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June 4, 2015 04:08 PM

Tuesday, June 9, 2015

12:00 P.M.–2:00 P.M.

 

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Seventh Floor Board Room

1111 Sixteenth Street, N.W.

Washington, D.C. 20036

 

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Russia’s New Energy Accords: Are They for Real?

July 1, 2015

Given the centrality of energy to the Russian economy and the withering impact of continuing low energy prices and sanctions, Russia has ample reason to promote energy deals with anyone it can find. The annual St. Petersburg...

Category: Eurasia Daily Monitor, Featured, Home Page, Domestic/Social, Economics, Energy, Transit, Europe, Balkans, Austria

Georgia’s Anaklia Port May Alter Balance of Power Near Russian-Occupied Abkhazia

June 26, 2015

On June 9, the Georgian government finally selected two winners, two consortia that are to move to the final stage of the bidding process to design, construct and operate the deep sea port of Anaklia, on Georgia’s Black Sea cost....

Category: Eurasia Daily Monitor, Home Page, Domestic/Social, Economics, Foreign Policy, The Caucasus, Georgia, Russia, South Asia, Turkey

Iran-Armenia Railway Project Remains Controversial

June 24, 2015

Discussions surrounding the proposed Iran-Armenia railway project have intensified in early June, after a statement made by Russian Railways’ CEO, Vladimir Yakunin, who said that the project would not be expedient: “It is like...

Category: Eurasia Daily Monitor, Home Page, Domestic/Social, Economics, Foreign Policy, Transit, The Caucasus, Georgia, Azerbaijan , Armenia

The Turkish Election and Responses in the South Caucasus

June 19, 2015

The general election in Turkey on June 7 has radically changed the country’s political landscape. The ruling Justice and Development Party (AKP) has lost its absolute majority, winning only 258 of the 276 seats it needed, and the...

Category: Eurasia Daily Monitor, Home Page, Domestic/Social, Foreign Policy, The Caucasus, Georgia, Azerbaijan , Armenia, South Asia, Turkey

Bringing Belarus Back in From the Cold (Part Four)

June 17, 2015

To read Part One, please click here.To read Part Two, please click here.To read Part Three, please click here.

To help lessen Belarus’s economic dependence on Russia, and reach out to mainstream Belarusian society, the European...

Category: Eurasia Daily Monitor, Vlad’s Corner, Home Page, Domestic/Social, Foreign Policy, Economics, Military/Security, Europe, Belarus, Western Europe

Russia Shutters Northern Distribution Network

June 15, 2015

On May 15, Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev issued a resolution closing the Northern Distribution Network (NDN), a network of rail and road links across Russia and the post-Soviet space that had provided logistical transit...

Category: Eurasia Daily Monitor, Home Page, Foreign Policy, Military/Security, Transit, South Asia, Afghanistan, Pakistan, Russia, Europe

China and Sri Lanka: In Choppy Waters

May 15, 2015

Sino–Sri Lankan relations are in a state of flux. Bilateral relations, which had surged significantly during the rule of Sri Lanka’s former president, Mahinda Rajapaksa (2005–2015), are strained today. In January, Sri Lanka’s new...

Category: China Brief, Home Page, Foreign Policy, China and the Asia-Pacific, China, Southeast Asia, India, South Asia

Afghanistan’s Ethnic Turkmens: Enemies or Allies for Ashgabat?

April 10, 2015

The relationship between Afghanistan’s Turkmen diaspora and Turkmenistan has always been complicated as well as under-researched. However, the latest developments along the Turkmenistan-Afghanistan border helps to shed some light...

Category: Eurasia Daily Monitor, Home Page, Domestic/Social, Foreign Policy, Central Asia, Turkmenistan, South Asia, Afghanistan

Russia’s Third Front: Mounting Anxiety Over Afghanistan

February 6, 2015

With most of the military forces of the United States and the North Atlantic Organization (NATO) having departed Afghanistan, Russia has grown increasingly anxious about a possible deterioration of the regional security...

Category: Eurasia Daily Monitor, Home Page, Domestic/Social, Foreign Policy, Terrorism, Central Asia, Tajikistan , Uzbekistan , South Asia, Afghanistan

Spreading Tentacles: The Islamic State in Bangladesh

February 6, 2015

Growing evidence suggests that the influence of the Islamic State organization has reached the South Asian, Muslim-majority country of Bangladesh. The country has long been home to small, but significant, numbers of radicals from...

Category: Terrorism Monitor, Global Terrorism Analysis, Home Page, Domestic/Social, Military/Security, Terrorism, South Asia

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Bringing Belarus Back in From the Cold (Part Four)

June 17, 2015 02:44 PM

To read Part One, please click here.To read Part Two, please click here.To read Part Three, please click here.

To help lessen Belarus’s economic dependence on Russia, and reach out to mainstream...


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Pakistan

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Growing Islamic State Influence in Pakistan Fuels Sectarian Violence

June 26, 2015 11:30 AM

A seemingly organized sectarian violence against Pakistan’s beleaguered minority Shi’a community has plumbed new depths in recent months with a series of bombings of Shi’a worshipping places and...


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Chinese Submarines in Sri Lanka Unnerve India: Next Stop Pakistan?

May 29, 2015 11:59 AM

The sighting of Chinese submarines in the Indian Ocean has unnerved India. A People’s Liberation Army Navy (PLAN) Song-class conventional submarine along with Changxing Dao, a Type 925 submarine...


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