Sergei Lavrov

During the victory parade in Baku on December 10, 2020, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan of Turkey stood on the dais as a hero next to Azerbaijan’s President Ilham Aliyev, as he extolled the memory of Enver Pasha, one of the planners of[...]

By Naira Nalbandian YEREVAN (Azatutyun) — An Armenian pro-government lawmaker has denied any major differences between Yerevan and Moscow over the activities of Russian peacekeepers in Nagorno-Karabakh after last week’s deadly fighting[...]

A cloak-and-dagger story is currently unfolding in and around Armenia, as the security chiefs of three major powers have visited Yerevan in quick succession. First came Ali Shamkhani, the secretary of Iran’s Supreme National Security[...]

YEREVAN (RFE/RL) — Armenia will control a road and a railway that will connect Azerbaijan with its Nakhichevan exclave through an Armenian region, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said during a visit to Yerevan on Thursday, June 9.[...]

MOSCOW (RFE/RL) — Responding to criticism by Armenia, Russia said on April 15 that its peacekeeping forces did not breach any agreements when they refused to allow Armenian opposition parliamentarians to visit Nagorno-Karabakh earlier[...]

There is a law of physics which also applies to politics: for every action, there is a corresponding reaction. The 44-day war between Armenia and Azerbaijan ended in a ceasefire brokered by Russia on November 9, 2020. At that time, Moscow[...]

YEREVAN (RFE/RL) — In a rare phone call, the foreign ministers of Armenia and Azerbaijan discussed on Monday plans to sign a peace treaty between their countries and demarcate their border. The conversation came less than a week after[...]

MOSCOW (RFE/RL) — The Russian Foreign Ministry slammed Armenian Parliament Speaker Alen Simonyan on Friday, December 3, for his reported claim that Russia sought to restore Azerbaijani control over Nagorno-Karabakh through peace[...]

Observers of the Caucasus had come to believe that with the restoration of Azerbaijan’s territorial integrity, as the latter kept calling it, the region could return to a peaceful era. Little did they know that the war between Armenia[...]

MOSCOW (RFE/RL) — Armenia’s new Foreign Minister Ararat Mirzoyan accused Azerbaijan of not fully complying with a Russian-brokered agreement that stopped last year’s war in Nagorno-Karabakh as he met with his Russian counterpart[...]