Ucom tries to block Team’s acquisition of Veon Armenia

bne IntelliNews July 8, 2020

Telco Ucom is seeking to block an attempt by rival Team – set up earlier this year by two of its former executives – to buy Veon Armenia.

New lockdowns imposed in Eurasia to fight rising coronavirus cases

bne IntelliNews July 7, 2020

Several countries in Central Asia, the South Caucasus and the Western Balkans are seeing a strong rise in daily new cases after the easing of restrictions.

Armenian officials rule out new lockdown even as COVID worsens

Ani Mejlumyan for Eurasianet July 1, 2020

"Our strategy is to learn how to live alongside the virus."

COVID-19 second wave strikes parts of emerging Europe

bne IntelliNews June 30, 2020

WHO warns of a “very serious resurgence” that risks pushing healthcare systems “to the brink” in 10 countries from the region after lockdowns were eased.

Armenia seeks security forces reorganisation

Ani Mejlumyan for Eurasianet June 25, 2020

Behind the unexplained recent firings is a push to put the security services under greater civilian control.

Spikes in new COVID-19 cases reported in several European emerging market countries

bne IntelliNews June 16, 2020

As governments continue to lift lockdowns and travel restrictions across Central, Eastern and Southeast Europe, several countries in the region have reported record-high numbers of new infections in the last few days.