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Zardusht Alizadeh: Arriving in Sochi, Aliyev and Sargsyan once again demonstrated the world that Russia is still the demiurge in the Caucasus

Masis Mailyan: Unlike Azerbaijan, global centers of force are not interested in growing tensions in Nagorno-Karabakh conflict zone

Sergey Grinyayev:The West’s sanctions are extremely positive for the Eurasian Union project

Alexey Kolomiyets: West's sanction will hardly sober Putin and the Kremlin

Hrant Bagratyan: Sanctions will have tangible impact on Armenia

Georgi Kolarov: The second Nagorno-Karabakh war is inevitable

Artashes Shaboyan: Reduction in consumer demand has a negative effect on supermarkets

Tigran Davtyan: If you have a telephone with you, it means that you have a wallet with you too

Shmuel Meirom: Israel is willing to contribute of its experience in the field of economy, but it cannot force Israeli business to invest in Armenia

Marine Karapetyan: Ameriabank on large business: problems and solutions

Eduard Sharmazanov: The opposition camp has no leader to steer the people

Alexander Zinker: Readiness of the Kremlin to protect its “Big Russian world” is dangerous for Russia itself

Vahe Davtyan: lternative power engineering should be developed regardless of fluctuations in electric power tariffs

Alexander Krylov: Taking into consideration the experience of the EU, Russia has to refuse maximal extension of the Eurasian Economic Union

Rasim Musabekov: Not only global but also the regional geo-political balance is changing

Zardusht Alizade: Apart, Armenia and Azerbaijan will always remain non-democratic fascist states

20/08 12:33 NKR Defense Army Commander: Baku blackmailing OSCE Minsk Group

Azerbaijan's latest sabotage attacks on the Line of Contact once again showed how furiously Baku seeks to seize the NKR and take control of its entire territory, NKR Defense Army Commander Movses Hakobyan told reporters, Wednesday. He recalled the truce achieved 20 years ago at the request of Azerbaijan that applied to Russia for mediation.

19/08/2014 17:26

Manvel Grigoryan: In case of war in Artsakh, the boys of oligarchs and statesmen will also be fighting

In case of resumed hostilities in Artsakh, everyone will go fighting, including the boys of oligarchs and statesmen. The statement came from Manvel Grigoryan, MP from Republican Party of Armenia, Head of Yerkrapah Union of Volunteers, in a press conference.

15/08/2014 17:53

Gary D. Robbins: "As a co-chair of the OSCE Minsk Group, the United States remains committed to helping all sides reach a lasting settlement to the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict"

The United States strongly condemns the violence along the Armenian-Azerbaijani line of contact that has resulted in significant casualties since July 31, says Charge d'Affaires Gary Robbins of the U.S. Mission to the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe, speaking at the OSCE Permanent Council meeting in Vienna, Thursday.

15/08/2014 17:52

Head of Armenia's Diplomatic Mission to OSCE slams Azerbaijan for provocations

Head of Armenia's Permanent Mission to the OSCE, Ambassador Arman Kirakosian made a speech at the special session of OSCE Permanent Council, Thursday, wherein he levered harsh criticism at Azerbaijan's cease-fire violations and sabotages that has escalated tensions and claimed the lives on both parties.

15/08/2014 17:51

Ali Husseinly: Russia's activity at current stage of Karabakh conflict is for a reason

Russia's activity at current stage of Karabakh conflict is for a reason, says Head of the Milli Mejlis Committee on Legal Policy and Statebuilding Ali Husseinly, APA reported.

15/08/2014 17:51

Tom de Waal: Russia is fueling conflict in order to manage the situation

On August 10 Russian leader Vladimir Putin convened a trilateral meeting between himself, Armenian president Serzh Sargsyan and Azerbaijani president Ilham Aliyev in Sochi. The immediate aim seems to have been successful. That was to dampen down the fighting that flared up on the Nagorny Karabakh Line of Contact and Armenian-Azerbaijani border and killed several dozen soldiers in the last two weeks. But it was striking how vague the public statements after the meeting were, British expert Tom de Waal says in his recent article.

14/08/2014 11:58

Views from Moscow: "Unfrozen" NK conflict will affect Baku-Tbilisi-Ceyhan and Azerbaijan's energy contact with Europe and U.S.

"Unfrozen" Nagorno Karabakh conflict (NK) will affect the 'political pipeline' Baku-Tbilisi-Ceyhan (BTC) and Azerbaijan's contacts with Europe and U.S. in the energy field, leaving aside the big expenses for dragging Turkey or Iran into the NK conflict. In other words, NK conflict affects also the interests of others, not only Russia.

12/08/2014 14:27

ICRC Representatives visit arrested Azerbaijani saboteurs

Representatives of the ICRC Mission in Stepanakert have visited the arrested Azerbaijani saboteurs Shakhraz Gulyev and Dilham Askerov. Zara Amatuni, the Program Manager for Communications, the ICRC Yerevan Office, told ArmInfo the meeting took place on 11 August on a point of order. Amatuni said no letters were exchanged.

12/08/2014 14:20

Warlick: U.S. encouraged with Sochi meeting of Armenian and Azerbaijani leaders

"We are encouraged that Presidents Aliyev and Sargsyan met in Sochi on August 10 to discuss the conflict in Nagorno-Karabakh," said U.S. co-chair of the OSCE Minsk Group James Warlick in response to APA's question about the outcomes of Sochi meeting.

12/08/2014 12:20

NKR Defense Army reports easing tension on NKR-Azerbaijan border

NKR Defense Army reports certain decrease in tensions along the Line of Contact with Azerbaijan.

12/08/2014 11:38

Lawrence Sheets: Any further escalation in Karabakh conflict zone risks spillover to neighboring states

"Any further escalation risks spillover to neighboring states such as Georgia and would threaten to drag in Russia, Turkey and possibly Iran," Bloomberg writes citing Lawrence Sheets, an analyst on the Caucasus region and the author of "8 Pieces of Empire," a memoir that deals with the post-Soviet wars in the region.

11/08/2014 22:11

David Babayan: In Sochi Putin made it clear to Aliyev that further escalation of tensions in Nagorno-Karabakh was not good from both geopolitical and humanitarian points of view

Yerevan, August 11. ArmInfo. Ashot Safaryan. The only thing Nagorno- Karabakh expected from the meeting of the Armenian, Azeri and Russian presidents in Sochi was peace and stability in the region, Spokesman of Nagorno-Karabakh's President David Babayan told ArmInfo on Monday.

11/08/2014 22:10

Armenian MP: OSCE MG has given no appropriate response to Aliyev's racist statements and death of Armenian prisoner in Azeri captivity

The best we could expect from the meeting of the Armenian, Azeri and Russian presidents in Sochi was reduced tensions on the contact line – for you cannot expect more from such a cynical and unreliable enemy, the secretary of the parliamentary group of Prosperous Armenia Party Naira Zohrabyan told ArmInfo on Monday.

11/08/2014 14:15

Russian expert: Sochi meeting has neutralized the threat of a new war in Nagorno-Karabakh

The meeting of the Russian, Armenian and Azerbaijani presidents in Sochi has neutralized the threat of a new war in Nagorno-Karabakh, Executive Director of the North-South Political Science Center Yuliya Yakusheva said in an interview to ArmInfo.

11/08/2014 12:40

Armenian President: Armenia has ballistic missiles that have a range of 300 km and can ruin any settlement

The growing tensions in the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict zone were the key topic of my meeting with the Russian and Azerbaijani presidents in Sochi, Armenian President Serzh Sargsyan said in an interview to Armnews.

11/08/2014 12:03

NKR Defense Army reports de-escalation of tensions on the contact line of the Nagorno-Karabakh and Azeri armies

The NKR Defense Army reports de-escalation of tensions on the contact line of the Nagorno- Karabakh and Azeri armies.

11/08/2014 10:10

Russian, Armenian and Azerbaijani presidents meet in Sochi

Russian President Vladimir Putin, Armenian President Serzh Sargsyan and Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev met in Sochi on Sunday.

09/08/2014 19:18

Yerevan expects no real progress from Sargsyan-Putin-Aliyev meeting because of Baku's destructive policy

The most we can expect from the meeting of the Armenian, Azerbaijani and Russian presidents in Sochi on Sunday is lower probability of a new war in the Nagorno- Karabakh conflict zone, Armenia's Deputy Foreign Minister Shavarsh Kocharyan told Azatutyun.am.

09/08/2014 19:17

NKR Defense Army: By killing Armenian prisoner the Azeri army has proved once against that it is a medieval barbarous gang

By killing Armenian prisoner Karen Petrosyan, the Azeri army has proved once against that it is a medieval barbarous gang, preferring not to fight in the battlefield but to slaughter a sleeping soldier or a helpless prisoner, Nagorno-Karabakh's Defense Army said on Saturday.

09/08/2014 19:08

Aug 3-9 Azerbaijan broke cease-fire regime with Nagorno-Karabakh over 3,000 times

Aug 3-9 Azerbaijan broke its cease-fire regime with Nagorno-Karabakh over 3,000 times. The Azeris fired almost 60,000 shots at Nagorno-Karabakh's positions.

09/08/2014 19:06

Sargsyan and Putin complete their meeting in Sochi

Armenian President Serzh Sargsyan and Russian President Vladimir Putin have completed their meeting in Sochi. The press service of the Kremlin reports that the presidents have discussed urgent problems of Russian-Armenian cooperation and ways to settle the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict.

09/08/2014 16:22

James Warlick: Karabakh conflict not frozen at all

We are very concerned over situation along the line of contact, and as you see the situation is not frozen at all, U.S. Co-Chair of the OSCE Minsk Group James Warlick told the Voice of America.

09/08/2014 16:10

A delegation of Armenian government and parliament visits frontline in Nagorno- Karabakh

Armenia's Prime Minister Hovik Abrahamyan, Defense Minister Seyran Ohanyan and a group of Armenian MPs visited the frontline of Nagorno-Karabakh's army on Saturday.

09/08/2014 15:18

NKR Deputy DM: Azerbaijani army incapable of a large-scale operation

Deputy Defense Minister of NKR, Head of the Union of Artsakh Freedom-Fighters, Major General Samvel Karapetyan has disseminated a statement suggesting that unlike Artsakh's Defense Army, the Azerbaijani army is incapable of any large-scale operation, even the most promising one.

09/08/2014 12:32

NKR Defense Army prevents Azerbaijan's another sabotage

Karabakh armed forces prevented another sabotage attempt by the Azerbaijani forces overnight. A group of saboteurs tried to penetrate into the Karabakh's territory in the area of Hadroud and in the southeast (near Martuni) approximately at 4:20am on 9 August, according to the NKR Defense Army.

08/08/2014 11:24

"The Voice of Talyshstan" from Stepanakert may outcry the "let's defend our homeland" calls from Baku

The ethnic minority situation in Azerbaijan is so ambiguous that "the Voice of Talyshstan" from Stepanakert may well outcry the "let's defend our homeland" calls from Baku, Director General of the European Center for Geopolitical Analysis Mateusz Piskorski said in an interview with ArmInfo.

07/08/2014 21:30

Ilham Aliyev warns to destroy any facility in Nagorno Karabakh

The Azerbaijani army is today able to destroy any facility in Nagorno-Karabakh, Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev said during the meeting with the servicemen of one of the frontline military units in the country's Aghdam region on Aug 6.

07/08/2014 21:26

Grigory Ayvazyan: Nagorno-Karabakh conflict cannot be settled peacefully as Azerbaijan is against this

The growing tensions in the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict zone have proved that the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict cannot be settled peacefully as Azerbaijan is against this, President of the Assembly of Armenians of Azerbaijan Grigory Ayvazyan told journalists on Thursday.

07/08/2014 21:23

Tigran Urikhanyan: Aliyev is so aggressive because of the forthcoming meeting in Sochi

The world community and the OSCE Minsk Group, in particular, must give an appropriate response to Azeri President Ilham Aliyev's aggressiveness, Spokesman of Prosperous Armenia Party Tigran Urikhanyan told ArmInfo on Thursday, when asked to comment on Aliyev's last statement that Azsrbaijan will take back all of historical lands, including Yerevan and Syunik, and will destroy all military facilities in Nagorno-Karabakh.

07/08/2014 21:20

Turkologist: Turkey must not be allowed to apply its anti-Armenian policy in Nagorno-Karabakh

Turkey must not be allowed to apply its anti-Armenian policy in Nagorno-Karabakh, Turkologist Artak Shakaryan told journalists on Thursday.

07/08/2014 21:16

Armenian soldier Victor Abramov wounded in ceasefire breach by Azerbaijani armed forces

Soldier Victor Abramov (1995) was wounded in an intensive fire by the Azerbaijani armed forces on the Line of Contact with Nagorno Karabakh on 7 August, NKR Defense Army said.