Russia holds a special place in Armenian foreign and security policy, just as Armenia plays a unique role in Moscow’s regional Caucasus strategy. This memo analyzes the current state of Russian-Armenian relations, paying special attention to the regional context that affects them. It also contrasts the simplistic perceptions of Russian-Armenian relations that exist in both countries (and abroad) to the complex, multilevel political interaction that exists in reality.
Russian-Armenian Relations: Affection or Pragmatism?
PONARS Eurasia Policy Memo No. 269
by Sergey Minasyan