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Hundreds Of Armenian Vendors Protest New Tax Law

Hundreds of private vendors in Armenia have rallied in front of government headquarters in Yerevan against a new taxation law. More

Once Extremely Popular In U.S.S.R., Singer Roussos Dead At 68

World-renowned Greek singer Demis Roussos died in Athens at the age of 68. More

Azerbaijan, Armenia Trade Accusations Of Cease-Fire Violations

Azerbaijani and Armenian officials have exchanged fresh accusations of violations of a 1994 cease-fire. More

Armenia, Azerbaijan Accused Of Violating Cease-Fire

Armenia and Azerbaijan on January 23 accuse each other of fresh cease-fire violations along their border. More

Armenia Releases Video Of Massacre Suspect

Armenia's Investigative Committee has released interrogation video of a Russian soldier charged with murdering seven members of an Armenian family on January 12. More

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Azerbaijan Moderates Stance At Paris Karabakh Talks

Few observers seriously believed that the Paris talks between the Armenian and Azerbaijani leaders would yield significant progress, let alone a breakthrough, in resolving the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict. But a softening of Baku's negotiating position is one of several reasons why the meeting may herald a new phase in the talks. More
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Features & Commentary

For Armenia, Is Turkey's Gallipoli Invite Good-Hearted Or Backhanded?

Turkey has included Armenian President Serzh Sarkisian among a list of world leaders it hopes will attend a special World War I commemoration in the spring. There's just one problem -- the date.

Video In Armenia, Brutal Killing Tests Renewed Loyalty To Moscow

Protesters in Armenia are calling for the Russian military to turn over a soldier suspected of murdering in cold blood six members of a single family. The demonstrations are the most serious test yet of Yerevan's renewed ties to Moscow.

What's The EEU And What Are Its Chances?

It once was touted as an eastern alternative to the European Union and an attempt to resurrect the Soviet Union. But as the Eurasian Economic Union comes into existence with its three founding members -- Russia, Belarus, and Kazakhstan -- already squabbling, the future of the Kremlin's pet project looks uncertain.

Money Troubles: Russia's Weak Ruble Pulls Down Neighbors' Currencies

As the value of Russia's ruble tumbles amid low oil global prices and Western sanctions, it is taking the currencies of many former Soviet republics down with it.

Don't Shout, Don't Push, Eat Blini: Russian Orthodox Church's Manual For Migrants

Migrant laborers in Russia will soon be required to pass Russian language, history, and civics tests. And now the Russian Orthodox Church wants to teach them how to behave.
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