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RSC ON ARMENIAN GENOCIDE COMMEMORATION

RSC ON ARMENIAN GENOCIDE COMMEMORATION

RSC Director Richard Giragosian offered his brief analysis and commentary related to U.S. President Trump’s “Armenian Remembrance Day” statement issued on April 24.  In comments for Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty’s (RFE/RL) Armenian Service, Azatutyun TV (Ազատություն TV), he chose to offer a different and more provocative stand on Trump’s statement and its failure to use the term genocide.  His comments (dubbed into Armenian), more specifically, actually welcomed that failure as a positive development, for three reasons.

RSC COMMENTS ON “VIDEO SUMMIT” OF ARMENIAN-AZERBAIJANI FOREIGN MINISTERS

RSC COMMENTS ON “VIDEO SUMMIT” OF ARMENIAN-AZERBAIJANI FOREIGN MINISTERS

In comments for an article published by EurasiaNet on 23 April entitled, “Coronavirus quiets fighting between Armenia and Azerbaijan,” RSC Director Richard Giragosian welcomed the “virtual meeting” between Armenian Foreign Minister Zohrab Mnatsakanian and his Azerbaijani counterpart Elmar Mammadyarov on 22 April.

RSC COMMENTS ON KARABAKH ELECTION FOR “EMERGING EUROPE”

RSC COMMENTS ON KARABAKH ELECTION FOR “EMERGING EUROPE”

In comments for Dominik Istrate for his article, “Four takeaways from Nagorno Karabakh’s elections,” published on 2 April by “Emerging Europe,” RSC Director Richard Giragosian focused on the joint parliamentary and presidential election in Nagorno Karabakh (Artsakh).

RSC ASSESSES ELECTIONS IN NAGORNO KARABAKH (ARTSAKH)

RSC ASSESSES ELECTIONS IN NAGORNO KARABAKH (ARTSAKH)

In an assessment highlighting the refreshing, yet still rare case of democracy flourishing and not floundering in the post-Soviet space, the Regional Studies Center (RSC) published an article for the “New Europe” newspaper in Brussels on 2 April entitled, “Elections in Nagorno-Karabakh. don’t dismiss democracy.”

“A NEW CRISIS OF CONFIDENCE IN ARMENIAN FOREIGN POLICY”

“A NEW CRISIS OF CONFIDENCE IN ARMENIAN FOREIGN POLICY”

In the latest analysis of developments in Armenian foreign policy, RSC Director Richard Giragosian co-authored an article with Ellen Hokhikyan in Armenian, entitled “Նոր «վստահության ճգնաժամ» Հայաստանի արտաքին քաղաքականության մեջ” (“A New ‘Crisis of Confidence’ in Armenian Foreign Policy”), that was published on 25 March by the 1in.am electronic news agency.