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Kaliningradization of Armenia

Civilitas Perspective / Russia
5750KaliningradRussia’s prime minister Vladimir Putin published an article in the Russian daily Izvestia, stating that the current Customs Union and Common Economic Space which includes Russia, Belarus and Kazakhstan, and soon Kyrgyzstan and Tajikistan as well, will, in the future form the basis for a Eurasian Union.

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Beginning of the End of Armenia's Complementarity Policy?

Civilitas Perspective / Russia
Event The Collective Security Treaty Organization (CSTO), of which Armenia is currently chairman decided in an early February summit in Moscow to establish a Rapid Reaction Force that would be deployed to counter military threats against members of that organization, among other purposes. This decision coincided with the creation of a Russian stability fund for CSTO members. Specifically, two financial grants were announced – one with Kyrgyzstan and one to Armenia. Just days later, at the 45th Munich International Security Conference, US Vice President Joseph Biden spoke of a new framework for American foreign policy generally and for relations with Russia in particular.

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What can be expected of or for Syria in the immediate future? Can there be justice without peace? Can there be peace without an accounting and without justice? What do Syrians want? What does the international community want?

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Facts for Thought
Number of theater performances (1) and attendance (2) in Armenia
(1) (2)
2008 2,364 409,500
2009 2,443 367,800
2010 2,331 394,800
2011 2,707 458,900
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