Artsakh articles

The Vardenis-Martakert Highway (marked in white) will connect to the Goris-Stepanakert and North-South highways (red), built in previous years with telethon funds.

Vardenis-Martakert Highway Set to Open in 2016

YEREVAN (Arka)—The construction of the Vardenis-Martakert highway connecting Armenia with Artsakh will be completed by early 2016, Ara Vardanyan, the executive director of Hayastan Pan-Armenian Fund, told reporters Wednesday on the sidelines of the 24th meeting of the Fund’s Board of Trustees in Yerevan. The 116-kilometer-long road link, which began to be constructed in 2011,

A newly built community center in Shosh, Artsakh

All-Armenian Fund Unveils Two More Community Centers in Artsakh

KHACHMACH/SHOSH, Artsakh—The Hayastan All-Armenian Fund delegation, led by Executive Director Ara Vardanian and comprising trustees, representatives of affiliates worldwide, benefactors, and associates, visited Artsakh’s Askeran Region on May 22 to unveil two newly built community centers, in the villages of Khachmach and Shosh. The construction of the Khachmach community center has been made possible by

President Sarkisian joins European leaders at the EU Summit in Riga

Azerbaijan Storms Out of EU Summit Over Statement On Karabakh

RIGA, Latvia (RFE/RL)—Azerbaijan nearly vetoed on Friday a joint declaration adopted at the European Union’s latest summit with six ex-Soviet states because of the wording of its references to the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict. Azerbaijani Foreign Minister Elmar Mammadyarov, who represented his country at the summit held in Riga, reportedly stormed out of its concluding session that