On 12 January, Arif Yunus, the distinguished Azerbaijani scholar, will celebrate his 60th birthday in a prison cell.
2014 was a year of crisis. Ebola, ISIS, and Donbas are now part of the global lexicon. Eurasia Outlook experts weigh in on how crises on Russia’s periphery affected the country, and what these developments mean for Moscow in 2015.
2014 has seen violent flare ups in Nagorny Karabakh, as Azerbaijani and Armenian forces have engaged in skirmishes across the ceasefire line. The international negotiations process has come under renewed pressure.
In the new ideological cleavage that has opened up between Vladimir Putin’s Russia and Western countries, one idea divides them like no other: the meaning of regime change.
As tensions flare in the South Caucasus, Swiss diplomats continue to play a critical role in ongoing negotiations.
One hundred years on, the facts of the Armenian genocide of 1915 are not in dispute. But the word genocide itself has become an obstruction to rapprochement between Armenians and Turks.
As Russia and the West enter a period of prolonged mutual resentment and distrust, the post-Soviet space remains the most volatile issue in their relationship.
The shooting down of an Armenian helicopter on the ceasefire line of the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict zone is the worst incident of its kind in over 20 years.
The Ukrainian crisis has shown to the South Caucasian states that deciding between European and Eurasian integration comes at a high price, but that indecisiveness is an even worse path.
The list of countries wanting to take advantage of Western sanctions to boost their food exports to Russia has nothing in common but the desire to gain a new market.