Dream poised to retain power after “far from perfect” general election

Iulian Ernst in Bucharest November 2, 2020

Ruling party just one seat short of majority prior to run-off contests. Thousands gather outside parliament in protest at claimed irregularities.

Saakashvili and Ivanishvili cross swords once more in Georgia’s weekend election

Iulian Ernst in Bucharest October 30, 2020

Ruling Georgian Dream party faces challenge from ‘united but divided’ multitude of opposition parties.

COLCHIS: A thirty-year journey of Georgian democracy

Giorgi Khelashvili parliamentary candidate from the Georgian Dream party in Tbilisi October 29, 2020

Despite the always-present danger of Russian aggression, and the subsequent military occupation of one-fifth of its territory, Georgia managed to survive as democratic state and now it is to going to vote again for the tenth time on Oct 31

Growing number of governments consider second lockdowns to tackle autumn COVID-19 wave

bne IntelliNews October 29, 2020

New coronavirus infections continued to rise alarmingly in Central and Southeast Europe as the centre of the pandemic shifts back to Europe.