Armenian Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan will meet president Putin of Russia in Moscow on Saturday. This will be the third meeting between the two men since Pashinyan became prime minister of Armenia in May, and comes amid speculation about problems in Armenia-Russia relations in the Armenian and Russian media.
photo: Prime Minister Pashinyan and President Putin at their meeting in May 2018 (archive picture)
Comedian-turned-president Volodymyr Zelensky uses his inauguration speech to announce a parliamentary snap election in Ukraine.
Pashinyan stressed that the process should be carried out in cooperation with international organisations and within the framework of international best practices and international commitments of Armenia.