President Vladimir Putin

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 (RFE/RL) — Armenia on February 23 again accused Azerbaijan of “artificially” delaying the release of Armenian soldiers and civilians remaining in Azerbaijani captivity more than three months after a Russian-brokered ceasefire[...]

There is a tug-of-war between Moscow and Ankara, and Armenia is caught in-between the two. The 44-day war was necessary for Russia to return its military force back in Azerbaijan. It was also necessary for Turkey to deliver a victory to[...]

MOSCOW (Combined Sources) — Following talks in the Kremlin on Monday, January 11, Russian President Vladimir Putin, Armenian Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan and Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev signed a joint statement on the[...]

YEREVAN (RFE/RL) — Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan has announced plans to further deepen Armenia’s relations with Russia, saying that his country needs “new security guarantees” after the recent war in Nagorno-Karabakh. “The very[...]

After 44 days of intensive warfare, exacting tremendous human as well as territorial losses, finally a tenuous peace has been restored in Armenia and Karabakh. Peacetime recovery for Armenia is as perilous as the war had been. There is a[...]

The defeat of the 44-day war against Azerbaijan and Turkey has brought with it despair and confusion to Armenia, in addition, predictably, to political instability. The war not only cost the loss of much of Karabakh’s territory, but also[...]

PARIS — Armenia and Artsakh face an existential threat the likes of which they have not encountered since independence in 1991. Philippe Raffi Kalfayan, a regular contributor to the opinion section of the Armenian Mirror-Spectator and an[...]

Armenians woke up Tuesday with heavy hearts to see in the glare of the new day the nightmarish scenario in Nagorno Karabakh. Had the outcome had been positive, the spilled blood and the young lives lost in 44 days of heroic battles would[...]

By Mark Galeotti Does the Russian-brokered ceasefire between Armenia and Azerbaijan represent a victory for Moscow? The tragic coincidence with the shooting down of a Russian helicopter suggests that this is really about the Kremlin’s[...]