Brief: Russian Troops Deploy to Nagorno-Karabakh
Tuesday’s cease-fire deal is a strategic victory for the Kremlin.
Background: Since September, Armenia and Azerbaijan have been engaged in the latest round of fighting over Nagorno-Karabakh. Russia, Turkey and Iran all have interests in the strategically important region located in the South Caucasus. Russia, which sees it as part of its critical buffer zone, has been balancing between the two sides, while Turkey is […]