Armenia Blog


CAN ARMENIA KEEP A FOOT IN BOTH CAMPS?

Geography and history are political tyrants and nowhere more so than for in Armenia. For all the emphasis, nowadays, on the …

U.S. General Visits Armenia, Meets With Defense Officials

U.S. general overseeing the Kansas National Guard is visiting Armenia for a third time in less than a year shortly after his …

Armenia, Israel Sign Cooperation Agreements

On July 25, Armenia’s Foreign Minister of Armenia Edward Nalbandian met the Minister of Regional Cooperation of Israel Tzachi …

Armenia’s First Solar Plant to Begin Construction in 2019

The Armenia Renewable Resources and Energy Efficiency Fund (R2E2) is moving ahead with plans to begin construction on a 55 …

Singapore signs open skies agreement with Armenia

Singapore signed an open skies agreement with Armenia on Friday (Jul 14), announced the Civil Aviation Authority of Singapore (…

NATO to welcome new EU-Armenia agreement

NATO Secretary General’s Special Representative for the South Caucasus and Central Asia James Appathurai stated today that …

In Armenia, a peace prize .. and a music festival?

A year after Armenians launched a generous new peace prize, the frontman of rockers System of a Down sees more to come in …

Armenia and India Build Strategic Relationship

With Azerbaijan and Pakistan currently pursuing a strategic partnership (see EDM, September 28, 2016; December 15, 2016), …

Mkhitaryan honored with an Order for his ‘Services to Armenia’

President Serzh Sargsyan has signed a decree, awarding Henrikh Mkhitaryan with a first-degree Order for “Services to the …

Trump’s Budget Cuts Armenia Assistance by Almost 70 Percent 2

The budget unveiled Monday by the Trump administration will see a drastic 70 percent–69.6 percent–cut in aid to Armenia over …

Mkhitaryan wins goal of the season award

Henrikh Mkhitaryan’s scorpion’ kick against Sunderland has been voted Manchester United’s Goal of the Season for 2016/17 by …

Armenia’s economic activity index rises 5.7% Jan-April 2017

According to the data released by Armenia’s National Statistical Service (NSS), the economic activity index (EAI) of Armenia …

New Thermoelectric Power Station to be Built in Yerevan

The Armenian government approved on March 20 the signing of a framework agreement on the design, development, financing, construction, …

EU Extends Agencies, Programs to Armenia

On December 11, the European Parliament gave its consent to the participation of Armenia in EU agencies and programs, adopting …

Armenia, Europe Edging Closter to Association Deal

YEREVAN—A visit recently by the European Commissioner for Enlargement and European Neighborhood Policy, Štefan Füle to Armenia, …

Water issues in Armenia

Armenia has abundant water resources which are generally adequate for drinking, irrigation, and industrial use throughout …

Armenia climb 66th in FIFA rankings

Armenia climbed 23 spots in the July 4 FIFA rankings to be placed 66th with 534 points.


Armenia’s rivals in 2014 FIFA World …

Russia Confirms Interest in Armenia Gas Stake

Russia’s Gazprom energy giant has expressed readiness to lower the price of its natural gas supplied to Armenia in return …

Armenia Ranks 59th in Global Innovation Index

The 2013 Global Innovation Index ranks Armenia 59th among 142 countries. The country comes second in the lower-middle-income …

Women Now Allowed to Enroll in Armenia’s Military Schools

On June 6, Armenia’s Ministry of Defense announced that women would now be allowed to attend military school—specifically, …


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