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Author Chrysanthopoulos, Leonidas Themistocles, 1946-

Title Caucasus chronicles : nation-building and diplomacy in Armenia, 1993-1994 / Leonidas T. Chrysanthopoulos.

Imprint Princeton, NJ : Gomidas Institute Books, c2002.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library Glendale History Room Reference    956.62 CHR    Available
 GDL Central Library Non-Fiction    956.62 CHR    Available
Description 180 p., [8] p. of plates : ill., map ; 24 cm.
Series Contemporary Armenia ; 1
Contemporary Armenia; no. 1.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents A difficult mission Armenia in 1993 -- The Nagorno-Karabakh conflict -- The never-ending preparations -- Greek-Armenian relations develop as the embassy opens -- The agony of Armenia -- Relations between Armenia and Turkey in 1993 -- Developing nilateral relations--Armenia's strategy on Nagorno-Karabakh -- Nagorno-Karabakh forces take over Aghdam -- Relations between Armenia and the European Union -- Interlude: The Genocide Memorial, the Monument to the Battle of Sardarabad, Garni, and the Geghart Monastery -- Return to the present: United States views on the situation in the region, humanitarian assistance arrives from Greece, tension increases between Armenia and Azerbaijan -- The Greeks of Armenia -- Greek-Armenian relations consolidate as the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict spreads to Fizuli -- Moscow--Athens -- The Moscow events of October 1993 and their potential implications for Armenia -- International efforts to solve the Karabagh conflict continue -- Ejmiadzin: The seat of the Armenian Catholicosate -- Ani--Gyumri--Yaghdan -- The deteriorating situation in Georgia and its implications for Armenia -- No progress in international efforts to resolve the Karabagh conflict -- Interlude -- Athens: New team in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs -- The cease-fire collapses as the Nagorno-Karabakh forces occupy southeastern Azerbaijan -- Adventure in the caucasus -- Business as usual -- Artistic interlude -- Winter arrives as work continues -- Armenia adopts a national currency amidst a eeteriorating economic situation -- Developments in the Karabagh issue--The Kazimirov incident -- Winter interlude--Athens--Perilous return to Yerevan -- Azerbaijan launches its winter offensive against Nagorno-Karabakh -- A frustrating interlude -- The military conflict continues unabated as international efforts to impose a cease-fire fail--Visit to the northeast frontier of Armenia -- The Kurds of Armenia -- Operation "Flame of Hope" -- The nuclear power plant at Metzamor -- Russia's peace initiative collapses--Baku's winter offensive peters out--Direct contacts between Armenia and Turkey -- Last interlude -- Armenia farewell.
Subject Chrysanthopoulos, Leonidas Themistocles, 1946-
Armenia (Republic) -- History -- 1991-
Armenia (Republic) -- Foreign relations -- Greece.
Greece -- Foreign relations -- Armenia (Republic).
Armenia (Republic) -- Description and travel.
ISBN 1884630057 (hc) : $29.95
9781884630057 (hc)

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