Areg Petrosyan is currently conducting research on the geopolitics of the South Caucasus, as well as broadly exploring the fields of national security and political culture, analyzing contemporary internal politics of the Republic of Armenia and the interconnection within and outside the region. He has published several articles in Noravank Foundation, Diplomatic Academy of Russia, talking points in the Moscow State University (Lomonosov 2020, Lomonosov 2021). At present, he is pursuing his Masters degree in International Relations and Diplomacy at the Russian-Armenian University.
Armenia will be looking to take advantage of its chairmanship of the CSTO to create a new Crisis Response Center. If its supposed allies continue their indifference even at the organizational stage, they should all be asking themselves why they are together in the first place.
Following the 2020 Artsakh War, the creation of a new geopolitical reality in the region by Baku and Ankara opened a "Pandora's Box" forcing the main stakeholders to re-articulate their geopolitical agenda.
After its victory in the 2020 Artsakh War, Azerbaijan started massive restoration projects in the seven conquered regions of the Republic of Artsakh. These projects will undoubtedly impact Armenia.