Russia Seeks Further Expansion of Military and Political Influence in Armenia

Vladimir Putin ordered the government of Russia to start negotiations with Armenia on establishing a joint regional air defense system in the Caucasus region of collective security. It’s goal would be containment of NATO — including Turkey and the Alliance’s aspirant Georgia.


Armen Grigoryan

Note: This piece was originally published by the Jamestown Foundation in the Eurasia Daily Monitor Vol. 12 issue 210, November 18, 2015, and reprinted here with permission of the author.

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