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Kyrgyzstan to host First Eurasian Economic Forum

Kyrgyzstan to host First Eurasian Economic Forum

The Kyrgyz capital city of Bishkek will host the First Eurasian Economic Forum on May 26, 2022, according to Kabar. The main theme of the Forum is "Eurasian Economic Integration in the Era of Global Changes. New opportunities …

Heads of EAEU member states to meet in May 2022

Heads of EAEU member states to meet in May 2022

The meeting of heads of EAEU (Eurasian Economic Union) member states will be held this May in Kyrgyzstan, Prime Minister of Kyrgyzstan Akylbek Zhaparov told a press conference in Bishkek on Tuesday. "The meeting of the Council of …

Belarus bans export of medical oxygen amid pandemic

Belarus bans export of medical oxygen amid pandemic

The Belarusian government decided to ban the export of medical and technical oxygen from the country for six months. "To establish a temporary ban on the export of goods from the list outside the Republic of Belarus to the EAEU …

Why is Iran so keen on joining the SCO?

Why is Iran so keen on joining the SCO?

Recent remarks by Russian and Iranian officials suggest that Iran is on the verge of gaining full membership in the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO), a regional forum launched in 2001 by China, Russia, and the Central Asian republics (minus Turkmenistan) to combat the so-called “three evils” namely “terrorism, separatism, and extremism"

Russia turns to East

Russia turns to East

After spending more than two decades in shadows since the dissolution of Soviet Union, Russia is emerging again on the Asian landscape as a force to reckon with

Armenia blocks Azerbaijan's participation in EAEU meeting

Armenia blocks Azerbaijan's participation in EAEU meeting

Acting Deputy Prime Minister of Armenia Mher Grigoryan stated that the Armenian side did not give consent for the participation of an Azerbaijani representative as a guest in the meeting of the Eurasian Intergovernmental Council, which was held …

Fuel and food costs rise in Kyrgyzstan

Fuel and food costs rise in Kyrgyzstan

Rises in the prices for fuel and food are posing a big headache for Kyrgyz authorities ahead of a season that often sees politics warm up, Eurasianet writes. On March 2, the new government banned fuel exports beyond the borders of the Eurasian Economic Union, citing the need to stabilize prices on the domestic market, which have risen notably since the beginning of the year and are set to shoot up again in coming weeks

EAEU summit scheduled for December 11

EAEU summit scheduled for December 11

A meeting of the Supreme Eurasian Economic Council is scheduled for 11 December, aide to the Chairman of the Board of the Eurasian Economic Commission Iya Malkina told an online press briefing on November 25. "The meeting of …

Moscow has chances to succeed in Karabakh settlement

Moscow has chances to succeed in Karabakh settlement

Clashes between Azerbaijani and Armenian troops have entered a fifth week as both countries battled to control Nagorno-Karabakh, a breakaway region in the South Caucasus. Nagorno-Karabakh is recognised internationally as part of Azerbaijan but is de facto administered by ethnic Armenians, South China Morning Post writes in the article Why Russia’s hands are tied in Nagorno-Karabakh conflict

Putin taking part in video conference of EAEU heads

Putin taking part in video conference of EAEU heads

Russian President Vladimir Putin is participating in a video conference of the heads of the EAEU, a joint document is expected to be approved following the meeting, Kremlin Spokesman Dmitry Peskov said. "Russian President …

EAEU tightens rules for declaring money at customs

EAEU tightens rules for declaring money at customs

The new rules for declaring money at customs came into effect in the Eurasian Economic Union (EAEU) states. Now, if the total amount of cash exceeds the equivalent of $100,000, they should not only be declared, but their origin …

Will Uzbekistan join the EAEU

Will Uzbekistan join the EAEU

Sergey Lavrov: Russia is interested in strengthening of relations between Tashkent and the Eurasian Economic Union