| 19.11.14 | 10:13
Relations between Russia and Armenia and the future of the South Caucasus part of the Eurasian Union will depend primarily on the relations between Russia and Georgia, and whether these two countries manage to remove from the agenda the issues of Abkhazia and South Ossetia. On this depends the probability of re-operation of the railway and new road links between Armenia and Russia.
| 17.11.14 | 11:03
Concenrs about the impact of the situation in Russia and Armenia’s joining the Russian-led Eurasian Economic Union (EEU) have been more and more often voiced in Armenia these days. The word “catastrophe” can now be heard not only from experts but also from some officials.
| 14.11.14 | 10:26
“The threat of a full-blown war” appears to be the most frequently met phrase in international reactions to this week’s major incident in the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict zone where an Armenian military helicopter flying in the neutral zone was downed by Azerbaijani forces.
| 12.11.14 | 14:36
The fact that the head of the Republican Party of Armenia (RPA), President Serzh Sragsyan addressed the non-governmental forces’ demands and urged the executive to reconsider the process of realizing them is evidence that the president and head of the Prosperous Armenia Party (PAP), Gagik Tsarukyan, came to agreements, some observers say.
| 12.11.14 | 10:58
In the past two days Armenian Defense Minister Seyran Ohanyan managed to hold meetings with the command of NATO as well as with his Russian counterpart and sign plans for cooperation and partnership.
| 10.11.14 | 10:09
In Russia they start voicing plans for the “opening” of a straight way to Armenia via Georgia. In particular, this is what deputy director of the Center of Strategic Situations Mikhail Chernov wrote in his article on the Russian lenta.ru portal. His article was taken as a provocation and probing of sentiments, still it caused a sharp reaction both in Armenia and Georgia.
| 05.11.14 | 10:15
After new European Union commissioners took office on November 1, negotiations between the EU and Armenia resumed. Armenia is still among the countries participating in the Eastern Partnership program of the EU. However, after the signing by three of the six participants of association agreements with the EU (Georgia, Moldova and Ukraine) the program has lost its meaning. And now the matter can concern bilateral cooperation.
| 03.11.14 | 10:31
A meeting of the presidents of France and Turkey, Francois Hollande and Recep Tayyip Erdogan, took place in Paris at the end of last week. According to reports, at the meeting the sides also touched on issues concerning Armenians – the Karabakh issue and the Genocide, as well as the Syrian conflict (in particular, the question of Aleppo, which has a large Armenian community).
| 31.10.14 | 10:21
A scandalous situation is emerging in Armenia after it has turned out that despite planning to join the Eurasian Economic Union (EEU) next year the country has not even estimated the possible economic benefits and risks.
| 27.10.14 | 10:22
On November 17-18, the Armenian parliament will be convened for a special session to discuss the treaty on Armenia’s accession to the Eurasian Economic Union (EEU). Although officially out of six parliamentary factions only two have expressed their positions on the matter, there is little doubt that the Parliament will ratify the document.