Foreign Policy.

Russian Trace behind the Lie on US “Biological Weapons” in Armenia

Friday June 16th, 2017

As it is known, some Armenian and Russian media outlets, as well as some activists, have addressed the activity of reference laboratories opened in Yerevan, Gyumri, and Ijevan in 2016…

Pro-Russian Committee on European Integration in the RA National Assembly

Monday May 29th, 2017

The nine standing committees of the newly-elected RA National Assembly include the Standing Committee on European Integration. The scope of activity of this committee will include ties with the European…

Lavrov’s Statement Contradicts Interstate Treaties

Wednesday May 10th, 2017

On May 5th interview with the Russian TV channel Mir 24  Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov declared that the military units of CSTO member states stand ready to act against…

“Just Business” Approach in Weapons Sales is a Boomerang

Tuesday February 7th, 2017

On February 7 the Belarus Supreme Court rejected blogger Alexander Lapshin’s appeal against the decision to extradite him to Azerbaijan. He’s currently awaiting extradition, which could take place within a…

Announcements to Armenia, Weapons to Azerbaijan

Thursday January 26th, 2017

The developments in the Russian-Azerbaijani relations in Karabakh context show that, despite disagreements over some issues, Moscow and Baku still continue a more profound and genuine cooperation. In particular, developments…

Armenia Ranked among Authoritarian States

Wednesday January 25th, 2017

Today (January 25), the British influential “Economist Intelligence Unit” consulting company has published its annual report on democracy. The report bearing the title “Democracy Index: Revenge of the “deplorables” also…

The Dangerous Belarusian Precedent for Nagorno Karabakh

Wednesday January 25th, 2017

On January 20, at the request of Azerbaijan, the Prosecutor General’s Office of the Republic of Belarus made a decision to extradite the famous blogger Alexander Lapshin arrested in Belarus….

CSTO Does Not Exist?

Thursday December 29th, 2016

On December 29 of 2016, Azerbaijan launched a diversionary infiltration attempt southeast of Chinar village in Tavush region of the Republic of Armenia, and entered into a battle with the…

Russian Trace behind Groups Fighting against Domestic Violence Law: A Report

Friday December 23rd, 2016

As it is known, weeks ago a big scandal arose in Armenia concerning the Bill on Preventing and Combating Domestic Violence. A large amount of misinformation was spread related to…

Iranian President’s Visit to Yerevan against the Background of Israeli-Azerbaijani Rapprochement

Tuesday December 20th, 2016

Recently it has become known that President of the Islamic Republic of Iran Hassan Rouhani is visiting Armenia on December 21, and then visits are envisaged to Kazakhstan and Kyrgyzstan….

Armenia caught up within Russian-Israeli Military Industry Competition

Monday December 19th, 2016

On December 13, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu had an official visit to Azerbaijan. Although the visit only lasted 8 hours, the parties managed to make a lot of statements…

Who does Russia Bomb while the IS Retakes Palmyra

Wednesday December 14th, 2016

On December 11 in Syria the Islamic State retook the ancient city of Palmyra from Syrian government troops, the liberation of which was considered  Russia’s greatest achievement during the Syrian…

Armenia’s Reputation and Russia’s Games in Syria

Thursday December 8th, 2016

It seems Armenia is getting involved in yet another dangerous game. Armenia is receiving delegations from Syria, and Russian media are spreading news that Armenian peacekeepers may get involved in…

Russian Federal Security Service Has Access to Personal Data of Armenian Citizens

Monday December 5th, 2016

As it is known, the Border Management Information System (BMIS) has been functioning in Armenia since 2006. The system is a database containing data on Armenian citizens and vehicles that…

1.17 billion AMD for Logistics of the Russian Military in Armenia

Thursday December 1st, 2016

It is no secret that the Russian military in Armenia is partly sustained at the expense of Armenia’s state budget. According to calculations made by the Union of the Informed…

EU-Armenia Relations and Their Prospects

Wednesday November 30th, 2016

Relations between the EU and Armenia and negotiations over the new agreement continue to give rise to numerous discussions. Recently, in his interview to Mediamax, EU Commissioner for European Neighbourhood…

Foreign Visits of Armenian Presidents

Saturday November 26th, 2016

Exactly 25 years ago, on November 27, 1991, the RA President made his first official foreign visit. Since that day, Armenia’s three presidents have made 348 official foreign visits to…

Use of Languages in the World: Use of Russian is Declining

Wednesday November 23rd, 2016

Recently Russian MFA’s Ambassador on Special Assignments stated that the Russian language should receive the status of a second language in post-Soviet countries. Though that scenario is still unrealistic in…

Why Kremlin Is Not Keen on the Armenian Civil Society

Wednesday November 23rd, 2016

During the last few years, different Russian officials have suggested numerous times  that the RA Government should neutralize “non-governmental organizations that hinder Armenian-Russian friendship”, enhance control over NGOs, and even…

Sharp Decline in Investments from Russia and Capital Outflow from Armenia

Friday November 11th, 2016

As it is known, Armenia took the path of membership in the Eurasian Economic Union starting from 2013. The latter was created on the basis of the Customs Union, and…



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