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    New Foreign Policy Centre Publication: Traditional religion and political power: Examining the role of the church in Georgia, Armenia, Ukraine and Moldova
    Oct28

    New Foreign Policy Centre Publication: Traditional religion and political power: Examining the role of the church in Georgia, Armenia, Ukraine and Moldova

    Traditional religion and political power: Examining the role of the church in Georgia, Armenia, Ukraine and Moldova examines the political and social role of the Orthodox Churches in Georgia, Ukraine and Moldova and of the Armenian Apostolic Church. It explores the ways in which the churches have contributed to the development of national...

    Freedom on the Net 2015: Armenia rated as a ‘free’ country
    Oct28

    Freedom on the Net 2015: Armenia rated as a ‘free’ country

    With a score of 28 Armenia is ranked as a free country in a fresh Freedom of the Net 2015 report released by the Freedom House. Georgia is another post-Soviet country rated as “free.” Azerbaijan, Ukraine and Kyrgyzstan are partly free, while Russia, Belarus, Kazakhstan and Uzbekistan are rated as “not free.” The report says the internet...

    British expert:  Karabakh is becoming another link in a chain of disorder stretching from Ukraine to Syria
    Oct28

    British expert: Karabakh is becoming another link in a chain of disorder stretching from Ukraine to Syria

    Nagorno-Karabakh, the former Soviet Union’s oldest and most dangerous conflict, is waking up again. The 1994 ceasefire between Armenia and Azerbaijan is under severe strain. Where there was occasional sniper fire two years ago, mortars are now being fired. Rockets are raining down on the Armenia-Azerbaijan border and the ceasefire line east...

    Internet freedom falls for fifth year in row: survey
    Oct28

    Internet freedom falls for fifth year in row: survey

    WASHINGTON – Global online freedom declined for a fifth consecutive year as more governments stepped up electronic surveillance and clamped down on dissidents using blogs or social media, a survey showed Wednesday.The annual report by non-government watchdog Freedom House said the setbacks were especially noticeable in the Middle East,...

    Internet freedom falls for fifth year in row—survey
    Oct28

    Internet freedom falls for fifth year in row—survey

    WASHINGTON, United States—Global online freedom declined for a fifth consecutive yearas more governments stepped up electronic surveillance and clamped down on dissidents using blogs or social media, a survey showed Wednesday. The annual report by non-government watchdog Freedom House said the setbacks were especially noticeable in the...

    Kazakhstan plays leading role in ensuring security in CA – Yao Peisheng
    Oct28

    Kazakhstan plays leading role in ensuring security in CA – Yao Peisheng

    BEIJING-SHANGHAI. KAZINFORM Kazakhstan is the brightest example of preservation of harmony and stability on the CIS space and plays a leading role in regional security ensuring. Yao Peisheng, former Ambassador of China to Kyrgyzstan, Latvia, Kazakhstan and Ukraine told at the 4th Forum “China and Central Asian Countries” in Shanghai....

    "Eurasianet": Kyrgyzstan’s Colossal Dordoi Bazaar: A Time of Opportunity and Change
    Oct28

    "Eurasianet": Kyrgyzstan’s Colossal Dordoi Bazaar: A Time of Opportunity and Change

    In August, Kyrgyzstan became the fifth member of the Eurasian Economic Union (EEU), joining Russia, Belarus, Kazakhstan and Armenia. In the months leading up to the event, traders at the Dordoi bazaar located just outside Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan, waited anxiously to see if changes to trade and tariff policies would jeopardize their businesses. Their...

    Roger Federer easily beats Mikhail Kukushkin in Swiss Indoors
    Oct28

    Roger Federer easily beats Mikhail Kukushkin in Swiss Indoors

    Roger Federer bounced back to form with a quick-fire win over Mikhail Kukushkin of Kazakhstan on Tuesday as he began his bid for a seventh title at his hometown tournament in Basel. The Swiss maestro had been dumped out by Spain’s unheralded Albert Ramos-Vinolas in his opening match at the Shanghai Masters last time out but recovered his...

    Boxing: Fury plans some ‘chaos’ for champion Klitschko
    Oct28

    Boxing: Fury plans some ‘chaos’ for champion Klitschko

    BERLIN (AFP) – British challenger Tyson Fury plans to bring chaos to his world heavyweight title fight next month in a bid to dethrone undisputed champion Wladimir Klitschko in Duesseldorf.Im going to cause chaos and constantly change my tactics. Thats how I can beat him. It will be a short, violent, simple knockout, the 27-year-old Fury...

    Azerbaijan opens fire in course of OSCE Mission’s monitoring on line of contact
    Oct27

    Azerbaijan opens fire in course of OSCE Mission’s monitoring on line of contact

    On October 27, in accordance with the arrangement reached with the authorities of the Nagorno Karabakh Republic, the OSCE Mission conducted a monitoring of the Line of Contact between the armed forces of Nagorno Karabakh and Azerbaijan in the Martakert-Tartar road section, with the participation of the OSCE Minsk Group Co-Chairmen. The press...

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