| 23.11.15 | 10:28
Less than two weeks remain before the constitutional referendum that is to decide whether Armenia should remain a semi-presidential republic or switch to a parliamentary form of government. As the “Yes” and “No” campaigns continue, there is increasingly a louder voice presenting the idea of torpedoing and, in fact, scuttling the voting through acts of civil disobedience.
| 20.11.15 | 10:56
The United States and Europe have made new proposals for economic cooperation to Armenia, but their adoption will require significant political decisions. Experts doubt the ability of the current Armenian leadership to take decisions on foreign policy activities without the consent of Moscow.
| 18.11.15 | 10:50
The Armenian government, in fact, openly acknowledges that the situation in the country’s economy is getting worse and that it is connected with external political conditions. And although the ministers blame it on “negative world trends”, at the same time it is clearly pointed out that this situation is a consequence of the worsening situation in Russia.
| 16.11.15 | 10:11
Turkey’s Antalya is seeing a G20 summit on November 15-16 as part of which United States President Barack Obama has already met with his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin. Experts believe that the summit could decide the fate of a coalition against the Islamic State and ultimately the Syrian settlement, which will have a direct impact on the South Caucasus in general and Armenia in particular.
| 13.11.15 | 11:09
Armenia and Russia intend to create a joint regional air defense system in the Caucasus region of collective security. Russian President Vladimir Putin has instructed his government to sign a relevant treaty with Armenia.
| 11.11.15 | 10:43
Russian media have disclosed the alleged plan of Russia to settle the Karabakh conflict. Apparently, that is thе plan that Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov discussed with Armenia’s leadership during his November 9 visit to Yerevan.
| 09.11.15 | 10:30
Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov is visiting Armenia today. In Yerevan he is due to meet with President Serzh Sargsyan and hold a joint press conference with Foreign Minister Edward Nalbandian.
| 06.11.15 | 11:23
By the end of the year Armenia and the European Union intend to launch negotiations on a new bilateral agreement. This was announced at a meeting of Armenian Minister of Foreign Affairs Edward Nalbandian and Gunnar Wiegand, European External Action Service (EEAS) Director for Russia, Eastern Partnership, Central Asia, Regional Cooperation and the OSCE.
| 04.11.15 | 11:17
Chairperson of the Federation Council of Russia Valentina Matviyenko was on a two-day official visit to Armenia on Monday and Tuesday during which she met with the president, the prime minister and the speaker of the Armenian parliament. In her public statements the senior Russian legislator spoke about the need for further strengthening Armenian-Russian relations.
| 02.11.15 | 10:28
On Sunday, parliamentary elections were held in two countries neighboring on Armenia – Turkey and Azerbaijan. The incumbent presidents’ parties won in both elections.