2016 | 12 | 1 | 83-94
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Russia’s backyard – unresolved conflicts in the Caucasus

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The Caucasus played a prominent role in the Russian foreign policy for a long time, which has not changed since the dissolution of the Soviet Union. Beginning with four general hypothesis about Russia’s interests in its “near abroad” the essays gives an insights in the current status and developments in the relations between Russia and its southern neighbors Armenia, Georgia and Azerbaijan. A special focus is on the frozen conflicts in South Ossetia and Naghorno-Karabakh and Russia’s role in these conflicts.
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  • Research fellow at the Institute of East European Studies at Free University in Berlin
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