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2021: Eurasianet’s year in review
Catch up on the biggest events we covered this year.
Dec 29, 2021
Perspectives | Dam building on the Kura-Aras and water tensions in the Caucasus
Amid pressures from climate change, hydropower dams are further disrupting cross-border water supplies. Part two in a series.
Dec 28, 2021
Perspectives | Don’t water it down: The role of water security in the Armenia-Azerbaijan war
Water disputes helped escalate the conflict into all-out war. Left unaddressed, they pose the same risk again. The first in a three-part series.
Dec 22, 2021
Georgia responds to inflation by increasing spending
The cash transfers risk pushing consumer prices up further.
Dec 8, 2021
New American company seeks to realize Trans-Caspian pipe dream
The new proposal’s modest scope, and new diplomatic developments, could finally make the pipeline feasible.
Dec 1, 2021
Azerbaijan, Turkmenistan, and Iran reach gas trade deal
The deal was presented by both Baku and Tehran as proof that their recent political crisis had been overcome.
Nov 29, 2021
Have Georgia’s crypto glory days passed?
More expensive electricity means global cryptominers are avoiding Georgia.
Nov 26, 2021
Roman empire’s easternmost aqueduct discovered in Armenia
The unfinished structure was the result of a brief period of direct Roman control over Armenia in the second century CE.
Nov 24, 2021
Iran, Azerbaijan agree to agree on gas
The announced deals could be significant, and come shortly after the two sides patched up a period of serious political tensions. But many details remain unclear.
Nov 22, 2021
Georgia’s tourism industry welcomes small return in October
Most of the tourists came overland from neighboring Turkey and Russia.
Nov 16, 2021
Tension again spikes between Armenia and Azerbaijan
Azerbaijan has stepped up its blockade of key Armenian roads and the two sides have repeatedly exchanged fire amid reported diplomatic progress.
Nov 15, 2021
Armenian real estate market booms
In a slow economy, real estate deals are moving fast. It may be because property is seen as a steady investment in turbulent times.
Nov 9, 2021
Migration out of Armenia spikes
A struggling economy and defeat in last year’s war appear to be driving large numbers of Armenians to leave the country.
Nov 8, 2021
Azerbaijanis are promised income boost amid rising inflation
Inflation continues to rise in Azerbaijan, and the government is again promising to increase salaries and pensions.
Nov 3, 2021
Georgia’s debt reaching legal limit
And the draft budget calls for more borrowing.
Oct 29, 2021