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Historic chance for Russia: peace in Karabakh

Shujaat Ahmadzada

2021-09-07 12:00

Historic chance for Russia: peace in Karabakh

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Russia's old and new Afganistan problem

Ayaz Rzayev

2021-08-29 20:37

Russia's old and new Afganistan problem

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Russia's Taliban overtures: how to contextualize them?

Murad Muradov

2021-08-28 17:51

Russia's Taliban overtures: how to contextualize them?

The lightning-speed collapse of the Ghani government at the hands of the Taliban movement following the withdrawal of American...

Russian policy on Karabakh as a resultant of opposing factors

Murad Muradov

2021-08-28 00:31

Russian policy on Karabakh as a resultant of opposing factors

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Russian Middle East Policy: Rebalancing

Murad Muradov

2021-08-24 21:10

Russian Middle East Policy: Rebalancing

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Domestic crisis in Georgia: one step forward, two steps back

Rusif Huseynov

2021-08-01 16:39

Domestic crisis in Georgia: one step forward, two steps back

The last three years in the South Caucasus have been rich with tectonic changes in all three countries that...

GUAM 2.0: New Breath for Eastern Partnership

Ayaz Rzayev

2021-07-14 08:30

GUAM 2.0: New Breath for Eastern Partnership

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GUAM 2.0: Reloading the Eastern Partnership

Ayaz Rzayev

2021-05-31 10:40

GUAM 2.0: Reloading the Eastern Partnership

Until now, the efforts to push through integration and cooperation in the EU’s eastern neighborhood in order to secure...

President Aliyev's 13 April conference: talking points

Mahammad Mammadov

2021-04-16 21:38

President Aliyev's 13 April conference: talking points

On April 13, Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev attended an international conference entitled “New Vision for South Caucasus: Post-Conflict Development...

Illusion of the OSCE or the South Caucasus in a new geopolitical matrix

Volodymyr Kopchak

2021-04-14 10:18

Illusion of the OSCE or the South Caucasus in a new geopolitical matrix

I am not inclined to discuss the context of regional security in the dichotomy of the “OSCE versus 3...

Russian Trojan Horse Inside the EU: Nord Stream 2 as a destructive tool

Ziya Kazimzada

2021-04-13 17:29

Russian Trojan Horse Inside the EU: Nord Stream 2 as a destructive tool

From its inception, the Nord Stream 2 project has been controversial and divisive issue for the EU member states...

Water in Crimea: how is it related to a new conflict in Ukraine?

Murad Muradov

2021-04-05 10:44

Water in Crimea: how is it related to a new conflict in Ukraine?

  A number of alarm bells have been recently ringing in the zone of the frozen conflict between Ukraine...

A half-coup, dull Iskanders and the Kremlin's dilemma

Volodymyr Kopchak

2021-03-04 15:47

A half-coup, dull Iskanders and the Kremlin's dilemma

The Armenian political crisis is a vivid example of the intra-Kremlin confrontation between various oligarch-power groups, and this happens...

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...