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The battle for Bakhmut has been going on for seven months, with neither side winning much advantage, leading some analysts to ask why Kyiv is expanding so many resources to maintain control of the relatively strategically insignificant town.
The war in Ukraine has amplified the rift within Bulgaria between pro-Western liberals and illiberal pro-Russians.
The Eurasian Development Bank (EDB) plans to invest at least $400mn in water and energy infrastructure in Central Asia over the next three years in an effort to boost economic growth and improve food security.
The global energy transition is “off-track”, aggravated by the effects of world-wide crises, says the International Renewable Energy Agency in a new report. A renewables investment of $35 trillion by 2030 is needed for the energy transition.
Food and energy prices surged to near historic highs in recent years amid the pandemic and the war in Ukraine, which prompted major supply disruptions. This was accompanied by a sharp rise in the volatility of commodity prices as well.
Trafigura, one of the world’s largest commodity traders, expects copper prices to rise by a third from its current levels due to a global shortage and hit $12,000 per tonne within the next 12 months.
Monetary Council keeps base rate on hold at 13.00%.
Russia took over the chairmanship of the Eurasian Economic Union (EEU) at the start of this year and is looking to the trade club as one of the ways it can expand its trade after the Western world has increasingly cut ties due to sanctions.
18 Leopard 2 tanks promised by the German government and the first Challenger 2 tanks pledged by the UK have arrived in Kyiv.
The 20-21 March Moscow summit between Chinese President Xi Jinping and Russian President Vladimir Putin has garnered significant attention and rightly so. It marks a significant change in the unfolding geopolitics.
The canal across northern Afghanistan will divert water from the dying Amu Darya river.
Hungary is the only EU country where Rosatom is still involved in building a nuclear power plant, as it has been excluded from projects in Czechia, Bulgaria, and Finland after the invasion of Ukraine.
This move is part of efforts to normalise relations between the two countries, which have had no diplomatic ties since Turkey closed its border with Armenia in 1993.
Russian President Vladimir Putin has declared Russia will store nuclear weapons in Belarus on March 25 in response to the UK announcement it will send depleted uranium shells to Ukraine.
This summit was very short on tangible outcomes but huge on symbolism of this allegedly “no-limit” friendship.
Lira has broken through 19 threshold in pre-election environment. With Erdogan heading for defeat, cautious markets will watch out for his next move.
The timing of arms supplies to Ukraine is crucial now that military experts argue that the right moment to launch an offensive against the invading Russian forces is just weeks away.
The status of the breakaway territory must be settled as part of any final peace agreement between Armenia and Azerbaijan, and this will require a joint effort of Russia and the West in the UNSC, says Armenian billionaire.
Kazakh traders have been helping fill Russian demand for high-tech consumer goods and other items hard to obtain under Western sanctions.