Shushi

By Lilit Shahverdyan, Joshua Kucera For nearly 25 years, traffic between Armenia and Nagorno-Karabakh traveled along a road known as the Lachin Corridor. It was constructed in 1998, shortly after Armenians won the territory in a war with[...]

By Sargis Harutyunyan YEREVAN (Azatutyun/News.am) — Azerbaijan has condemned the US and French ambassadors in Baku for declining to join other foreign diplomats in visiting the Karabakh town of Shushi (Shusha) captured by the Azerbaijani[...]

By Siranoush Sargsyan Special to the Mirror-Spectator STEPANAKERT — A year ago Artsakh went through 44 days of war unleashed by Azerbaijan, with the aid of Turkish weaponry and international terrorists. To this day, it is still difficult[...]

STEPANAKERT — Walking down the Vazgen Sargsyan Avenue in Stepanakert, one can notice the smoke rising from a samovar near dark-brown fences that demarcate a gray compact building along the sidewalk. That is Bazhak (“glass” as in wine[...]

The second part of this headline has been borrowed from Rev. Abraham Hartunian’s memoirs on the Genocide, Neither to Laugh Nor to Weep, because it reflects and defines the mood in Armenia today. In preparation for the forthcoming 30th[...]

Suddenly, a new dynamic has been set into motion in the Caucasus region. Russia’s Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov has announced that it is time for Armenia and Turkey to work towards a rapprochement. Simultaneously Turkey’s President[...]

As I watched footage of Taliban fighters entering the vacant presidential palace in Kabul from my living room in Yerevan on Sunday, August 17, swiping through my smartphone, I came across a post on the r/armenia subreddit entitled: “What[...]

Armenia’s snap parliamentary elections not only surprised the losers, but also the winners. After the final rally by former president Robert Kocharyan’s supporters, observers believed that finally the Kocharyan campaign had gained[...]

STEPANAKERT (RFE/RL and PanArmenian.net) — The presidents of Azerbaijan and Turkey, Ilham Aliyev and Recep Tayyip Erdogan, signed on Tuesday, June 15 a declaration in Shushi on allied relations between the two states. Aliyev described[...]

YEREVAN (RFE/RL) — Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan has confirmed Russian President Vladimir Putin’s assertion that he could have stopped the war in Nagorno-Karabakh three weeks before the Armenian-Armenian ceasefire brokered by Moscow[...]