LONDON (Moscow Times) — Arsen Galstyan has become Russia’s first Olympic judo winner since the Soviet collapse, and he dedicated his gold medal to those affected by recent floods in the Krasnodar region. Continue[...]

MOSCOW (Agence France Presse) — One of the legendary Soviet agents of World War II, who infiltrated a British spy school and protected the “Big Three” in the Tehran conference, died at age 87 of cancer here on January 10, Russia’s[...]

YEREVAN (RFE/RL) — The top religious leaders of Armenia, Azerbaijan and Russia have called for a withdrawal of snipers from Karabagh frontlines as a means to stop bloodshed amid more reported casualties in the conflict[...]

ST PETERSBURG (Dow Jones) — Russia and seven other post-Soviet states, including Ukraine, signed an agreement on creating a free-trade zone Tuesday, in another step in Moscow’s drive to rebuild economic ties among former Soviet[...]

MOSCOW (Reuters) — The former vice president of oil group Yukos, Vasily Aleksanyan, died on Monday, October 2, of complications from AIDS, according to reports, a condition that Russian rights activists said was worsened by poor[...]

ASTRAKHAN (RFE/RL) — Officials in Washington and Paris have welcomed the Russian leader’s latest effort on Karabagh to broker an agreement between Armenia and Azerbaijan on the exchange of prisoners of war and bodies of soldiers killed[...]

By Edmond Y. Azadian As Armenia struggles to improve its sluggish economy, threats of war loom at its borders once[...]

YEREVAN (AFP) — Armenia and Russia signed a deal Friday extending the presence of Russian forces here by decades, bolstering Moscow’s military clout in the strategic South Caucasus[...]

By Edmond Y. Azadian Throughout its turbulent history, Armenia almost always has found itself in between a rock and a hard place and has naturally opted for the lesser[...]

MOSCOW (ArmeniaNow) — The death toll of Moscow subway terror attacks of March 29 has reached 39, including an Armenian 17-year-old young woman, Valentina Yeghiazaryan, who died Tuesday in a hospital. The list of casualties provided by[...]

LONDON (Daily Telegraph) — This March the British Film Institute on London’s Southbank will host a season of Armenian filmmaker Sergei Paradjanov’s works. The festival will include Paradjanov’s acclaimed features, short films and[...]