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Stories under this heading cover Russia, as well as countries in the eastern part of the European continent, such as Belarus, Ukraine, and Moldova.

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Russia declares The Moscow Times newspaper 'undesirable'

Russia declares The Moscow Times newspaper 'undesirable'

Russian prosecutors on Wednesday (10 July) declared The Moscow Times newspaper 'undesirable' for its coverage of Russian President Vladimir Putin's war in Ukraine and deepening the Kremlin's crackdown on independent journalism. This was reported by The Moscow Times itself. This stamp ensures that anyone working with or connected to the organisation can be prosecuted for it.

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Caucasus Concise Editorial: There is huge potential in the swiftly developing relations between the South Caucasus and the Gulf countries, despite risks and obstacles
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Azerbaijan insists on substantive discussions at next Presidential summit on Karabakh

Azerbaijan insists on substantive discussions at next Presidential summit on Karabakh

Foreign Minister Elmar Mamadyarov told RIA Novosti news agency in an interview, "calls such as 'this conflict has no military solution, the parties must show political will and respect the ceasefire regime', must necessarily be accompanied by demands on Armenia tio withdraw its troops from occupied Azerbaijani territories."
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Commentary: Armenia's Russian hug

Commentary: Armenia's Russian hug

"Russia effectively uses the complicated geopolitical situation of Armenia to strengthen its grip on Yerevan, and uses its alliance with Armenia as an efficient tool to further its position in the South Caucasus", writes Benyamin Poghosyan in this commentary for commonspace.eu
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A continent that had got accustomed to peace, reflects on the risks of war
A continent that had got accustomed to peace, reflects on the risks of war

A continent that had got accustomed to peace, reflects on the risks of war

Editorial Comment: A sombre mood dominated the OSCE Annual Security Review Conference, held in Vienna this week. But European politicians have yet to find the will to engage in the sort of hard political negotiations that are now clearly required to address the challenging security situation on the continent.
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Eid Mubarak - The editorial team of commonspace.eu extends its best wishes to our Muslim readers worldwide

Eid Mubarak - The editorial team of commonspace.eu extends its best wishes to our Muslim readers worldwide

Eid Mubarak - On the occasion of Eid el Fitr and the end of the holy month of Ramadan the editorial team of commonspace.eu extends its best wishes to our readers in Azerbaijan, Turkey, Iran, the North and South Caucasus and to all Muslims worldwide