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The Armenian economy had already been hit hard by the Russian Georgian war in August 2008 when the global financial crisis developed. Despite being protected by a strong banking system, the country experienced significant economic downturn. One of the reasons for this was the drop of remittances from Russia. This article describes these dynamics while also analyzing the government bailout program and investment plans.

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Samvel Avagyan
Samvel Avagyan
From the Desk of the Editor Over the last couple of years, Turkey has weathered multiples storms in close succession: two general elections that took place in a polarized political climate, an escalation of the Turkey-PKK conflict, a crisis with Russia, the 2016 failed coup attempt followed by state of emergency measures, and the continued threat of terrorist attacks. The aftermath of the constitutional referendum in April...
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