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Armenia Seeks Another Major Loan from Russian-Led Group

The Armenian government moved on Thursday to obtain yet another large-scale foreign loan which it hopes will help the country overcome the ongoing economic crisis.

Another World is Possible: An Interview with Khatchik DerGhougassian

In an exclusive interview with Haytoug, Khatchik DerGhougassian, a professor of International Relations at the Universidad de San Andrés in Argentina, discusses the social, economic and political challenges plauging the 21st century and, with a focus on Armenia, outlines the potential for progressive movements to change the status quo, both locally and globally.

Parliament Speaker on First Official Visit to Russia

MOSCOW (RFE/RL)–The recently elected speaker of the Armenian parliament has described as %u218positive and efficient’ his first official visit abroad in the new capacity. Hovik Abrahamian was in Moscow Monday for meetings at the State Duma, the lower house of the Russian Federal Assembly, including with counterpart Boris Gryzlov. The two reportedly signed a memorandum