Category: Caucasus

Caucasus Monitoring

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. …Continue readingArmenia after the Nagorno-Karabakh war: foreign policy and domestic socioeconomic strategy. Meeting with H.E. Tsovinar Hambardzumyan

Caucasus Monitoring Terrorism

Terrorist attack in France and the Chechen diaspora in Europe

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. …Continue readingTerrorist attack in France and the Chechen diaspora in Europe

Caucasus Geopolitics Russia

Nagorno-Karabakh: and the winner is… Russia

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.…Continue readingNagorno-Karabakh: and the winner is… Russia