Tag: news roundup

June 7, 2024

Ep. 287: The Week in Review (07.06.24)

In EVN Report’s news roundup for the week of June 7: Seven people are injured following an explosion at a gas station in Armenia; repair and relief efforts continue in the regions of Lori and Tavush following devastating floods; Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev continues to insist that Armenia amend its Constitution.

May 24, 2024

Ep. 286: The Week in Review (24.05.24)

In EVN Report’s news roundup for the week of May 24: Armenian and Azerbaijani border guard troops deployed to the newly delimited section of the border; Moscow recalls its ambassador to Armenia; Archbishop Bagrat Galstanyan to lead protest rally in Yerevan over the weekend and more.

April 12, 2024

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.

April 5, 2024

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.

March 22, 2024

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.

March 15, 2024

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.

March 1, 2024

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.

February 16, 2024

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.

February 9, 2024

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.

February 2, 2024

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.

January 26, 2024

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.

January 19, 2024
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.

January 12, 2024

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.

December 22, 2023

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.

December 15, 2023

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.

December 8, 2023

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.

December 1, 2023

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.

September 8, 2023
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.

June 16, 2023

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.

October 7, 2022

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

June 10, 2022

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.

May 13, 2022
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.

April 29, 2022

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.

April 8, 2022

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.

March 25, 2022

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.

March 18, 2022

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.

March 4, 2022

Ep. 177: The Week in Review (04.03.22)

In EVN Report’s news roundup for the week of March 4: Armenia’s parliament elects new president; natural gas prices set to increase on April 1; Armenia abstains during UN vote on a resolution against the war in Ukraine and more.

February 4, 2022

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.

January 21, 2022

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.

January 14, 2022

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.

December 24, 2021

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.

December 17, 2021
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.

December 10, 2021

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.

September 24, 2021
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.

September 17, 2021
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.

September 10, 2021
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.

August 27, 2021
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.

August 20, 2021
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.