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US analysts on Russia's aims and priorities in Nagorno-Karabakh

US analysts on Russia’s aims and priorities in Nagorno-Karabakh

Top US analysts on South Caucasus region have raised their deep concern  over Russia’s interests of keeping the status-quo in the regional conflicts, especially in Nagorno-Karabakh, arguing that Moscow “fears of having to make a...
Chatham House: Russia purchased Armenia

Chatham House: Russia purchased Armenia

Russia’s influence in the South Caucasus  and Central Asia is in decline but it keeps pushing against the tide,  Chatham House says in its report “The Long Goodbye: Waning Russian  Influence in the South Caucasus and Central Asia.” “The...
Karabakh knot

Karabakh Knot: Identifying Myths and Clarifying Realities

Since the ceasefire in May 1994, Armenia and Azerbaijan have been deadlocked in the so-called frozen conflict of Nagorno-Karabakh. Continuous meetings of the heads of state, ministers of foreign affairs, religious leaders and intellectuals have...
khojaly monument

The Debacle: From Kafan To Khojaly

When the ethnic Azerbaijani citizens living in Kafan and Mehri districts of Armenian SSR were subject to brutal beatings and expulsion in November 1987, one could hardly imagine, the hatred towards Azerbaijanis would transform into a disturbing...
Israeli Heron drone

Azerbaijan’s Arms Deal with Israel

The arms sale was reportedly valued at about $1.6 billion and included anti-air systems and unmanned aerial vehicles. The news came as Israeli President Shimon Peres held talks on regional security issues with Georgian Foreign Minister Grigol...
Serzh Sargsyan Interview Revisits Khojaly and the Karabakh War

Serzh Sargsyan Interview Revisits Khojaly and the Karabakh War

Amidst all the publicity this weekend to mark the 20th anniversary of the February 25, 1992 slaughter of ethnic Azeris in the Nagorno-Karabakh village of Khojaly , one interesting bit of fresh information related to those events may easily have...
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Khojaly, a forgotten massacre

While Western attention is turned to the atrocities taking place in Syria,  the massacre of Khojaly and its significance for Europe today seems to be forgotten, writes the European Azerbaijan Society in Brussels (TEAS). The European Azerbaijan...
Map of Nagorno Karabakh Autonomous Oblast

Vision for peace: Two communities

2011 is ending without any resolution on the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict, even though mediation efforts have continued to intense negotiations throughout the year. Ultimately, the “momentum” for peace never gathered sufficient force. Hope...
Azerbaijan's army and Armenia's armed forces

Azerbaijan’s army and Armenia’s armed forces

On 7 December 2011, the Commission on Security and Cooperation in Europe, better known as the US Helsinki Commission of the US Congress, held a briefing entitled “Conflicts in the Caucasus: Prospects for Resolution” in Congress. The briefing...
armenian military army

Armenia’s economy not allow it to improve its army

Armenia’s current economic state does not allow it to improve its army. The military exercises Armenia frequently holds in Uzundara area in Agdara aim to raise spirits and psychological state of Armenian population of Nagorno-Karabakh in pre-war...