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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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In Moldova, no party secures majority; new elections likely

In Moldova, no party secures majority; new elections likely

With 97% of the votes counted, the Socialists received 31.4 percent of the vote. The pro-EU ACUM coalition, which ran on an anti-corruption platform, finished second with 26 percent, ahead of the ruling Democratic Party, which was third with 24 percent.
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Moldovans vote for new parliament

Moldovans vote for new parliament

Moldovans are voting on Sunday (24 February) in crucial parliamentary elections which are likely to define the country's foreign policy orientation going forward. More than three million Moldovans are eligible to vote.