Topic: Russia

YEREVAN (RFE/RL and Tass) — Armenian Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan has downplayed problems in Yerevan’s relations with Moscow, describing them as a “work process in its natural course.” Answering questions from citizens in a[...]

YEREVAN (RFE/RL) — Armenian officials are also to blame for a Russian military exercise that scared residents of a village in the northwestern Shirak province, Defense Minister Davit Tonoyan said on Sunday. His remarks contrasted with[...]

Many people cannot locate the village of Panik in the Shirak Region of Armenia. It is a small community on the outskirts of Gyumri, where Russia’s 102nd military base is located. A seemingly insignificant incident brought to a head an[...]

SOCHI, Russia (Public Radio of Armenia) — Armenian Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan participated in the May 14 sitting of the Supreme Council of the Eurasian Economic Union (EAEU) along with the President of Russia Vladimir Putin,[...]

Since the fall of the Soviet empire, the pitch of the Cold War rhetoric has never been this intense. All it needed was a spark to blow up the conflagration. The poisoning in the UK of former Russian spy Sergei Skripal and his daughter,[...]

By Sona Hamalian LONDON — On March 11, Russia’s BraVo International Professional Music Awards announced the Delos (https://delosmusic.com/) label’s recording of “Verdi: Rigoletto” as the 2018 Classical Album of the Year. The[...]

By K. M. Greg Sarkissian The European Union (EU) and Armenia signed a Comprehensive and Enhanced Partnership Agreement (CEPA) on November 24, 2017, in the presence of high representatives of both parties. The US and Russia should support[...]

MOSCOW (Armenpress) — The Russia-based Armenian businessman and philanthropist Levon Hayrapetyan died on October 18 after battling a long disease, writer Zori Balayan announced. “He passed away in the early morning and a few hours[...]

YEREVAN — President Serzh Sargsyan received on Tuesday, October 24, the premier of the Russian Federation, Dmitry Medvedev, who was paying an official visit to Armenia. Welcoming Medvedev, the president stressed that the Russian[...]

Armenia once again is caught in a tug-of-war between East and West. In 2013, after long negotiations with the European Union, Armenia’s President Serzh Sargsyan abruptly interrupted the talks with the EU and made an about face to sign an[...]