Armenia-Turkey border opening: what determines the attitude of Armenians?

@article{Grigoryan2019ArmeniaTurkeyBO,
  title={Armenia-Turkey border opening: what determines the attitude of Armenians?},
  author={Aleksandr H. Grigoryan and Knar Khachatryan and Vahram Ter-Matevosyan},
  journal={Caucasus Survey},
  year={2019},
  volume={7},
  pages={25 - 43}
}
ABSTRACT In spite of all previous efforts, the land border between Armenia and Turkey remains closed. Being one of the last reminders of the Cold War era, it significantly hinders the development of Armenia and eastern regions of Turkey. However, a closed border is more than a physical obstacle, as it also shapes the worldview and perceptions of the respective societies. Using the recent survey on “Public Opinion Poll: The Ways for Normalization of Armenian-Turkish Relations”, we identify the… Expand
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