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RFE/RL's Armenian Service has been a consistent and dependable provider of independent information in Armenia for over 50 years. Today, it is regarded as the most trusted radio station in Armenia and regularly cited and reprinted by local media.

Mon, 14 Jan 2019 10:40:52 +0000
Pashinian Reappointed Armenian PM After Securing Parliament Majority
Nikol Pashinian has been appointed to a second term as prime minister of Armenia after his political alliance scored a landslide victory in snap parliamentary elections.

Mon, 07 Jan 2019 14:32:34 +0000
Ethnic Tensions Mount In Kazakh City After Man Killed In Brawl
Some 200 protesters have rallied in the central Kazakh city of Qaraghandy, demanding "justice" after a Kazakh man was killed in a brawl in a local restaurant in the early hours of 2019.

Mon, 07 Jan 2019 03:19:02 +0000
Orthodox Christians Celebrate Christmas Amid Internal Divisions
Orthodox Christians are celebrating Christmas†as believers gather†in Moscow, Kyiv, Bethlehem, Jerusalem, Cairo, and cities throughout the world to usher in the holy day.

Thu, 27 Dec 2018 19:28:27 +0000
Armenia 'Committed To Further Integration' Within Eurasian Union
Acting Armenian Prime Minister Nikol Pashinian says his country is determined to continue "integration" within the Russian-led Eurasian Economic Union (EES).

Sun, 23 Dec 2018 23:56:39 +0000
Weightlifters From Ukraine, Uzbekistan, Belarus, Azerbaijan, Armenia Hit After Doping Tests
Five weightlifters from former Soviet states, including two former Olympic champions, have been provisionally suspended after retests of their samples from the 2012 London Olympics came back positive for doping, the sportsí governing body says.

Tue, 18 Dec 2018 21:07:32 +0000
Armenia Named The Economist's 'Country Of The Year'
The Economist has named Armenia as its country of the year, saying the South Caucasus nation has a "chance of democracy and renewal" after street protests led to a peaceful change of government.

Tue, 18 Dec 2018 08:59:55 +0000
Russian Soldier Charged In Death Of Armenian Woman, Lawyers Say
A 23-year-old soldier serving at a Russian military base in Armenia has been charged with beating an Armenian woman to death, lawyers for the victims' daughter say.

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