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.
Viktor Orban’s latest move is another way of shifting the blame for economic woes following a procyclical and expansive fiscal policy in recent years.
Nearly 200 Azovstal soldiers were freed in the war’s largest prisoner swap on September 21. In exchange, Kyiv has given Moscow the Ukrainian oligarch and pro-Kremlin politician Viktor Medvedchuk and 55 Russian POWs.
Panic swept Russia after President Vladimir Putin announced mass mobilisation on September 21, with tens of thousands making for border to escape conscription into the Russian army. By the evening small protests broke out across the country.
Over 1,300 detained after protests break out in 38 Russian cities, while flights to remaining visa-free destinations sell out.
Russian President Vladimir Putin's two most powerful weapons in his conflict with the West are inflation and power prices.
Warnings issued after opening of Moscow military recruitment centre for foreign citizens amid Putin’s announcement of partial mobilisation.
US President Joe Biden said the US is working with its allies and partners to deter attacks against Nato and to “hold Russia accountable for its atrocities and war crimes”.
On 14 September 2022, Ursula von der Leyen, President of the European Commission, announced in her State of the Union speech a set of proposals to mitigate the impact of high energy prices.
The decision was an extreme one and carries real political risks. Most Russian back the war, but only passively.
Putin says he will use "all the means at our disposal" to defend Russia, as he issues mobilisation order to call up 300,000 men from country's military reserves.
Term “border clash” not sufficient for “some of the most violent and consequential” days in the independent history of Central Asia.
Putin endorses Bosnian Serb leader, one of his few remaining European allies, ahead of Bosnia’s October elections.
The two Russian-controlled Donbas regions announced on September 20 that they will hold a snap referendum next week to ask residents if they want to join the Russian Federation.
Dozens of plants across a diverse range of industries such as steel, aluminium, fertilisers and the power industry have been forced to close up shop as sky-high gas and power prices make their businesses lossmaking.
Psychologists say that the human brain suffers from dozens of different biases, perhaps one of the most important of these being “recency bias”. We tend to project the past into the future and Putin's war has radically changed that future.
Isbank and Denizbank drop service. In recent days, Washington has cranked up pressure on Turkey over intensifying economic cooperation with Russia.
The exhumation of hundreds of corpses in Izyum continues “non-stop”, announced the Ministry of Defence of Ukraine.
The damage dealt by Western sanctions on Belarus' export sector seems to be increasing by the month. However, Belarus' PM still claims that exports are recovering. Minsk is also looking at Murmansk as a new route for its fertiliser exports.
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.