Displaced from Karabakh watch reconstruction process with hope, concern

Heydar Isayev of Eurasianet October 6, 2022

Azerbaijani IDPs are eager to return home. But they are uncertain about how their new lives are going to look.

Armenia’s Pashinyan, Turkey’s Erdogan set for unprecedented face-to-face Prague meeting

Ani Mejlumyan in Yerevan October 6, 2022

Encounter is “huge” says analyst. However, hopes for a breakthrough in resolving Armenia-Azerbaijan conflict are low.

Armenia reacts with outrage to another video of apparent Azerbaijani war crimes

Ani Mejlumyan in Yerevan October 3, 2022

In the video Azerbaijani soldiers are apparently executing six Armenian POWs during its invasion on September 13-14.

More pain stored up for Emerging Europe in 2023

bne IntelliNews September 29, 2022

Government efforts to shield populations from the energy crisis and rampant inflation have shifted the economic impact to next year, says the EBRD as it downgrades GDP growth forecasts for 2023.

Azerbaijani offensive leaves Armenia shaken

Neil Hauer in Sotk September 23, 2022

The attacks marked the first time in the three-decade conflict that such heavy fighting has taken place on the territory of Armenia itself.

Russian media airing increasingly Armenia-sceptic narrative

Ani Mejlumyan of Eurasianet September 23, 2022

Armenians could usually rely on favourable coverage from the media of its strategic ally. Following another escalation, that no longer seems to be the case.

Baku angered by Pelosi's comments about its 'illegal and deadly' invasion of Armenia

Cavid Aga in Baku, Ani Mejlumyan in Yerevan September 19, 2022

"Pelosi's baseless and unfair accusations against Azerbaijan are unacceptable," says Azerbaijani foreign ministry.

PANNIER: Putin arrived with little to offer an SCO summit that showed no real clout

Bruce Pannier in Prague September 18, 2022

Disparate interests of organisation’s member nations meant many major issues of the day could not even be discussed. But there was only one dominant member: China.

For Armenians, CSTO is missing in action

Ani Mejlumyan in Yerevan for Eurasianet September 16, 2022

The Russia-led security bloc is supposed to oblige members to come to one another’s defence. But its response so far to Azerbaijan’s attack on Armenia has been anaemic.

CAUCASUS BLOG: Azerbaijan knows that power is power

Ani Mejlumyan in Yerevan September 15, 2022

Baku wants to use the new balance of power in the South Caucasus to dictate the terms of any peace deal, and appears to be testing Moscow’s willingness to keep the peace in the region.

COMMENT: Armenia-Azerbaijan military escalation is a test for Russian status quo in the region

Denis Cenusa September 15, 2022

The new outbreak of fighting tests Russia's relevance in maintaining peace and stability in the South Caucasus and could endanger its growing alliance with Turkey.

PANNIER: At Shanghai Cooperation Organisation summit, watch the action on the sidelines

Bruce Pannier in Prague September 13, 2022

Most important discussions and agreements at Samarkand gathering likely to concern regional connectivity, and the odd men out are Russia and Belarus.

Armenia appeals to Russia for military support

Ani Mejlumyan in Yerevan September 13, 2022

Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan also requested assistance from the Russian-led Collective Security Treaty Organisation.

Major clashes break out along Azerbaijani-Armenian border

Cavid Aga in Baku September 12, 2022

Fears once more raised of a return to a larger confrontation.

Armenia’s trade with Russia raises questions about re-exports

Ani Mejlumyan for Eurasianet August 31, 2022

A lack of detailed data means that it is difficult to measure what a 49% increase in exports to Russia means. But the country’s partners in Europe and the US are watching.

Fighting resumes in Nagorno-Karabakh

Ani Mejlumyan in Yerevan, Cavid Aga in Baku August 4, 2022

Russian peacekeepers blame Azerbaijan for violating the ceasefire.

Azerbaijan starts post-war resettlement in Karabakh

Heydar Isayev for Eurasianet July 21, 2022

The first 10 families moved this week into a designated “smart village” in territory Azerbaijan retook during the 2020 war with Armenia.