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There remain important outstanding questions, not least what effects the protests will have on domestic politics, the fate of ENA and the future of Armenian-Russian ties.
Georgia's decade of tough anti-Russian political rhetoric, and success in administrative and legislative reforms has not been matched with any success in attracting investment.
While still recovering from the deadly floods, Tbilisi hosted the Black Sea Trade & Development Bank's annual meeting.
Armenian protests dubbed a “new Maidan” but they are against elite's arrogance, not Russia.
As the war in Ukraine makes clear, democratisation in Eurasia is not simply being slowed or stalled, but is actively opposed by forces that are determined to see it fail, according to Freedom House.
Mismanagement and technical challenges repeatedly pushed back the production start and inflated costs for the giant Kazakh oilfield to an extent that some wonder whether the project still makes any economic sense.
Kazakhstan's central bank now intends to move to inflation targeting - and a devaluation of the tenge - in three to five years, rather than 18 to 36 months.
Kazakhstan’s imminent WTO accession paves the way for closer political relations with the EU and could help ease tensions with the Russian-led Eurasian Economic Union.
Kyrgyzstan is struggling to attract investment into its mining sector and so is turning to Russia, though many worry that subsequent murky deals will do little to help.
Mongolia has another bond offering in the works after its $1.5bn debut “Chinggis” bond offering three years ago achieved surprisingly low yields. There are doubts it can repeat such a feat this time.