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Opinion: Russian goals in the Armenian snap parliamentary elections

Opinion: Russian goals in the Armenian snap parliamentary elections

With Armenia's snap parliamentary elections coming up in June, a lot of actors are looking at the country's domestic politics, but no one more closely than Moscow. In this op-ed, originally published on KarabakhSpace.eu, Benyamin Poghosyan looks at what the presence of the former Armenian president, Robert Kocharyan, means for Pashinyan and Armenian-Russian relations.
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Analysis: Why what happens in Greenland matters

Analysis: Why what happens in Greenland matters

The snap elections for the parliament of Greenland last Tuesday (6 April) attracted unusual interest from major powers who have been watching the political and economic impact of the election results on their interests in the Arctic region. Among them, the Chinese, who have invested in the Kvanefjeld mine on the island. Maximiliaan van Lange analyses the background to the recent Greenlandic general elections, and the Island's geostrategic position in the Arctic in this article for commonspace.eu.

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Georgian politics in turmoil

Georgian politics in turmoil

Opposition leaders appear adamant in rejecting the result of Saturday's election. International and domestic observers have reported a rather mixed set of observations. International observers highlighted that it was a free election with shortcomings, but local observers are more critical of the process.
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Georgia Votes

Georgia Votes

Georgian Dream has claimed victory in today's elections and exit polls indicate it will emerge as the largest party. But it is not clear if it will be able to govern on its own