The Russian jet crashed while landing at the military airport of Khmeimim in Syria. 32 people are dead. Nothing is known about the cause of the crash: was it a technical issue, a human error or was the plane struck?
The Russian president Vladimir Putin has announced in his address to the Federal Council that Russia will use a nuclear weapon if a nuclear or massive destruction weapon threatening the state is used against Russia or its allies.
Things may change overnight, the head of the Republican parliamentary group Vahram Baghdasaryan stated, in yet another attempt to justify the expected or assumed “breach” of the promise that Serzh Sargsyan had made in 2014.
Among opinions on Serzh Sargsyan’s decision to discontinue the process of ratification of the Armenian-Turkish protocols one stands out that the chance for normalization of the Armenian-Turkish relations was missed.