Analyzing Russia’s Response To Five Regional Regime Change Threats Since 2013

Analyzing Russia’s Response To Five Regional Regime Change Threats Since 2013

Research into this subject reveals that it’s among the country’s top foreign policy priorities even though its ‘democratic security’ policy has yet to be articulated, let alone acknowledged. The five examined case studies show that Russia’s stance has evolved with time and aligns with the particular circumstances in which each scenario is unfolding. The Hybrid…

Russia Is Responsible for Armenia’s Rapprochements with Azerbaijan & Turkey

Russia Is Responsible for Armenia’s Rapprochements with Azerbaijan & Turkey

Looking forward, there are plenty of reasons to be cautiously optimistic even if the talks between those parties fail to achieve anything of tangible significance in the short term. What’s most important is that the peacemaking process has finally begun due to Russia’s positive influence over Armenia. The geopolitics of the strategically located South Caucasus…

The Zangezur Corridor Is the ECO’s Most Strategic Project

The Zangezur Corridor Is the ECO’s Most Strategic Project

To oppose the Zangezur Corridor is to oppose China and Russia’s multipolar vision. It also suggests that one has fallen for self-interested forces’ fake news campaigns against this multilaterally beneficial project. The Economic Cooperation Organization (ECO) has the chance to breathe new life into this unperforming but nevertheless immensely promising regional integration bloc by taking…

New Great Game in the Caucasus and Central Asia

New Great Game in the Caucasus and Central Asia

The Eurasian chessboard is in non-stop motion at dizzying speed. After the Afghanistan shock, we’re all aware of the progressive interconnection of the Belt and Road Initiative, the Eurasia Economic Union (EAEU) and the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO), and of the preeminent roles played by Russia, China and Iran. These are the pillars of the…

Azerbaijani-Iranian Tensions Will Have Far-Reaching Consequences for Eurasia

Azerbaijani-Iranian Tensions Will Have Far-Reaching Consequences for Eurasia

Their problems prove that the common cause of Eurasian integration is a lot more difficult to achieve than to discuss. Tensions recently spiked between Azerbaijan and Iran after the latter commenced military drills close to their border accompanied by harsh rhetoric from its officials. This includes Supreme Leader Khamenei’s Twitter account posting such messages as:…

Moscow’s Role in Azerbaijan Victory

Moscow’s Role in Azerbaijan Victory

After Azerbaijan regained control over Nagorno-Karabakh territory, analysts began to notice Turkey’s increasing effectiveness both in the Caucasus region and more broadly in Central Asia. Erdogan began to strengthen his presence in Turkish states again, he began to assert Turkish interests in Georgia, he set his sights on Afghanistan, where a significant part of the…