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MOSCOW (RFE/RL) — Russia again demanded on Friday, January 11, that Azerbaijan stop barring Russian citizens of Armenian descent from visiting the South Caucasus country, saying that the practice is “incompatible with friendly[...]

YEREVAN (RFE/RL) — Armenia’s government and Russian-owned gas distribution network have yet to agree on new retail prices of Russian natural gas supplied to Armenian households and corporate consumers, Deputy Prime Minister Mher[...]

By Joshua Kucera MOSCOW (Eurasianet) — Russia has raised the price for the gas it sells to Armenia by 10 percent. The negotiations over the gas price were seen as a litmus test for the new government in Yerevan and its ability to deal[...]

Armenia’s relations with Russia are of vital importance. The same could be said about Armenian-Turkish relations. But in the latter case, Turkey determines the terms of its relations with Armenia and Yerevan does not hold the key in[...]

GYUMRI, Armenia (RFE/RL) — Defense Minister Davit Tonoyan praised the Russian military base in Armenia and its geopolitical role when he visited its headquarters in Gyumri on Saturday. Tonoyan attended and addressed an official ceremony[...]

While Armenians are carried away with euphoria following the peaceful December 9 elections, which placed the victory of the Velvet Revolution on legislative tracks, it seems a potential crisis is brewing in Armenian-Russian relations. When[...]

ST. PETERSBURG (RFE/RL) — Armenian Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan talked to Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev on Thursday, December 6, at a summit of ex-Soviet states held in the Russian city of Saint Petersburg, it emerged on Friday.[...]

MOSCOW (news.am) — A  new memorial to the victims of the Armenian Genocide was officially unveiled on December 12, near the Church of the Kazan Icon of the Mother of God in Kemerovo, Russia, MK.ru[...]

MOSCOW (Panorama.am) — Moscow’s Maxim Gorky Art Academic Theater hosted on Wednesday, 28, a commemorative event dedicated to the 1988 devastating Armenian earthquake, also known as the Spitak earthquake. Anna Hakobyan, the spouse of[...]

ISTANBUL (Jerusalem Post) — Turkey aims to be an energy center, Turkey’s Energy and Natural Resources Minister Fatih Donmez said on Monday, November 19. His comments came as Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan hosted Russian[...]