Iskandaryan: If Armenia and Nagorno-Karabakh fail, this will affect the perception of Russia in the country

PONARS Eurasia
09 Nov 2020

(TASS) Joe Biden announced his victory in the 2020 US presidential election. And although Donald Trump has not yet admitted his defeat and threatens to challenge the results of the vote in court, there is no doubt that a change of administration is coming in the White House. According to US media reports, the future president’s team has already begun to divvy up top jobs, including foreign policy positions. The future of the White House and Biden’s foreign policy plans became the main focus of the Russia media on Monday. Meanwhile, Russian political experts believe a reset in Russian-American relations should not be expected with the appearance of the Biden administration. [...]

In turn, Director of the Caucasus Institute in Yerevan Alexander Iskandaryan noted that there is disillusionment in Armenian society with Moscow's actions. "A lot will depend on how the situation on the frontlines develops. If Armenia and Nagorno-Karabakh fail, this will affect the perception of Russia in the country," Iskandaryan told Kommersant. [...]

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