Russian Foreign Ministry Representative Maria Zakharova today stated that Azerbaijan is adamant that Armenia hand over all maps of minefields in Karabakh and that Moscow favors resolving the issue without preconditions.
Russian Foreign Ministry Representative Maria Zakharova today reaffirmed Moscow’s readiness to offer technical advice to jump start the demarcation of sections of the Armenia-Azerbaijan border.
Russian Presidential Press Secretary Dmitry Peskov announced that no agreement to send another detachment of Russian peacekeepers to Karabakh will be signed at today’s Moscow meeting of Russian President Vladimir Putin and Acting Armenian PM Nikol Pa
Armenia’s representative to the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) Yeghishe Kirakosyan reported today that the ECHR has rejected a petition filed by Armenia to obligate Azerbaijan to suspend the ongoing trials of Armenian POWs.
Citing security risks, the Armenian government plans to restrict the publication of certain personal and state data stemming from last year’s Karabakh war it deems sensitive, arguing that such information might be used in economic and political analy
Peter Maurer also stressed that this year the Red Cross has increased the funding of its mission in Nagorno-Karabakh fivefold to € 50 million.
Russian President Vladimir Putin, during the annual Direct Line with Vladimir Putin TV program, said that the population of Nagorno Karabakh cannot live in “constant anxiety” and called on all parties to the conflict to strive to live in “peace and f
Former Armenian President Robert Kocharyan, whose Hayastan (Armenia) Bloc cam in a distant second in last week’s snap parliamentary election, today predicted that another snap election would take place in eighteen months because Nikol Pashinyan’s gov
Three political forces will be represented in the new parliament: Civil Contract Party, Armenia Alliance, and the I Have Honor Alliance.
"We see that [Acting Prime Minister Nikol] Pashinyan's party won a convincing victory. We congratulate the Armenian people on their choice," Peskov noted, adding that Armenia is Russia's closest ally and partner.
Kocharyan, stressing that Armenia faces serious security issues, said, “Parallel with making the RA Armed Forces efficient again, we must also try to modernize the Russian military presence in Armenia."
In a lengthy interview today with RIA Novosti, former Armenian President Robert Kocharyan, running for the post of prime minister, said Armenia’s defeat in last year’s war prompted him to return to politics.
Former Armenian President Robert Kocharyan, running for the post of prime minister on the Hayastan (Armenia) Alliance slate, today said that the country needs a national air carrier and that not having one negatively impacted the Armenian war effort
Saghatelyan wrote that while Pashinyan “deserves being shot” for his crimes, there will be no physical retribution against him given that “we don’t live in a jungle”.
During an Armenia Alliance campaign rally in Goris today, former Chief of the General Staff of the Armenian Armed Forces Yuri Khachaturov said that blatant mistakes led to the Armenian defeat in last year’s Karabakh war.
Aram Vardevanyan, who heads the alliance’s campaign office, accused the government of holding back state subsidies in 2020 and distributing them on the eve of the election.
The two presidents, according to a Kremlin statement, agreed that the issue should be resolved exclusively through political-diplomatic means.
Russia says it will assist Armenia and Azerbaijan to demarcate any disputed borders between the two countries.
Paul Gavan (Ireland, UEL) will visit Armenia on behalf of the Committee on Migration, Refugees and Population of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE) from 19 to 22 May 2021, to gather information for his report on "The humanitar
Russia will send observers to monitor the June 20 snap parliamentary election in Armenia as part of the OSCE Office for Democratic Institutions and Human Rights (ODIHR) mission, this according to Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Andrei Rudenko.
Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov today told reporters in Moscow that Acting Armenian PM Nikol Pashinyan did not ask for Russian assistance regarding the Syunik boder stand-off during his telephone conversation late last night with Russian President Vl
Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov and his Azerbaijani counterpart Jeyhun Bayramov today, by telephone, discussed the situation along the Armenian-Azerbaijani border.
Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov, during a meeting today with his Azerbaijani counterpart Jeyhun Bayramov in Baku, said that Moscow “aims to fully and conscientiously implement all the agreements reached on the Nagorno Karabakh conflict.”
Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov will pay a working visit to Yerevan on April 5-6 and to Baku on May 10-11 and will hold talks with the leaders of Armenia and Azerbaijan on a wide range of issues of bilateral regional cooperation, as well as co
Armenia’s Police has signed a contract to pay 467 million drams ($898,000) to a company to paint road markings on Yerevan streets.
Armenian weightlifter Samvel Gasparyan, from Armenia, was crowned champion in the 102 kg weight category at the European Weightlifting Championships in Moscow today.
Today, a hraparak.am correspondent caught up with Rustam Muradov, who commands Russian peacekeeping contingent in Nagorno Karabakh, in the parking lot of the Radisson Blu Hotel in Yerevan.
Arif Yunosov, an Azerbaijani author, historian and human rights activist now living in the Netherlands due to political persecution in his home country, is optimistic about the Karabakh peace process.
Russia has rejected a recent Azerbaijani claim that Armenian military forces fired two Iskander ballistic missiles on in the Artsakh town of Shushi during last year’s war.
Gevorgyan claimed that Pashinyan had not been properly informed on the missile issue.
Dmitry Peskov, Spokesman for the President of the Russian Federation, during an interview with the Russian newspaper Argumenty i Fakty (Arguments and Facts) said that Russia has good relations with Armenia and Azerbaijan and that everyone should reme
Armenian PM Nikol Pashinyan, during a meeting with residents of the Aragatzotn town of Nerkin Bazmaberd, argued that the opening of transit routes in Transcaucasia would positively impact Armenia’s economy.
Russian natural gas will be supplied to Armenia via Azerbaijan, instead of through Georgia, for a short time according to an agreement reached yesterday between the Russian company Gazprom Export and the State Oil Company of Azerbaijan (SOCAR).
Russian Foreign Ministry Spokesperson Maria Zakharova believes that the forthcoming military exercises of the Azerbaijani Armed Forces will not create problems for stability and security in the region.
Russian Foreign Ministry Spokeswoman Maria Zakharova, during an interview today with Gavarit Moskva (Moscow Speaks) radio station, said that Russia will not play a mediating role in Armenia’s domestic affairs.
The demonstrators requested meetings with the ambassadors to discuss their plight and the atrocities committed by Azerbaijani armed forces during last year’s war.
Since November 23, 2020, Russian sappers have cleared 1,548 hectares of land, 484 km of roads, 1,524 residential buildings, including 30 objects of social significance, from unexploded ordnance.
Captain Taron Nikoghosyan died on October 9 in the village of Ishkhanadzor in the Kashatagh region of Artsakh. His body has not yet been found. He was 28 years old.
Russian peacekeepers have used the Russian Orlan-10 and Israeli Searcher (Russian name: Forpost) unmanned aerial vehicles.
On January 30, 2021, officers of the National Security Service of Armenia (NSS) arrested two servicemen of the Azerbaijani Armed Forces in the village of Tegh, in the country’s southern Syunik Province.
The staff of the joint center, which consists equally of representatives of the Russian and Turkish sides, will monitor the situation by means of unmanned aerial vehicles.
At the World economic Forum in Davos, Russian President Vladimir Putin called on the international community to provide humanitarian assistance to Nagorno Karabakh.
Armenia is thinking about cutting the number of Christmas and New Year’s holidays and getting people back to work.
The Ministry of Justice of Armenia has submitted for public discussion a package of draft laws related to the Law on Making Amendments to the Law on Government Structure and Activities that envisages the formation of a Ministry of Internal Affairs (M
Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov, at a press conference today, rejected rumors that Russia plans to annex Karabakh, describing them as “exotic”.
Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov, at a Moscow press conference today, said that Russian, Armenian and Azerbaijani military officials are compiling lists of POWs for future exchange.
Doctors have begun vaccinating Russian peacekeepers stationed in Karabakh with the Sputnik V coronavirus vaccine.
Following today’s trilateral meeting in Moscow attended by Armenian Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan, Russian President Vladimir Putin and Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev, Pashinyan told reporters that no solution had been reached on the POW issue.
During today’s meeting in Moscow between Armenian Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan and Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev, Russian President Vladimir Putin announced that a special trilateral working group will deal with the issues of unblocking econom