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Russia -- An Iskander ballistic missile launcher rolls during a rehearsal of a military parade in Alabino outside Moscow, 20Apr2010

Armenian Defense Chief Promises ‘Longer-Range Weapons’

The Armenian military will soon acquire more long-range and precise missiles than it currently has in its arsenal, Defense Minister Seyran Ohanian said on Friday.

Armenia - An Air Armenia plane prepares for its inaugural commercial flight at Yerevan airport, 23Oct2013.

Armenian Airline Claims Russian Foul Play

Armenia’s main airline has accused the Russian state air traffic control agency of causing it serious financial damage with what it considers baseless claims resulting from Western economic sanctions against Russia.

Azerbaijan - A Russian-manufactured tank opens fire during an Azerbaijani military exercise, 26Jun2014.

Russian Arms Exporter Offers More Deals To Azerbaijan

Russia will complete the ongoing delivery of about 100 T-90 tanks to Azerbaijan early next year and is ready to modernize older tanks used by the Azerbaijani army, according to a senior Russian defense industry official.

Armenia - Defense Minister Seyran Ohanian (R) meets with visiting U.S. and British defense experts and British Ambassador Katherine Leach, Yerevan, 12Sep2014.

Armenia-NATO Ties ‘Understood By Russia’

Defense Minister Seyran Ohanian reaffirmed on Friday Armenia’s commitment to close cooperation with NATO, saying that it is drawing no objections from Russia or other ex-Soviet states aligned in the Collective Security Treaty Organization (CSTO).

Syria -- An image grab taken from a propaganda video uploaded on September 7, 2013 by Syria's Islamist Ahrar al-Sham group shows its members taking part in a training session at an undisclosed location in Syria

U.S. ‘Aware’ Of Syrian Armenian Concerns

John Heffern, the U.S. ambassador in Yerevan, said on Thursday that he has discussed with Armenian officials the plight of ethnic Armenians remaining in Syria in the context of planned U.S. air strikes against Islamic State militants operating there.


Dashnaks Ready To Back Constitutional Reform

Underlining its differences with other major opposition parties, the Armenian Revolutionary Federation (Dashnaktsutyun) reaffirmed on Thursday its readiness, in principle, to endorse sweeping constitutional changes planned by President Serzh Sarkisian.

Azerbaijani Boy Sent Back Home From Karabakh

An Azerbaijani teenager was released from custody and repatriated on Thursday one week after crossing into Nagorno-Karabakh for still unclear reasons.

Top Law-Enforcement Official Admits Lack Of Independence

One of Armenia’s most powerful security officials admitted on Thursday Armenian law-enforcement authorities have long lacked independence and carried out questionable government orders.

Germany, Armenia Plan Closer Defense Cooperation

Senior German and Armenian military officials reportedly agreed on Wednesday to step up bilateral defense cooperation which is a major component of Armenia’s broader ties with NATO.


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Վիդեո Exclusive Interview With Senior U.S. District Judge

The Honorable John C. Coughenour, Senior United States District Judge for the Western District of Washington, was in Armenia to participate in a seminar for Armenian judges and a seminar for law students and recent graduates.

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Azerbaijan Calls California Resolution On Artsakh a Mere Piece of Paper

Washington has long-suffered from unethical politicians, but the prize for the top hypocrite on an Armenian issue goes to former Cong. Richard Gephardt who served as House Majority Leader from 1989 to 1995 and Minority Leader from 1995 to 2003.
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