Topic: Russian invasion of Ukraine 2022

Turkey’s authoritarian president, who plays hardball in domestic and regional politics, has decided to use the same tactics against its Western allies. Turkey has accumulated various grievances against its NATO allies and has chosen the[...]

By Alan Whitehorn In recent years, April has often been described as the month of genocidal mourning for Armenians, Jews and Rwandans. Today we read the stark headlines and watch the horrific images of thousands of Ukrainian civilians[...]

By Jon Schwarz If there is one thing we can say for sure about the governments of the US and Europe, it’s that they sound upset about Russia’s brutalization of Ukraine. President Joe Biden recently called it “genocide.” A[...]

BELMONT, Mass. — On Thursday, March 31, the National Association for Armenian Studies and Research (NAASR) held a virtual panel discussion titled “The Ukraine War and Armenia(ns): Immediate Impacts and Repercussions.” Dr. Vicken[...]

The forthcoming Armenia-Azerbaijan negotiations are the extension of the Armenian-Turkish talks, which started with the assurances that there will be no preconditions. Ankara moved the negotiations to a related field, where pre-conditions[...]

By Fehim Tastekin ISTANBUL (Al-Monitor) — Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan seems to have returned buoyed from the March 24 NATO summit in Brussels, hoping that the Russian war against Ukraine will encourage Western nations to[...]

When people are confronted with crises, with impossible outcomes in sight, they resort to escapism as a defense mechanism, to avoid dealing with that harsh reality. Karabakh faces just such an impossible situation and escapism is no cure.[...]

By Dr. Arshavir Gundjian, C.M. The whole world has been watching with utter dismay for over a month the incredible scenes of the devastating war in Ukraine. A peaceful country, with its national identity, history, monuments, and invincible[...]

YEREVAN — As Russia’s invasion of Ukraine enters its fourth week, its effects are being felt as far away as the Armenian capital. Across downtown Yerevan, a similar scene plays out almost daily as crowds of tall, Slavic-looking people[...]

By Pinar Tremblay ISTANBUL — With Turkey facing a major economic crisis and presidential elections scheduled for June 2023, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan faces a host of challenges. Yet the Turkish leader is a master of crisis[...]