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Azerbaijan: Energy Hopes vs. Italian Olive Groves

Azerbaijan: Energy Hopes vs. Italian Olive Groves

The Trans-Adriatic Pipeline is a key element of Azerbaijan’s efforts to export its greatest source of wealth, its Caspian Sea natural gas deposits, to European markets. It is also a cornerstone of the European Union’s strategy to weaken Russia’s hold […]

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Team Trump On Russia: Words And Actions

A EurasiaNet Partner Post from: Russia Matters U.S. President-elect Donald Trump has picked his Cabinet members and advisors. Here is a snapshot of their positions on and ties with Russia. This is a work in progress that will evolve throughout […]

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The Ukrainian Mystery Of Nikolai Gogol

It is Christmas Eve and all sorts of mischief is afoot in Dikanka, a Ukrainian village made famous by Nikolai (Mykola) Gogol, the iconic 19th century writer reluctantly shared by Ukraine and Russia. As Dikanka’s cheerful denizens go caroling in […]