Yerevan Electricity Protests Reach Climax

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Protesters in Armenia deny any political agenda, and political parties abstain from attempts to lead the protest movement, but Russian politicians and media comment ‘ElectricYerevan’ protests with conspiracy-laden messages, linking the protests to the U.S. and Ukraine. (PDF) Armen Grigoryan This piece was originally published by the Jamestown Foundation in the Eurasia Daily Monitor Vol.12 issue 121, June 29, 2015, and reprinted here with permission of the author.

Rethinking conflict transformation and the role of the third party

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Presentation of statement delivered by Mr. Marko Lehti (Tampere Peace Research Institute, University of Tampere, Finland) at the Advanced Research Workshop “Best Practices and Lessons Learned in Conflict Management: NATO, OSCE, EU and Civil Society.” Panel II. Analyzing NATO, OSCE and EU toolbox for conflict management. Bratislava, Slovak Republic, 9 June 2015. (PDF) Marko Lehti

Identification of lessons learned and best practices – Case of Bosnia and Herzegovina

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Presentation of statement delivered by Mr. Kenan Dautovic (Centre for Security Studies, Sarajevo) at the Advanced Research Workshop “Best Practices and Lessons Learned in Conflict Management: NATO, OSCE, EU and Civil Society.” Panel V. Identification of the lessons learned and best practices. Bratislava, Slovak Republic, 10 June 2015. (PDF) Kenan Dautovic

Is Moldova moving towards or away from conflict resolution?

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Presentation of statement delivered by Mr. Mihai Popsoi (Foreign Policy Association of Moldova) at the Advanced Research Workshop “Best Practices and Lessons Learned in Conflict Management: NATO, OSCE, EU and Civil Society.” Panel III. Space for broader engagement of partner countries in CR/M. Bratislava, Slovak Republic, 9 June 2015. (PDF) Mihai Popsoi

Turkey-Armenia Relations after Turkey’s Elections

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The outcome of Turkey’s recent parliamentary elections may partly reduce tensions in relations with Armenia, stopping the mounting hostile rhetoric of recent months. A normalization of bilateral relations should not be expected at this stage, but the trend of increasing cooperation in the humanitarian area, and in culture, tourism, and the media in recent years will likely continue. At the same time, some policies may need to be reassessed in consideration of regional security risks. (PDF) Armen Grigoryan