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Eurasian Economic Union to offer cross-border stock trading in 2016
Eurasian Economic Union (EEU) plans to allow reciprocal access to national stock exchanges next year, according to Eurasian Economic Commission Minister Timur Suleimenov.

11.06.2015 13:18

Russia OKs draft deal on free trade between Eurasian Economic Union, Vietnam
The Russian government has approved a draft agreement for a free trade zone between the Eurasian Economic Union (EEU) and Vietnam. The deal is supposed to double bilateral trade and see the EEU more involved in integration processes in the Asia-Pacific.

25.05.2015 07:14

17 dead in Azerbaijan as high-rise combusts in seconds (PHOTOS, VIDEO)
Seventeen people are dead and more than 60 injured, after an apartment block in Azerbaijan’s capital, Baku, went up in flames in just seconds. Officials blame cheap plastic paneling for the rapid escalation of the fire.

19.05.2015 16:40

Armenian President: ‘Turkish govt didn’t commit genocide, but take responsibility for it with denials’
Turkey should no longer cover for the atrocities committed by the Ottoman Empire, and recognize the Armenian genocide, Armenia’s president Serzh Sargsyan said on the eve of the 100th anniversary of the start of the mass killings.

23.04.2015 18:55

Turkey in spat with Vatican over Pope's comments on Armenian genocide
Pope Francis honored the 100th anniversary of the slaughter of Armenians by Ottoman Turks and called it “the first genocide of the 20th century.” His comments have angered Turkey, which has recalled its Vatican envoy.

12.04.2015 13:53

Several military reported dead in Nagorno-Karabakh conflict escalation
The Nagorno-Karabakh conflict between Azerbaijan and Armenia escalated on Thursday leaving several military dead. Different figures were produced by each side, ranging from at least three, up to 20 people in the disputed enclave in the South Caucasus.

19.03.2015 20:01

​Moscow confirms India considering free trade zone with Eurasian Economic Union
India has proposed creating a free trade zone with the Eurasian Economic Union of Russia, Kazakhstan, Belarus and Armenia, said Alexey Pushkov, head of the International Committee of Russian State Duma.

27.02.2015 14:09

Energy alliance priority of Eurasian Economic Union – Medvedev
An energy union between Russia, Kazakhstan, Belarus, and Armenia will be the main focus in the coming year, Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev said at the inaugural meeting of the Eurasian Governmental Council in Moscow.

06.02.2015 16:45

Russian soldier accused of massacring Armenian family pleads guilty
Russian Pvt. Valery Permyakov who stands accused of the gruesome murder of a family of seven in a northwestern Armenian city, has pleaded guilty to the charges brought against him by law enforcement agencies, Armenia’s Investigative Committee said.

21.01.2015 20:17

​Decline in Russia’s GDP to cause domino effect in the region - EBRD
The Russian GDP forecast for 2015 was downgraded from plus 0.2 percent to a 4.8 percent decline by the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development. It’s due to falling oil prices and geopolitical tension that could mean a regional economic downturn.

19.01.2015 14:20

Putin calls Armenian president to express condolences over Gyumri tragedy
Russian President Vladimir Putin has called his Armenian counterpart, Serzh Sargsyan, to once again express condolences over the killing of an Armenian family of six in the city of Gyumri.

18.01.2015 17:56

Protesters demand Russian soldier’s trial in Armenia, clash with police
About a dozen people were injured after police dispersed a rally outside the Russian consulate in Gyumri, Armenia. The crowd demanded that a Russian serviceman accused of killing a family of six be transferred under Armenian jurisdiction.

15.01.2015 18:15