Foreign Policy.

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…

Gas Prices in Armenia and in Other Countries (Table)

Thursday November 10th, 2016

As it is known, the RA Public Services Regulatory Commission plans to make a decision on reducing the price for natural gas. As a result, one cubic meter of natural…

Armenian Civil Society, the West and the Russian interests

Thursday November 3rd, 2016

Witnessing Russian officials propose to strengthen the control on civil society in Armenia has recently become a common practice. This time, a similar proposal was made by the Director of…

The Anti-Democratic Structure of the Eurasian Economic Union

Wednesday November 2nd, 2016

Soon it marks the second anniversary of the Eurasian Economic Union and Armenia’s accession to it. However, Armenia’s population is still unaware of the specifics of this integration system. In…

CSTO and Armenia’s security (animation)

Friday October 28th, 2016

Since 1994 Armenia has been a member of the Collective Security Treaty, which was then transformed into the Collective Security Treaty Organization (CSTO).  Let’s see how the membership to this…

EAEU and EU: Comparison of Integration and Prospects

Thursday October 27th, 2016

Belarus, Kazakhstan and Russia presented the creation of the Eurasian Economic Union as a “historic moment”. To what extent is it really historic? Can the EAEU become a union similar…

Response to the Prime Minister: Consequences of Not Integrating into the EAEU

Wednesday October 26th, 2016

A few days ago Armenian Prime Minister Karen Karapetyan made a noteworthy statement. In particular, the Prime Minister agreed that Armenian economy has not benefited from EAEU membership, but also…

Quick Rise of Tensions in Relations between the USA and Azerbaijan

Thursday October 20th, 2016

The United States’ position on Nagorno Karabakh conflict has recently resulted in some tensions in the relations between the USA and Azerbaijan. Nagorno Karabakh In his letter to Barack Obama…

Russia invites Turkey to Karabakh negotiation process

Wednesday October 19th, 2016

The statements on Karabakh conflict settlement made by the heads of CSTO member states during the conference on October 14 in Yerevan, give rise to certain speculations. In particular, as…

Armenia and NATO’s Missile Defense Systems

Tuesday October 18th, 2016

The CSTO Summit held in Yerevan on October 14 of 2016 adopted a statement on behalf of the six member states (Russia, Armenia, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, and Uzbekistan) condemning the development…

Russian Propaganda Is Personifying Europe

Friday October 7th, 2016

The organizations “European Values Think-Tank” and “Semantic Visions” have presented the results of their joint studies, which have reflected on how Russian propaganda depicts European leaders. In particular, 59 million…

Democracy Index of the Republic of Nagorno Karabakh

Thursday October 6th, 2016

Though the current international system does not have a specific legislative model of recognizing unrecognized republics, the de-facto democratic republics can aspire to international recognition in case they have a…

Eurasian Integration and Democratic Degradation

Tuesday September 6th, 2016

Three years ago, on September 3 of 2013, Serj Sargsyan made a statement on the drastic shift in the Armenian foreign policy course from association with Europe to the Eurasian…

Russian FSS behind the Strange Publications

Wednesday August 31st, 2016

Acting in the name of “Armenian Diaspora” (as they claim), the authors of recent publications that have appeared on the web one after another accuse the US Embassy in Armenia…



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