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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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January 14 will open new chapter in Armenian politics

January 14 will open new chapter in Armenian politics

Beyond the political allegiances, the new parliament will be overwhelmingly dominated by new faces - many young - who have no experience of parliamentary politics, but are very enthusiastic, and keen to push forward reforms in many aspects of Armenian life.
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Armenia votes

Armenia votes

With eleven parties to choose from, Armenians have the chance to determine their country's future in elections that appear to be freer and fairer than has been the case in recent past