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  • Dienstbier Fellowship Launched In Sarajevo
    Bosnian Journalist Drazen Huterer had been awarded the inaugural Jiri Dienstbier Journalism Fellowship, a partnership between the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Czech Republic and RFE/RL to promote free media in the Balkans. Huterer will spend nine months with RFE/RL’s Balkan Service, both in the Sarajevo bureau and at RFE/RL’s Prague headquarters, building on his skills with experienced RFE/RL journalists. By contributing daily content for radio and web and assisting with video...
  • Belarusian Activist Detained After Distributing Leaflets
    Belarusian opposition activist Andrey Haydukou has been detained in his native town of Navapolatsak in the country's north.
  • Gorbachev To Discuss Merkel's Views With Putin
    Former Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev says he will relay a conversation he had with German Chancellor Angela Merkel to Russian President Vladimir Putin.
  • Jiri Dienstbier: From Dissident To Diplomat
    As Czechs celebrated the 25th anniversary of the Velvet Revolution, the peaceful demonstrations that toppled communism in Czechoslovakia in November 1989, the absence of the democratic movement’s most prominent leader and first post-revolution president Vaclav Havel, who died in 2011, was felt. While Havel is well-known internationally as the “philosopher king,” a former political prisoner who became president, there is another, less well-known figure in many of the iconic photographs of...
  • Obama Faces Tough Crowd At Home On Iran Nuclear Deal
    As a deadline approaches for world powers to strike a deal with Iran over its nuclear program, U.S. President Barack Obama faces a challenge getting it through -- or past -- a wary Congress.
Latest Publications

RSC ANALYSIS: NAGORNO-KARABAKH SITUATIONAL ASSESSMENT

17-11-2014
In response to the 12 November downing of a Nagorno-Karabakh army helicopter by an Azerbaijani frontline unit, the RSC released its latest “Nagorno-Karabakh Situational Assessment” on 17 Novemb... Read News

EUROPEAN COUNCIL ON FOREIGN RELATIONS PUBLISHES RSC ANALYSIS

30-11-1999
In a new publication released on 29 July by the European Council on Foreign Relations (ECFR), RSC Director Richard Giragosian assessed recent developments in Armenia-EU relations. The ECFR publicat... Read News

EARLY WARNING ALERT: RSC RELEASES NAGORNO KARABAKH SITUATIONAL ASSESSMENT

14-03-2014
As part of its series of early warning alerts, the RSC released a brief “situational assessment” on March 13, 2014 offering concise analysis of reports of unusual troop movements in Azerbaijan, tr... Read News

NEW RSC PUBLICATION: “STRATEGIC SETBACK: ARMENIA AND THE CUSTOMS UNION”

28-10-2013
Summary In a surprise development, on September 3, 2013, Armenian President Serzh Sarkisian announced a dramatic “U-turn” in Armenian policy.  While in Moscow, after being summoned to a ... Read News

NEW EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT REPORT ON TURKEY-ARMENIA

23-10-2013
The European Parliament’s Committee on Foreign Affairs recently released a report from a joint meeting on September 18, 2013 focusing on “Turkey-Armenia Relations.”  The meetin... Read News

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