Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan

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[...]

STEPANAKERT (RFE/RL) — Karabakh’s current and former leaders called on Armenian law-enforcement authorities on Tuesday, May 7, to release former President Robert Kocharyan from custody pending the outcome of his upcoming trial. In a[...]

YEREVAN (RFE/RL) — Armenia remains committed to its continued membership in the Eurasian Economic Union (EEU) and broader alliance with Russia, Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan told his visiting Russian counterpart, Dmitry Medvedev, on[...]

ISTANBLU (Bloomberg) — Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said the deportation of Armenians by the Ottoman Empire in the early 20th century was “reasonable” at the time. Erdogan made the comment on April 24 at a symposium where[...]

STRASBOURG, France (RFE/RL) — An Armenian opposition leader on Friday, April 12, praised Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan’s latest remarks on Nagorno-Karabakh but disputed his claim that Armenia has become a full-fledged democracy since[...]

YEREVAN (RFE/RL) — Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan rejected on Monday, April 15, human rights activists’ and opposition leaders’ criticism of his angry behavior and sacking orders issued during a visit to a customs facility in[...]

War, earthquake and the collapse of the Soviet Union have taken heavy tolls on Armenia and the country, with all its intellectual resources, has not been able to recover fully within the last quarter century, because its neighbors have[...]

VIENNA (Combined Sources) — Armenia and Azerbaijan have described the latest meeting of their leaders as “positive” and “constructive,” saying they agreed to strengthen the cease-fire regime in the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict zone[...]

News is scant, but commentaries are in abundance after the summit between Armenia’s Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan and Azeri President Ilham Aliyev in Vienna on March 30. No breakthroughs were expected and none were reported. The[...]