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YEREVAN (RFE/RL) — Armenian officials accused Azerbaijan on Friday, April 9, of reneging on a pledge to free Armenian soldiers and civilians remaining in Azerbaijani captivity five months after a Russian-brokered ceasefire stopped the[...]

YEREVAN/MOSCOW — German Lukomnikov is a Russian poet who also writes prose, palindromes and songs, as well as performer, translator, actor, anthology compiler, a master of poetic minimalism and combinatorial poetry. He was born in 1962[...]

The flight arriving from Baku to Yerevan on April 8 was expected to be laden with hope for the families of Armenian prisoners of war who are still held captive in Azerbaijan. But those families had to face a huge disappointment as no[...]

YEREVAN — Armenia launched an large-scale COVID-19 inoculation drive on Tuesday, April 13, following months of delay. According to Health Minister Anahit Avanesyan, the elderly, vulnerable and essential workers will receive priority as[...]

Throughout the Cold War, Turkey was considered a bulwark against Soviet expansionism, but with the end of that standoff, Moscow and Ankara have become competitors in many regions of the world and they have brought their competition to its[...]

While Armenia is grieving over the loss of the 44-day war against Azerbaijan, Russia and Turkey are celebrating another painful anniversary — the Treaty of Moscow of 1921 — which formalized the border between Armenia and Turkey,[...]

The decades after World War II constituted a period of global decolonization. Many countries in Africa, Middle East and Southeast Asia attained independence in that period. The Ottoman Empire collapsed in the wake of World War I and only[...]

By Valeria Paikova PARIS (Beyond Russia) — With her stunning looks, charisma and sex appeal, Nina Berberova could doubtless have become a silver screen siren. But a different scenario unfolded after she left the Soviet Union for Europe,[...]

It looks like all around the globe, there are developments and transformations in many regions that are undergoing a reset. President Joe Biden reversed the foreign policy course set by his predecessor, Donald Trump, who led the US to[...]

STEPANAKERT – David (Davit) Babayan is a familiar figure to those interested in the Artsakh Republic or Nagorno Karabakh. He has held various Artsakh government positions since 2000 and since 2013 has often acted as a governmental[...]