Vladimir Yevseyev

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Russian-US tensions will not affect Caucasus – Vladimir Yevseyev

Russian-US tensions will not affect Caucasus – Vladimir Yevseyev

Escalating tensions between Russia and the US would not affect the conflicts in the South Caucasus. They are determined, firstly, by internal regional factors, Vladimir Yevseyev, Director of the Center for Socio-Political Studies, told Vestnik Kavkaza. The expert believes that conflicts between Georgia, Abkhazia and South Ossetia, as well as the Armenian-Azerbaijani Nagorno-Karabakh conflict, would maintain their status quo.

Platform for dialogue should be built when sides are ready for dialogue – expert

Platform for dialogue should be built when sides are ready for dialogue – expert

Vestnik Kavkaza reported earlier that Turkish and French Foreign Ministers Ahmet Davutoglu and Alain Juppe had had a meeting at which the Turkish side confirmed its readiness to establish a commission with Armenia to study the events of 1915. France proposed its mediation in the process. Alain Juppe said that the events of 1915 are a very sensitive issue both for Armenians and Turks.

Russian expert: Iran doesn’t currently pose any military threat whatsoever

Russian expert: Iran doesn’t currently pose any military threat whatsoever

The United States is expecting Iran to answer the serious questions raised by the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) report in the coming days, U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton told a press briefing on Friday. On Tuesday, IAEA Director General Yukiya Amano circulated an updated report on Iran for consideration at the meeting of the IAEA Board of Governors. According to Russian expert Vladimir Yevseyev, new sanctions against Iran have no solid reason, as the report didn’t provide any new verified data

Vladimir Yevseyev: CSTO cannot be used for settlement of the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict

Vladimir Yevseyev: CSTO cannot be used for settlement of the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict

Last week two important events devoted to settlement of the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict were held in Moscow. The director of the Russian Centre of Social and Political Research, Vladimir Yevseyev, commented on effectiveness of approaches suggested in these discussions in the interview to VK.-    Recently presentation of the book Conceptual basics of recovery of the post-conflict territories of Azerbaijan has taken place. What do you think about such approach of Azerbaijan: a recovery plan of the regions, which are occupied at the moment?

Vladimir Yevseyev: Russia won’t give up on Bashar Assad

Vladimir Yevseyev: Russia won’t give up on Bashar Assad

Last week was rich in important events: discussions on American radar deployment in Turkey, Russia and China vetoing the UN resolution on Syria, the first visit of French President Nicolas Sarkozy to the South Caucasus, new developments in the Turkish-Israeli conflict. Vladimir Yevseyev, Director of the Russian Center for Socio-Political Studies, agreed to comment on these events for VK.

Moscow State University rounds up 20 years of Russian-Armenian relations

Moscow State University rounds up 20 years of Russian-Armenian relations

The Moscow State University of M.V. Lomonosov held a round-table discussion to mark the 20th anniversary of Armenia's Independence. The main topics for discussion were diplomacy, politics, the economy and cultural cooperation with Russia. Yerevan is a Russian ally in the Trans-Caucasus.