The Week in Review

Ep. 280: The Week in Review (12.04.24)

In EVN Report’s news roundup for the week of April 12: Amid increasing aggressive rhetoric from Azerbaijan and several ceasefire violations, an Azerbaijani serviceman is wounded following a border incident; a delegation of the EU Political and Security Committee holds meetings in Yerevan; Armenia and Georgia agree to finalize border delimitation and more.

Ep. 279: The Week in Review (05.04.24)

In EVN Report’s news roundup for the week of April 5: A much anticipated trilateral meeting kicked off in Brussels between the EU, the U.S. and Armenia; in response, Azerbaijan ramped up its rhetoric accusing the West of exclusionary and inflammatory steps; a former Artsakh official is arrested on espionage charges while being escorted to Armenia from Artsakh by the ICRC and more.

Ep. 278: The Week in Review (29.03.24)

In EVN Report’s news roundup for the week of March 29: A group of armed men storm a police station in Yerevan; Armenia bans two Russian TV programs hosted by Kremlin propagandist Vladimir Salavyov; Armenia’s Prime Minister says that there is only one government in Armenia, in response to the last President of Artsakh’s announcement that the Artsakh government is operating in exile in Armenia and more.

Ep. 277: The Week in Review (22.03.24)

In EVN Report’s news roundup for the week of March 22: Discussions about the handover of four abandoned villages to Azerbaijan continued; Armenians from Artsakh hold a rally in Yerevan’s Freedom Square demanding more aid from the Armenian government and international security guarantees for their return; Armenia’s national carrier, FlyArna’s license is suspended for six months and more.

Ep. 276: The Week in Review (15.03.24)

In EVN Report’s news roundup for the week of March 15: According to a new poll, 40% of respondents in Armenia view Russia as a political threat; Yerevan City Council to raise transportation fares starting September; India launches strategic air cargo flights for exports to Armenia and more.

Ep. 275: The Week in Review (08.03.24)

In EVN Report’s news roundup for the week of March 8: Armenia asked Russia to withdraw its border guards from Yerevan’s Zvartnots International airport; Armenia repatriates the Azerbaijani serviceman, who crossed the border in Syunik last week as a show of goodwill; the unfinished uppers section of the Cascade complex has been returned to the Yerevan Municipality by the Cafesjian Museum Foundation.

Ep. 274: The Week in Review (01.03.24)

In EVN Report’s news roundup for the week of March 1: Foreign Ministers of Armenia and Azerbaijan meet in Berlin; PM Pashinyan says Armenia may consider freezing its membership in the Russian-led Collective Security Treaty Organization; armed Azerbaijani soldier crosses into Armenian territory and is apprehended.

Ep. 273: The Week in Review (23.02.24)

In EVN Report’s news roundup for the week of February 23: France’s Defense Minister Sebastien Lecornu is in Armenia, marking the first time a French defense minister has made an official visit; the remains of French-Armenian Resistance fighters Missak and Melinee Manouchian are inducted as French national heroes in the Pantheon in Paris; the EUMA marks one year anniversary in Armenia and more.

Ep. 272: The Week in Review (16.02.24)

In EVN Report’s news roundup for the week of February 16: Four Armenian border guards are killed following an Azerbaijani attack; a major shuffle of the top military brass takes place after this latest incident; Armenia’s Economy Minister is sacked and charged with abuse of power and more.

Ep. 271: The Week in Review (09.02.24)

In EVN Report’s news roundup for the week of February 9: European Council President Charles Michel and Russian President Vladimir Putin enthusiastically congratulate Ilham Aliyev on his landslide victory; Armenia’s president travels to Hungary for an official visit; Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan once again speaks about the need to change Armenia’s Constitution to remove the reference to the declaration of independence and more.

Ep. 270: The Week in Review (02.02.24)

In EVN Report’s news roundup for the week of February 2: Deputy Minister of Economy and six others arrested on corruption charges; Armenia’s National Airline Carrier FlyArna announces that it is suspending flights; constitutional changes look to be on the horizon and more.

Ep. 269: The Week in Review (26.01.24)

In EVN Report’s news roundup for the week of January 26: The Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe suspends Azerbaijan’s membership; Armenia’s Foreign Minister says that Armenia-Azerbaijan negotiations are backsliding; Armenia will hand over eight new landmine maps to Azerbaijan as a sign of goodwill and more.

Ep. 268: The Week in Review (19.01.24)

Ep. 268: The Week in Review (19.01.24)

In EVN Report’s news roundup for the week of January 19: Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov blames Armenia for lack of progress in peace talks; French Senate adopts resolution condemning Azerbaijan’s military offensive in Artsakh, deploring any further attempt at aggression and violation of the territorial integrity of Armenia; third non-combat death in one week registered in the country and more.

Ep. 267: The Week in Review (12.01.24)

In EVN Report’s news roundup for the week of January 12: Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev threatens to keep Armenia in an “eternal deadlock”; Greece’s Foreign Affairs Minister visits Armenia; two non-combat deaths were reported in one day and more.

Ep. 266: The Year in Review (29.12.23)

In this last podcast for the year, EVN Report’s Maria Titizian and Roubina Margossian speak about the events of 2023: the blockade of Artsakh, followed by Azerbaijan’s attack on September 19, the total ethnic cleansing of the indigenous Armenian population of Artsakh, Armenia’s efforts to diversity its security and foreign policy, Yerevan elections and more.

Ep. 265: The Week in Review (22.12.23)

In EVN Report’s news roundup for the week of December 22: Armenia’s National Commission on Television and Radio temporarily suspends broadcast of the Russian Sputnik Armenia news agency; 26 fishermen are arrested after attacking officers in Lake Sevan; for the first-time ever, an Armenian film has been short-listed for the Oscars and more.

Ep. 264: The Week in Review (15.12.23)

In EVN Report’s news roundup for the week of December 15: 32 Armenian POWs return to Armenia from Azerbaijani captivity; Armenia’s Foreign Minister receives an exclusive invitation to participate in EU Foreign Affairs Council gathering in Brussels; the EUMA expands its mission in Armenia bringing the total number of staff from 138 to 209.

Ep. 263: The Week in Review (08.12.23)

In EVN Report’s news roundup for the week of December 8: Armenia and Azerbaijan announce an exchange of prisoners — 32 Armenian POWs for two Azerbaijani servicemen; an Armenian soldier is killed by an Azerbaijani sniper in Armenia’s Vayots Dzor region; EU Ambassador to Armenia announces that the EU is considering providing non-lethal military aid to Armenia as part of the European Peace Facility.

Ep. 262: The Week in Review (01.12.23)

In EVN Report’s news roundup for the week of December 1: Armenian and Azerbaijani border delimitation commissions meet at the state border; following the September 19 Azerbaijani attack on Artsakh, 16 people are in Azerbaijani custody, including eight Artsakh state officials; trucks loaded with Armenian-made products are stranded for days at the Lars border before being turned back; Russia says the products did not pass quality inspection and more.

Ep. 261: The Week in Review (24.11.23)

In EVN Report’s news roundup for the week of November 24: During a live press conference, Armenia’s PM Nikol Pashinyan says that since Russia never delivered arms Armenia paid for, an option to resolve the issue could be reduction of Armenia’s debt to Russia; Germany commits 84.6 million euros of aid to Armenia as assistance for the forcibly displaced population of Artsakh; Armenia submits its sixth proposal of the peace treaty to the Azerbaijani side.

Ep. 260: The Week in Review (17.11.23)

In EVN Report’s news roundup for the week of November 17: The U.S. Senate adopts Armenia Protection Act of 2023 that could repeal Section 907; the first ever UK-Armenia Strategic Dialogue takes place in London; the EU to expand their monitoring mission in Armenia while Yerevan decides to double its defense expenditures.

Ep. 259: The Week in Review (10.11.23)

In EVN Report’s news roundup for the week of November 10: This week marks the third anniversary of the end of the 2020 Artsakh War; Azerbaijan holds a military parade in ethnically cleansed Stepanakert; Vagif Khachatryan, a resident of Artsakh who was arrested by Azerbaijan, is sentenced to 15 years in prison and more.

Ep. 258: The Week in Review (03.11.23)

In EVN Report’s news roundup for the week of November 3: Armenia’s Foreign Minister says 200 sq/km of Armenian territory is under Azerbaijani control; Germany’s Foreign Affairs Minister is in Armenia; Armenia’s National Security Service reveals terrorist plot, five people are in custody and more.

Ep. 257: The Week in Review (27.10.23)

In EVN Report’s news roundup for the week of October 27, 2023: Armenia and France sign a military cooperation agreement; a regional 3+3 format meeting takes place in Iran; Canada becomes the last G7 country to open an embassy in Armenia, the first in the South Caucasus.

Ep. 256: The Week in Review (20.10.23)

In EVN Report’s news roundup for the week of October 20, 2023: This week marked the one-month anniversary of Azerbaijan’s large-scale attack on Artsakh which led to the ethnic cleansing of the entire population; Armenia’s Human Rights Defender says there are signs of torture and mutilation on bodies of victims of Azerbaijan’s attack, including those of women and children; in a speech at the European Parliament, Armenia’s PM underscores Russia’s failure to act as a security partner for Armenia and to protect Artsakh’s population.

Ep. 255: The Week in Review (13.10.23)

In EVN Report’s news roundup for the week of October 13, 2023: PACE adopts resolution on the human rights and humanitarian situation of Artsakh Armenians and the international obligations of Azerbaijan; a Baku court holds preliminary hearing in the trial of 68-year-old Vagif Khachatryan who was kidnapped by Azerbaijani border guards during a medical evacuation by the ICRC, Armenia’s Foreign Ministry calls it a sham trial; Yerevan has a new mayor and more.

Ep. 254: The Week in Review (06.10.23)

Ep. 254: The Week in Review (06.10.23)

In EVN Report’s news roundup for the week of October 6, 2023: Over 100,000 forcibly displaced Armenians from Artsakh are in Armenia; Azerbaijan, insisting on Ankara’s participation, backs out of the Granada talks; Armenia and France sign an agreement on the provision of military equipment; Armenia ratifies the Rome Statute, angering the Kremlin and more.

Ep. 253: The Week in Review (29.09.23)

In EVN Report’s news roundup for the week of September 29, 2023: Artsakh’s President signs a decree to dissolve all state institutions and organizations by January 1, 2024 and notes the “Republic of Nagorno-Karabakh (Artsakh) ceases to exist”; in the first ethnic cleansing of the 21st century, over 90,000 Armenians from Artsakh have already crossed into Armenia; Armenia set to ratify the Rome Statute and more.

Ep. 252: The Week in Review (22.09.23)

In EVN Report’s news roundup for the week of September 22, 2023: Twenty-four hours after Azerbaijan launched a large-scale assault against Artsakh, a ceasefire agreement was reached stipulating the disarmament of Artsakh’s Defense Army; first round of negotiations between Stepanakert and Baku take place in Yevlakh; ongoing protests in Yerevan demanding the resignation of the Prime Minister; residents of Yerevan went to the polls to elect a new mayor and more.

Artsakh Under Attack (September 21, 2023)

The situation in Artsakh remains extremely critical and fluid, made even more complicated by the disruption in communication lines and electricity; despite a ceasefire that came into effect on September 20 at 1 p.m., this morning reports started coming in from Stepanakert from locals that gunshots and artillery fire; thousands remain stranded at the Stepanakert Airport and await in uncertainty; representatives of the authorities of Nagorno-Karabakh and Azerbaijan meet in the Azerbaijani city of Yevlakh and more…

Artsakh Under Attack (September 20, 2023)

The situation in Artsakh remains extremely critical and fluid, made even more complicated by the disruption in communication lines and electricity. Despite a ceasefire that came into effect on September 20 at 1 p.m., this morning, reports by locals started coming in from Stepanakert about gunshots and artillery fire in the city. Thousands remain stranded at the Stepanakert Airport and wait in uncertainty as representatives of the authorities of Nagorno-Karabakh and Azerbaijan met in the Azerbaijani city of Yevlakh.

Artsakh Under Attack (September 19, 2023)

In blatant violation of the November 9, 2020 ceasefire statement, and in a concerted effort to collapse the peace process, Azerbaijan initiated a mass-scale offensive against Nagorno-Karabakh. Initiating attacks throughout the line of contact, Azerbaijani forces shelled civilian centers in Stepanakert, Martakert, and various regions of Nagorno-Karabakh.

Ep. 251: The Week in Review (15.09.23)

In EVN Report’s news roundup for the week of September 15, 2023: Tensions in the region continue to dominate headlines, including the growing rift between Russia and Armenia; a Russian Red Cross truck carrying humanitarian aid crosses into Artsakh through the Aghdam road; the U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Committee hosts a hearing on the situation in Artsakh and more.

Ep. 250: The Week in Review (08.09.23)

Ep. 250: The Week in Review (08.09.23)

In EVN Report’s news roundup for the week of September 8, 2023: Heavy Azerbaijani military buildup around Nagorno-Karabakh and Armenia as fears of a new war mount; three students arbitrarily detained by Azerbaijani forces at the Hakari bridge are released; amid escalating tensions, US-Armenia joint military exercise to take place in Armenia next week and more.

Ep. 249: The Week in Review (01.09.23)

In EVN Report’s news roundup for the week of September 1, 2023: Three Armenian soldiers killed and another two wounded as Azerbaijan intensifies attacks on Armenia-proper; Artsakh’s President Arayik Harutyunyan resigns as the catastrophic siege of Artsakh continues; Anne Hidalgo, the mayor of Paris leads a convoy of French humanitarian aid to the Lachin Corridor, which is stopped by Azerbaijan.

Ep. 248: The Week in Review (25.08.23)

In EVN Report’s news roundup for the week of August 25, 2023: Baku refuses to repatriate the body of a young woman to Artsakh who was killed in a car crash in Armenia; an Armenian serviceman is shot dead by Azerbaijan on Armenian territory; Azerbaijani president snubs Belgium’s Foreign Affairs Minister for her “pro-Armenian stance”; Yerevan City Election Campaign kicks off and more.

Ep. 247: The Week in Review (18.08.23)

In EVN Report’s news roundup for the week of August 18, 2023: The UN Security Council convenes emergency meeting to discuss the humanitarian crisis in Artsakh where the first case of death by starvation was recorded; Azerbaijan cuts Internet supply to the population of Artsakh for several hours; eleven people are killed in a tragic car crash on the Yerevan-Gyumri highway and more.

Ep. 246: The Week in Review (11.08.23)

In EVN Report’s news roundup for the week of August 11, 2023: Luis Moreno Ocampo, the founding prosecutor of the International Criminal Court releases report, says blockade of the Lachin Corridor should be considered a genocide; international media coverage of the siege of Artsakh begins ramping up; Artsakh faces potential critical water shortages as mortality rates spike because of a lack of medicine and medical services and more.

Ep. 245: The Week in Review (04.08.23)

In EVN Report’s news roundup for the week of August 4, 2023: Despite calls from around the world to lift the blockade of Artsakh, Baku continues to strangulate 120,000 people; the abduction and arrest of a 68-year-old resident of Artsakh during a humanitarian transfer raises fears of deepening the already acute crisis in the region; diplomats accredited to Armenia and UN agencies visit Kornidzor where trucks of humanitarian aid continue to be blocked by Baku.

Ep. 244: The Week in Review (28.07.23)

In EVN Report’s news roundup for the week of July 28, 2023: The situation in Artsakh has reached a tipping point as 120,000 people continue to suffer under a total blockade imposed by Baku; almost 400 tons of humanitarian aid dispatched from Yerevan has not been allowed to enter Artsakh; authorities in Artsakh and Armenia continue to raise the alarm that if the blockade is not lifted, people will begin dying.

Ep. 243: The Week in Review (21.07.23)

In EVN Report’s news roundup for the week of July 21, 2023: The situation in Artsakh has become extremely critical, grocery stores are empty, medicine, medical supplies and fuel are on the verge of running out. Armenia’s Foreign Affairs Minister says that Baku’s intention is to create unbearable conditions for living and aims to ethnically cleanse Nagorno-Karabakh; warns that people are on the verge of hunger and starvation.

Ep. 242: The Week in Review (14.07.23)

In EVN Report’s news roundup for the week of July 14, 2023: Baku bans the ICRC from providing humanitarian aid through the Lachin Corridor, accuses the organization of smuggling illegal goods; a large rally takes place in Stepanakert, Artsakh demanding the unblocking of the Lachin Corridor and an adequate international response; the presidents of Armenia and Azerbaijan are set to meet in Brussels tomorrow.

Ep. 241: The Week in Review (07.07.23)

In EVN Report’s news roundup for the week of July 7, 2023: The situation in Artsakh becomes extremely grave as Azerbaijan’s total blockade continues; PM Nikol Pashinyan says a meeting with Azerbaijan’s president will take place in Brussels in the near future; two Armenian serviceman abducted on Armenian territory by Azerbaijani forces are sentenced to 11 years and six months by a court in Sumgait and more.

Ep. 240: The Week in Review (30.06.23)

In EVN Report’s news roundup for the week of June 30, 2023: Four servicemen are killed in an Azerbaijani attack in Artsakh; the foreign ministers of Armenia and Azerbaijan conclude the latest round of talks in Washington; after a total blockade, the ICRC is able to resume the transfer of patients from Artsakh to Armenia for now.

Ep. 239: The Week in Review (23.06.23)

In EVN Report’s news roundup for the week of June 23, 2023: It has been over a week that all humanitarian aid and cargo into Artsakh has been blocked by Baku; PACE Resolution condemns Azerbaijan and expresses surprise that Baku refuses to acknowledge the serious humanitarian and human rights consequences of the blockade; Chair of the European Parliament’s sub-committee on Security and Defense visits Lachin Corridor, calls the blockade illegal and says Baku must ensure the rights and well being of the Armenians of Artsakh.

Ep. 238: The Week in Review (16.06.23)

In EVN Report’s news roundup for the week of June 16, 2023: Azerbaijani forces cross Hakari Bridge in an attempt to hoist their flag; Baku bans all humanitarian passenger and cargo transport through the Lachin Corridor; two Indian nationals injured following Azerbaijani attack on a metallurgical plant in Armenia’s Ararat region.

Ep. 237: The Week in Review (09.06.23)

In EVN Report’s news roundup for the week of June 9, 2023: Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan has a brief meeting with llham Aliyev in Ankara at Erdogan’s inauguration ceremony; The U.S and the EU call on Azerbaijan to restore the supply of energy to Artsakh; Azerbaijan postpones the meeting of foreign ministers in Washington.

Ep. 236: The Week in Review (02.06.23)

In EVN Report’s news roundup for the week of June 2, 2023: The leaders of Armenia and Azerbaijan meet in Chisinau on the sidelines of the European Political Community Summit; Armenia applies to the ECHR requesting the court to indicate provisional measures for the protection of the rights of two Armenian soldiers captured by Azerbaijan; a statement issued by the U.S. State Department causes a stir in Armenia and Artsakh.

Ep. 235: The Week in Review (19.05.23)

Ep. 235: The Week in Review (19.05.23)

In EVN Report’s news roundup for the week of May 19, 2023: An Armenian soldier is killed by Azerbaijani fire in Gegharkunik as Baku continues to violate the ceasefire regime; the foreign ministers of Armenia, Azerbaijan and Russia meet in Moscow today; Armenia’s Government appoints a military attache to India and more.

Ep. 234: The Week in Review (12.05.23)

In EVN Report’s news roundup for the week of May 12, 2023: Azerbaijani Armed Forces launch attack against Armenian positions in Sotk, leaving six Armenian soldiers wounded; EU-mediated meetings between the leaders of Armenia and Azerbaijan are expected in the coming weeks; over 450,000 tourists visited Armenia in the first quarter of 2023, an increase of over 80% compared to the previous year.

Ep. 233: The Week in Review (05.05.23)

In EVN Report’s news roundup for the week of May 5: The foreign ministers of Armenia and Azerbaijan hold four-day talks in Washington; Turkey closes its airspace to Armenia’s national carrier in response to the unveiling of a statue for OperationNemesis; while in Prague, PM Nikol Pashinyan says mechanisms for safeguarding the rights and security of Armenians of Artsakh are still uncertain and more.

Ep. 232: The Week in Review (28.04.23)

In EVN Report’s news roundup for the week of April 28: Azerbaijan installs checkpoint at the entrance of the Lachin Corridor in flagrant violation of the tripartite statement that ended the 2020 war; Azerbaijani eco-activists, who had been blocking the Corridor for 138 days, have temporarily suspend their protest; France’s Foreign Affairs Minister is in Armenia, says Baku must comply with the ICJ decision on the Lachin Corridor and more.

Ep. 231: The Week in Review (21.04.23)

In EVN Report’s news roundup for the week of April 21: Azerbaijani Armed Forces shell Armenian positions in Gegharkunik region; Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan reiterates that Armenia recognizes Azerbaijan’s territorial integrity, expects Baku to do the same; parents of the 15 soldiers killed in a fire in a military barracks block streets leading to the Government building and more.

Ep. 230: The Week in Review (14.04.23)

In EVN Report’s news roundup for the week of April 14: Four Armenian soldiers are killed, another six wounded after Azerbaijani troops open fire near the Armenian village of Tegh; two Azerbaijani serviceman cross into Armenian territory from Nakhijevan, and are captured; the people of Nagorno-Karabakh/Artsakh continue to remain under siege as the blockade of the Lachin Corridor enters its 124th day.

Ep. 229: The Week in Review (07.04.23)

In EVN Report’s news roundup for the week of April 7: 27 civilians, trying to return home to Artsakh with the assistance of Russian peacekeepers are prevented entry by Azerbaijanis; Azerbaijan continues to violate the ceasefire on the Line of Contact with Artsakh; Russia moves to ban imports of Armenian dairy products and more.

Ep. 228: The Week in Review (31.03.23)

In EVN Report’s news roundup for the week of March 31: Azerbaijani forces, violating the line of contact in Artsakh, advance their positions and capture a new height, followed by an advance into Armenia’s territory near the village of Tegh; Azerbaijan’s President proposes a meeting of the representatives of Azerbaijan and Artsakh in Baku; Stepanakert rejects the proposal; the Lachin Corridor continues to remain blockaded by Azerbaijan, for 110 days the population of Artsakh has remained under siege.

Ep. 227: The Week in Review (24.03.23)

In EVN Report’s news roundup for the week of March 24: An Armenian soldier is killed by Azerbaijani fire near the village of Yeraskh in Armenia; while in Talish, now under Azerbaijani control, Ilham Aliyev makes threatening statements against Armenia; Armenia’s Constitutional Court announces decision declaring obligations enshrined in the Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court to be constitutional and more.

Ep. 226: The Week in Review (17.03.23)

In EVN Report’s news roundup for the week of March 17: European Parliament adopts resolution on EU-Armenia relations, strongly condemning Azerbaijan’s aggression, welcoming reforms made by Armenia; former NATO Secretary General visits Lachin Corridor, says EU must push Baku to lift blockade; Yerevan’s mayor resigns and more.

Ep. 225: The Week in Review (10.03.23)

In EVN Report’s news roundup for the week of March 10: Three police officers in Artsakh are killed following an Azerbaijani ambush; in the Freedom in the World 2023 report, Azerbaijan is designated as one of the “worst of the worst” in the world for political rights and civil liberties; U.S. Intelligence Community warns of Azerbaijan’s readiness to use “calibrated military pressure” to advance its goals in talks with Armenia and more.

Ep. 224: The Week in Review (03.03.23)

In EVN Report’s news roundup for the week of March 3: Despite the ICJ ruling ordering Azerbaijan to ensure free movement, the Lachin Corridor still remains blockaded; Azerbaijan violates the ceasefire in Artsakh three times; Germany’s Chancellor advocates for a peaceful resolution that respects the right to self-determination for the people of Artsakh and more.

Ep. 223: The Week in Review (24.02.23)

In EVN Report’s news roundup for the week of February 24: The International Court of Justice orders Azerbaijan to ensure free movement of persons, cargo and other goods along the Lachin Corridor; Ruben Vardanyan, the State Minister of Artsakh is dismissed from his position by President Arayik Harutyunyan; the Government of Armenia gives the go ahead to Lydian to start operating the Amulsar gold mine and more.

Ep. 222: The Week in Review (17.02.23)

In EVN Report’s news roundup for the week of February 17: Armenia’s Foreign Affairs Minister Ararat Mirzoyan is in Turkey this week; 120,000 people in Artsakh continue to remain under siege as Azerbaijan’s blockade of the Lachin Corridor continues; Armenia and Azerbaijan continue to discuss the next phase of the peace process and more.

Ep. 221: The Week in Review (10.02.23)

In EVN Report’s news roundup for the week of February 10: The population of Artsakh has been left without gas supply again Azerbaijan’s blockade of the Lachin Corridor enters its 61st day; Armenia sends humanitarian aid and rescue teams to Syria and Turkey in the aftermath of the devastating earthquakes; Seyran Ohanyan, Armenia’s former defense minister and member of the opposition Armenia Alliance was stripped of his parliamentary immunity this week.

Ep. 220: The Week in Review (03.02.23)

In EVN Report’s news roundup for the week of February 3: The International Court of Justice hears cases presented by Armenia and Azerbaijan against each other on the application of CERD; Azerbaijan’s ongoing blockade of the Lachin Corridor is now in its 54th day; Russia’s Foreign Affairs Minister says that as a result of the 2020 Artsakh War, Azerbaijan was able to reclaim the territories which belonged to it and more.

Ep. 219: The Week in Review (27.01.23)

In EVN Report’s news roundup for the week of January 27: The population of Nagorno-Karabakh (Artsakh) continues to be under siege as Azerbaijan’s blockade of the Lachin Corridor is now in its 48th day; this week the EU approved the deployment of a 100-person civilian mission to Armenia for a two-year term, triggering a furious response from the Russian Foreign Ministry; U.S. State Secretary Antony Blinken tells Aliyev to reopen the Lachin Corridor, underscoring the risk of a humanitarian crisis and more.

Ep. 218: The Week in Review (20.01.23)

In EVN Report’s news roundup for the week of January 20: Fifteen soldiers are killed when a fire erupts in a military barrack in Armenia’s Gegharkunik region; Azerbaijan’s blockade of the Lachin Corridor is now in its second month; Armenian children returning to Nagorno-Karabakh accompanied by Russian peacekeepers are harassed by masked Azerbaijanis and more.

Armenia, Russia, France and the Changing Dynamics at the UN Security Council

Ep. 217: The Week in Review (13.01.23)

In EVN Report’s news roundup for the week of January 13: The blockade of the Lachin Corridor by Azerbaijan enters second month; Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev says the road is not closed for those Armenians of Artsakh who do not wish to become citizens of Azerbaijan, they can leave; a delegation headed by the President of France’s National Assembly arrives in Yerevan and more.

Ep. 216: The Week in Review (23.12.22)

In EVN Report’s news roundup for the week of December 23: For 12 days now, Azerbaijan has been blockading Artsakh; the European Court of Human Rights applied interim measures against Baku for the ongoing blockade of the Lachin Corridor; PM Nikol Pashinyan criticizes the inaction of Russian peacekeepers and says Azerbaijan’s blockade grossly violates provisions of the November 9 trilateral statement.

Ep. 215: The Week in Review (16.12.22)

In EVN Report’s news roundup for the week of December 16: Artsakh continues to remain in a blockade after so-called Azerbaijani “environmental activists” shut down the Lachin Corridor; after international pressure, Azerbaijani authorities restore natural gas supply to Artsakh; Armenia’s parliament adopts bill on creating a Ministry of Internal Affairs and more.

Ep. 214: The Week in Review (09.12.22)

In EVN Report’s news roundup for the week of December 9: A group of Azerbaijanis in civilian clothes block only highway linking Armenia and Artsakh for several hours citing “illegal exploitation of minerals”; Armenia’s Parliament approves the Government’s 2023 budget and adopts number of new laws including the establishment of a Foreign Intelligence Service; airlines registered in Armenia to remain on the EU black list and more.

Ep. 213: The Week in Review (02.12.22)

In EVN Report’s news roundup for the week of December 2: Azerbaijani Armed Forces consistently violated the ceasefire with Armenia and Artsakh over this past week, injuring three Armenian servicemen; France’s parliament unanimously adopts a resolution supporting Armenia and calls for sanctions against Azerbaijan; Russia’s Foreign Affairs Minister Sergey Lavrov states that asking Moscow to reconfirm its offer regarding leaving the status of Nagorno-Karabakh to the future is not in the spirit of the negotiations.

Ep. 212: The Week in Review (25.11.22)

In EVN Report’s news roundup for the week of November 25: The CSTO Summit and Collective Security Council Session takes place in Yerevan; Armenia’s PM Nikol Pashinyan refuses to sign final CSTO document, says text does not include appropriate assessment of the September Azerbaijani attack against Armenia; Azerbaijani Armed Forces continue to violate ceasefire with Armenia and Artsakh on a daily basis and more.

Ep. 211: The Week in Review (18.11.22)

In EVN Report’s news roundup for the week of November 18: Azerbaijani Armed Forces violate the ceasefire several times in Armenia and Artsakh; France’s Senate adopts resolution calling on the French Government to sanction Azerbaijan for its aggression against Armenia and Artsakh; Russian President Vladimir Putin will be in Armenia taking part in the summit of the leaders of CSTO member states next week.

Ep. 210: The Week in Review (11.11.22)

In EVN Report’s news roundup for the week of November 11: Foreign Ministers of Armenia and Azerbaijan meet in Washington, agree to expedite negotiations; Azerbaijani President makes egregious comments in Shushi triggering a retaliation by PM Nikol Pashinyan; the Lemkin Institute for Genocide Prevention expresses grave concern regarding Aliyev’s speech; Russian President Vladimer Putin to visit Yerevan for the summit of CSTO leaders and more.

Ep. 209: The Week in Review (04.11.22)

Ep. 209: The Week in Review (04.11.22)

In EVN Report’s news roundup for the week of November 4: The leaders of Armenia, Azerbaijan and Russia meet in Sochi; Armenia’s PM Nikol Pashinyan travels to Tehran; Artsakh’s Parliament holds extraordinary session, states that any attempt to forcibly annex Artsakh to Azerbaijan would be a gross violation of international law and a license to commit another genocide, while a massive rally takes place in Stepanakert’s central square and more.

Ep. 208: The Week in Review (28.10.22)

Ep. 208: The Week in Review (28.10.22)

In EVN Report’s news roundup for the week of October 28: The Council of the Collective Security Treaty Organization holds extraordinary session about potentially providing assistance to Armenia; Russian President Vladimir Putin says Armenia has two options for settling the conflict; leaders of Armenia, Azerbaijan and Russia to meet in Sochi on October 31 and more.

Ep. 207: The Week in Review (21.10.22)

Ep. 207: The Week in Review (21.10.22)

In EVN Report’s news roundup for the week of October 21: OSCE Needs Assessment Mission expected to arrive in Armenia today; while in India for an official visit, Defense Minister Suren Papikyan meets his counterpart and takes part in DEFEXPO defense exhibition; while in Yerevan, Iran’s Foreign Minister reiterates Tehran’s stance that it will not accept any change of historical borders in the region, which he called a red line for Iran.

Ep. 206: The Week in Review (14.10.22)

In EVN Report’s news roundup for the week of October 14: The advance group of the European Civilian Monitoring Mission arrives in Yerevan; French President Emmanuel Macron accuses Russia of stoking the Armenia-Azerbaijani conflict as part of an effort to destabilize the South Caucasus; at the Summit of CIS leaders in Astana, PM Nikol Pashinyan says that the risk of a new aggression by Azerbaijan remains high while Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev says that if important points in the November 2020 ceasefire statement are not implemented, they will have no choice but to take “adequate action”.

Ep. 205: The Week in Review (07.10.22)

In EVN Report’s news roundup for the week of October 7: Armenia’s Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan meets with Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev in Prague; he also meets with Turkey’s President Recep Tayyip Erdogan; the EU will send a civilian monitoring mission on the border of Armenia; 17 Armenian POWs are repatriated and more

Ep. 204: The Week in Review (30.09.22)

In EVN Report’s news roundup for the week of September 30: Three Armenian servicemen killed after another attack by Azerbaijani Armed Forces this week; Prime Minister Nikol Pahsinyan meets with French President Emmanuel Macron; diplomats accredited in Armenia visit Gegharkunik region to assess damage to civilian infrastructure following Azerbaijani attack and more.

Ep. 203: The Week in Review (23.09.22)

In EVN Report’s news roundup for the week of September 23: After days of relative calm, Azerbaijani forces have started violating the ceasefire on the Armenia-Azerbaijan border; Armenia’s Prime Minister delivers speech at the 77th session of the United Nations General Assembly; Nancy Pelosi, Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives leads a congressional delegation to Armenia and more.

Ep. 201: The Week in Review (16.09.22)

In EVN Report’s news roundup for the week of September 16: This week our editors Maria Titizian and Roubina Margossian present a chronology of events following Azerbaijan’s large-scale attack against the sovereign territory of Armenia that was launched just after midnight on September 13.

Ep. 202: The Week in Review (09.09.22)

In EVN Report’s news roundup for the week of September 9: Five Armenian POWs are repatriated following the Pashinyan-Aliyev meeting in Brussels; the new U.S. co-chair of the OSCE Minsk Group is in Armenia; opposition forces announce that they will boycott parliament again; Starmus Festival kicks off in Yerevan and more.

Ep. 201: The Week in Review (02.09.22)

In EVN Report’s news roundup for the week of September 2: The leaders of Armenia and Azerbaijan meet in Brussels; former Artsakh Defense Army commander arrested for negligence and abuse of power; three people arrested in connection with the deadly Surmalu market blast and more.

Ep. 200: The Week in Review (26.08.22)

In EVN Report’s news roundup for the week of August 26: The villages of Aghavno, Berdzor, and Sus were handed to Azerbaijan; a temporary road linking Armenia to Artsakh to be used starting September 1; Pashinyan and Aliyev to meet in Brussels on August 31

Ep. 199: The Week in Review (19.08.22)

In EVN Report’s news roundup for the week of August 19: Major blast at a shopping center in Yerevan leaves 16 dead; Russian diplomat says peacekeepers will not be redeployed until the new corridor is complete; Armenian government intends to open three checkpoints on border with Azerbaijan.

Ep. 198: The Week in Review (12.08.22)

In EVN Report’s news roundup for the week of August 12: Residents of the Armenian village of Aghavno, located on the Lachin Corridor have been told to leave their homes by August 25 when the village will be handed over to Azerbaijan; following another Azerbaijani attack in Artsakh, Armenia’s prime minister announces the necessity to clarify the actions of the Russian peacekeeping mission; Iran is set to open a consulate in Armenia’s southern town of Kapan in Syunik region and more.

Ep. 197: The Week in Review (29.07.22)

In EVN Report’s news roundup for the week of July 29: Azerbaijani Armed Forces fire on villages in Artsakh, damaging a home in Karmir Shuka; jailed government critic Avetik Chalabyan is released from pre-trial detention; Turkey sets preconditions for normalization of relations with Armenia and more.

Armenia and the West: Reassessing the Relationship

Ep. 196: The Week in Review (22.07.22)

In EVN Report’s news roundup for the week of July 22: Human Rights Watch criticizes new EU-Azerbaijan energy deal; CIA director in Yerevan as part of a regional visit to the South Caucasus; Iran’s Supreme Leader Ayatollah Khamenei announces that Iran will not tolerate efforts to block its border with Armenia and more.

Ep. 195: The Week in Review (15.07.22)

In EVN Report’s news roundup for the week of July 15: A new Chief of the General Staff of the Armenian Armed Forces has finally been appointed; Armenia’s Prime Minister has a telephone conversation with Turkey’s President; Armenia’s parliament discusses the reestablishment of an Interior Ministry and more.

Ep. 194: The Week in Review (08.07.22)

In EVN Report’s news roundup for the week of July 8: Azerbaijani Armed Forces open fire on Armenian villages twice in the Vayots Dzor region of Armenia; Artsakh authorities report that the Kanach Zham Church in Shushi is being converted to an orthodox church under the pretense of restoration work; Russia responds to Canadian embassy opening in Yerevan and more.

Ep. 193: The Week in Review (01.07.22)

In EVN Report’s news roundup for the week of July 1: Parliament votes to strip two opposition MPs of their positions in the National Assembly for their prolonged absences; Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan says several Armenian villages will be handed over to Azerbaijan; Armenia has its first woman Prosecutor General and more.

Ep. 192: The Week in Review (24.06.22)

In EVN report’s news roundup for the week of June 24: An Armenian soldier is shot dead by Azerbaijani Armed Forces in Armenia’s Gegharkunik region; Artur Vanetsyan, head of the Fatherland Party and leader of the “I Have Honor” bloc resigns his seat in parliament; while in Baku, Russia’s Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov says the OSCE Minsk Group ceased its activities because of the U.S. and France plus more.

Ep. 191: The Week in Review (17.06.22)

In EVN Report’s news roundup for the week of June 17: After more than six weeks of ongoing protests, the opposition Resistance Movement remove their tents from France Square; Armenia’s new Criminal Code will not include the article for grave insults; Armenia’s national airline FlyArna launches its first flight and more.

Ep. 190: The Week in Review (10.06.22)

In EVN Report’s news roundup for the week of June 10: While in Yerevan, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov says that Armenia will control any transportation links between Azerbaijan and Nakhichevan; a Government bill proposes subordinating the Chief of the General Staff of the Armenian Armed Forces to the Minister of Defense; an investigation has been launched following violent clashes between protesters and police in the country’s capital and more.

Ep. 189: The Week in Review (03.06.22)

Ep. 189: The Week in Review (03.06.22)

In EVN Report’s news roundup for the week of June 3: Armenian-Azerbaijani negotiations on border delimitation and demarcation and unblocking of transportation routes are intensifying; Azerbaijani armed forces open fire on Armenian positions in the southeast, fatally wounding an Armenian soldier; opposition protests enter fifth week in the capital.

Ep. 188: The Week in Review (20.05.22)

Ep. 188: The Week in Review (20.05.22)

In EVN Report’s news roundup for the week of May 20: the leaders of Armenia and Azerbaijan to meet in Brussels next week with European Council President Charles Michel; while in Moscow participating in a meeting of CSTO leaders, Armenia’s Prime Minister Pashinyan calls out the rapid reaction mechanisms of the organization; opposition protests and acts of civil disobedience continue for the third week in a row in Yerevan.

Ep. 187: The Week in Review (13.05.22)

Ep. 187: The Week in Review (13.05.22)

In EVN Report’s news roundup for the week of May 13: Armenian and Azerbaijani delegations will meet in Moscow next week to discuss border demarcation issues; opposition protests continue in Yerevan; Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan in the Netherlands on an official visit and more.

Ep. 186: The Week in Review (06.05.22)

In EVN Report’s news roundup for the week of May 6: Opposition protests demanding the resignation of Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan continue; special envoys for Armenian-Turkish rapprochement meet for the third time in Vienna; Foreign Minister Ararat Mirzoyan in the U.S. on an official visit and more.

Ep. 185: The Week in Review (29.04.22)

In EVN Report’s news roundup for the week of April 29: the Foreign Ministers of Armenia, Azerbaijan and Russia to meet in Dushanbe on May 13; ongoing opposition protests are calling for the resignation of PM Nikol Pashinyan; a number of former state officials issue statement on the critical situation in the country following the 2020 Artsakh War and more.

Ep. 184: The Week in Review (22.04.22)

In EVN Report’s news roundup for the week of April 22: Leaders of Armenia and Russia issue a joint statement following bilateral talks in Moscow; Artur Vanetsyan, leader of the parliamentary opposition faction “I Have Honor” starts sit-in in Yerevan’s Freedom Square; during the Government session, Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan says no document on Artsakh will be signed without public consultations.

Ep. 183: The Week in Review (15.04.22)

In EVN Report’s news roundup for the week of April 15: Armenia’s Prime Minister says international community is asking Armenia to slightly lower its bar on the final status of Karabakh; opposition parliamentarians are barred from entering Artsakh by Russian peacekeepers; Azerbaijani President says that for there to be peace in the region, Armenia must be demilitarized and more.

Ep. 182: The Week in Review (08.04.22)

In EVN Report’s news roundup for the week of April 8: The leaders of Armenia and Azerbaijan meet in Brussels; Russian Foreign Minister says French and U.S. co-chairs of the OSCE Minsk Group are refusing to cooperate with the Russian co-chair because of their “Russophobic stance” in light of the situation in Ukraine; parliamentary opposition factions stage a protest in Yerevan ahead of the Brussels meeting & more.

Ep. 181: The Week in Review (01.04.22)

In EVN Report’s news roundup for the week of April 1: the Minister of Emergency SItuations is arrested on corruption charges; the ruling Civil Contract party announces their mayoral candidate for the 2023 elections; Artsakh requests more Russian peacekeepers as the situation remains tense and more.

Ep. 180: The Week in Review (25.03.22)

In EVN Report’s news roundup for the week of March 25: Azerbaijan violates the ceasefire regime in Artsakh, dangerously escalating the situation while the world’s attention is focused on Ukraine; Armenia applies to the ECHR, asking the court to take urgent measures against Azerbaijan for violating the rights of the people of Artsakh; after briefly restoring natural gas supply to Artsakh, Azerbaijan shuts it down again, leaving residents without heat in freezing temperatures and more.

Ep. 179: The Week in Review (18.03.22)

In EVN Report’s news roundup for the week of March 18: the Foreign Ministers of Armenia and Turkey meet on the sidelines of the Antalya Diplomacy Forum; Azerbaijan proposes a peace accord with Armenia; although a damaged natural gas pipeline supplying gas to residents of Artsakh has been repaired, gas supply has still not commenced.

Ep. 178: The Week in Review (11.03.22)

In EVN Report’s news roundup for the week of March 11: Azerbaijani Armed Forces are targeting Armenian settlements and military positions as the world’s attention is focused on the war in Ukraine; the European Parliament passes a resolution on the destruction of cultural heritage in Artsakh; Armenia’s National Security Service announces that it caught another spy network operating in Armenia and more.

Ep. 176: The Week in Review (25.02.22)

In EVN Report’s news roundup for the week of February 25: As Russia launches a full scale war in Ukraine, tensions in the greater region surge; Russia and Azerbaijan sign historic declaration on a strategic alliance; two Azerbaijani MPs cause a scandal in Yerevan during the Euronest Parliamentary Assembly session and Armenia’s government sacks five top military commanders.

Ep. 175: The Week in Review (18.02.22)

Ep. 175: The Week in Review (18.02.22)

In EVN Report’s news roundup for the week of February 18: An Armenian soldier is wounded by Azerbaijani gunfire in Artsakh; Baku threatens to arrest Artsakh President Arayik Harutyunyan; Armenia’s former President Robert Kocharyan says Armenia should consider joining the Union State of Russia and Belarus and more.

Ep. 174: The Week in Review (11.02.22)

In EVN Report’s news roundup for the week of February 11: The Government of France and the European Council mediate the return of eight Armenian POWs; ruling Civil Contract party announces the establishment of an ad-hoc commission to investigate Armenia’s defeat in the 44-day war; Azerbaijani forces opened fire in the direction of two villages in Artsakh, targeting civilians early this morning and more.

Ep. 173: The Week in Review (04.02.22)

In EVN Report’s news roundup for the week of February 4: The ruling Civil Contract Party announces its candidate for the office of president; Azerbaijan rejects Armenia’s proposals on the demarcation and delimitation process; Azerbaijani culture minister says a working group will restore “Armenianized” Albanian temples, raising serious concerns yet again.

Ep. 172: The Week in Review (28.01.22)

In EVN Report’s news roundup for the week of January 28: Armenia marks the 30th anniversary of the establishment of its Armed Forces; President Armen Sarkissian resigns; Armenia improves its ranking in Transparency International’s newly published annual Corruption Perceptions Index and more.

Ep. 171: The Week in Review (21.01.22)

In EVN Report’s news roundup for the week of January 21: Armenia’s Foreign Ministry denies that Armenia set preconditions for the demarcation of the border with Azerbaijan; the trial of former Defense Minister Davit Tonoyan kicks off; COVID numbers are on the rise again in Armenia and more.

Ep. 170: The Week in Review (14.01.22)

In EVN Report’s news roundup for the week of January 14: Armenia sends peacekeepers to Kazakhstan as part of a CSTO-led peacekeeping mission; three soldiers have already been killed this year by Azerbaijani fire; the special envoys of Armenia and Turkey meet for the first time in Moscow.

Ep. 169: The Week in Review (24.12.21)

In EVN Report’s news roundup for the week of December 24: Yerevan has a new mayor after City Council impeaches now former Mayor Hayk Marutyan; 10 POWs return to Armenia through EU mediation; Armenia appoints a special envoy to start dialogue with Turkey and more.

Ep. 168: The Week in Review (17.12.21)

Ep. 168: The Week in Review (17.12.21)

In EVN Report’s news roundup for the week of December 17: Armenia’s PM Nikol Pashinyan and Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev meet in Brussels during the EU Eastern Partnership Summit; Armenia says it remains ready to launch the process of normalizing relations with Turkey without preconditions; Yerevan Mayor Hayk Marutyan faces a vote of non-confidence from the My Step Alliance.

Ep. 167: The Week in Review (10.12.21)

In EVN Report’s news roundup for the week of December 10: Azerbaijani Armed Forces open fire along Armenia’s eastern border this afternoon, leaving one soldier dead and several others wounded; five Armenian POWs have been detained after their return for violating the duties of military service; the International Court of Justice orders provisional measures for Armenia and Azerbaijan.

Ep. 166: The Week in Review (03.12.21)

Ep. 166: The Week in Review (03.12.21)

In EVN Report’s news roundup for the week of December 3: the Deputy Prime Ministers of Armenia, Azerbaijan and Russia meet in Moscow; while in Stockholm participating in the 28th OSCE Ministerial Council, Armenia’s Foreign Minister meets with US Secretary of State Antony Blinken; Azerbaijani forces open fire near the village of Karmir Shuka in Artsakh and more.

Ep. 165: The Week in Review (26.11.21)

Ep. 165: The Week in Review (26.11.21)

In EVN Report’s news roundup for the week of November 26: The leaders of Armenia, Azerbaijan and Russia meet in Sochi; parliamentary opposition faction Armenia Alliance calls emergency parliamentary hearing on the issue of demarcation and delimitation; Azerbaijani forces open fire at Armenian positions in Gegharkunik region, leaving one Armenian soldier dead. UPDATED: The trilateral meeting between leaders of Armenia, Azerbaijan and Russia in Sochi, which lasted almost three hours, was followed by a press briefing. Russian President Vladimir Putin announced that a wide range of issues were discussed. It was agreed to implement demarcation and delimitation mechanisms by the end of the year; the sides also made progress on mitigating humanitarian issues. The opening of regional communication routes was discussed in detail. A commission on bilateral demarcation with the participation of Russia will be formed. The sides agreed to take steps to increase stability and security on the Armenian-Azerbaijan border. The deputy prime ministers of the three countries will meet in Moscow next week to finalize today’s discussion and announce the results.

Ep. 162: The Week in Review (05.11.21)

Ep. 164: The Week in Review (19.11.21)

In EVN Report’s news roundup for the week of November 19: Azerbaijan launches a large-scale offensive on Armenia’s eastern border leading to intense battles; a Russian-brokered ceasefire comes into effect five hours later; one day before the Azerbaijani attack, PM Nikol Pashinyan sacks Defense Minister Arshak Karapetyan; the 29th Eurasian Intergovernmental Session of the Eurasian Economic Union kicks off in Yerevan and more.

Ep. 162: The Week in Review (05.11.21)

Ep. 163: The Week in Review (12.11.21)

In EVN Report’s news roundup for the week of November 12: This week marked one year since the November 9 trilateral statement that ended the 2020 Artsakh War; Azerbaijani forces place customs checkpoints on the portion of the Goris-Kapan highway that now runs through Azerbaijani controlled territory; a second Armenian civilian in Artsakh is killed and three others wounded by Azerbaijani forces.

Ep. 162: The Week in Review (05.11.21)

Ep. 162: The Week in Review (05.11.21)

In EVN Report’s news roundup for the week of November 5: Covid numbers continue to surge in the country; the ECHR obliges Baku to pay compensation to the families of two Armenian captives in cases dating back to 2014; as the anniversary of the trilateral statement that ended the 2020 Artsakh War nears, the Kremlin says it will present a comprehensive report.

Ep. 161: The Week in Review (29.10.21)

Ep. 161: The Week in Review (29.10.21)

In EVN Report’s news roundup for the week of October 29: Armenia’s President Armen Sarkissian pays an unprecedented visit to Saudi Arabia; Azerbaijan officially opens an international airport in Fizuli/Varanda, now under their control; the Vatican opens a diplomatic mission in Armenia and more.

Ep. 161: The Week in Review (29.10.21)

Ep. 160: The Week in Review (22.10.21)

In EVN Report’s news roundup for the week of October 22: Five Armenian POWs are returned from Azerbaijani captivity; Azerbaijan presents its case against Armenia at the International Court of Justice; a number of employees from the State Revenue Committee are arrested on corruption charges.

Ep. 161: The Week in Review (29.10.21)

Ep. 159: The Week in Review (15.10.21)

In EVN Report’s news roundup for the week of October 15: Six Armenian soldiers are wounded after tensions on the Artsakh-Azerbaijan border escalate this week; Armenia’s suit against Azerbaijan at the International Court of Justice takes place; India’s Minister of External Relations comes to Armenia for a historic visit.

Ep. 161: The Week in Review (29.10.21)

Ep. 158: The Week in Review (08.10.21)

In EVN Report’s news roundup for the week of October 8: Azerbaijan’s national air carrier operates its first flight through Armenian airspace since 2014; newly released Pandora Papers implicate former and current Armenian officials; Armenian-American molecular biologist Ardem Patapoutian is awarded the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine and more.

Ep. 161: The Week in Review (29.10.21)

Ep. 157: The Week in Review (01.10.21)

In EVN Report’s news roundup for the week of October 1: Iran conducts large-scale military training near its border with Azerbaijan; PACE adopts resolution regarding the humanitarian consequences of Nagorno-Karabakh conflict; ICJ to hold hearings on Armenian and Azerbaijani claims in mid-October; Armenia’s former Minister of Defense arrested on embezzlement charges and more.

Ep. 153: The Week in Review (03.09.21)

Ep. 156: The Week in Review (24.09.21)

In EVN Report’s news roundup for the week of September 24: Azerbaijan files a counterclaim against Armenia at the International Court of Justice; U.S. House of Representatives passes a bill demanding the immediate release of Armenian POWs; U.S. Ambassador to Armenia says the right to self-determination of the people of Artsakh is an important aspect of negotiations.

Ep. 153: The Week in Review (03.09.21)

Ep. 155: The Week in Review (17.09.21)

In EVN Report’s news roundup for the week of September 17: Armenia files a claim against Azerbaijan at the International Court of Justice; Azerbaijan sets up a checkpoint on the Goris-Kapan highway, charging road tax from Iranian truck drivers; U.S. Ambassador to Armenia reiterates that the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict remains unresolved.

Ep. 153: The Week in Review (03.09.21)

Ep. 154: The Week in Review (10.09.21)

In EVN Report’s news roundup for the week of September 10: Two POWs are returned to Armenia in exchange for an Azerbaijani soldier; Turkey and Azerbaijan hold joint military exercises in Lachin; Armenia’s former Prosecutor General is arrested on corruption charges and more.

Ep. 153: The Week in Review (03.09.21)

Ep. 153: The Week in Review (03.09.21)

In EVN Report’s news roundup for the week of September 3: Armenia’s Foreign Minister Ararat Mirzoyan visits Moscow; an Armenian serviceman is killed in Yeraskh, another is wounded near Taghavard; Azerbaijani soldiers set fire to areas near Sotk and Kut; and Armenia has a name for its new national airline.

Ep. 152: The Week in Review (27.08.21)

Ep. 152: The Week in Review (27.08.21)

In EVN Report’s news roundup for the week of August 27: Azerbaijani troops block two sections of Armenia’s state highway in the Syunik region; during discussions of the Government’s 2021-2026 Programme, a number of brawls erupted in parliament; military training exercises for Armenia’s reserve forces kicked off this week and more.

Ep. 151: The Week in Review (20.08.21)

Ep. 151: The Week in Review (20.08.21)

In EVN Report’s news roundup for the week of August 20: The number of COVID-19 cases are rising again in Armenia; the situation on the Armenia-Azerbaijan border continues to claim lives as a result of Azerbaijani military provocations; the water crisis in Artsakh’s capital has yet to be resolved and more.

Ep. 150: The Week in Review (13.08.21)

Ep. 150: The Week in Review (13.08.21)

In EVN Report’s news roundup for the week of August 13: While in Armenia, the Secretary General of the Collective Security Treaty Organization (CSTO) said that the situation on the Armenia-Azerbaijan border is a threat for the whole region; ongoing provocations by the Azerbaijani military continue to intensify the situation on the borders; for over a week now, many residents in Artsakh’s capital have been without water.