Geopolitics and Foreign Policy

Is Azerbaijan Interested In Peace?

Is Azerbaijan Interested In Peace?

Is Azerbaijan Interested In Peace? May 13, 2024 Benyamin Poghosyan Senior Research Fellow, APRI Armenia The immediate aftermath of the military takeover of Nagorno-Karabakh by Azerbaijan After the military takeover of Nagorno-Karabakh by Azerbaijan in September 2023 and the forced displacement of the Armenians who lived there, there were hopes in Armenia and abroad that […]

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Outlining Russia’s Future in the South Caucasus - An Armenian Perspective

Outlining Russia’s Future in the South Caucasus – An Armenian Perspective

Outlining Russia’s Future in the South Caucasus – An Armenian Perspective January 25, 2024 An APRI Armenia Analysis Senior Research Fellow, APRI Armenia This article was originally published in the Stockholm Centre for Easter European Studies Guest Report No. 2, 2024.  Executive Summary Following the break-up of the Soviet Union, Russia positioned itself to control

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Geopolitics and Foreign Policy

Strengthening EU-Armenia Relations

Strengthening EU-Armenia Relations January 25, 2024 APRI Armenia, in cooperation with the Heinrich Böll Stiftung Yerevan Office—South Caucasus Region, conducted a short research project in late 2023 to look at current and evolving factors in the relationship between the European Union and Armenia. Following a comprehensive desk research, APRI Armenia interviewed Armenian officials, EU diplomats

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What Next in Armenia – Azerbaijan Negotiations

What Next in Armenia – Azerbaijan Negotiations January 25, 2024 An APRI Armenia Analysis Senior Research Fellow, APRI Armenia In the late months of 2022 and 2023 there were intensive discussions about the possible signature of the Armenia – Azerbaijan peace agreement. Both international mediators and facilitators, as well as representatives of Armenia and Azerbaijan

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Perpetuating the Cycle of Violence

Perpetuating the Cycle of Violence

Perpetuating the cycle of violence January 25, 2024 An APRI Armenia Analysis Senior Research Fellow, APRI Armenia After Azerbaijan’s latest offensive in Nagorno-Karabakh, the South Caucasus will likely see further escalations and suffering for decades to come On 19 September 2023, Azerbaijan launched a large-scale offensive along the line of contact with the self-declared Nagorno-Karabakh

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Assessing the Fallout from Azerbaijan’s Military Offensive Against Nagorno-Karabakh

Assessing the Fallout from Azerbaijan’s Military Offensive Against Nagorno-Karabakh January 25, 2024 An APRI Armenia Analysis For the first time since the end of the 2020 War, Azerbaijan has launched a full-scale military offensive in Nagorno-Karabakh. At 1:15 pm Yerevan/Baku time on Tuesday, September 19, the government of Azerbaijan began intensive shelling of the Armenian-held

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Kennan Cable No. 81: What’s at Stake in Nagorno-Karabakh: U.S. Interests and the Risk of Ethnic Cleansing

Kennan Cable No. 81: What’s at Stake in Nagorno-Karabakh: U.S. Interests and the Risk of Ethnic Cleansing January 25, 2024 An APRI Armenia Analysis President, APRI Armenia In a corner of the former Soviet Union, overshadowed by the catastrophe in Ukraine, a blockade backed by the government of Azerbaijan has cut off an estimated 120,000

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Middle Eastern Linkages Are Shaping the South Caucasus

Middle Eastern Linkages Are Shaping the South Caucasus January 25, 2024 An APRI Armenia Analysis Research Fellow at APRI Armenia In an interview with Carnegie Middle East Center, Sergei Melkonian discusses Armenia, Azerbaijan, and Turkey’s and Israel’s efforts to expand their reach north of Iran. Sergei Melkonian is a research fellow at the Applied Policy

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