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)
On 20 January 26,000 Soviet troops entered Baku and massacred large numbers of civilians who were calling for the restoration of Azerbaijan independence. In Azerbaijan the day is often referred to as Black January.