- Daily Brief
- January 25, 2022
Divisions over the results and the return of a controversial ex-president could further fray Georgia’s ties with the West.
President Maia Sandu and her allies in parliament plan changes that could shift Moldova’s geopolitical balance toward the West.
Divisions within the ruling bloc in Montenegro’s parliament could threaten the country’s EU bid.
A leaked border commission agreement is unlikely to lead to a resolution.
The treaty could be a step toward improved cooperation and joint water management in Central Asia.
The opposition leader’s ability to mobilise supporters in the dead of winter may have rattled the Kremlin.
Ashgabat’s landmark energy agreement with Baku expands bilateral ties and could link its gas to Europe.
New elections in the former Soviet republic could facilitate a significant geopolitical realignment.
Georgia’s post-election political crisis could undermine its international image.
The unrest spreading through Armenian could decide the fate of the Nagorno-Karabakh peace deal.
Igor Dodon is facing off against his pro-Europe politician, Maia Sandu, who ran against him in 2016.
The new administration’s push for structural reform will be challenged by perceptions of corruption.