Vox Opinion: Why Russian officials see a color revolution in Armenia?

Yesterday’s reaction of some important Russian officials to the events in Yerevan shows us how paranoid the establishment in Moscow has become. Just three days of protests motivated by purely economic reasons were enough to spark these hasty comments “coloring” the protests in Armenia. Firstly, we should be aware that these messages are aimed mostly at the Russian society and serve largely for internal consumption. Such … Read more…

Russia and Turkey, a story of hard love?

The relationship between Turkey and Russia has an extensive, rich, and tumultuous history. Successors of two powerful empires which defined for centuries the geopolitics of Eastern Europe, the Balkans, and the Middle East, the two countries speak of each other as of “partners” today. However, with the exception of the most recent 15 years of improving ties, the overall bilateral relationship has been marked by … Read more…