Russia and Armenia

Russian, Azerbaijani and Armenian FMs to meet in Moscow

Russian, Azerbaijani and Armenian FMs to meet in Moscow

Foreign ministers of Russia, Azerbaijan and Armenia will meet in Moscow on April 28, the press service of the Armenian Foreign Ministry said. Foreign ministers of Russia, Azerbaijan and Armenia – Sergey Lavrov, …

Armenia’s Investigative Committee: Russian soldier’s killer considered mentally unstable

Armenia’s Investigative Committee: Russian soldier’s killer considered mentally unstable

A man suspected of killing a Russian serviceman in Armenia has been considered mentally unstable, Armenia’s Investigative Committee said. "The preliminary investigation has established that the suspect has mental health …

Victor Tolokonsky invites North and South Caucasus to Krasnoyarsk Economic Forum

Victor Tolokonsky invites North and South Caucasus to Krasnoyarsk Economic Forum

The Krasnoyarsk Territory Governor Viktor Tolokonsky, speaking to Vestnik Kavkaza, said about the participation of the regions of the North Caucasus and the South Caucasian states in the upcoming Krasnoyarsk Economic Forum (KEF), …

Armenian President sends condolence letter to his Russian counterpart

Armenian President sends condolence letter to his Russian counterpart

President of Armenia Serzh Sargsyan on Monday sent a letter of condolence to his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin in connection with the tragic blast in St. Petersburg metro, NEWS.am reports. Sargsyan …

Anniversary of April battles for Karabakh: results and prospects

Anniversary of April battles for Karabakh: results and prospects

One year has passed since Azerbaijani army’s victory in April 2016 clashes. On the night of April 2, 2016, all the frontier positions of Azerbaijan were subjected to heavy fire from the Armenian side, which used large-caliber weapons, …

Ambassador: Armenia has no plans to increase number of diplomatic missions in Russia

Ambassador: Armenia has no plans to increase number of diplomatic missions in Russia

Armenia does not intend to expand the number of its consulates in Russia, the Armenian Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary Ambassador to Russia Vardan Tokhanyan said during Moscow-Yerevan video conference talks. …

Russian FM: Russia to assist normalization of Armenian-Turkish relations

Russian FM: Russia to assist normalization of Armenian-Turkish relations

Russia is ready to provide active assistance to Armenia and Turkey and welcome the opening of the Armenian-Turkish external border, the Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said in an interview with the Armenian magazine …

President Sargsyan#039s last visit to Moscow

President Sargsyan's last visit to Moscow

Today, Russian President Vladimir Putin met with his Armenian counterpart Serzh Sargsyan, who arrived in Moscow on an official visit. The presidents discussed key issues of bilateral cooperation and prospects for …

Armenian President arrives in Moscow

Armenian President arrives in Moscow

Armenian President Serzh Sargsyan has arrived today on an official visit to Moscow at the invitation of his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin, Sargsyan’s press office reported.  It said the …

 Putin and Sargsyan to discuss regional issues

Putin and Sargsyan to discuss regional issues

Armenian President Serzh Sargsyan will visit Russia on March 14–15 at the invitation of the Russian President Vladimir Putin, the Kremlin press service said. The two presidents will meet on …

Maria Zakharova: Russia played decisive role in ending April battles for Karabakh

Maria Zakharova: Russia played decisive role in ending April battles for Karabakh

Russia will continue its mediatory mission regarding the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict, the Russian Foreign Ministry spokesperson, Maria Zakharova, said today, the correspondent of Vestnik Kavkaza reports. "Russia …

 Vardan Toghanyan appointed Armenian Ambassador to Russia

Vardan Toghanyan appointed Armenian Ambassador to Russia

Armenian President Serzh Sargsyan signed a decree to appoint Vardan Toghanyan Armenian Ambassador to Russia. He replaced Oleg Yesayan who was relieved of the post by another …

Vardan Toganyan appointed new Armenian ambassador to Russia

Vardan Toganyan appointed new Armenian ambassador to Russia

Armenian ambassador to Russia Oleg Esayan will be replaced today by Vardan Toganyan, a source in the Armenian Presidential Administration and the Armenian embassy in Russia said. Toganyan was mentioned …

Russia#039s Finance Ministry to help Armenia in implementation of public finance management system

Russia's Finance Ministry to help Armenia in implementation of public finance management system

Yesterday, Minister of Finance of Armenia, Vardan Aramyan, held a meeting in Moscow with his Russian counterpart, Anton Siluanov, the press service of Armenian Ministry of Finance reports. The Russian …

Vyacheslav Volodin left for Yerevan

Vyacheslav Volodin left for Yerevan

Russia's parliamentary delegation led by the State Duma Speaker Vyacheslav Volodin will pay a one-day official visit to Yerevan today. During the visit, the meetings will be held with the Armenian President …

Russian servicemen set out for drill at base in Armenia

Russian servicemen set out for drill at base in Armenia

The servicemen from the Russian Southern Military District's military base in Armenia set out for a planned combat drill at two high-altitude ranges, the district's press service said. "Several branches of the military, …

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 …