On 09 May, Nagorno Karabakh marked Victory Day, commonly celebrated throughout post-Soviet countries as the day of victory over Nazi Germany. In Karabakh and Armenia, however, the day is also marked as the day Armenian forces took control over Shushi (or Shusha as it is known by Azeris) in 1992,Continue Reading

On 05 March, the 60th birthday of former military commander and defence minister of Armenia, Vazgen Sargsyan, was commemorated. The event took place in presence of President Bako Sahakyan at a motorised infantry base that bears the late commander’s name in Nagorno Karabakh. During the event, President Sahakyan expressed hisContinue Reading

  The leaders of Armenia and Azerbaijan met in Geneva today, 16  October,  during an official meeting aimed at agreeing to terms for measures to further weaken the tension between the two, avoiding losses at the front. However, no specific agreement on any solution, nor precise measures have been madeContinue Reading

SOURCE: Naira Hayrumyan, Jam News, 10 OCT 2017 Azerbaijan seeks to make the EU respect its territorial integrity Armenia and Azerbaijan may sign a framework agreement with the EU on the sidelines of the Brussels Summit. However, unlike the text of the EU-Armenia agreement, which was initialed back in March thisContinue Reading

The Armenian leader paid an official visit to the Republic of Nagorno Karabakh, called Republic of Artsakh after the referendum of 2017 on 01 September 2017. President Sargsyan’s visit came on the 26th anniversary of Stepanakert’s declaration of independence in 1991 during a full-scale war with neighbouring Azerbaijan.  Sargsyan metContinue Reading

Russian leader Vladimir Putin received his Armenian counterpart Serj Sargsyan today, 23 August 2017, during what was an official meeting in the Russian coastal city of Sochi. Putin had three important meetings that same day, with Israeli leader Benjamin Nethanyahu and the Vatican’s Secretary of State Pietro Parolin besides Armenia’sContinue Reading