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Webinar: Crisis in Armenia’s Russia-Only Security Doctrine Part II

Join regional experts Lilit Gevorgyan and Armen Kharazian for “PART II: CRISIS IN ARMENIA’S RUSSIA-ONLY SECURITY DOCTRINE” – the second in the What’s Next series of discussions on the post-war Armenian reality.

Gevorgyan and Kharazian will frame the 44-day catastrophe and its aftermath within a wider context to help better understand the contours of a world where Russian and Armenian interests might diverge on fundamental issues.

Topics to be covered:

• Key Armenia-Russia security, defense and border protection treaties; collective security arrangements under Russia-led military bloc CSTO

• The application of Armenia-Russia security treaties during the 44-Day War; consequences of the 2016 transfer of air defense capabilities to Russia

• Armenia-Russia border protections treaties and Azerbaijan’s creeping annexation of Armenian territories

• Armenia’s quality of governance and policy-making and its impact on the country’s national security

• Armenia’s future under the “Russia-centered” security doctrine: opportunities and risks

• What can be done to mitigate current risks and manage future crises

Register now to participate in this timely discussion.

This event is sponsored by:

Ararat-Eskijian Museum
Armenian Bar Association
Armenian Democratic Liberal Party-Ramgavars
Armenian Network of America-Greater NY
Daughters of Vartan-Sahaganoush Otyag
Justice Armenia
Knights of Vartan-Bakradouny Lodge
National Association for Armenian Studies and Research (NAASR)-Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation Lecture Series on Contemporary Armenian Issues
St. Leon Armenian Church

VIDEO: A Master Plan? Russo-Azeri Strategy for Armenian Pacification

FAIRLAWN, NEW JERSEY – On Wednesday, June 30, National Association for Armenian Studies and Research (NAASR) hosted a webinar with expert analysts Lilit Gevorgyan and Armen Kharazian, entitled “A Master Plan? Russo-Azeri Strategy for Armenian Pacification.”

The analysts discusses the shifting sands of Armenia’s defense architecture, the logic and driving factors of Russia’s realignment with Azerbaijani state-building and economic regional initiatives, the foundation and impact of a shared Russo-Azeri vision that is unfolding in real time to achieve far-reaching objectives, continued Russian and Azeri challenges to post-war sovereignty in Artsakh and the Republic of Armenia, and much more.

This event was co-sponsored by the following organizations: Ararat-Eskijian Museum Armenian Bar Association; Armenian Democratic Liberal Party/Ramgavars; Armenian Network of America-Greater NY; Daughters of Vartan-Sahaganoush Otyag; Justice Armenia; Knights of Vartan-Bakradouny Lodge; National Association for Armenian Studies and Research NAASR / Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation Lecture Series on Contemporary Armenian Issues; and St. Leon Armenian Church.