Russia and Armenia

Russian citizens can visit Armenia with internal passports starting from tomorrow

Russian citizens can visit Armenia with internal passports starting from tomorrow

Starting from 23 February the citizens of Russia will be able to visit Armenia with internal passports. Russia’s Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov announced about this during today’s meeting with Foreign Minister of Armenia Edward …

Igor Barinov: quality of teaching Russian language in Caucasus increases

Igor Barinov: quality of teaching Russian language in Caucasus increases

The quality of the study of the Russian language in the Caucasus in recent years has increased, the head of the Federal Agency for Nationalities, Igor Barinov, told Vestnik Kavkaza on the sidelines of the press conference …

 Russian Foreign Ministry on Nalbandian#039s visit

Russian Foreign Ministry on Nalbandian's visit

Armenian Foreign Minister Edward Nalbandian will visit Russia on an official visit on February 21-23, 2017 at the invitation of the Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov, the Russian Foreign Ministry …

Lavrov and Nalbandyan to discuss Karabakh settlement

Lavrov and Nalbandyan to discuss Karabakh settlement

Armenian Foreign Minister Edward Nalbandyan will visit Russia on February 21-22 to hold talks with his Russian counterpart Sergey Lavrov, the Russian Foreign Ministry spokesperson Maria …

Armenia may buy Russia#039s SSJ-100 aircraft

Armenia may buy Russia's SSJ-100 aircraft

Russia may supply two-four Sukhoi Super Jet-100 aircraft to Armenia in 2018-2019, the Russian Industry and Trade Minister Denis Manturov said. "I think in total it concerns supplying not more than 10 aircraft in …

 Alexey Levykin on role of Caucasus in State Historical Museum

Alexey Levykin on role of Caucasus in State Historical Museum

The history of the Caucasus as the homeland of ancient civilizations on the territory of the Russian Federation is very well represented in the Russian State Historical Museum, the Director of the State History Museum, Alexey …

Maya Lomidze: South Caucasus extremely interested in attracting Russian tourists

Maya Lomidze: South Caucasus extremely interested in attracting Russian tourists

The South Caucasus is extremely interested in attracting Russian tourists, the executive director of the Association of Tour Operators of Russia, Maya Lomidze, said, speaking to Vestnik Kavkaza, adding that each country has …

Russia and Armenia to set up joint airline

Russia and Armenia to set up joint airline

Armenia and Russia will create a joint airline, the Armenian Minister of Transport, Communications and Information Technology, Vahan Martirosyan, said following his visit to Moscow this week. The two sides set up a …

Armenian-Russian investment fund to be established within months

Armenian-Russian investment fund to be established within months

The Armenian-Russian investment fund will be established in the coming months, the economic development and investment minister Suren Karayan said today, Arka news agency reports. It was Armenian Prime Minister …

Trump’s Nobel Peace Prize

Trump’s Nobel Peace Prize

Peace between Azerbaijan and Armenia is in everyone’s best interest

Russian-Armenian inter-governmental commission to be held in June

Russian-Armenian inter-governmental commission to be held in June

The 18th session of the Russian-Armenian inter-governmental economic commission will be held in Armenia in June, RIA Novosti reports citing the information materials of the ongoing Armenian-Russian talks in Moscow. …

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. …