Eurasian Union

Iran expands ties with Armenia, Azerbaijan

Iran expands ties with Armenia, Azerbaijan

Leading a high-ranking delegation of trade officials and private entrepreneurs, Iranian Minister of Industry, Mining, and Trade, Reza Fatemi-Amin pays a visit to Armenia as part of Tehran's efforts to strengthen trade ties with its neighbors

EAEU and SCO sign memorandum of cooperation

EAEU and SCO sign memorandum of cooperation

In the coming days, the Eurasian Economic Union (EEU) and the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) will sign a memorandum of cooperation. This was announced by Sergey Glazyev, a member of the board for integration and macroeconomics of the …

Russian-Iranian trade turnover grew 1.4 times

Russian-Iranian trade turnover grew 1.4 times

The trade turnover between Russia and Iran in the first six months of this year increased by 39.9% compared to the same period last year,  the trade mission of the Russian Federation in Iran informs, citing data from the Federal Customs …

Armenia’s fruitless search for allies on which it can count

Armenia’s fruitless search for allies on which it can count

Armenia is due to hold a snap parliamentary election later this month, and foreign policy will be a key issue given the country’s noticeable lack of true allies during last year’s war with Azerbaijan. As Emerging Europe …

Charles Michel mounts fierce defense of EU vaccine plan

Charles Michel mounts fierce defense of EU vaccine plan

European Council President Charles Michel rejected charges of "vaccine nationalism" levelled against the EU, saying that while Britain and the United States have outright bans on exports of COVID-19 shots, the EU had not stopped …

Who will benefit from building Nakhichevan corridor

Who will benefit from building Nakhichevan corridor

From the perspective of Eurasian connectivity, the Nakhchivan corridor could become part of both north-south and east-west transport corridors that get through the South Caucasus, writes Orkhan Baghirov, a leading advisor at the Center of Analysis of International Relations (AIR Center) in Baku

What Kyrgyzstan wants from China

What Kyrgyzstan wants from China

Even as Kyrgyzstan appears uncertain how to cope with the massive weight of its dues to China, it has embarked on a fresh charm offensive to remind Beijing of the role it plays in developing vital infrastructure, Eurasianet writes in the …

Pashinyan wants to resume fights within the EEU

Pashinyan wants to resume fights within the EEU

Yes, this is a crisis, an epidemiological situation, and sometimes there is an impression that there is such a situation only in Armenia. Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan stated this Thursday at the Cabinet session of the government, News.am …

Will Tajikistan Ever Join the Eurasian Economic Union?

Will Tajikistan Ever Join the Eurasian Economic Union?

In the past few weeks, there were some discussions inside Tajikistan about its potential membership in the Eurasian Economic Union (EAEU). Although for Tajikistan, joining the EAEU has been on the table for a while, there are indications that …

What did Pashinyan try to achieve in Minsk

What did Pashinyan try to achieve in Minsk

Armenian Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan unexpectedly sharply changed his attitude towards the two blocs formed in the post-Soviet space after the collapse of the USSR. Until recently, he did not hide his skepticism about Armenia's …

Glazyev: EAEU to agree on common oil and gas markets

Glazyev: EAEU to agree on common oil and gas markets

Energy price fluctuations may accelerate talks on the common oil and gas markets in the Eurasian Economic Union (EAEU), member of the Board on Integration and Macroeconomics of the Eurasian Economic Commission (EEC) Sergei Glazyev said. …

Moldova slips off towards West again

Moldova slips off towards West again

Even if Igor Dodon wins the presidential election in autumn, one shouldn't pin hopes on it - other forces and persons bear rule in Moldova

Coronavirus hits the EAEU

Coronavirus hits the EAEU

Russia closed its borders, Kazakhstan and Armenia imposed a state of emergency. Belarus and Kyrgyzstan - in isolation. Communication between the countries that are members of the Eurasian Economic Union (EAEU) is virtually discontinued. The …