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Not all roads lead to Georgia

EurasiaNet 08 Mar 2021
The war last fall between Armenia and Azerbaijan has shaken the trade part of the equation ... The early 1990s war over Karabakh sealed the border between Armenia and Azerbaijan. Turkey subsequently closed its border with Armenia ... This will connect Azerbaijan with its top ally and key export market, Turkey, which has announced plans to build a rail link.
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Armenia withdraws from the Eurovision Song Contest

Metro UK 05 Mar 2021
Armenia has been competing a Eurovision since 2006 (Picture ... Armenia has pulled out of the Eurovision Song Contest ... ‘Armenia have a great record at the Eurovision Song Contest and always bring excitement and quality performances to the stage ... Armenia has never won at Eurovision since they debuted at the contest in 2006, but has six top 10 finishes.
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No Agreement on Elections Between Pashinyan, Opposition Leader

Asbarez 04 Mar 2021
Edmon Marukyan, who leads the Bright Armenia Party, said he insisted during the meeting that Pashinyan stop trying to sack the country’s top army general, Onik Gasparyan, who demanded the government’s resignation last week ... Although the Bright Armenia Party is not among those groups, it too effectively defended the military’s top brass.
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Armenia's Ex-Leader Kocharyan Says Ready to Run for Presidency Again

Urdu Point 04 Mar 2021
Armenia's ex-President Robert Kocharyan said on Thursday he was ready to run for the top office again. YEREVAN (UrduPoint News / Sputnik - 04th March, 2021) Armenia's ex-President Robert Kocharyan ...
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Thousands in new rally to demand Armenian PM's resignation

Kearney Hub 03 Mar 2021
Armenia’s prime minister has scored a point in his spat with the top military brass, advancing his motion to fire the country’s top military officer ... Armenia’s prime minister has scored a point in his spat with the top military brass, advancing his motion to fire the country’s top military officer.
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Armenian leader scores political point in spat with military

Federal News Radio 03 Mar 2021
YEREVAN, Armenia (AP) — Armenia’s prime minister scored a political point Tuesday in his spat with the top military brass, advancing his motion to fire the country’s top military officer. A political crisis sparked by Armenia’s defeat in the conflict with ...
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Armenian President Paves Way For Army Chief's Dismissal

Radio Free Europe 03 Mar 2021
Armenia's political crisis was plunged into deeper uncertainty on March 2 after the president refused to sign an order to dismiss the head of the military ... Armenia’s largely ceremonial president, Armen Sarkisian, refused to approve the order dismissing chief of the General Staff Onik Gasparian for a second time on March 2.
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Armenia's political tensions rise amid rival rallies

Kearney Hub 01 Mar 2021
Armenia's prime minister accused top military officers on Thursday of attempting a coup after they demanded he step down, adding fuel to months long protests calling for his resignation following the nation's defeat in a conflict with Azerbaijan over the Nagorno-Karabakh region.
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Armenia's political tensions heat up with rival rallies

Kearney Hub 01 Mar 2021
Armenia's prime minister accused top military officers on Thursday of attempting a coup after they demanded he step down, adding fuel to months long protests calling for his resignation following the nation's defeat in a conflict with Azerbaijan over the Nagorno-Karabakh region.
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Armenia’s Greatest Military Leader: Vardan Mamikonian And His Dynasty

Ancient Origins 01 Mar 2021
Vardan’s family, the Mamikonians, were influential aristocrats in Armenia between the 4 th and 7 th centuries AD ... Etchmiadzin Cathedral, one of the oldest churches in Armenia, still stands in Armenia's holy city of Ejmiatsin ... Subsequently, the Persian king sent them to Armenia, where they established the Mamikonian dynasty ... The Legacy of Armenia.
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Armenia’s political tensions heat up with rival rallies

Belfast Telegraph 01 Mar 2021
Political tensions in Armenia are intensifying as supporters of the embattled prime minister and the opposition plan rival rallies in the capital ... Opposition protests seeking Mr Pashinyan’s ouster abated during the winter but intensified again last week amid Mr Pashinyan’s rift with the country’s top military.
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Rival rallied held as Armenia’s political tensions heat up

Belfast Telegraph 01 Mar 2021
Political tensions in Armenia have intensified, with supporters of the embattled prime minister and the opposition each holding rival rallies in the capital ... Opposition protests seeking Mr Pashinyan’s ouster abated during the winter but intensified again last week amid Mr Pashinyan’s rift with the country’s top military.
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Armenian PM slams ‘coup attempt’ as political tensions rise

Concord Monitor 01 Mar 2021
YEREVAN, Armenia — Armenia’s prime minister accused top ...
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President Explains His Opposition to Army Chief’s Firing

Asbarez 01 Mar 2021
YEREVAN (Azatutyun.am)—President Armen Sarkissian defended on Monday his decision not to fire Armenia’s top army general strongly criticized by Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan ... Pashinyan held, meanwhile, a meeting of Armenia’s Security Council that discussed the political situation in the country ... .
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Armenia's president refuses order to dismiss military chief

Springfield News-Sun 28 Feb 2021
YEREVAN, Armenia (AP) — About 15,000 protesters calling for the resignation of Armenia’s prime minister marched through the capital Saturday as pressure on the leader intensified after the country's president rejected his order to dismiss the chief of the military general staff.
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