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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.

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

ANC of Europe Welcomes Artsakh ‘Free and Fair’ Elections

STEPANAKERT—On May 3, the elections for the National Assembly of Artsakh took place. The ten highly experienced delegates of the independent international election observation mission deployed by the European Armenian Federation for Justice and Democracy (EAFJD, ANC of Europe) reported a calm, transparent and orderly election day. According to the observers, the election day in

Observers Call Artsakh Elections Democratic

STEPANAKERT—Artsakh held its sixth parliamentary elections on Sunday, with 33 seats in the Artsakh National Assembly available for the taking between seven parties. Preliminary results show that Artsakh Prime Minister Ara Harutyunyan’s Free Motherland Party received 47.5 percent of the vote; the Democratic Party of Artsakh, led by Speaker of the Artsakh Parliament Ashot Ghulyan,

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.

USAID Nominee Fails To Explain $25 Million Shortfall In Aid To Karabakh

Written responses by a senior United States Agency for International Development nominee to a series of questions posed by Senator Robert Menendez (D-NJ) offer insight into the details of U.S. assistance programs in Nagorno Karabakh, but fail to explain the roughly $25 million shortfall between the level of aid intended by Congress and the amount that has actually been spent since this program was launched some 12-year ago, reported the Armenian National Committee of America

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