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Fears that Moscow cannot be trusted as a guarantor of national security.
Attitudes are often negative, fed by media rhetoric.
Experts say that Armenians can gain politically and economically from increasingly fraught relationship.
Analysts examine new trends as geopolitical context evolves.
Prosecutor Fatou Bensouda says there are reasonable grounds to look into crimes allegedly committed during 2008 conflict.
14 Jan 15
The Kremlin is committing huge resources to extending its influence through spin rather than soldiers.
18 Dec 14
As President Sargsyan stresses economic benefits of joining Russian-led bloc, others fear they are signing up to political union as well.
13 Nov 14
Kazakstan agrees to “coordinate” foreign policy with Moscow. Some read that as “seeking approval”.
22 Oct 14
Moves to curb groups seen as too "political" reflect growing influence of Moscow.
17 Oct 14
Opponents of new regional grouping fear the effects of committing to Russian-dominated economic regulation.
26 Sep 14
Decision to open a branch of Moscow university seen as attempt to strengthen Russia's hand in the country.
24 Sep 14
19 Sep 14
Membership of economic grouping risks distancing Kyrgyzstan from some of its near neighbours.
4 Aug 14
August 2008 conflict resulted in formal Russian recognition of South Ossetian and Abkhazian independence.
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