scandals in the Caucasus

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Protests force Armenia to halt some rail services

Armenia’s national rail operator said on Wednesday it was suspending some rail services because anti-government protesters were blocking tracks, Reuters reports. The operator, South Caucasus Railways, said in a statement it was …

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Hrachya Rostomyan joins protests in Armenia

Armenia's acting minister of sport and youth affairs Hrachya Rostomyan has resigned due to the decision of the Prosperous Party to join the protest against the ruling Republican Party of Armenia. In …

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Soldiers join protests in Yerevan

After a large-scale rally, which was held on the evening of April 22, today street protests started in Yerevan with renewed vigour. The students of the Yerevan State University joined the rally, the correspondent of Vestnik Kavkaza reports. …

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Bagrat Asatryan: Armenia biased against Serge Sargsyan

Expressions of protest against the nomination of former President Serzh Sargsyan as candidate for Armenian prime minister have a completely objective basis - the citizens are tired of the ineffective leadership of the …

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Chechnya refuses Instagram

After the head of Chechnya, Ramzan Kadyrov, was blocked in Instagram, the republic's parliament decided to waive this social network. The speaker of the legislative assembly Magomed Daudov was the first to delete his account. …

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 Armenia take an umbrage at PABSEC

The 50th Parliamentary Assembly of the Black Sea Economic Cooperation (PABSEC) was held in Kiev on November, 28-30, 2017, was marked by several scandals. First, Ukraine did not invite Russian parliamentarians to the PABSEC, and …

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Armenian authorities condemn themselves for Nzhdeh

The meeting of the Council of Foreign Ministers of the CSTO countries in Minsk ended with a signing of a statement in support of the UN General Assembly resolution on combating the glorification of Nazism and neo-Nazism. All foreign ministers, …

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Secretary of Georgian Patriarchate resigns

The Secretary of the Patriarchate of Georgia, Mikheil Botkoveli, resigned, the local media inform. Recall that today Botkoveli said that the head of the personal guard of the Patriarch of Georgia Ilia II, Soso Okhanashvili, does not …

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