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US Post Election Analysis

As it becomes all but certain that former Vice President Joe Biden will become the 46th president of the United States, EPG’s US partner KARV, provides analysis of the potential scenarios, anticipated policy priorities and key issues likely to evolve over the coming months.



Insights | Geopolitics

To know where we are going, it is important to understand history – An insight into the Nagorno-Karabakh ceasefire

On 27 September 2020, Azerbaijan launched a costly but largely successful Turkish-backed military offensive to recapture Azerbaijani territory occupied by Armenia around Nagorno-Karabakh. On 9 November, a ceasefire agreement was signed effectively refreezing the conflict to the disadvantage of Armenia. To understand this ceasefire you need to understand the history.



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Serbia/Kosovo: US Economic Normalization Agreements

The United States has brokered Economic Normalization agreements between Serbia and Kosovo, whether this will have any impact is up for debate. The new agreement’s relevance to Serbia and Kosovo are piecemeal, which is likely to undermine their scope to deliver material benefits, and comes at the expense of the EU accession process.



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Montenegro: Post Election Outlook

The ruling DPS-led alliance has lost its absolute majority for the first time since 1990, with the opposition parties winning sufficient seats to form a government; An internal redistribution of power in DPS is likely if President and party leader Djukanovic steps down as party leader after 21 years



Insights | Geopolitics

North Macedonia: Election Analysis

On 15 July, 2020 elections were held for the 120 seats comprising North Macedonia’s unicameral parliament. As predicted, the SDSM-BESA alliance, led by Zoran Zaev, emerged as the largest party, albeit without an absolute majority.



Insights | Geopolitics

Belarus: Country Profile

Belarus is a post-communist outlier, shunning transition to liberal democratic capitalism following the election of Alexander Lukashenko in 1994. Since then, the investment environment in Belarus has been shaped by five primary characteristics.