Armenia and the US

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US stops financial aid to Caucasus (and not only to it)

US stops financial aid to Caucasus (and not only to it)

  US President Donald Trump administration released the 2018 budget proposal, which includes massive cuts to domestic and foreign aid programs. The Budget proposes to reduce or end direct funding for …

Will US lose interest in South Caucasus?

Will US lose interest in South Caucasus?

US interest in the South Caucasus region under President Donald Trump is likely to significantly decrease due to the new US President's isolationist policy and focus on the internal affairs of America, the chairman of the …

What does Trump era mean for South Caucasus?

What does Trump era mean for South Caucasus?

Russian experts interviewed by Vestnik Kavkaza disagreed on what would be the most likely Washington's policy under President Donald Trump on the South Caucasus: on the one hand, the billionaire's isolationist …

 What does Trump's Presidential victory mean for Caucasus?

What does Trump's Presidential victory mean for Caucasus?

The unexpected victory of the Republican candidate, billionaire Donald Trump in the US presidential elections will make little difference to Washington's relations with the South Caucasus, Russian political scientists …

Did Yerevan take Russian citizen hostage?

Did Yerevan take Russian citizen hostage?

A 30-year-old Russian Sergey Mironov has been detained in the Yerevan Airport on the US authorities' request. His lawyer Karen Nersesyan said that he is accused of laundering $ 50 thousand and …

 Tehran protests US decision to retain its frozen assets

Tehran protests US decision to retain its frozen assets

Iran’s Foreign Ministry has summoned Swiss ambassador to Tehran to protest the recent ruling by US Supreme Court against the Islamic Republic, the Mehr News agency reports. Swiss ambassador to Tehran was summoned to the Ministry …

West to provide Armenia with electronic voting equipment

West to provide Armenia with electronic voting equipment

The US and the EU countries have resolved the funding issues and are ready to provide electronic voting equipment for the upcoming parliamentary elections in Armenia in 2017. "The only condition that was put by the West before the RA …

 USAID to help preserve groundwater in Armenia's Ararat Valley

USAID to help preserve groundwater in Armenia's Ararat Valley

The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) has launched the Advanced Science and Partnerships for Integrated Resource Development Project in Armenia, an initiative designed to curb the rate of groundwater abstraction in the …

Cash transfers from Russia to Armenia drop by 36%

Cash transfers from Russia to Armenia drop by 36%

The level of cash transfers from Russia to Armenia has dropped by 36.1% in comparison with 2014, reaching $916 million, the Central Bank of the Republic said. Russian-Armenian cash transfers amounted to 76% of all Armenia’s …

  National Defense Research University opens in Armenia

National Defense Research University opens in Armenia

The official opening of the National Defense Research University (NDRU) of the Ministry of Defense of Armenia was held in Yerevan today. The event was attended by Armenian President Serzh Sargsyan, Defense Minister …

US oncologists expect Ter-Petrosyan to live 20 more years

US oncologists expect Ter-Petrosyan to live 20 more years

The office of the first President of Armenia reported that there is no risk to Levon Ter-Petrosyan’s life for the next 20 years. “On January 26, Levon Ter-Petrosyan underwent a post-operative examination at Glendale …

Sargsyan to visit US

Sargsyan to visit US

Armenian President Serzh Sargsyan will arrive in the United States on a working visit, the press service of the Armenian president reports. As part of the visit, Armenia’s president is expected to have a number of …