March 19, 2019

Far and Near South Caucasus: Present-Day Georgia-Armenia Relations

On March 13-14, 2019, President of Georgia Salome Zurabishvili made an official visit to Armenia [Sputnik-Georgia, 2019]. It should be noted after the change of the Georgian constitution the powers of the president were reduced, therefore, this visit had a symbolic character. For Armenia, the borders of which with Azerbaijan […]
May 14, 2018

Political Turbulence in Armenia: the Triumph of “Street Democracy”

In 2018, Armenia entered the final phase of the political transition initiated in 2015 after Armenian voters approved the shift from the presidential to the parliamentary system of government with the changes to take effect during the 2017- 2018 electoral cycle. By winning the April 2017 parliamentary election with 49.17% […]
April 12, 2017

Evaluation of the April 2, 2017 Parliamentary Elections in Armenia

The 6th parliamentary elections were held in Armenia on April 2, 2017. According to the unofficial results announced by the Armenian Central Election Commission, 60.86% (namely 1,575,382) of the 2,588,590 registered voters participated in the elections and the Republican Party of Armenia won with 49.17% (771,247) of total votes. According […]
April 30, 2016

Armenia – Russia Relations ın the Framework of the Collective Security Treaty Organization

The Collective Security Treaty Organizations (CSTO) is a successor of the Collective Security Treaty (CST), which was signed on the 15th of May, 1992 by newly independent states such as Armenia, Uzbekistan, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Russia and Tajikistan. Later in 1993, Belarus, Azerbaijan and Georgia joined the Treaty. As a result […]
January 23, 2016

The South Caucasus is Still Insecure: The Latest Development over the Nagorno-Karabakh Conflict

The South Caucasus region is still experiencing instability due to the enduring conflict between Azerbaijan and Armenia over the self-declared Nagorno-Karabakh Republic. The landlocked mountainous region of Nagorno-Karabakh located within the territory of Azerbaijan, and populated by ethnic Armenian majority. The origin of conflict began in 1988, when Armenia made […]