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    Armenia - President Serzh Sarkisian addresses senior government officials, lawmakers and judges, Yerevan, 12Feb2016.

    Sarkisian Vows ‘New Impetus’ To Reforms

    President Serzh Sarkisian on Friday sought to underline the significance of his controversial constitutional changes, saying that they will democratize Armenia and encourage his administration to improve governance and the rule of law.

    Armenia - Georgi Kutoyan, the newly appointed director of the National Security Service.

    New Armenian Security Chief Named

    A 34-year-old former aide to President Serzh Sarkisian was unexpectedly appointed on Friday as the new head of Armenia’s most powerful security agency. (UPDATED)

    Nagorno-Karabakh - Armenian Defense Minister Seyran Ohanian visits the Line of Contact with Azerbaijan, 11Feb2016.

    Armenian Civilian Killed In Karabakh

    An Armenian villager has been shot and killed in Nagorno-Karabakh by what the Armenian military described on Friday as sniper fire from Azerbaijani army positions just east of the disputed territory.

    Armenia - Defense Minister Seyran Ohanian (L) and CSTO Secretary General Nikolay Bordyuzha look towards the Azerbaijani border from an Armenian army dugout, 7Oct2014.

    CSTO Head Opposed To Change Of Karabakh Stance

    The Collective Security Treaty Organization (CSTO) should not change its cautious position on the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict repeatedly criticized by Armenia, the Russian-led defense alliance’s secretary general said on Friday.

    Armenia - U.S. Ambassador Richard Mills addresses the American Chamber of Commerce in Armenia, Yerevan, 10Nov2015.

    Armenia Seen As Potential ‘Platform’ For U.S.-Iran Business Ties

    Armenia could become a “platform” for U.S.-Iranian commercial relations following the lifting of international sanctions against Iran, Richard Mills, the U.S. ambassador in Yerevan, said on Thursday.


    Russian Currency Collapse Causes More Hardship In Armenia

    A continued depreciation of the Russian ruble took a heavy financial toll on Armenia last year, cutting the country’s export revenue and especially multimillion-dollar remittances from Armenian migrant workers in Russia.

    IFC Ready To Invest In Armenian Mining Project

    The International Finance Corporation (IFC), a member of the World Bank Group, has offered to invest $40 million in a large-scale gold mining project in Armenia which is due to be launched soon by a British-based company.

    Sarkisian, Dashnaks Reach ‘Tentative’ Deal

    President Serzh Sarkisian has reached a “tentative” power-sharing agreement with the Armenian Revolutionary Federation (Dashnaktsutyun), the ruling Republican Party of Armenia (HHK) announced on Wednesday.

    Russian Troops In Armenia Join Massive Drills

    The Russian military base in Armenia has been put on combat alert as part of its involvement in large-scale war games across southwestern Russia initiated by President Vladimir Putin amid continuing tensions with Turkey.


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    Վիդեո Analyst Says Western Powers no Longer Treat Russia Like A Partner

    RFE/RL Senior Editor and Russia analyst Brian Whitmore says western leaders are “no longer pretending, that this regime is in any way, shape or form respectable."


    Վիդեո EU Expects No Outside Pressure On Armenia In New Negotiations

    The European Union believes the planned negotiations with Armenia on a new comprehensive political and economic agreement will not be derailed by “a third party’s negative involvement”, according to a senior representative in Yerevan.

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    Talaat’s Personal Account of The Armenian Massacres

    Talaat’s assertion that his government would have taken brutal actions against Armenians even at “a time of peace,” reconfirms long-standing Turkish genocidal practices.
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