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The Karabakh Conflict in the Discourse of Post-Modernism: The Cultural Foundations of Preconceived Interpretations

So much has been written about the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict that it is difficult to imagine that there is anything new to be said, but as an investigator not of the conflict itself but rather of one of its interpretations as offered by a recent...

Karabakh After Astana

Despite widespread hopes and even expectations that the OSCE summit in Astana would bring progress toward the resolution of what has become known as the Karabakh conflict, that did not happen.  And while some diplomats are already seeking...

List of Russian military techniques and property stationed in military base in Armenia

Most of Russian military equipment and arms removed from Georgian military base did not leave South Caucasus. A large amount of these weapons and military equipment was given to the balance of the 102ndRussian division deployed in Gumru city...

The European Union and the “frozen conflicts” in the South Caucasus

Introduction The author originates from a small and neutral EU member country in Central Europe, which has no innate interests in the South Caucasus (and not even embassies). Still he does not consider this region as insignificant: on the contrary,...

The Analysis of possible variants of political solution of the Karabakh Conflict

Since 1988, that is, since the beginning of the Karabakh events the interested parties (states, international organizations) as well as individuals (statesmen, political scientists) and many public and political organizations have put forward...

Nagorno-Karabakh in Limbo

Nagorno-Karabakh is an almost forgotten land in the South Caucasus. Little known outside its region, it languishes as an unrecognized state. For fifteen years it has hovered on the margins of the state system fulfilling the empirical criteria...

Conflict In Nagorno-Karabakh, Abkhazia And South Ossetia: A Legal Appraisal

The book under review was the author’s dissertation paper submitted in 1998 and later published as a book in 2001. In order to make it more appropriate for publishing, Potier improved it by adding a one-page preface and a short additional...

Karabakh: the quest for peace

Executive Summary For fifteen years Armenia and Azerbaijan, with the assistance of the international community have tried and failed to resolve the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict. Over this time politics in both Armenia and Azerbaijan have been defined...

Kosovo and Karabakh: Looking back at the Future

The International Court of Justice (ICJ) ruled on 22 July that Kosovo’s declaration of secession from Serbia did not break international law. In fact, the International Court of Justice’s non-binding opinion was deliberately limited...

After Almaty: The Future of Karabakh Negotiations

Rarely in the past have expectations that a meeting between Azerbaijani and Armenian officials would produce a breakthrough been higher than before the ministerial bilateral at the sidelines of the OSCE meeting in Almaty.  All the signs seemed...