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Glorification of the Nazi collaborator in Armenia

Published: 10-07-2016, 15:10

On 2 June, 2016, Germany's Bundestag passed a resolution qualifying the Ottoman era Armenian killings as 'genocide'. A few days before, the Yerevan population welcomed a monument...

Regional integration dynamics in South Caucasus

Published: 10-05-2017, 13:10

Introduction Starting from the Second World War, regionalism defined as “willingness of neighboring countries to strengthen their economies by entering into some form of ‘regional...

The first strategic steps of the President of Uzbekistan Shavkat Mirziyoyev: Geopolitics, economics and regional cooperation

Published: 3-05-2017, 15:50

  The recent official visit of the new Uzbek president Shavkat Mirziyoyev to Kazakhstan turned out to be "significant" by opening a new page not only in bilateral relations between the countries...

A case for Vietnam’s membership in the SCO

Published: 28-04-2017, 15:40

In celebration of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (the SCO)’s 15th birthday, the organization finally decided to start the admission process for Pakistan and India  in June 2016. The...

Interviews

Moldova: East or West?

The past several months have seen sharp changes in Moldovan internal and external politics. In early 2017, the newly elected President Dodon visited Russia and said his country should scrap a trade...

Islam in Kyrgyzstan: current situation

Published: 7-05-2017, 12:10

  The vast majority of Kyrgyzstan`s population, including the titular people are followers of Islam. There has been a revival of Islamic practices since independence of this Central Asian...

How peace process is going in Colombia

Published: 1-05-2017, 14:35

Last year the Colombian authorities and FARC signed a peace accord, which put a long-desired end to one of the longest civil wars in modern history. However, post-conflict process is as difficult as...

Essays

The impact of national identity on nation branding strategy of Kazakhstan

It is hard to deny that the contemporary world is mainly driven by the global market forces that in turn dictate certain rules and even impose certain kind of behavior on the states in the...

Immigration prompts crime: reality or outmoded stereotype? Country case: USA

During his election campaign and as President of the USA, Donald Trump drew considerable attention to his immigration policy. Certainly, a mainstay of hisstrategy is the idea of building a wall...

Transnistrian conflict: A brief analysis

Transnistrian conflict is referred to as an intrastate frozen conflict between central government of the Republic of Moldova and separatist Pridnestrovian Moldavian Republic. According to Uppsala...

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