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Kremlin: Karabakh is Azerbaijan!

Press secretary of the Russian president Dmitry Peskov voiced Russia's support for the territorial integrity of Azerbaijan once again, answering the question about the status of Karabakh. Peskov recalled that Russia recognizes the …

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Number of COVID-19 cases in Armenia nears 140,000

Coronavirus cases in Armenia grew by 1,184 in the past 24 hours to 139,692, the republic’s Health Ministry reported. "In the past twenty-four hours, 1,184 new coronavirus cases were identified. Almost 115,00 patients …

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Hundreds protest against Pashinyan in Yerevan

Hundreds of Armenians blocked streets in the capital Yerevan late on Thursday and called for the resignation of Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan over a ceasefire deal that locked in Azerbaijani territorial gains in Nagorno-Karabakh last month. …

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Will Armenia give up its ultra-nationalist and ultra-religious ideology?

In accordance with prominent multicultural scholars, multiculturalism represents ethnic and cultural diversity where people from different ethnic or cultural backgrounds or traditions interact freely and engage in social activities leading to a strong social bond. However, it doesn't mean that those people have to lose their cultural values, beliefs and norms for the sake of interacting or living with other people in a social system

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Nuclear power plant makes Armenia a ticking time bomb

Once Armenia's defeat against Azerbaijan was put on paper, some Armenians, struggling to face reality, brought up nuclear weapons as a form of potential retaliation (See Armenian newspaper calls for use of nuclear weapon against Azerbaijan) These discussions, however, ignore the fact that Armenia does host nuclear power on its soil but in the form of a decaying Soviet nuclear reactor – a ticking bomb that is not only a threat to Armenia itself but its neighbors as well

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What China gains following Karabakh war

The distant war may play a role in Beijing’s Belt and Road Initiative, Nima Khorrami, a research associate at the Arctic Institute, writes in the article How China gains from Armenia-Azerbaijan war for Eurasianet. The Russian-brokered ceasefire that stopped fighting between Armenia and Azerbaijan last month included a provision allowing Azerbaijan to use a road through Armenian territory to access its Nakhchivan exclave

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Armenia confirms 1,277 new COVID-19 cases

Coronavirus cases in Armenia grew by 1,277  in the past 24 hours to 138,508, the republic’s Health Ministry reported. "In the past twenty-four hours, 1,277 new coronavirus cases were identified. As many as …

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Armenian media names compromise candidate for PM

Armenia's opposition will announce the former Prime Minister, chairman of the National Democratic Union party Vazgen Manukyan as its joint candidate for the post of Prime Minister, the Hraparak daily writes. According to the …

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Armenia lifts ban on rallies

Armenian authorities have lifted some restrictions on public rallies and strikes, restrictions imposed more than two months ago. In its decree, the government said it was lifting restrictions on holding rallies and strikes, as well as …

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