Recent conflicts in former Soviet states demonstrate the ways that Russia's grip in the region has slipped.
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The agreement introduces a number of novel terms that have not previously been included in any cease-fire—all considered successes for Azerbaijan and Russia, but not necessarily for Armenia.
A conversation with journalist Arzu Geybulla.
A war broke out on Sept. 27 in the mountainous region of Nagorno-Karabakh, reigniting a century of conflict between Azerbaijan and Armenia.