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President Volodomyr Zelensky and President Andrzej Duda during the latter's visit to Ukraine in October. (Photo: President of Ukraine's Official Site)
18 Nov 20
Progress remains slow, despite wide ranging shared interests.
EU High Representative Josep Borrell during a statement on the Karabakh ceasefire's importance. (Photo: EU Press office)
18 Nov 20
Engagement has focused more on economic cooperation than conflict resolution.
Armenian tanks leave Nagorno-Karabakh following the end of the war with Azerbaijan on November 12, 2020 in Vardenis, Armenia.  (Photo: Alex McBride/Getty Images)
Karabakh Crisis
13 Nov 20
With both Armenia and Azerbaijan as neighbours, Tbilisi has long tried to stay neutral.
President of Ukraine, Volodymyr Zelensky. (Photo by Aaron Chown - WPA Pool/Getty Images)
Karabakh Crisis
21 Oct 20
The language from Kyiv appears more ambiguous, despite its long-term support of territorial integrity.
Nikol Pashinyan, prime minster of Armenia and Hassan Rouhani, the president of Iran. (Photo: Armenia PM office)
12 Oct 20
Tehran has a complex game to play as it struggles not to take sides.
A poster showing a picture of Belarus president Alexander Lukashenko on August 24, 2020 in Minsk, Belarus. (Photo: Misha Friedman/Getty Images)
23 Sep 20
Lukashenko has friends in Kyiv – but now faces increased pressure from Russia.
Chinese Chinese President Xi Jinping attends the opening ceremony of the Belt and Road Forum on May 14, 2017 in Beijing, China. (Photo: Thomas Peter - Pool/Getty Images)
Project Highlight
27 Apr 20
Online event looks at how pandemic will affect future economic interests in the region.
Recently appointed deputy prime minister for reintegration, Vasile Șova. (Photo: gov.md)
17 Oct 19
Chisinau’s new coalition government makes fresh attempt to get negotiations back on track.
President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelensky holds up a bullet as he addresses the United Nations General Assembly at UN headquarters on September 25, 2019 in New York City. (Photo: Drew Angerer/Getty Images)
4 Oct 19
Leaked call highlights Volodymyr Zelensky’s political inexperience.
Former US diplomat Matthew Bryza. (Photo: Alex Wong/GettyImages)
20 Aug 19
Infrastructure project will have enormous political, economic and security impact.