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Sheehan: U.S. must support Armenian PM in bid to fend off Russia

1 month ago   |   By Boston Herald

For weeks, protests have roiled Armenia. Thousands have marched in the streets calling for Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan to step down. Post-Ukraine, in what Moscow views as its backyard, and with the leading protagonists not only sympathetic but warm to Vladimir Putin's worldview, the crisis should be cause for alarm amongst Western governments - and particularly U.S. officials.
If protesters succeed in ousting Pashinyan, Russian control will once again spread beyond its borders. Unlike Ukraine, it would not be through invasion. Effective annexation would nevertheless be the...
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