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Armenian defense minister leaves for Moscow

Armenian defense minister leaves for Moscow

An Armenian military delegation led by Defense Minister Suren Papikyan has left today for the Russian capital Moscow, the press service of the Armenian Defense Ministry reported. It said Papikyan is scheduled to meet with Russian …

Armenian soldier killed by fellow serviceman

Armenian soldier killed by fellow serviceman

Eighteen-year-old private of the Armenian armed forces Movses Tadevosyan with a gunshot wound in the head was found on December 31, 2021, at about 10:50 (GMT +4), at one of the combat posts in the Vayots Dzor region of Armenia, according to the …

Armenia reports six fatalities after clashes with Azerbaijan

Armenia reports six fatalities after clashes with Azerbaijan

Some six Armenian servicemen have been killed during the hostilities with the Azerbaijani armed forces on the border on November 16, the Armenian Defense Ministry said on Friday. "During the clashes that erupted on November 16, …

Armenian soldier wounded on border with Azerbaijan

Armenian soldier wounded on border with Azerbaijan

The Armenian Defense Ministry reported that one of its servicemen was wounded on the border with Azerbaijan. "On October 9, at about 12.50 (11.50 Moscow time) on the Eraskh section of the Armenian-Azerbaijani border in the Ararat …

Military training camp announced for Armenian reservists

Military training camp announced for Armenian reservists

 Another three-month training camp for privates, warrant officers and reserve officers will be held in Armenia from September 15 to December 15, the press service of the Armenian Defense Ministry said. According to the report, the …

Armenia ignores Moscow conference on international security

Armenia ignores Moscow conference on international security

The IX Moscow Conference on International Security is being held in Moscow these days, where the most urgent problems and trends in the field of international military policy are discussed. Vestnik Kavkaza learned from the military and …

Armenia to hold first military drills after being defeated

Armenia to hold first military drills after being defeated

 Armenia’s defence ministry on Friday said military exercises involving 7,500 troops would be held in Armenia on March 16-20. The ministry said that, in accordance with the Armed Forces’ combat-readiness plan for …

Kremlin voices concern over political crisis in Armenia

Kremlin voices concern over political crisis in Armenia

The Kremlin said on Thursday it was concerned by growing political tensions in Armenia after the army demanded Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan resign in a move Pashinyan said looked like an attempted coup. Speaking to reporters on a …

 Armenia's armed forces calls for Pashinyan resignation

Armenia's armed forces calls for Pashinyan resignation

The General Staff of the Armenian  Armed Forces demanded the resignation of Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan and his government.  It has issued a respective statement, which reads as follows in part: "The General Staff of …

Armenian Armed Forces stop following Pashinyan's orders?

Armenian Armed Forces stop following Pashinyan's orders?

Armenian Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan's order to send troops to Yerevan if necessary was denied, the "Hraparak" newspaper reports citing its sources in the Armenian Ministry of Defense. According to the newspaper, a …

Kelbajar gold deposits to remain on territory of Azerbaijan

Kelbajar gold deposits to remain on territory of Azerbaijan

Since November 26, demarcation work has been underway in the area of ​​the Sotk (Zod) gold mine, which is located in the liberated Kelbajar region of Azerbaijan on the border with Armenia. Earlier, head of the Sotk rural community …

Pashinyan dismisses Balayan as Armenia's deputy defense minister

Pashinyan dismisses Balayan as Armenia's deputy defense minister

Armenian Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan signed a decree on Tuesday dismissing Gabriel Balayan as deputy defense minister. Yesterday, Balayan said that he had submitted a letter of resignation, explaining this by omissions. Balayan was …