Sarkissian had appeared frustrated by his lack of influence and the way he was left out of key negotiations.
Yerevan will not countenance the adoption by Ankara of any of Baku’s hardline demands as a necessity for any opening of the border.
The interview is thought to be Ilham Aliyev's first major appearance before local media since he succeeded his father in 2003.
Russian leader joins Kazakh president in describing violent unrest as work of foreign-backed terrorist groups
President steps up purge of security agency amid persistent speculation of clash with Nazarbayev clan.
Tokayev seeks to delegitimise protests as “terrorist” but has provided no evidence to back claim that unrest results from foreign plot.
In Kazakhstan the Russian-dominated military alliance is conducting its first military intervention since its foundation 30 years ago.
Moscow-led security alliance of five ex-Soviet states has agreed to send peacekeepers to Kazakhstan where the protests have got beyond the control of the authorities.
Vladislav Zubok’s book Collapse: the fall of the Soviet Union examines the causes of the breakup of the Soviet Union and challenges the view that the collapse was inevitable.
Armenia is now scrambling to improve alternative roads or construct them from scratch after the vital southern highway to Iran was seized by Azerbaijan in last year's war.
Frozen conflicts along contested borders in the former Soviet space have created levers for Russian influence.
The 30 years since the fall of communism show that strong institutions served the transition countries better than a strongman leader — despite a widespread belief to the contrary, found a webinar organised by wiiw.
Many older citizens across the former Soviet Union look back nostalgically to the ‘golden age’ before the transition but few genuinely want a return to socialism.
Azerbaijan ordered to prevent incitement of racial hatred against Armenians and protect Armenian prisoners of war.
The green agenda is dominating the debate today, but the importance of environmental issues is nothing new: 30 years ago it was a green revolution that brought the Soviet Union down.
After last year's war, Armenia’s southernmost province of Syunik is now bordered by Azerbaijan on two sides. Local people fear they are next.
Road renamings celebrate historic Iranian links to the South Caucasus, as well as jailed Shiite group.
Azerbaijan and Armenia agree a ceasefire to end a large-scale Azerbaijani offensive against Armenian territory.
The UN’s COP26 climate conference in Glasgow has seen development banks from around the world come together to outline their contributions to a low-carbon future. Robust financial infrastructure is key to a just and efficient transition.
A new centre-left government in Berlin could help create a two-tier Europe, especially if it promotes rule of law penalties.