Armenia

Armenia pushes out Moscow-led military bloc chief ahead of general election

Will Conroy in Prague November 2, 2018

Move sharpens interest in how relations between Yerevan and the Kremlin might evolve if post-revolution “people power” coalition secures expected landslide.

Attitudes to religion and minorities in Eastern Europe remain largely unreformed after 25 years of democracy

Ben Aris in Berlin November 1, 2018

Most of emerging Europe has yet to embrace the liberal values of Western Europe, found a survey by the Pew Research Centre released on October 30.

Russia accuses US of attempt at shifting Armenia’s Moscow loyalties

bne IntelliNews October 30, 2018

White House National Security Advisor John Bolton's stop-off in Yerevan has not gone down well with the Kremlin.

US uber-hawk Bolton presses Armenia on Iran sanctions

bne IntelliNews October 25, 2018

During Yerevan visit, White House national security advisor also addresses Nagorno-Karabakh conflict and potential for selling Armenians American arms.

Armenian PM steps down to seek stronger mandate from snap vote

bne IntelliNews October 17, 2018

Election expected within 45 days as revolution victor Nikol Pashinian bets on “people power” translating into a ballot box triumph.

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