Russia and Armenia

Russia prolongs loan for Armenia's NPP upgrade

Russia has agreed to prolong a $270 million loan for upgrading the Metsamor nuclear power plant, Armenia's Territorial Management and Infrastructure Minister Suren Papikyan said. "The issue of loan …

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Russian gold stolen at Yerevan airport

According to the press service of the Armenian Police, a Russian citizen was robbed at the Zvartnots airport in Yerevan yesterday. “A Russian citizen that arrived at the Zvartnots airport in Yerevan from Moscow on November 15 …

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Russian gunmakers on pressure from Armenia

Russian company Promtechnology's weapons produced under the brand ORSIS, which participated in the disrupted tender of Armenia's Armed Forces, have been successfully tested by Armenian troops several times, without raising any questions …

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Russia's State Duma speaker to visit Armenia

Russian State Duma speaker Vyacheslav Volodin will pay a working visit to Armenia on November 4-5. He will take part in the events of the CSTO Parliamentary Assembly and will hold a number of bilateral meetings, …

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Russian defense minister arrives in Yerevan

Russian Defense Minister Sergey Shoigu arrived in Yerevan for an official visit today, according to the press office of the Armenian defense ministry. Shoigu will have a one-to-one meeting with his Armenian counterpart …

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Armenia, Russia PMs meet in Moscow

Prime Ministers of Armenia and Russia Nikol Pashinyan and Dmitry Medvedev met in Moscow on the sidelines of the meeting of the Eurasian Intergovernmental Council, News.am reports. Opening the meeting Russian PM thanked Pashinyan for …

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British radio host catches Yerevan lying on Karabakh

In a new episode of the BBC's news programme HARDtalk, its host Stephen Sackur caught Armenia’s foreign minister Zohrab Mnatsakanyan lying, when he spoke about Armenia's approaches to the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict. In …

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Armenia provokes arms scandal with Russia

Russia will send a letter to Armenia over a disruption of an arms tender, in which Russian weaponry manufacturer ORSIS participated, and ask Armenian Defense Minister Davit Tonoyan to settle the situation, according to …

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Putin arrives in Armenia

Russian President Vladimir Putin has arrived in Yerevan, where he will take part in a meeting of the Supreme Eurasian Economic Council, according to the Kremlin website. Apart from the leaders of the EEU member-states …

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 'Pobeda' dismisses reports on hard landing in Gyumri

Russia's Pobeda Airlines has dismissed reports on one of its planes’ making a hard landing in Gyumri, Armenia, a representative of the airline said. The Civil Aviation Committee of Armenia announced yesterday evening that …

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