MOSCOW (PanARMENIAN.Net) — Nikolai Levichev, vice-speaker of the lower house of the Russian parliament, co-author of the bill criminalizing denial of the Armenian Genocide spoke this week to the Haqqin.az Azeri news agency and[...]

YEREVAN (PanARMENIAN.Net) — Russia has deployed seven attack and transport helicopters MI-24 and Mi-8 to reinforce its military base in Armenia, RIA news agency quoted Russian Defense Ministry as saying on Tuesday, December 8.[...]

YEREVAN (ArmeniaNow) — Russian sanctions imposed on Turkey over an incident at the Syrian-Turkish border involving a Russian military plane, will go into effect on January 1, 2016, as a result of which the former will not import frozen[...]

MOSCOW (RFE/RL) — A group of Russian lawmakers have submitted a bill to parliament on holding to account anyone who denies that the 1915 killings of Armenians by Ottoman Turkish forces was a “genocide.” The leader of Russia’s[...]

YEREVAN (ArmeniaNow) — As of the afternoon of Tuesday, November 3, the number of victims in a major bus crash in Russia involving Armenian passengers had risen to 8. According to Armenia’s Ministry of Territorial Administration and[...]

STEPANAKERT (RFE/RL) — A controversial Russian businessman, who had become one of the first Soviet multimillionaires, appears to have settled in Nagorno-Karabagh (Artsakh) with his family after reportedly fleeing Russia for reasons that[...]

By Will Englund TUAPSE, Russia (Washington Post) — The purple Chrysler PT Cruiser sped through the night, barreling around rain-slicked hairpin curves on a clandestine rescue mission. It was 3 a.m. Ahead glared the harsh lights of a[...]

YEREVAN (RFE/RL) — The Armenian parliament has ratified a controversial natural-gas agreement with Moscow amid protests. Opposition lawmakers boycotted the vote on December 23, while the parliamentary majority representing the ruling[...]

YEREVAN (RFE/RL) — Armenia’s parliament is currently discussing President Serge Sargisian’s announcement last week that Armenia intends to join the Russia-led Customs Union. Foreign Minister Eduard Nalbandian has been invited to[...]

By Edmond Y. Azadian When the Turkmenchay Treaty was signed in 1828 between the Russian and Persian Qajar Empires, the Khanate of Yerevan, effectively Eastern Armenia, was ceded to Russia. Armenians celebrated the event as a liberation[...]

MOSCOW (RIA Novosti) — Russia delivered up to $1 billion worth of military equipment to Azerbaijan including tanks, artillery systems and infantry fighting vehicles. The shipments are the result of contracts signed in 2011 and 2012, said[...]