“Russia continues to provide active mediation efforts aimed at de-escalating the situation on the Armenian-Azerbaijani border. Close coordination has been established with Baku and Yerevan through the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the Ministry of Defense, and border services. As a result, we have managed to reduce tensions over the past week,” Russian Foreign Ministry Spokeswoman Maria Zakharova said at a weekly briefing, the Russian Bureau of Report informs.