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Ukrainian Crisis, Turkey and Eurasia: Who Wins?

... Russia’s attention away from the Karabakh issue. Azerbaijan is unlikely to abuse such a switch, but both Baku and Ankara are closely monitoring the situation. Robert Quinn Carolan: Neck and Neck: Ankara and Moscow in the New ‘Race for Africa’ Armenia also receives its bonuses from the conflict. Tens of thousands of Russians are moving to Yerevan. We are talking, among other things, about active and passionate businessmen working in the IT sector. Armenia has become a convenient hub for them,...


Peacekeeping in Nagorno-Karabakh: Perceptions and Impacts on Russia’s Bilateral Relations

... implications for Russia’s international relations.Source: Reuters As a key stipulation in the final ceasefire in the 2020 war, Russia sent a contingent of 1,960 troops to Nagorno-Karabakh and along the Lachin Corridor in concurrence with the withdrawal of Armenian troops. In addition to the stipulation of troops and equipment, the mandate guarantees the Russian peacekeepers presence for a period of 5 years, to be extended with the consent of both parties. It is apparent from the ceasefire that the Russian ...


Complex neighborhood relationship of Azerbaijan and Iran

... country can conduct military exercises in its territory. It is their sovereign right. But considering the timing, why now and on our borders, in particular?” Aliyev said. “The question arises: Why were these exercises not carried out during the Armenian occupation?" Who lost more? After a Russia-backed agreement was reached between Baku and Yerevan in coordination with Turkey, it can be said without exaggeration that Iran has lost more than Armenia. Considering it important for peace ...


Low-Carbon Development Strategies of Russia and Armenia Discussed at RIAC

On July 1, 2021, Russian International Affairs Council (RIAC) held an expert meeting on low-carbon development strategies of Russia and Armenia. The event was held under the Chatham House Rule On July 1, 2021, Russian International Affairs Council (RIAC) held an expert meeting on low-carbon development strategies of Russia and Armenia. The event was held under the Chatham House Rule....


Carnegie Endowment International Round Table on Situation in South Caucasus

... players in this region. Other discussion topics included the results and international political consequences of the Second Karabakh War in 2020, the dynamics of the protracted political crisis in Georgia, the upcoming early parliamentary elections in Armenia on June 20, 2021, and other developments in the region. The event was attended by about forty experts, former and current diplomats, journalists and public figures. Andrey Kortunov, RIAC Director General, spoke at the roundtable on behalf of Russia....


Nikol Pashinyan’s Imprint on the 2020 Karabakh War: Did He Instigate the War?

... the conducive international environment as well as the shortsighted diplomacy of Nikol Pashinyan to wage the war, not leaving it for the years to come, when the balance of power could be restored The Karabakh issue has always been an issue shaping Armenian politics. In September 2020, Azerbaijan initiated large-scale hostilities against the unrecognized Nagorno Karabakh Republic, and Armenia attempted to defend its compatriots in the region. I believe that Armenia [ 1 ] suffered a systemic defeat ...


EAEU–Iran Trade and Its Prospects

... member states, observers and partners, the Iranian economy is second only to Russia’s. In terms of economic cooperation, Russia and Kazakhstan stand to benefit most from lowering tariff barriers. In addition, the project is of particular interest to Armenia, which is the only EAEU member that has a land border with Iran—currently under a partial blockade. Armenia could thus be used as a transit country for Iranian imports and exports. A free-trade agreement with Tehran would also do wonders for ...


Blue Ocean Strategy for South Caucasus

... (OSCE), the European Union (EU) and the Eurasian Economic Union (EAEU)–to provide a diplomatic answer to violent conflicts that emerged in the aftermath of the collapse of the Soviet Union. Andrey Kortunov: The Liberal Project and Its Relevance for Armenia Nagorno-Karabakh is the latest example, as most of the ethnic quarrels in the South Caucasus are still ongoing since 1991, with Abkhazia and South Ossetia remaining de facto [ 1 ] independent from Georgia, while only one of the three recognized ...


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