Russia and Armenia

Lavrov: demands to liberate occupied Azerbaijani territories on negotiation table

Lavrov: demands to liberate occupied Azerbaijani territories on negotiation table

Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov mentioned the Nagorno-Karabakh settlement at the press conference. …

Russia to start paying Georgia financial compensation for gas transit

Russia to start paying Georgia financial compensation for gas transit

Russia's Gazprom and the Georgian Energy Ministry reached an agreement, according to which Georgia will shift to a system of financial compensation for the transit of Russian gas into Armenia, the Georgian Deputy Prime Minister, Energy …

Russian officer dies in Yerevan

Russian officer dies in Yerevan

A probable cause of death of the Russian Major, whose body was found in a hostel in Yerevan, can be a heart failure. At the moment, the criminal proceedings have been instituted on account of the serviceman’s death, the press service of the …

Putin signs law on creating joint air defense system in Caucasus

Putin signs law on creating joint air defense system in Caucasus

The Russian President Vladimir Putin ratified an agreement with Armenia aimed at creating a joint air defense system in the Caucasus.  The purpose of the agreement is to improve the air defense system in the Caucasus region. The …

 Armenian regulator extends validity of Gazprom Armenia’s license

Armenian regulator extends validity of Gazprom Armenia’s license

The Public Services Regulatory Commission of Armenia decided to extend the validity of Gazprom Armenia company’s license for importing natural gas into the …

Gazprom and Georgian Energy Ministry to discuss cooperation in Vienna

Gazprom and Georgian Energy Ministry to discuss cooperation in Vienna

Georgian Energy Minister Kakha Kaladze will meet with representatives of the Russian company 'Gazprom Export' and 'Inter RAO' on …

Russian and Armenian FMs discuss Nagorno Karabakh conflict settlement

Russian and Armenian FMs discuss Nagorno Karabakh conflict settlement

Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov discussed with Armenian Foreign Minister Edward Nalbandian the prospects for resolving the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict as part of the 23rd meeting of …

Armenian government approves Russian gas price

Armenian government approves Russian gas price

Armenia will purchase natural gas from Russia at a price of $150 per 1000 cubic meters until the end of the coming year. Draft of the respective changes to the Armenia-Russia interstate agreement was approved at Thursday’s Cabinet …

 Russia and Armenia sign combined forces agreement

Russia and Armenia sign combined forces agreement

Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu and his Armenian counterpart Vigen Sargsyan signed an agreement on establishing combined forces. Armenian Defense Minister Vigen Sargsyan said the group would …

Adopting Russian as second official language in Armenia is ruled out

Adopting Russian as second official language in Armenia is ruled out

The official and state language of Armenia is Armenian, the Armenian language is one of the fundamental values of the Armenian independence and the "Law of Language" is not subject to any change, …

Russia and Armenia to counter illegal trafficking of goods

Russia and Armenia to counter illegal trafficking of goods

Russia and Armenia are going to sign an agreement on Counteraction to Illicit Trafficking of Industrial Products, the Russian Minister of Industry and Trade, Denis Manturov, said at the 4th International Anticounterfeiting Forum …

Yerevan meets with ‘Russian fairy tale’

Yerevan meets with ‘Russian fairy tale’

Recently, a two-day exhibition of graphic works by Russian Rudnev brothers opened in the Yerevan Museum of the Russian Art. The works, presented to the Yerevan public, are divided into three parts: the …

Putin approves Russian-Armenian joint armed forces agreement

Putin approves Russian-Armenian joint armed forces agreement

Russian President Vladimir Putin signed a decree on approving the agreement on joint unification of Armenia and Russia’s military forces.   “Adopt the proposal of the Russian Government on signing …

Armenia eases travel rules for Russian nationals

Armenia eases travel rules for Russian nationals

Russian nationals will shortly be able to travel to Armenia with domestic passports, Armenian Prime Minister Karen Karapetyan said on Thursday as he received a Russian parliamentary delegation, TASS reports. "The …

Low-cost airlines #039Pobeda’ to stop flights to Yerevan

Low-cost airlines 'Pobeda’ to stop flights to Yerevan

Russia's low-cost Pobeda Airlines will not be flying between Yerevan and Russia's Rostov-on-Don due to the high fee of passenger service that is charged at Zvartnots International Airport. “The airline preferred the …

Sargsyan asks Miller to reduce gas prices

Sargsyan asks Miller to reduce gas prices

Today, Armenian President Serzh Sargsyan and the Chairman of Gazprom JSC Management Committee, Alexey Miller, again discussed the possibility of reducing the gas price supplied to Armenia. They …

Armenia President, Gazprom official discuss gas price reduction

Armenia President, Gazprom official discuss gas price reduction

President of Armenia Serzh Sargsyan and Chairman of Gazprom JSC Management Committee, Alexey Miller, on Tuesday discussed the possibility of reducing the gas price supplied to Armenia, News.am reports. …

#039Sea Armenia#039 festival to be held in Yalta

'Sea Armenia' festival to be held in Yalta

Armenian art festival 'Sea Armenia' will be held on October 9 in the framework of the Days of Armenian Culture in Crimea on the waterfront of Yalta. The main goal of the project is the development of inter-ethnic relations in …

 Russian State Duma to consider agreement on Unified Air Defense System with Armenia

Russian State Duma to consider agreement on Unified Air Defense System with Armenia

Russian President Vladimir Putin has submitted a Russian-Armenian agreement on creating the Caucasus Unified Air Defense System to the State Duma. Russia and Armenia signed the agreement in Moscow on December 23, 2015. …

Lavrov to visit Yerevan on October 14

Lavrov to visit Yerevan on October 14

Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov will visit Yerevan on October 14 to take part in a meeting the Council of Foreign Ministers of the Collective Security Treaty Organization (CSTO), the Russian Foreign Ministry’s …

Yerevan to host CSTO emergency situations’ council session

Yerevan to host CSTO emergency situations’ council session

Meeting of the Collective Security Treaty Organization (CSTO) Coordinating Council on Emergency Situations will be held in Yerevan on September 29, according to the CSTO website. The Minister of Emergency Situations of Armenia, …

Oleg Kuznetsov: Russia could neither sell nor give Iskander missile systems to Armenia

Oleg Kuznetsov: Russia could neither sell nor give Iskander missile systems to Armenia

Although the deployment of Russian tactical missile systems Iskander in Armenia is in line with international agreements of Moscow and Yerevan, there is no doubt that they are under the full control of the Russian army, a political analyst, …

Russian government approves agreement with Armenia to form joint air defense

Russian government approves agreement with Armenia to form joint air defense

The Russian government has approved an agreement with Armenia to establish a joint regional air defense in the Caucasus, a decree published on the official portal for legal information Monday stated. "Approve and submit for …

Rostov-on-Don hosts meeting of Armenian-Russian commission for military and technical cooperation

Rostov-on-Don hosts meeting of Armenian-Russian commission for military and technical cooperation

A delegation from the Armenian Ministry of Defense and an expert group are participating in the 11th regular meeting of the the Armenian-Russian Intergovernmental Commission for military and technical cooperation. The event is …

Armenian PM to deepen economic and trade relations with Russia

Armenian PM to deepen economic and trade relations with Russia

Armenian Prime Minister Karen Karapetyan held a telephone conversation with the Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev today, the press service of the Armenian government said. Karapetyan praised …

Georgia restores Russian gas supply in Armenia

Georgia restores Russian gas supply in Armenia

Deliveries of Russian natural gas to Armenia through the territory of Georgia, halted from September 7 to 12, were resumed on September 12 at 12.20 pm, Gazprom Armenia distribution company said. The halt had been used by Georgia’s …

Armenia. How color revolutions are prepared

Armenia. How color revolutions are prepared

How the attempts to find a solution to the Karabakh conflict are used by the opposition to foment anti-Russian sentiment

Armenia deputy defense minister heads for Moscow

Armenia deputy defense minister heads for Moscow

Ministry of Defense (MOD) of Armenia delegation, led by Deputy Defense Minister Movses Hakobyan who also heads the MOD Logistical Support Department, has traveled to Moscow, News.am writes. In the Russian capital city, …

Armenia submits Earthquake for best foreign-language film Oscar category

Armenia submits Earthquake for best foreign-language film Oscar category

Sarik Andreasyan’s Earthquake, a dramatized recreation of the devastating Spitak earthquake that hit northern Armenia in December 1988 killing  25,000 people and leaving half a million homeless— has been chosen as Armenia's …

Armenian expert: Speculations that Russia wants to merge our armies are meaningless

Armenian expert: "Speculations that Russia wants to merge our armies are meaningless"

Moscow and Yerevan announced the completion of preparations to sign an agreement on the establishment of a Joint Group of Forces