The Russian Federation enter in active phase to ruin the evidences and investigation results of JIT on MH-17 flight case with political, economic positions abroad and influence agents involvement. The trial on MN17 will commence in March 2020. During it defendants and witnesses will be announced. As this event approaches, Russia is trying to influence […]

To be on thin ice of “formulas” or mathematical calculation

An equal sign in mathematics was invented by the Welshman Robert Record in 1557, and finally introduced it to the formulas by the Saxon Gottfried Leibniz. In mathematics, it denotes a simple statement of fact or conditional operators. For example, if the variable F (sht) = capitulation, then … Despite the optimistic assessment in the […]

France Can’t Be Fair Mediator In Karabakh Problem Unless Paris Abandons Pro-Armenian Bias

Since Azerbaijan has gained independence and established diplomatic relations with France, the latter has so far had several ambassadors representing official Paris in Baku. The latest French ambassador presented his credentials to Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev a few days ago and sounded his nation’s alleged determination to step up efforts for the resolution of the […]

Steinmeier’s Formula: Its Background & Development In The Normandy & Minsk Processes

The Minsk One and Minsk Two “agreements” (September 2014 and February 2015) dictated to Ukraine to accept a constitutional special status for the Russian-controlled Donetsk-Luhansk territory; to amnesty those criminally involved in seizing local administrations there; and to authorize new local elections to be held in that territory “under Ukrainian law” (i.e., for the existing […]

Financial resources must be concentrated in Eastern Ukraine

The former Minister of Finance believes that “the Donbas region must be the face of reforms Ukraine wants to launch an international plan for the economic recovery of the eastern territories that are controlled by Kiev and that are close to the front line with the secessionists supported by Russia. Since 2014, after the Russian […]

Italy’s Precarious Triumph Over Populism

Reports of Matteo Salvini’s Demise Are Greatly Exaggerated Last month, Matteo Salvini, leader of Italy’s right-wing populist Lega party, attempted a Machiavellian power move. Hoping to take advantage of his soaring popularity, he brought down his own government, with the clear intention of forcing elections that would return him as Italy’s uncontested strongman. To his […]

Statement by the Spokesperson on the non-recognition of Russian local elections in the Crimean peninsula

Local and regional elections were held in the Russian Federation on 8 September and in the Crimean peninsula. The European Union does not recognise the illegal annexation of Crimea and Sevastopol by the Russian Federation, and continues to condemn this violation of international law. Therefore, the European Union does not recognise the holding of elections in the Crimean […]

The Dictators’ Last Stand

Why the New Autocrats Are Weaker Than They Look It has been a good decade for dictatorship. The global influence of the world’s most powerful authoritarian countries, China and Russia, has grown rapidly. For the first time since the late nineteenth century, the cumulative GDP of autocracies now equals or exceeds that of Western liberal […]

Azerbaijan-EU Strategic Partnership Deal: No Light At The End Of The Tunnel Yet

Azerbaijan and the European Union have not yet signed a new strategic partnership agreement despite optimism top officials from Baku and Brussels have expressed to successfully complete the long-drawn-out preparations for the signing of the deal. Remarks made by Brussels and Azerbaijani officials indicate that the parties cannot agree on matters of crucial national importance […]

Euro zone inflation unchanged in August, more ammo for ECB to ease monetary policy

BRUSSELS (Reuters) – Euro zone inflation remained low at 1.0% in August, well below the European Central Bank’s target, a first estimate showed on Friday, bolstering market expectations that the bank will further ease monetary policy next month. The European Union’s statistics office said on Friday that inflation in the 19 countries sharing the euro […]