Einträge von Sergey MARKEDONOV

ISP Working Paper | The Nagorno-Karabakh Conflict: Escalating Violence and Security Risks

New military escalation in Nagorno-Karabakh has again drawn attention to the situation in the Caucasus region. The Armenian-Azerbaijani conflict is not a new phenomenon in international politics. Many of its elements, such as the positions of the opposing sides themselves, as well as approaches of actors engaged in the peace settlement process, are well known. […]

ISP Working Paper | The COVID-19 Pandemic: Impact for the Post-Soviet Space and Russia’s Aspirations

The COVID-19 pandemic, which has become the largest global challenge of the current time, has had a significant impact on the post-Soviet countries. In order to understand the extent of its influence on socio-political and socio-economic processes in the CIS countries and in Georgia adequately it is necessary to estimate how the pandemic has changed […]

Russia and Georgia: Seeking a New Agenda

The Soviet Union’s dissolution fundamentally altered the geopolitics of the South Caucasus, by turning the former constituent republics of the USSR into independent states and hence, also autonomous regional and international actors, bent on defining their own specific national interests and foreign policy priorities. The emergence of these new republics also changed the nature of […]

Russland und die Ukraine. Eine Normalisierung in Sicht?

Aus dem Russischen von Alexander Dubowy Seit dem Euro-Maidan und der sogenannten „Revolution der Würde“ wurde die Ukraine zu einem der zentralen Themen für die russische Außenpolitik. Zum gegenwärtigen Zeitpunkt stellt die Ukrainefrage für Moskau ein multidimensionales Problem dar. An Hauptdimensionen sind hierbei zu nennen: Aufbau bilateraler Beziehungen zur Ukraine unter der Voraussetzung einer systemischen […]