Articles by Weekly Staff

Lapshin Sentenced to Three Years in Prison by Azerbaijani Court

BAKU, Azerbaijan (A.W.)— On July 20, an Azerbaijani court sentenced Russian-Israeli blogger Alexander Lapshin, who was arrested last December, to three years in prison on a charge related to his 2011 and 2012 visits to Artsakh. Lapshin behind bars (Photo: Interfax) The court ruled that Lapshin [more...]

July 20, 2017 // 0 Comments

Artsakh President Bako Sahakyan Re-Elected by Parliament

STEPANAKERT, Artskah (A.W.)—Artsakh President Bako Sahakyan was reelected on July 17,  at a special session of the country’s National Assembly (Parliament). President Bako Sahakyan during an April 2016 press conference donned in full military uniform. (Photo: Pan Photo) Two [more...]

July 19, 2017 // 0 Comments

Azerbaijan Fails to Lead OSCE Mission to Frontlines During Monitoring

STEPANAKERT, Artsakh (A.W.)— On July 19, in accordance with the arrangement reached with the authorities of the Republic of Artsakh, an Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE) Mission conducted a planned monitoring of the Line of Contact (LoC) between the armed forces of [more...]

July 19, 2017 // 0 Comments

ARF Bureau, Supreme Council Hold a Joint Session in Yerevan

YEREVAN (A.W.)—A joint session of the Armenian Revolutionary Federation (ARF) Bureau and the party’s Supreme Council of Armenia was held on July 17, during which a joint declaration was adopted and published. The statement hailed Prime Minister Karen Karapetyan’s government’s [more...]

July 19, 2017 // 1 Comment

Armenian Serviceman Wounded on July 7 Remains in Intensive Care

YEREVAN (A.W.)—Armenian serviceman Robert N. Gasparyan (b. 1969), who was wounded at the Artsakh-Azerbaijan Line of Contact (LoC) on July 7 by Azerbaijani fire, remains in an intensive care unit in a military hospital. According to the head of the Military Medical Administration to the Armenian [more...]

July 19, 2017 // 0 Comments

ARF to Hold Discussions with President Sarkisian on 2018 Government

YEREVAN— On July 18, the Armenian Revolutionary Federation (ARF) said that it will hold discussions with Armenian President Serge Sarkisian soon on who will be Armenia’s next Prime Minister. A scene from the signing of the political cooperation agreement between the ARF and the RPA, on Feb. 24, [more...]

July 18, 2017 // 0 Comments

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