Russia Hangs Tight in the South Caucasus
The Ukraine war may allow Moscow to loosen its grip here and there, but it’s not letting go.
Last week, European Council chief Charles Michel hosted a meeting between Armenian Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan and Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev on security in the South Caucasus. On the eve of the meeting, U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken also spoke with Pashinyan and Aliyev. Notably, these discussions didn’t include Moscow, the traditional mediator between […]