Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan

Armenia’s snap parliamentary elections not only surprised the losers, but also the winners. After the final rally by former president Robert Kocharyan’s supporters, observers believed that finally the Kocharyan campaign had gained[...]

YEREVAN (RFE/RL) — A prominent surgeon running a hospital in Yerevan and supporting an Armenian opposition group was arrested again on Wednesday, June 23, on charges of pressuring his subordinates to participate in the June 20[...]

YEREVAN (RFE/RL) — A senior member of Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan’s administration has effectively confirmed differences between the current ruling party and Yerevan Mayor Hayk Marutyan that opposition media have speculated on for[...]

The war has destroyed Armenia’s morale. People are grieving their losses and the entire country is licking its wounds. Seventy-five percent of the territory of Karabakh is lost and Armenia’s southern region, Syunik, is under[...]

After the collapse of the Soviet Union, Armenia declared its independence along with the other Soviet republics. At the dawn of the new independence, journalists in Armenia held a panel discussion to which I was invited. Perhaps that was[...]

After the collapse of the Soviet Union, when Armenia became independent, it considered its borders to be secure as a result of its military alliance with Russia. And Moscow, indeed, inspired confidence in its allies in the “near[...]

As the June 20 parliamentary elections approach, the parties have been digging up dirt on each other. But what Michael Minasyan recently divulged went beyond the limits of the election campaign and dealt directly with some existential[...]

YEREVAN –– Armenia will only agree to start border demarcation negotiations once Azerbaijan fully evacuates the area around Lake Sev and ceases further intrusions into Armenian sovereign territory, officials announced this week.[...]

By Philippe Raffi Kalfayan Special to the Mirror-Spectator The spectacle we have been witnessing in Armenia is a collective suicide. It is shameful and something that insults our intelligence and dignity. The risk of losing an independent[...]

Make no mistake: Armenia is facing a real existential threat. The 44-day war has not ended yet. At best, a tenuous ceasefire is in place, as defined by the November 8 tripartite declaration. Presidents Recep Tayyip Erdogan of Turkey and[...]