Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan

PETERSBURG, Russia (Armenpress) — Prime Minister of Armenia Nikol Pashinyan announced that Armenia is ready to contribute to the development of relations between Russia and the European Union (EU), during his speech at St. Petersburg[...]

MOSCOW (PanARMENIAN.Net) — The President of Russian Federation, Vladimir Putin sent a congratulatory message to the Armenian Prime Minister, Nikol Pashinyan on his birthday, on June 1. “Dear Nikol Pashinyan, please accept my sincere[...]

YEREVAN — Armenia’s political and religious leaders, including Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan,  Karekin II, Supreme Patriarch and Catholicos of All Armenians and President Armen Sarkissian attended the celebrations dedicated to the[...]

The Armenian Church has played a central role in Armenian history. When Armenia lost its sovereignty, the church replaced the role of the state. That is apparent particularly in the Ottoman era. The Sultans recognized the very special[...]

YEREVAN (RFE/RL) — Gagik Harutyunyan, the head of a state body overseeing Armenia’s courts, resigned on Friday, May 24, citing recent days’ developments that followed the government’s strong criticism of the Armenian judiciary. In[...]

By Philippe Raffi Kalfayan Special to the Mirror-Spectator Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan’s decision to block access to the courts of the Republic of Armenia, using as an excuse the necessary purge of the judiciary, is unconstitutional,[...]

BEIJING (RFE/RL) — Chinese President Xi Jinping reportedly reaffirmed China’s desire to deepen political, economic and cultural ties with Armenia when he met with Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan in Beijing on Tuesday, May 14. “Xi[...]

YEREVAN (RFE/RL) — Islamist militants operating in Syria and Iraq could flock to Azerbaijan in case of a major escalation of the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict, Armenian Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan claimed on Friday, May 17. “There are[...]

YEREVAN (RFE/RL) — A court in Yerevan on Saturday, May 18, ordered Armenia’s former President Robert Kocharyan released from prison pending the outcome of a trial on coup charges. Announcing the decision, the judge presiding over the[...]

The first anniversary of the Velvet Revolution in Armenia has triggered a flood of media commentaries and evaluations of the achievements of that salutary event. Although it is too early to expect any major changes in the lives of ordinary[...]