7 October 2009, 15:55 (GMT+05:00)
The world Armenian lobby hampers normalization of Turkish-Armenian relations with all its might, the director of the Central Asia-Caucasus Institute at Johns Hopkins University, Svante Cornell, believes.
2 October 2009, 09:30 (GMT+05:00)
The conflict in Georgia was not worth for the West to launch a new cold war with Russia, as Georgia, Ukraine and several Baltic leaders called for, director of 'Russia-Eurasia' center of German Council on Foreign Relations, Alexander Rahr, said.
11 September 2009, 09:38 (GMT+05:00)
Changes in the U.S. personnel policy in the post-Soviet countries can testify a change in the strategy of the new American administration, the General Director of the Information Analytical Center at Moscow State University Alexey Vlasov said.
10 September 2009, 14:36 (GMT+05:00)
The GUAM Organization (a regional organization, established in October 1997 by Georgia, Ukraine, Azerbaijan and Moldova) has problems similar to the problems of the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS), believes Alexey Vlasov, Director General of the Information and Analytical Center at the Moscow State University on the post-Soviet countries studies.
4 September 2009, 20:23 (GMT+05:00)
It is not necessary to look for any considerable causes in the personnel changes in Kazakhstan, the Kazakhstan political scientist, head of the Risk Assessment Group, Dosym Satpayev, said.
31 August 2009, 15:52 (GMT+05:00)
Turkmen President, Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov's statement on plans to build a naval base on the shore of the Caspian Sea suggests that Turkmenistan has become stronger and states about its interests.
Turkish authority's meeting with pro-Kurdish leader will fail to solve the Kurdish problem: expert of Johns Hopkins University6 August 2009, 16:02 (GMT+05:00)
It is impossible to solve the Kurdish problem of the country through one meeting, Cornell told Trend News in telephone conversation on Aug.6.
Creation of customs union within EurAsEC may impede unwillingness to be under Russia's influence: expert26 May 2009, 08:40 (GMT+05:00)
The establishment of a Customs Union within the Eurasian Economic Community (EurAsEC) between Russia, Kazakhstan and Belarus may hinder apprehension of the post-Soviet space be under the direct influence of Russia, Director of the Center of the Russia-Eurasia Council on Foreign Policy of Germany Alexander Rahr said.
2 May 2009, 11:24 (GMT+05:00)
Kazakhstan intends to suggest its vision of OSCE during its chairmanship in this organization in 2010, group of risks estimation director Dosim Satpayev (Kazakhstan) said.
Moscow's signing document on protection of South Ossetia, Abkhazia's borders was expectable for West: expert30 April 2009, 16:21 (GMT+05:00)
Moscow's signing a document to protect borders of South Ossetia and Abkhazia was expectable for the West and is surprising neither for the EU and nor U.S., Germany's Council on Foreign Relations Russia-Eurasia Center director Alexander Rahr said.
Turkish opposition, Azerbaijani government’s tough position prevents opening of border with Armenia: John Hopkins University research director13 April 2009, 16:02 (GMT+05:00)
U.S. John Hopkins University Central Asia and Caucasus Institute says Erdogan administration was ready to open border with Armenia without any conditions.