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  • Russian Opposition Party Says 'Depardieu Candidacy' A Bad Joke
    A Russian opposition party has rejected claims that French actor Gerard Depardieu is running as its candidate for governor of a Siberian region, dismissing the allegation as an "unfortunate joke."
  • Suicide Bombing Strikes NATO Convoy In Kabul
    A Taliban suicide bomber targeted a NATO convoy in Kabul on June 30, killing at least one civilian and wounding many others. The attack came just hours before another suicide bombing that targeted a police headquarters in Helmand Province.
  • Greece Confirms It Won't Make IMF Payment As Default Looms
    Greek Finance Minister Yanis Varoufakis confirmed on June 30 that his country will not make its payment to the International Monetary Fund (IMF) which is due in several hours.
  • Embattled Makhachkala Mayor Wins Reprieve
    An emergency session of the Makhachkala city parliament scheduled for June 29 has been postponed sine die, with no explanation. The session was to have voted no confidence in acting Mayor Magomed Suleymanov, of whom Republic of Daghestan head Ramazan Abdulatipov said last week that "he has completely forfeited the trust" of not only the republic head but of the government and the city's population, and can thus no longer serve in that post.
  • Iranian Negotiator Says Final Nuclear Deal Is 'Possible'
    Iran's foreign minister says he believes it is "possible" to reach an agreement as negotiations with world powers are set to go past the June 30 target date without a deal.
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US INTELLIGENCE REPORTS TO CONGRESS ON WORLD WIDE THREAT ASSESSMENT

28-02-2015
As part of an annual series of US Congressional hearings, two senior intelligence community officials testified at an open hearing before the US Senate Armed Services Committee on 26 February, repo... Read News

RSC STAFF ANALYSIS ON DOMESTIC ARMENIAN POLITICS

27-02-2015
In the latest in our series of RSC Staff Papers, Dr. Haykak Arshamyan offered his assessment of recent political developments related to the confrontation between the ruling Republican Party and th... Read News

RSC RELEASES BRIEF ANALYTICAL NOTE ON NEW SURPRISE IN ARMENIAN POLITICS

28-01-2015
In a brief analytical note released on January 27, the RSC looks at an interesting development, with implications for Armenian politics. The one-page brief, entitled “A Fresh Surprise and New Sus... Read News

NEW RSC STAFF ANALYSIS OF ARMENIA’S MEMBERSHIP IN EURASIAN UNION

26-12-2014
In the latest in our series of RSC Staff Analysis publications, Dr. Haykak Arshamyan assessed the process and implications of Armenia’s membership in the Eurasian Union. In the four-page Armenian... Read News

RSC ANALYSIS: NAGORNO-KARABAKH SITUATIONAL ASSESSMENT

17-11-2014
In response to the 12 November downing of a Nagorno-Karabakh army helicopter by an Azerbaijani frontline unit, the RSC released its latest “Nagorno-Karabakh Situational Assessment” on 17 Novemb... Read News

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