| 26.06.15 | 10:48
This week the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE) adopted a resolution on the human rights situation in Azerbaijan, which, in fact, qualifies the regime in this country as anti-democratic and authoritarian. In Baku they took the resolution as a manifestation of double standards, and officials of the Presidential Administration and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Azerbaijan even said that it is time to consider the expediency of Azerbaijan’s continued membership in the Council of Europe.
| 25.06.15 | 10:02
Armenia has become an unlikely point of contention between current arch-rivals Russia and Ukraine after protests against utility price hikes swept the South Caucasus nation earlier this week.
| 24.06.15 | 09:25
The third day of actions of protest in Yerevan demanding the cancellation of the decision to raise electricity tariffs began with protesters still camped in a central Yerevan street, determined to continue their struggle till a corresponding decision by the authorities.
| 22.06.15 | 10:26
Last week the Armenian government submitted to parliament draft amendments to the law on the state debt. The essence of the law is that the government suggests replacing the notion “state debt” by “government debt.”
| 15.06.15 | 10:45
The meetings of the presidents of Russia, Azerbaijan and Turkey in Baku during the opening of the first European Games shed little light on the prospects of processes taking place in the South Caucasus and other regions. The meeting between Vladimir Putin and Recep Tayyip Erdogan proceeded behind closed doors, and no statements were made after that or other meetings with their participation.
| 12.06.15 | 10:35
The American co-chair of the OSCE Minsk Group, Ambassador James Warlick, who was in Yerevan earlier this week, went to Baku to attend the ceremonial opening of the first European Games in the Azerbaijani capital taking place tonight, June 12.
| 10.06.15 | 09:09
June 12 will see the opening of the first-ever European Games in Baku. Azerbaijan has spent a huge amount of money for the holding of the games that will end on June 28. Azerbaijani officials say that those who will arrive for the Games in Baku will make sure that Azerbaijan is a truly European country.
| 08.06.15 | 10:33
Last week Armenia voted at the United Nations General Assembly against a resolution supporting the return of Georgian refugees and their rights. The resolution was passed with 75 “for” and 16 “against” votes.
| 03.06.15 | 09:47
There are still two years before the next parliamentary elections in Armenia, but the process of reshaping the political field has already entered an active phase.
| 01.06.15 | 09:50
A number of opposition groups not currently represented in the Armenian parliament have shown activity in recent days while the mainstream parliamentary parties mostly remain in disarray following a government crackdown earlier this year.