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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

Turkey Condemns Armenian 'Genocide' Resolution

Turkey has condemned a resolution adopted by the U.S. Senate Committee on Foreign Relations branding the massacre of Armenians by Ottoman forces during World War One as genocide. More

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Three Azeris Killed In Mine Explosion

Azerbaijan's Defense Ministry says an officer and two conscripts have been killed in a mine explosion along the border with an Armenian-controlled region. More

Armenian Prime Minister Tigran Sarkisian (file photo)

Armenian PM Sarkisian Resigns

Armenian Prime Minister Tigran Sarkisian has announced his resignation, with a spokesman calling it a "personal decision." More

Armenia Pensions Law Found Unconstitutional

The Constitutional Court has found several clauses of Armenia's controversial new law on pensions illegal. More

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Latest Blog Posts

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.
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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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