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Latest Armenia News

Armenian Accused Of Shooting At Turkish Embassy

Russian police have arrested an Armenian man who they say fired shots at the Turkish Embassy in Moscow. More

Yazidis Rally In Yerevan

Scores of Yazidis rallied in Yerevan on August 14 demanding the Armenian government provide help, including weapons, to Yazidis under siege in northern Iraq. More

Yazidi Supporters To Rally In Armenia, Georgia

Members and supporters of the Yazidi communities in Armenia and Georgia are due to rally in their respective capitals on August 13. More

Putin Hosts Azeri, Armenian Leaders For Karabakh Talks

The presidents of Armenia and Azerbaijan joined Russian President Vladimir Putin for a trilateral meeting to discuss the conflict in the Nagorno-Karabakh region. More

Putin To Host Azeri, Armenian Leaders

The presidents of Armenia and Azerbaijan were to hold a three-party meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin to discuss the conflict in the Nagorno-Karabakh region. More

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Latest Blog Posts

Fighting In Nagorno-Karabakh: War Or War Dance?

Even though the recent hostilities in the vicinity of the disputed enclave of Nagorno-Karabakh are the most serious since the signing of a cease-fire 20 years ago, most Armenian observers doubt that they presage all-out war. More
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Features & Commentary

Amid Karabakh Tensions, Both Armenia And Azerbaijan View Russia Uneasily

Russian President Vladimir Putin got the leaders of Armenia and Azerbaijan to sit down together in Sochi on August 10 to ease tensions over Nagorno-Karabakh. But both South Caucasus countries are wary of what Moscow's intentions might be.
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Video Man's Death After Mysterious Border Crossing Sparks Row Between Baku, Yerevan

An Armenian man has died in Azerbaijan after crossing the border in mysterious circumstances. The incident has sparked a bitter dispute between the two rival countries.
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Karabakh Fighting Frays Nerves On Both Sides

Days of sometimes fierce exchanges of gunfire have revived fears that the conflict between Azerbaijan and Armenia over the breakaway Azerbaijani region of Nagorno-Karabakh could once again explode. RFE/RL's Armenian and Azerbaijani services spoke to people caught in the middle of the fighting.
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Explainer: The Nagorno-Karabakh Conflict

What's behind the recent flare-up in violence around the breakaway Azerbaijani region of Nagorno-Karabakh, and what are the chances of a settlement to the long-running dispute -- or an escalation?
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Photogallery World War I Anniversary: Five Historians, Two Questions

One hundred years after the beginning of World War I, historians are still wondering how it started. Meanwhile many of the rest of us wonder if the global situation today is as perilous as it was on the eve of that cataclysm.
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Interview: I Was A Separatist Fighter In Ukraine

Artur Gasparyan, a 24-year-old native of Spitak, Armenia, was recruited in Moscow in May to fight in eastern Ukraine. Now back in the Russian capital, he spoke with RFE/RL in detail about his experiences.
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Russian Gas: How Much Is That?

A study of data on Russian gas sales shows wide variance in prices between countries.
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