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RSC SENIOR ANALYST ASSESSES OUTLOOK FOR U.S. POLICY TOWARD UKRAINE

In an interview with Kseniya Kirillova from the Russian-language version of Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty (RFE/RL) Ukrainian Service, Krym.Realii, RSC Senior Analyst David Shahnazaryan assessed the broader implications for U.S. policy toward Ukraine and Eurasia.  The interview was republished in Armenian by the daily newspaper “Aravot” (www.aravot.am/2016/11/22/829484/) and was also cited in a post by noted American analyst and former U.S. State Department official Paul Goble on his “Window on Eurasia” blog.

http://windowoneurasia2.blogspot.am/2016/11/kremlin-is-eventually-going-to-wish.html

http://ru.krymr.com/a/28130633.html

RSC ON KARABAKH FOR THE MOSCOW TIMES

RSC Director Richard Giragosian was cited by “The Moscow Times” in an article by Matthew Bodner assessing the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict. The article was published on 21 November and entitled, “Russia Emerges as Winner in Arms Race between Armenia and Azerbaijan.

With negotiations over the region at a standstill, Moscow has a novel solution to conflict prevention: arm both sides.”

https://themoscowtimes.com/articles/russias-answer-to-nagorno-karabakh-mutually-assured-destruction-56224

RSC CRITICAL OF PROPOSED TAX IDEA BY ARMENIAN DEFENSE MINISTRY

In an interview with the Armenian “Lragir” news agency, RSC Analyst Mikayel Zolyan criticized the recent “1000 dram” fundraising drive by the Armenian Ministry of Defense through the imposition of a new “tax” on Armenian citizens as an unwarranted case of “extortion of the population.”

http://www.lragir.am/index/arm/0/interview/view/143033

RSC INTERVIEW ON IMPACT ON GEORGIA OF ARMENIAN-RUSSIAN JOINT FORCE

In an interview with Diana Museliani of the Tbilisi-based Georgian “Accent News Agency,” RSC Director Richard Giragosian focuses on the implications for Georgia and the region from the recent move to form “joint” Armenian-Russian unit command, and with a wider assessment of Armenian-Russian relations.

http://accent.com.ge/en/news/details/25307

RSC ANALYST ASSESSES THE ARMENIAN POLITICAL OPPOSITION

In an interview with the “Gala TV,” RSC Analyst Mikayel Zolyan commented on the Armenian political opposition, arguing that “the opposition needs to create a wider popular movement if it sincerely seeks a change in government.”

http://galatv.am/hy/news/170218/