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Brace for impact – Scenarios for Renewed Hostilities in Nagorno-Karabakh


Richard Giragosian – Yerevan 

For the European Union, the past several years have been marked by a series of unexpected challenges in the security sector.  On the whole, the sheer size and depth of the EU have greatly hindered its capacity for either rapid reaction or robust response to Lire la suite

« Belarus Chronicles » Daily Report from Nikita Taranko Acosta, CREER Analyst



In Belarus since the last elections, Nikita reports daily for the CREER, giving us some valuable information and personal impression on what’s going on in his birth country.

Multi-skilled professional analyst with several areas of expertise, such as international relations, regional analysis of European affairs and research on Lire la suite

Sondage sur l’image de la Russie en France

L’Ours Magazine a publié une étude auprès des Français pour connaître leur image de la Russie, sa culture, sa population. Voici le compte-rendu de cette étude réalisée entre le 28 avril et le 6 mai 2020. Vous vous trouverez ci-dessous le lien vers le sondage complet et les analyses de Lire la suite

Center for Civilians in Conflict : “When Will This All End?”: Voices from Civilians Living in Areas Affected by the Conflict in Eastern Ukraine

It has been four weeks since the first COVID-19 case was registered in Ukraine. The Ukrainian authorities have moved rapidly and robustly to respond to the unprecedented crisis triggered by the pandemic, putting in place measures to tackle what is proving to be the biggest public health challenge in decades. Lire la suite

Turkey to Seek Larger Role in the Black Sea and the South Caucasus

By Emil Avdaliani – Tbilisi 

As Turkey-Russia disagreements intensify in northern Syria, another theater – the Black Sea and the South Caucasus – is starting to play a bigger role in Turkey’s thinking in the coming years. Ankara is likely to increase its military and economic cooperation with Georgia and Lire la suite

South Caucasus’ Role will be overshadowed by the US-Russia Competition Elsewhere in Eurasia

by Emil Avdaliani – Tbilisi

Recent geopolitical developments in Eurasia indicate that the South Caucasus’ relative importance could be overshadowed by West-Russia competition over Belarus, Ukraine and Central Asia. This trend was quite visible during Mike Pompeo’s visit to Belarus, Ukraine, Uzbekistan and Kazakhstan which laid out the US administration’s Lire la suite

Political and Economic interests of Japan in South Caucasus: Perspectives of Cooperation

By Emil Avdaliani – Tbilisi

Though Japan was among the first to recognize the independence of three South Caucasus states, relations with Tbilisi, Yerevan and Baku remained limited in the 1990s. It is only in the 2010s that we saw an increased effort from Tokyo to build deeper economic cooperation. Lire la suite

Russia’s Changing Economic Attitude towards Abkhazia & Tskhinvali Regions

By Emil Avdaliani – Tbilisi 

Looking at the arc of separatist states on the Russian borders, there have recently been interesting developments which might signal a new approach in Moscow’s policies.

Ukraine’s Lugansk and Donetsk, Georgia’s Abkhazia and Tskhinvali regions, Moldova’s Transdnistria region – all these territories were helped and Lire la suite

The effects of the Iranian crisis on Albania and the Balkans

By Luca Mazzacane

During the press conference on the 8th of January, that followed the assassination of Soleimani, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei labelled Albania as a western-backed antagonist country that seeks to interfere with the Islamic Republic and foments the conflict in Iran1. In his speech, Khamenei addressed to Lire la suite

Iran’s Middle East Strategy

By Emil Avdaliani – Tbilisi


A look at the map of the Middle East reveals three major geographic regions: the Anatolian Peninsula (Turkey), the Arabian Peninsula (Saudi Arabia) and the Iranian Plateau (Iran).

All three regions are partially protected by seas, deserts and mountain ranges. All three represent major Lire la suite

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