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  • U.S. Ambassador To Kyrgyzstan Warns Of Russian Influence
    The U.S. Ambassador to Kyrgyzstan says that the Central Asian nation's "growing partnership with Russia" presents a challenge to U.S. efforts to support democracy in Kyrgyzstan
  • Twenty-Five Years After Fall Of Berlin Wall, Hungary Lurches Away From Democracy
    In 1989, Hungary was a trendsetter leading the wave of democratic revolutions that swept Eastern Europe. A quarter century later, it is distinguishing itself again -- in a way that makes democrats increasingly nervous.
  • ‘Every Civil Society Leader In Azerbaijan Is In Trouble’
    Rights groups say authorities in Azerbaijan have unleashed a campaign of repression in recent months, putting the country’s most visible and influential independent activists and advocates behind bars. Among the most prominent is human rights activist Leyla Yunus, who was arrested and imprisoned with her husband Arif this summer. As head of the Baku-based Institute for Peace and Democracy, Yunus has been an outspoken advocate for dialogue between Armenia and Azerbaijan and on behalf of...
  • European Court Fines Georgia In Ex-Audit Chief's Case
    The European Court for Human Rights has ordered the Georgian government to pay 20,000 euros ($25,000) to a former state audit agency chief who was imprisoned in a corruption case.
  • 'If Abdul-Rahman Kassig Were Free, He'd Be Helping Syrians'
    The family of Abdul-Rahman (formerly Peter) Kassig, the American aid worker and former soldier held hostage by Islamic State (IS) militants in Syria, has released a new message to his captors, asking them to release him.
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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

NEW PUBLICATION OF NOTE: THE SOUTH CAUCASUS 2018 - FACTS, TRENDS, FUTURE SCENARIOS

15-09-2013
The Konrad Adenauer Stiftung (KAS) South Caucasus has recently published a new book with contributions from a number of prominent experts and analysts from Armenia, Azerbaijan and Georgia. The 370-... Read News

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