Can Armenia make do without Russia? A conversation with Ron Suny

Professor Ronald Grigor Suny spoke with CivilNet Editor-in-Chief Karen Harutyunyan, analyzing the current state of affairs in the Caucasus and around and comparing them with developments from a century ago.

Ronald Grigor Suny is Professor of History and Political Science at the University of Michigan and Emeritus Professor of Political Science and History at the University of Chicago. He is the author of more than 20 books on Russia and the Soviet Union.

0:00 – In Ukraine, Russia’s rise – or demise?

6:18 – Can Armenia make do without Russia?

9:21 – Will Russia seek to reassert itself in the Caucasus?

15:23 – Russia-Turkey relations: now and 100 years ago.

20:00 – How should Armenia approach Russia in a volatile geopolitical climate?

24:22 – How can Armenia turn its soft power into hard power?