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Armenian and Azerbaijani Presidents will clarify timetable and place of next meeting within coming months

During the meeting of the Presidents of Armenia and Azerbaijan, Serzh Sargsyan and Ilham Aliyev, attended by the representatives of the OSCE Minsk Group Co-chair countries in Vienna, an agreement was reached to respects the ceasefire regime established by the agreements of 1994-1995, Russian Foreign minister Sergey Lavrov told in a briefing after the meeting. “An agreement was reached according to which the OSCE will launch the works of installing investigative mechanisms on the contact line. Armenian and Azerbaijani Presidents will clarify the timetable and place of the next meeting within the coming months to continue talks over reaching a final solution for Nagorno Karabakh conflict”, Lavrov announced.
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Moscow clash stopped: 50 people detained

The fighting at the Khovansky cemetery in Moscow resulted in 2 deaths. 50 participants of the clashes have been arrested on site, as “Armenpress” reports “Ria Novosti” informs. Firearms are confiscated from the scene....
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Russia calls not to look for “double or triple meaning” in their statements

Russia sees the settlement of the Karabakh conflict solely by peaceful political and diplomatic means, on the basis of already adopted internationally recognized documents, which were signed by Baku and Yerevan....
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Russia won't support decisions of Istanbul humanitarian summit

Russia will not support the commitments to be adopted at the first World Humanitarian Summit in Istanbul on May 23-24, as it believes that the UN Secretariat has not prepared the forum properly ignoring Moscow’s views, says a letter of the Russian delegation circulated among the UN member-countries, reports TASS....
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Putin congratulates leaders of former Soviet states on V-Day

Russian President Vladimir Putin has congratulated some leaders of the post-Soviet states on the 71st anniversary of the Victory Day in the Great Patriotic War, which marks the capitulation of Nazi Germany to the Soviet Union on May 9, 1945....
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“The draft law on Artsakh wasn’t discussed with Moscow”, states Peskov

Press Secretary of the President of Russia Dmitry Peskov said today that Moscow carefully follows the situation in regard to the approval of the draft law on recognition of NKR made by the Armenian Government....
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Lavrov has no doubts about Armenia’s commitment to peaceful settlement of Nagorno Karabakh conflict

Foreign Minister of Russia Sergey Lavrov finds no reason to panic about the initiative of an Armenian MP to discuss the issue of the recognition of the independence of Nagorno Karabakh, “Armenpress” reports, “Ria Novosti” informs....
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Russian MFA confirms termless nature of NKR ceasefire

The 1994 and 1995 agreements on the NKR ceasefire remain the basis of the ceasefire in the conflict zone. As “Armenpress” reports, this was stated by the Russian MFA....
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Rogozin: Moscow maintains balance while selling arms to Yerevan and Baku

Deputy Prime Minister of Russia Dmitry Rogozin announced that Russia maintains the balance of interests when selling arms to both Yerevan and Baku....
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Lavrov: Russia to continue supporting effectiveness of armistice in Nagorno Karabakh conflict zone

The situation in the conflict zone of Nagorno Karabakh was discussed in Baku by the Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev and the Foreign Minister of the Russian Federation Sergey Lavrov. “Armenpress” reports, citing TASS, Lavrov stated at the meeting that Russia will continue supporting the effectiveness of armistice in Nagorno Karabakh conflict zone....
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Reports say Russian prime minister cancels Yerevan visit

Russian news media report that Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev has cancelled a trip to Armenia, scheduled for April 7-8 to attend a meeting of the Eurasian Intergovernmental Council, which is the governing body of the Eurasian Economic Union. According to the reports, the trip was postponed because it might be regarded as Russia's support to Armenia, a side to the Karabakh conflict....
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Sergey Lavrov discusses escalation of Nagorno Karabakh tension with Armenian and Azerbaijani Foreign Ministers

Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov discussed the escalation of tension in Nagorno Karabakh with Armenian and Azerbaijani Foreign Ministers, “Armenpress” reports, citing Ria Novosti. Urges were made to stop the use of force in the Nagorno Karabakh conflict zone....
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Sergey Shoygu discusses Karabakh conflict zone situation with Defense Ministers of Armenia and Azerbaijan

Russian Defense Minister Sergey Shoygu had a telephone conversation with his Armenian counterpart Seyran Ohanyan, Spokesperson for the Defense Ministry of Armenia Artsrun Hovhannisyan informed “Armenpress”....
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Putin concerned over military operations on Nagorno Karabakh-Azerbaijan contact line

Russian President Vladimir Putin is concerned about the military operations on the contact line of Nagorno Karabakh-Azerbaijan. As "Armenpress" reports, citing "Ria Novosti", the Press Secretary of the Russian President Dmitry Peskov told reporters. "President Putin has called on the conflicting parties to immediately cease fire and to exercise restraint," Peskov said....
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