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Turkey's Erdogan Offers Condolences Over WWI Killings Of Armenians

Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan has offered condolences to descendants of the victims of the mass killing of up to 1.5 million Armenians during World War I by Ottoman forces. More

Rauf Mirqadirov in 2009

CPJ Condemns Azerbaijani Treason Charges Against Journalist

The Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ) has condemned authorities in Baku for charging a prominent journalist with high treason over allegations he spied for Azerbaijan’s rival, Armenia. More

Azeri Journalist Charged With Spying

Azerbaijani authorities have formally charged a prominent journalist with high treason over allegations he spied for Azerbaijan’s rival, Armenia. More

Armenia To Sign Agreement On Joining Customs Union In May-June

Armenian Economy Minister Vaghram Avanesian says his country will sign an agreement on joining the Russia-led Customs Union in May or June. More

Ovik Abraamian, Armenia's new prime minister

Abraamian Appointed Armenian PM

Ovik Abraamian has started work to form a new government following his appointment as Armenia’s prime minister. More

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Why Did Armenian Prime Minister Resign?

Armenian Prime Minister Tigran Sarkisian's resignation came as a complete surprise, even though rumors of his impending dismissal had surfaced for years. But inconsistencies in the various explanations given for his decision cast doubt on his insistence that he quit voluntarily. More

Armenian Consul Denies Labeling Crimea 'Reunification'

Yerevan's consul-general in St. Petersburg, Hrair Karapetian, has denied local reports that he recognized Russia's annexation of Crimea as "reunification." More
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Features & Commentary

Commentary: The Putin Paradigm -- What Next For Nagorno-Karabakh?

A more assertive Russian posture directed toward its neighbors may result in a sudden shift in Moscow’s policy toward Nagorno-Karabakh.

Russia's Actions In Crimea Stir Bad Memories In Former East Bloc

From former Soviet republics in the Baltics and Central Asia to the ex-communist states of Central and Eastern Europe, there is renewed wariness about Russia as a result of the Kremlin's military incursion into Crimea.
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