Armenian revolutionary leader’s bloc scores big win in parliamentary elections

Armenian revolutionary leader’s bloc scores big win in parliamentary elections

Turnout was strangely low despite the fervor of excitement in the run up to the elections

December 9, 2018
Russia weighs in on Georgia’s presidential elections

Russia weighs in on Georgia’s presidential elections

The Russian Foreign Ministry and pro-governmental media are optimistic, but the independent media and netizens do not agree with them

December 8, 2018
Post-revolutionary Armenia prepares for 9 December snap parliamentary elections

Post-revolutionary Armenia prepares for 9 December snap parliamentary elections

The revolutionary government is counting on winning a majority in parliament, while the former ruling party remains a clear outsider. JAMnews answers questions about the upcoming elections

December 7, 2018
Armenian MP faces arrest in corruption scandal

Armenian MP faces arrest in corruption scandal

Former Minister of Nature Protection Aram Harutyunyan suspected of accepting $14 million in bribes

December 4, 2018
Azerbaijani social media topic of the week: does a woman need an education?

Azerbaijani social media topic of the week: does a woman need an education?

There are twice as many male university students as there are female

December 12, 2018
Russian serviceman on military base in Armenia suspected of murdering local woman

Russian serviceman on military base in Armenia suspected of murdering local woman

Local observers say that such incidents will not affect the presence of Russia’s military bases in Armenia

December 12, 2018
Azerbaijani gov’t to strictly regulate graveyards

Azerbaijani gov’t to strictly regulate graveyards

Standards and rules for gravestones and the depth of graves have been established, while fencing off grave sites will be prohibited

December 11, 2018
Price of bread spikes in Georgia

Price of bread spikes in Georgia

Manufacturers do not exclude the possibility that the price might increase even further

December 10, 2018
What does the Georgian state budget look like for 2019?

What does the Georgian state budget look like for 2019?

How much will the state budget be in 2019 and what will it be spent on?

December 11, 2018
Russia agrees to defer loan payments for repairs of Armenian atomic power station

Russia agrees to defer loan payments for repairs of Armenian atomic power station

The modernization of the atomic power plant will increase its efficacy and extend its use until 2026

December 1, 2018
Azerbaijani parliament sets minimum wage below cost of living

Azerbaijani parliament sets minimum wage below cost of living

One Azerbaijani MP said that 143 manat ($85) is enough to live on

November 29, 2018
Abkhazia celebrates the opening of a Komsomol time capsule from 1968

Abkhazia celebrates the opening of a Komsomol time capsule from 1968

Video: the event was celebrated with school children singing Soviet songs, holding signs saying ‘100 years of Komsomol’

November 11, 2018
New Azerbaijani tourism campaign on display at UK exhibition

New Azerbaijani tourism campaign on display at UK exhibition

Tourists are asked to “take another look” at Azerbaijan

November 8, 2018
Surgeons operate on elephant at Tbilisi Zoo to remove tusk

Surgeons operate on elephant at Tbilisi Zoo to remove tusk

The BBC recorded the operation on film

October 31, 2018