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Armenia: Geopolitics, Opposition Protests & War

The Armenaker Kamilion comments on the opinion of a senior radical opposition leader in Armenia that renewed fighting with Azerbaijan over Nagorno Karabakh might be one way for the authorities in Yerevan to declare martial law and end opposition protests which are set to start again on 20 June. The blog examines such speculation in light of concerns that the resumption of hostilities might also serve as a proxy war between Russia and the United States for influence in the South Caucasus.

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