Despite oil price slump and currency crisis, Baku says there’s no ‘urgent’ need to borrow from international lenders.
Freedom House says oil price drop major factor in crackdown among repressive Eurasian petro-states, while refugee crisis has led to demagoguery in the EU.
This will be the International Criminal Court’s first inquiry into accusations of abuses by Russia, which is not a member of the court and is conducting its own investigation.
Giorgi Kvirikashvili rejects Russian Foreign Minister Lavrov’s claim of a significant Islamic State presence in the mountain gorge bordering Chechnya.
Low oil price is undermining currencies in energy exporting countries throughout Russia’s sphere of influence.
Troops sent in to quell unrest as the impact of slumping oil prices grows across Russia’s sphere of influence.
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