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This sign welcomes visitors to Artsakh

EDITORIAL: No Other Option Except Independence for Artsakh

EDITORIAL: No Other Option Except Independence for Artsakh

A simple sentence on a sign that greets visitors entering Artsakh speaks volumes about the endurance, resilience, humility and strength of the people of Nagorno-Karabakh Republic.

Russia Addresses Armenian Concerns over Arms Sales to Baku

YEREVAN (RFE/RL)—Russia is addressing serious concerns that have been voiced by Armenia about its large-scale sales of offensive weapons to Azerbaijan, Defense Minister Seyran Ohanian implied on Thursday. Ohanian stressed in that context the importance of Russian military aid to Armenia, saying that it is continuing unabated. “Very important [Russian-Armenian] documents signed recently also ensure

Stepanakert Calls Sentencing of Citizen in Baku ‘Groundless’

STEPANAKERT—Spokesperson for the Nagorno-Karabakh Foreign Ministry Ani Sargsyan spoke Armenian News (News.am) on Tuesday about the accusations and verdict against Artsakh citizen Arsen Baghdasaryan, who has been condemned to 15 years imprisonment in Azerbaijan. “This farce of a trial against Arsen Baghdasaryan completely fits into the logic of the policy of systematic violations of international

ANCA Open Letter to State Legislators on Azeri Dictator Ilham Aliyev

I am writing to alert you that Ilham Aliyev, the President of Azerbaijan (an oil-rich and corrupt one-family dictatorship), is pressuring state legislatures across our country into joining his angry and increasingly violent attacks upon his Christian Armenian neighbors

Azerbaijan Can’t Beat Karabakh Forces, Says Ex US Envoy

Azerbaijan’s military spending has not translated into an advantage for Baku, according to former US Ambassador to Azerbaijan, who in US diplomatic cable obtained by Wikileaks, said that the Nagorno-Karabakh Republic Army has an advantage over Azeri forces in the event of war.

Obama’s $40 Million Request In Aid To Armenia Again Breaks Parity

As the Congress continues deliberations over appropriations for the remaining months of Fiscal Year 2011, President Barack Obama today announced his proposed Fiscal Year 2012 budget numbers, which included a call for $40 million in aid to Armenia and a pro-Baku tilt in U.S. military aid to Armenia and Azerbaijan, reported the Armenian National Committee of America.

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