Armenia Turkey discussion 10 March 2023

RSC Director Richard Giragosian participated in an online briefing on the outlook for Armenia-Turkey normalization and broader regional developments on 10 March, moderated by Professor Mitat Celikpala of Kadir Has University in Istanbul and with fellow speakers Tom de Waal of Carnegie and Zaur Shiriyev, the Baku-based analyst for the International Crisis Group (ICG).

The online briefing was sponsored by the Ankara Policy Center (“Ankara Politikalar Merkezi” or APM) and the Istanbul-based Global Relations Forum (GRF or “Global İlişkiler Forumu”).

“The Decline & Demise of the Armenian-Russian Relationship”


As an independent “think tank” in Armenia, the Regional Studies Center (RSC) regularly cooperates and collaborates with institutional partners outside of Armenia.  One such partner is the “Free Russia Foundation,” an international organization supporting civil society and democratic development in Russia.

“Armenia’s Russia Challenge”


As an independent “think tank” in Armenia, the Regional Studies Center (RSC) regularly published analytical articles dealing with a wide range if issues related to Armenia and the South Caucasus region.

RSC Assesses Recent Developments


On Sunday, 8 January, RSC Director Richard Giragosian returned as a guest on the weekly “Sunday Analyst with Hrayr Tamrazian” news program for Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty’s (RFE/RL) Armenian Service Radio Azatutyun.

“Tensions in Nagorno Karabakh,” The World, US National Public Radio


Joining host Daniel Ofman, RSC Director Richard Giragosian offered comments and expressed concern over Azerbaijan’s siege of Nagorno Karabakh, in a report for “The World” public radio news program.