Le elezioni parlamentari in Armenia hanno decretato la vittoria di Nikol Pashinyan generando scontento in una parte dell'elettorato e in Nagorno-Karabakh e confermando quanto il futuro della repubblica armena possa essere caratterizzato da tensioni sociali.
After the 2018 Velvet Revolution and the 2020 Nagorno-Karabakh Conflict, Armenian is at the crossroad for its future existence because on June 20th, 2021, the Armenians will vote for the third time in five years for the Prime Minister and national government.
Armenian energy market between renovation and foreign interests. A conversation with Hakob Vardanyan
ASRIE Analytica met Hakob Vardanyan, Deputy Minister of Territorial Administration and Infrastructure for the Republic of Armenia, to discuss the role of nuclear power plants and nuclear energy to relaunch the country's economy.
This report investigates the Russian strategy to realise a logistic hub in the Dagestani city and the possible repercussion on regional dynamics considering that the city of Makhachkala might challenge the near Baku and the Azerbaijani government’s desire to become the Caspian interconnection.
After the recent conflict the situation in the Republic of Artsakh has dramatically changed. ASRIE Analytica met the Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Artsakh, Armine Aleksanyan, to discuss the geopolitical and humanitarian consequences of the conflict from the perspective of the Stepanakert Government and prospect of foreign policy.
Armenia after the Nagorno-Karabakh war: foreign policy and domestic socioeconomic strategy. Meeting with H.E. Tsovinar Hambardzumyan
After the 2020 Nagorno-Karabakh War Armenia has faced several domestic problems and a new regional asset characterized by Azerbaijani victory. We met H.E. Tsovinar Hambardzumyan, the Ambassador of Armenia in Italy, to discuss issues related to domestic politics and the current 'political crisis', foreign policy, and energy strategy.
Giuliano Bifolchi, direttore di ASRIE Analytica, analizza l'importanza del Caucaso del Nord nel suo libro "Geopolitica del Caucaso russo. Gli interessi e l’influenza del Cremlino e degli attori stranieri nelle dinamiche locali nord caucasiche" pubblicato da Sandro Teti Editore.
The recent terrorist attack occurred in France highlights the problem of security and the impact of jihadist propaganda in the Russian language inside the European Union. In fact, Islamic State ideologies and the presence of North Caucasian diaspora in Europe might threaten EU security.
After over 10 hours the foreign affairs ministers of Azerbaijan and Armenia supervised by Russia agreed on the cease-fire which should precede the peace negotiation between Baku and Yerevan on the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict. Both Armenia and Azerbaijan are claiming their ‘victory’ in the conflict, even though in Nagorno-Karabakh the real winner is the Russian Federation.
The Caucasus might become the theatre of a new conflict whose consequences will impact the entire Eurasian region if the international community will not stop the military escalation at the borders of the de-facto Republic of Nagorno-Karabakh and Azerbaijan.
Russia plans to develop the infrastructure of the port of Makhachkala to transform the Dagestani capital in a logistic hub in the Caspian Sea and the Caucasus region and boost the socio-economic development. Moscow's desire to upgrade Makhachkala's seaport and airport challenges the city of Baku and the Azerbaijani aim to become the Caspian interconnection.
Gli scontri militari tra Armenia ed Azerbaigian lungo la linea di confine registrati il 12 luglio 2020 riportano l'attenzione sul conflitto 'congelato' mai risolto o mal gestito del Nagorno-Karabkh che minaccia la stabilità del Caucaso meridionale e gli interessi degli attori regionali e internazionali.
The Russian president Vladimir Putin abolished the Ministry of North Caucasus Affairs established in 2014 to support the regional development. The functions of the ministry will be transferred to the Ministry of Economic Development. The abolition of this ministry might be considered part of the political-institutional reshuffle which Putin started in the Russian Federation. The consequences of this decision might directly affect the region and the Kremlin's financial and political involvement in the North Caucasian dynamics.