Karabakh War Lessons: Armenians fume over Russian arms sales to Azerbaijan

The recent hostilities in Nagorno-Karabakh unleashed by Azerbaijan have become another reason for Armenians to raise the issue of strategic ally Russia’s arms supplies to their regional archrival.

On Wednesday night, hundreds of Amenians, mostly young people, held a protest march and rally in front of the Russian embassy in Yerevan, condemning Moscow’s weapons deals with Azerbaijan.

Azerbaijan amassing armor in Nakhijevan, MP says

Certain amassment of military hardware by Azerbaijan has also been observed in recent days at the Nakhijevan section of the Armenian-Azerbaijani border, Koryun Nahapetyan, head of the parliamentary committee on defense, national security and internal affairs, told media at the National Assembly on Friday.

Displaced By War: Karabakh family wants peace to return to native village

Residents of a northeastern Karabakh village were awakened from their sleep on the night of April 2 to face a new reality: the dark sky was lit up by Azeri shells, which turned into a downpour within seconds causing vast devastation to the peaceful community.

On the Ground: President Sargsyan visits Karabakh amid reports on expected peace talks

On Monday, Armenian President Serzh Sargsyan made his first trip to Nagorno-Karabakh after the four-day war there.

While on a working visit to the second Armenian republic, Sargsyan, according to his press office, met with Nagorno-Karabakh Republic (NKR) President Bako Sahakyan, senior army officers for consultations. A wide range of issues related to army building was reportedly discussed.

Military Doctors: No shortage of medicines, equipment at frontlines

Military doctors, who worked at the frontlines during last month’s four-day war, say that the Armenian army is fully provided with medicine, medical equipment and ambulance vehicles.

ANCA Appeal: U.S.-Armenian group calls for “Leahy Law” investigation of Azerbaijani war crimes

The Armenian National Committee of America (ANCA) is calling upon the Obama Administration to investigate violations of the “Leahy Law” regarding U.S. military assistance to units of the Azerbaijani armed forces that are credibly reported to have committed “gross violations of internationally recognized human rights.”

Government: Servicemen wounded in action can be treated abroad at State’s expense

A number of steps have been taken in Armenia and Nagorno-Karabakh to overcome the consequences of the hostilities unleashed by Azerbaijan in early April. Among such measures was the decision by the Armenian government on Thursday to ensure treatment of wounded soldiers abroad, if necessary.

Karabakh: Azeri ‘sabotage-reconnaissance infiltration’ attempt thwarted

Nagorno-Karabakh’s Defense Army reports a successful repulsion of an attempt by a group of Azerbaijani commandoes to carry out a “sabotage-reconnaissance infiltration” in the southern direction.
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Full Contact: Armenian-Azerbaijani conflict erupts in King Fu ring

A brawl between Armenian and Azerbaijani delegations marred European Kung Fu championships in Lviv, Ukraine, where a fight between the two rival nations’ representatives had to be stopped because of a skirmish that got out of hand.

Sargsyan: Armenia was not against presence of peacekeepers in Karabakh, but wants “final settlement”

Armenian President Serzh Sargsyan, who was in Germany on an official visit earlier this week, told a leading German broadcaster that Armenia did not speak against the presence of peacekeepers in Nagorno-Karabakh, but added that the conflict should get “a final settlement.”

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