Geopolitics

Top 10 Countries By Proven Natural Gas Reserves

While I was waiting for a draft resolution from a natural gas distributing company listed on the stock market which shares I own, I decided to learn more about the topic - Natural gas, and one of the really interesting subjects...

Visa Free Travel For Georgian Citizens Entering European Union

December 18, 2015 marked another important milestone for Georgia - European Commission agreed to lift visa requirements for Georgian citizens entering European Union. According to record from European Commission visa free travel...

China, Russia and DPRK to set up "visa-free" tourist zone on Tumen river delta on border of three countries

China is planning an international tourism zone in its northeastern border area with Russia and the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK).The Tumen River Delta international tourism area will include part of China's...

Armenia-EU: Brussels opens door to Association Agreement with Yerevan

Damned I'm confused, today I red an article on armenianow.com - Armenia-EU: Brussels opens door to Association Agreement with Yerevan, you might wonder why I'm surprised?Since January 2, Armenia is a full member of Eurasian...

Armenia to Join Eurasian Union 2015

Yesterday I posted about Kyrgyzstan joining Eurasian Union, but forget to write about Armenia - so here is the deal (Original on RT)Russian President Vladimir Putin has put his signature to a law that makes Armenia a full...

Kyrgyzstan to join Eurasian Union

I have been watching closely developments of Eurasian Union since 2010. Yesterday at hotels room in Bakuriani, I had a chance to watch Russian TV (I watch TV rarely and only in hotels)Russian news were reporting some interesting...

Does Turkey is seeking closer ties with Russia and coming Eurasian Union?

More than year a ago I published article Turkey could join Eurasian Union were I tried to compare economy of Turkey by using GDP and GDP per capita for time period 2000-2012.I found that Turkey might reach $1 trillion...

Armenia on EEU Deal

I have been closely watching Armenia's move toward Eurasian Union, today I found a great article on ArmeniaNow - were Armenian reporter has putted all dots on i.I'm republishing this article full, unchanged you can read original...

Georgia has signed Association Agreement with European Union

Today, June 27Th is a "magnificent" day for Georgia, or at least it's politics. Today Georgia in Brussels has signed Association Agreement with European Union. Together with Georgia association agreement was signed by Ukraine and...

South Ossetia wants to join Russia

Separatist republic of South Ossetia, which separated from Georgia after short 5 days Georgia-Russia war, will held a referendum to join Russian Federation.I presume that right now while all world is watching events happening in...

Crimean Parliament votes for independence

The Supreme Council of Crimea adopted a declaration of independence of the autonomous republic and Sevastopol.This document will allow peninsula legally to enter in Russian Federation.The referendum about further status of...

Crimea referendum - March 13

Crimea autonomous republic will held referendum on March 13, to decide it's future  - to rejoin with Russia or not.I believe Crimea will choose first option.I'll write my thoughts about this when referendum results will be...

Joint statement on Ukraine

A joint statement from the leaders of Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, the United Kingdom and the United States and the President of the European Council and President of the European Commission.We, the leaders of Canada,...

Many political leaders wont attend Sochi Olympic games

Russia is getting more and more pressure, and it seems Russia's ego will be undermined next year at Sochi Olymics.First, German president announced , he wont attend Sochi, then White House informed that Barack Obama, wont be...

Tensions between Germany and Russia?

Not so far away Germany and Russia, seemed like close bodies, signing contracts, making smaller EU nations to feel betrayed. Nord Stream project some even called a new Molotov - Ribbentrop pact, dividing Europe again.Lately...

Ukraine declines to sign association agreement with EU

As I previously wrote - Ukraine decided not to sign agreement of association with EU.Ukraine did not signed an association agreement with the EU at the Eastern Partnership summit in Vilnius.As of now, leaders of the EU and the...

Will Ukraine sign Association agreement? Doubt that!

On November 28-29th in Lithuanian capital city Vilnius will be held Eastern Partnership summit, where it's awaited that Ukraine, Georgia, Moldova will sign an Association agreement.IMHO - Ukraine will not sign this agreement? Why...

Population changes in former Soviet Union

15 former Soviet Union republics, then and now. In 1990 in the Soviet Union lived 287.728 million people. In 2012 in the former republics lived 290.587 million people, which is 0.98% increase. A pretty small increase for 22...

10 largest countries by military expenditures 2012

Which country spends the most for it's military budget?Meet worlds top 10 most richest countries by military expenditures:United States 682.478 $ blnChina 166.107 $ blnRussia 90.749 $ blnUnited Kingdom 61.007 $ blnJapan 59.267 $...

Turkey could join Eurasian Union

That said makes me think, that Turkey has no serious plans to join Eurasian Union. IMHO Turkey is teasing European Union. And why shouldn't? Turkey has long, long history on it's attempts to join European Union, but there always...

Will Ukraine go default 2014?

Previously I have created few charts displaying Ukraine's GDP since collapse of Soviet Union, and compared Ukraine vs Poland by GDP. In both chart's we can see, that economy of Ukraine is tragically weak (weakened?).Today I red...