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In Response to Minister of Finance: Consequences of Failing to Integrate into the EAEU

Tuesday June 27th, 2017

Yesterday, addressing the consequences of Armenia’s membership in the EAEU, RA Minister of Finance Vardan Aramyan noted that analyses show that the additional economic effect due to accessing that structure…

The Dissolution of Standing Committee on Protection of Human Rights and Public Affairs within Tendency

Wednesday May 17th, 2017

Today it became clear that there will not be a Standing Committee on Protection of Human Rights and Public Affairs in the forthcoming 6th convocation of the National Assembly. Committee…

“Bridges” in EAEU

Wednesday May 17th, 2017

The Eurasian Economic Union is the largest Eurasian economic integration hub, which aspires to compete or be compared with such major integration projects as the European Union. Despite the claims…

Trade between EAEU Member Countries Continues to Decline

Saturday March 4th, 2017

Recently the Eurasian Economic Commission published statistical data summarizing the annual results of foreign and mutual trade of EAEU member countries for the year 2016. According to the data, the…

Putin’s Visit to Central Asia and the Message to Belarus

Thursday March 2nd, 2017

On February 27 to 28, President of Russia Vladimir Putin visited three countries of Central Asia, namely, Kazakhstan, Tajikistan and Kyrgyzstan. The Russian leader’s visit was made against the background…

Why Is Armenia Procuring Low Quality Superjets

Thursday February 9th, 2017

Russia’s Industry and Trade Minister Denis Manturov has recently told the journalists that Armenia is interested in obtaining Russian Sukhoi Superjet 100 civil aircraft. In particular, the airplanes will be…

No Real Growth in Exports to Russia

Friday February 3rd, 2017

During last year, “Union of Informed Citizens” addressed the topic of nature and causes of sharp increase in exports from Armenia to EAEU member countries. Export to EAEU member countries…

The EAEU against Armenian Army

Saturday January 28th, 2017

Recently, Defense Minister of Armenia Vigen Sargsyan stated that the weapons supply received from Russia does not fill the need for modern military equipment. According to the Minister, in addition…

EU Continues to Remain Armenia’s Main Trade Partner

Thursday January 12th, 2017

Armenia negotiated an association agreement with the European Union from 2010 to 2013. And though a document was finally agreed as a result of the negotiations, Armenia’s membership in EAEU…

Armenia’s “Success” in EAEU: A Summary of Two Years

Friday December 30th, 2016

It has been two years since Armenia became member of the Eurasian Economic Union (EAEU) founded by Russia. Membership in that union was justified by Armenia’s economic and political interests,…

Armenia: The Most Expensive Electricity in CIS (A Table)

Monday December 26th, 2016

As it is known, recently the RA Public Services Regulatory Commission has decided to reduce the electricity tariff in Armenia by 1.2 AMD. As a result, 1 kWh will cost…

Number of Armenians Favoring the EAEU Getting Less and Less: Survey Results

Monday November 28th, 2016

The “Eurasian Monitor” agency has conducted a survey among the populations of EAEU member countries in order to reveal people’s attitude towards the EAEU in these countries. The following question…

Why Kremlin Is Not Keen on the Armenian Civil Society

Wednesday November 23rd, 2016

During the last few years, different Russian officials have suggested numerous times  that the RA Government should neutralize “non-governmental organizations that hinder Armenian-Russian friendship”, enhance control over NGOs, and even…

EAEU Foreign Trade Volume Continues to Decline

Friday November 18th, 2016

Recently the Eurasian Economic Commission has published statistical data on the Eurasian Economic Union’s foreign and mutual trade dynamics for January to September of 2016. As Armenia is member of…

Sharp Decline in Investments from Russia and Capital Outflow from Armenia

Friday November 11th, 2016

As it is known, Armenia took the path of membership in the Eurasian Economic Union starting from 2013. The latter was created on the basis of the Customs Union, and…

Gas Prices in Armenia and in Other Countries (Table)

Thursday November 10th, 2016

As it is known, the RA Public Services Regulatory Commission plans to make a decision on reducing the price for natural gas. As a result, one cubic meter of natural…

Turkish Trace in in Exports from Armenia to Russia

Monday November 7th, 2016

According to official statistics, exports from Armenia to EAEU countries increased by 70 percentage points in the months of January to July of 2016. However, this growth did not bring…

The Anti-Democratic Structure of the Eurasian Economic Union

Wednesday November 2nd, 2016

Soon it marks the second anniversary of the Eurasian Economic Union and Armenia’s accession to it. However, Armenia’s population is still unaware of the specifics of this integration system. In…

EAEU and EU: Comparison of Integration and Prospects

Thursday October 27th, 2016

Belarus, Kazakhstan and Russia presented the creation of the Eurasian Economic Union as a “historic moment”. To what extent is it really historic? Can the EAEU become a union similar…

Response to the Prime Minister: Consequences of Not Integrating into the EAEU

Wednesday October 26th, 2016

A few days ago Armenian Prime Minister Karen Karapetyan made a noteworthy statement. In particular, the Prime Minister agreed that Armenian economy has not benefited from EAEU membership, but also…



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