Azerbaijani Economy in Tatters

The West’s economic sanctions over the Ukraine crisis and the low price of oil have hurt the Russian economy.  An additional side effect is the deteriorating financial condition for millions of migrant workers in Russia, primarily from Central Asia and other former Soviet states, many of whom have had to return to their native countries.…

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A New Bismarckian Era

The potential disintegration of the European Union is currently not an issue seriously discussed. The political mainstream continues to view the survival of the common currency as unquestionable. However, the signs are clear and profound change is about to fundamentally alter Europe. The Postwar era is ending.

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