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Azerbaijan’s membership in the Eurasian Economic Union?: “Never Say Never”

Mahammad-Mammadov

2021-02-16 00:49

Azerbaijan’s membership in the Eurasian Economic Union?: “Never Say Never”

Among the six in-between states in the so-called shared neighborhood, Azerbaijan is an outlier when it comes to membership...

Ukraine has taken another step to counter Russian propaganda machine

Maksym-Khylko

2021-02-04 10:16

Ukraine has taken another step to counter Russian propaganda machine

On February 2, 2021, the President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelensky issued a decree enacting the decision of the National...

Navalny’s ideology: a liberal hope or a nationalist?

Murad-Muradov

2021-01-23 00:22

Navalny’s ideology: a liberal hope or a nationalist?

The return of the Russian “oppositioner-in-chief” Alexey Navalny after 5 months of rehabilitation in Germany and his immediate arrest...

Georgia's “neutrality” and the new “infrastructural” reality of the South Caucasus

Volodymyr-Kopchak

2021-01-20 10:16

Georgia's “neutrality” and the new “infrastructural” reality of the South Caucasus

Let us start with the fact that the transport and infrastructure projects outlined at the 11 January trilateral meeting...

Russia in Nagorno-Karabakh: Taking the poisoned pawn on the geopolitical chessboard?

Mahammad-Mammadov

2021-01-13 10:18

Russia in Nagorno-Karabakh: Taking the poisoned pawn on the geopolitical chessboard?

On 10 November 2020, Azerbaijani and Armenian leaders signed an eleventh-hour peace deal with the mediation of Russian President...

Economic impact of peacekeeping forces and the case of Karabakh

Arzu-Abbasova

2021-01-11 23:11

Economic impact of peacekeeping forces and the case of Karabakh

Photo: An Azerbaijani service member and a Russian peacekeeper stand guard at a checkpoint on the outskirts of Şuşa...

Why Karabakh is not South Ossetia or Donbass

Murad-Muradov

2020-12-01 22:40

Why Karabakh is not South Ossetia or Donbass

Photo: Russian peacekeepers in Nagorno-Karabakh. November 2020. Jack Losh The vague and unclear terms of the 10 November ceasefire...

Russian peacekeepers in Azerbaijan

Murad-Muradov

2020-11-12 12:43

Russian peacekeepers in Azerbaijan

So, the Second Karabakh war has ended with the 10 November agreement between the leaders of Azerbaijan, Russia and...

Nagorno-Karabakh conflict reflects the Russian power demise

Murad-Muradov

2020-10-13 13:17

Nagorno-Karabakh conflict reflects the Russian power demise

The reaction of Russian experts and decision makers to the escalation of the Karabakh conflict attests to the fact...

Karabakh after Syria and Libya: Is Russia avoiding the next round of military-industrial competition with Turkey?

Javidan-Ahmadkhanli

2020-10-01 17:55

Karabakh after Syria and Libya: Is Russia avoiding the next round of military-industrial competition with Turkey?

At a time when Azerbaijan wanted to buy the Bayraktar TB-2 medium altitude long endurance unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV)...

Belarus: is there a peaceful solution?

David R.-Marples

2020-09-20 10:58

Belarus: is there a peaceful solution?

There is currently an impasse in Belarus between Aliaksandr Lukashenka, the de facto president, and the opposition in the...

Russia's latest shift on the Belarus crisis

Murad-Muradov

2020-09-01 22:24

Russia's latest shift on the Belarus crisis

It seems that Russia slowly, but steadily shifts towards supporting the serving President Lukashenko. In his interview to the...

Putin's plebiscite: another victory or a sign of trouble?

Murad-Muradov

2020-06-30 15:48

Putin's plebiscite: another victory or a sign of trouble?

Photo: Billboards across Russia advertise the 2020 constitutional referendum initiated by Vladimir Putin. Kirill Zykov / Moskva News Agency...

From a civil war to a proxy war: What is going on in Libya?

Javidan-Ahmadkhanli

2020-05-26 08:35

From a civil war to a proxy war: What is going on in Libya?

Photo: Members of GNA, Libya's internationally recognized government take control of the al-Watiya airbase, southwest of Tripoli, Libya. May...

David R. Marples. Victory Day cult in Russia

2020-05-09 10:40

David R. Marples. Victory Day cult in Russia

The ninth of May that marks the end of the most horrible war in human history has long been...

A Balancing Act or a Game Changer? The SU-30SM and the Nagorno-Karabakh Conflict

Turan-Gafarli

2020-05-06 16:40

A Balancing Act or a Game Changer? The SU-30SM and the Nagorno-Karabakh Conflict

This discussion paper examines the fragile stalemate in Nagorno-Karabakh by outlining the historical geopolitics of the conflict. Furthermore, it touches upon...