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ALEPPO (Reuters) — Syrian government forces and their allies fought insurgents near Aleppo on Monday, May 9, and jets conducted raids around a nearby town seized by Islamist rebels, a monitoring group said, as Syria’s military said a[...]

YEREVAN (RFE/RL) — Hundreds of Armenians have demonstrated in Yerevan on April 13 against Russian weapon sales to Azerbaijan, claiming the sales led to the outbreak of fighting on April 2 in and around Azerbaijan’s breakaway region of[...]

By Samuel Ramani In February, the Russian air force announced that MiG-29 fighters and other sophisticated aircraft were headed to Armenia, to a Russian base 25 miles from the Turkish border. Moscow promised Yerevan a $200 million weapons[...]

YEREVAN (PanARMENIAN.Net) — Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev will visit Yerevan on April 7 to attend a meeting of the Intergovernmental Council of the Eurasian Economic Union (EEU), the head of Armenia’s government said on[...]

MOSCOW — President Serge Sargisian on March 11 visited Moscow for official talks with Russian President Vladimir Putin. The leaders of the two strategic partner-states discussed a wide range of issues on the agenda of the[...]

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. — In the course of research and writing, Dr. Sonia I. Ketchian of the Davis Center for Russian and Eurasian Studies at Harvard University occasionally comes upon a topic that melds her expertise in Russian language,[...]

PETERSBURG, Russia (Panorama.am) — Russian online hotel booking service provider and travel agency Oktogo.ru has released a list of the most affordable travel destinations in 2015. The list is based on data of hotel bookings from[...]

TEL AVIV (Russia Times) — Israel’s defense minister has alleged that the Islamic State terror group has long been funded with “Turkish money.” “As you know, Daesh (Islamic State, previously ISIS/ISIL) enjoyed Turkish money[...]

GUMRI, Armenia (RFE/RL) — An Armenian judge has refused to move the trial of a Russian soldier accused of murdering an Armenian family of seven from a Russian military base to an Armenian court. Judge Harutyun Movsisian announced his[...]

  MOSCOW (PanARMENIAN.Net) — Responding to an uproar in Armenia, the Russian Orthodox Church clarified on Monday, January 11 the comments of its supreme head, Patriarch Kirill, during a television interview. He did not deny the[...]

ISTANBUL (Today’s Zaman) — As tensions persist between Moscow and Ankara over the downing of a Russian jet on the Syrian border in November, Russia’s Caspian Sea Fleet has begun testing at the Podsolnuh radar station, which[...]