Summit of the Organization of Turkic States

The first summit of the Organization of Turkic States (OTS), which includes Azerbaijan, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Turkey and Uzbekistan, was held in Samarkand on November 11-12,2022. Hungary and Turkmenistan participate as observers. Experts note that the influence of the member countries of the association is growing, as is the influence of Turkey and the ideas of the pan-Turkic world. Let’s take a moment to consider the name of this organization. In the Russian version, the term “Turkic” (тюркских) is used in the name of the association of these states, which distinguishes it from “Turkish”(турецких). In other words, when we talk about […]

Fragment of speech by deputy of the National Assembly of Armenia Armen Khachatryan in St. Petersburg

in Armenian – https://crossroadorg.info/hy/khachatryan-18-10-2022-hy/ in Russian – https://crossroadorg.info/khachatryan-18-10-2022/ On October 18-21, 2022, the Conference of Chairmen of the Defense and Security Committees of the Parliaments of the Collective Security Treaty Organization (CSTO) States was held in St. Petersburg, Russia. Below is a fragment from the speech of the deputy of the National Assembly of Armenia Armen Khachatryan, translated by “Crossroad” (Khachmeruk) in English. Full text in Armenian – here.

Second day of the International scientific conference “History textbook for the future. A new look” – September 30, 2022

in Russian – https://crossroadorg.info/textbook-30-9-2022/ On September 29-30, 2022 in St. Petersburg (Russia) at the St. Petersburg Institute of history of the Russian Academy of sciences took place the International scientific conference “A History Textbook for the Future. A New Look”. More about the conference – here. Below is a report from the second day of the conference on September 30th. About the first day – here.

First day of the International scientific conference “History textbook for the future. A new look” – September 29, 2022

in Russian – https://crossroadorg.info/textbook-29-9-2022/ On September 29-30, 2022 in St. Petersburg (Russia) at the St. Petersburg Institute of history of the Russian Academy of sciences took place the International scientific conference “A History Textbook for the Future. A New Look”. More about the conference – here. Below is a report from the first day of the conference on September 29th. About the second day – here.

Arayik Stepanyan. Russophobia is not in Armenia, but in Moscow. The goal of Russophobes in Moscow is to stir up Russophobia throughout the former Soviet Union

in Russian – http://crossroadorg.info/stepanyan-27-9-2022/ Arayik Stepanyan spoke on Russian policy in Transcaucasia in TV show “Point of  view” on September 27, 2022. Host of the show – Dmitry Agranovsky. Below is a video with translation in Russian as well as a text by “Crossroad”.

Section 907 of the United States Freedom Support Act (1992)

in Russian – http://crossroadorg.info/section-907/ The FREEDOM Support Act of 1992 (Freedom for Russia and Emerging Eurasian Democracies and Open Markets Support Act, FSA, HR 282) is an act passed by the United States Congress. Section 907 of the United States Freedom Support Act bans any kind of direct United States aid to the Azerbaijani government. This ban made Azerbaijan the only post-Soviet state not to receive direct aid from the United States government to facilitate economic and political stability.[1] Source:  Wikipedia

Legal issues of the Karabakh conflict. About the status of Artsakh, on the territorial integrity of Azerbaijan and its claims to Nagorno-Karabakh and the territory of the sovereign Republic of Armenia.

The Karabakh war of 2020 ended with a truce in November of the same year and the introduction of Russian peacekeepers into the region. But one of the key problems, the issue of the status of Nagorno-Karabakh, remained outside the framework of the document, according to which a truce was reached. Added to this was the seizure of a number of territories of the sovereign Republic of Armenia by Azerbaijan in May 2021, accompanied by ongoing local hostilities with the killed and wounded. The issues indicated as the subject of consideration have historical, political, legal, economic and humanitarian aspects. One cannot but agree […]

Position of the Coordinating Council of Russian-Armenian Organizations regarding meeting on June 4, 2022 in Yerevan about Pan-Armenian Forum

in Russian – http://crossroadorg.info/spyurq-4-6-2022/ On June 4, 2022, within the framework of the “Unity Platform” initiative, a meeting-consultation of representatives of dozens of organizations and experts was held in Yerevan – https://www.armspb.org/post/spyurq-4-6-2022

Alexandr Sherin: Turkey has never been, is not and will not be a friendly state to us, as well as those who are in military alliance with Turkey

in Russian – https://crossroadorg.info/sherin-14-4-2022/ On April 14, 2022, former Russian State Duma deputy (from 2014 to 2021) Alexander Sherin spoke about the attitude towards Azerbaijan and Turkey.

Arayik Stepanyan: In Ukraine they use against Russia the experience of the terrorist international, previously tested in a number of countries

in Russian – https://crossroadorg.info/stepanyan-11-4-2022/ April 11, 2022 in the TV program of Dmitry Kulikov “Who is against?” First Vice-President of Russian Academy of geopolitical problems Arayik Stepanyan, from 35:30 on the air, spoke about the tracing of the experience of the terrorist international applied earlier in different countries, now being implemented in Ukraine against Russia. Translation in English by “Crossroad”.

A Special Statement of the CC RAO: 30th anniversary of the massacre of the Armenian population of the Karabakh village of Maragha

in Russian – http://crossroadorg.info/cc-9-4-2022/ In connection with the 30th anniversary of the massacre of the population of the Karabakh village of Maragha, Martakert region of Artsakh (Nagorno-Karabakh), carried out by the armed forces of the Republic of Azerbaijan on April 10, 1992, the Coordinating Council of Russian-Armenian Organizations (CC RAO) issued a special statement on April 9, 2022. We bring to your attention the full text of the Statement. Translation in English by AGA-Tribunal.info.

Arayik Stepanyan: Dirty Western technologies are used in Ukraine, previously tested by the West in the Middle East and Artsakh (Karabakh)

in Russian – https://crossroadorg.info/stepanyan-6-4-2022/ On April 6, 2022, the First Vice-President of the Russian Academy of geopolitical problems Arayik Stepanyan, from 22:40 on the air in the TV program “Time will tell”, gave his assessments on the topic of the provocation of Ukraine in city Bucha as well as on related issues.

Vahan Babakhanyan. On the continuation of the Petersburg initiative in January 2022

in Russian – https://crossroadorg.info/babakhanyan-3-1-2022/ The Armenian world celebrates the second Christmas after the treacherous attack of the terrorist coalition of Azerbaijan, Turkey, Pakistan and jihadists on the Republic of Artsakh in the fall of 2020. Over the past 2020, Azerbaijan has continued the policy and crimes of cultural genocide (culturicide) against Armenian churches and monuments. For more than a year, the Azerbaijani authorities brazenly do not allow UNESCO experts into their territory, but at the same time, UNESCO cynically elected Azerbaijan on December 3, 2021 as a member of the Committee for the Protection of cultural property during the armed […]

Conference “UN responsibility for the protection of the cultural heritage of ancient peoples from cultural genocide”

in Russian – https://crossroadorg.info/conf-2-11-2021/ On November 2-3, 2021, an international online conference “The UN responsibility for the protection of the cultural heritage of ancient peoples from cultural genocide” was held in St. Petersburg, Russia. It was dedicated to the 70th anniversary of the entry into force in 1951 of the UN Convention on the Prevention and Punishment of the Crime of Genocide dated 9.12.1948. Organizers: “Crossroad” public organization of sociological and political science initiatives  https://crossroadorg.info/en/ Ministry of education, science, culture and sports of the Republic of Artsakh http://edu.nk.am/ Public Institute of political and social research of the Black Sea-Caspian region […]

D. Evstafiev about the only choice for Armenia

It is no secret that there is a big gap between the perception of the same events in the public opinion in Armenia, Russia and the Armenian Diaspora. Below is the opinion of one of the leading political scientists in Russia, which may cause an ambiguous reaction. On the other hand, it is possible that such harsh (according to the author, unpleasant) forecasts may be will help and accelerate Armenians to consolidate and develop a wise strategy and agenda in a rapidly changing world. The public organization “Khachmeruk” (Crossroads) regularly holds online discussions on important topics. Below is a publication […]

Case for Azerbaijan and Nagorno Karabakh conflict

in Russian – http://crossroadorg.info/artsakh-1/ Case for Azerbaijan and nagorno Karabakh conflict consists with 5 Sections. Each Section contains recommended articles with references to the sources. Sections: 1 Genocidal image of Turkey, Azerbaijan and jihadists 2 The essence of the Karabakh problem, the image of the conflict, an integrated approach 3 Position in relation to the terrorist war of Azerbaijan and Turkey against the Republic of Artsakh. Geopolitical interests of Russia, the West, the Islamic world and civilizational values 4 Place of the Armenian Highlands and Karabakh on the political map of the world. Support for the independent Republic of Artsakh […]