Search: Nagorno-Karabakh,Armenia,Protests (2 materials)

The Daredevils of Sasun

... showed that the high level of corruption and shortage of budget assets were affecting the security interests of Armenia and Nagorno-Karabakh. Besides, the events gave a push to the negotiating process, with many arguing that the status quo could not be maintained and the Armenian side had to make concessions. In all likelihood, it was the widespread rumours about possible unilateral concessions that triggered the latest events. The situation is under control: clashes and protests have been localized and the majority of those who support the actions of the armed group on social networks are in no ...


Russia – Learning from Armenia

... but a positive factor (providing effective feedback from society; a reservoir for power rotation that improves governance; and an instrument to defuse social tensions). For Russia, destabilization in Armenia is fraught with upsetting the status quo in Nagorno-Karabakh, and attempts to minimize the Russian influence in Transcaucasia as a whole. Therefore, Moscow too should draw lessons from the current protests. Russia should expand cooperation with Armenia inside the country. At present, it is confined to the executive branch. It is exceedingly important to build up contacts between Russian and Armenian lawmakers, as well as influential centres of the Armenian diaspora in the West and East (these ...


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