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Holders of MasterCard and Maestro are offered new way of receiving money transfers from Russia-via Odnoklassniki network

ANC: Congress did not support Sasna Tsrer, as the situation posed threat to statehood

On Sep 1 Beeline (Armenia) will announce about launch of CDMA network ensuring access to high-speed internet in all regions of the country

Court of Appeal leaves unchanged measure of restrain against Aram Manukyan, Sasna Tsrer group member

Diaspora Ministry receives 162 Armenians from Diaspora under "Ari Tun" project

Trial over attempt of terror attack on Russia-Armenia gas pipeline scheduled for October 10

Russian soldier Valery Permyakov sentenced to life imprisonment for murdering family of 7 persons in Armenia's Gyumri

Larisa Alaverdyan: Armenian side should forget about territorial concessions

Court leaves measure of restraint against activist Garegin Chugaszyan unchanged

Armenia takes 42nd place at RIO-2016

ACBA-Credit Agricole Bank launched GREEN lending within loan agreement with Central Bank under KfW "Energy Efficiency Program for SME"

Larisa Alaverdyan: Iran should participate in Karabakh settlement

Russian expert: The West does not want to perceive Russia as enemy and does not need confrontation

Terror attack on Russia-Armenia gas pipeline prevented in Georgia: Detainees are accused of having links to terrorist organization

Court of Appeal leaves unchanged measure of restraint against Toros Torosyan

Forecast: Withdrawal of any of the member countries may lead to dissolution of NATO

View from Moscow: Relations with Turkic world are not fundamental problem for Russia

Arayik Khandoyan to run for local elections in Tsakhkahovit, relevant documents submitted to CEC

Levon Yeranosyan urgently recalled from vacation leave

Armed Forces of Azerbaijan used "Utyos" large caliber machinegun

VTB Bank (Armenia) launches "Finding oneself in movie world is priceless" promo campaign for its MasterCard holders

Amulsar project groundbreaking event took place in Armenia

Another two people face charges for hindering professional activity of journalists in Sari Tagh district in Yerevan

Candidate from Prosperous Armenia Party says he will refuse to accept his nomination, if Sasna Tsrer group member Araik Khanodyan runs for self-government

Arrested member of Sasna Tsrer group seeks to run for local self-government, while authorities oppose

Court of Appeal leaves unchanged measure of restrain against Pavel Manukyan, Sasna Tsrer group member

Union of Political Analysts of Armenia urges public and international human rights organizations to support political prisoners, "victims of Sargsyan's regime"

Regional

11/08 13:59 Natural Protection Ministry refutes information about tree felling in Shikahogh Reserve

The Armenian Ministry of Nature Protection refutes the information about felling of rare species of trees in Shikahogh Reserve.

19/07/2016 14:56

Armenia and EU discuss preparation for CITES meeting

Armenian Deputy Minister of Nature Protection Simon Papyan and Dirk Lorenz, Head of the Political, Economic, Press and Information Section of the EU Delegation to Armenia, discussed the course of preparations for the 17th meeting of the parties to the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES).

16/06/2016 14:30

Four public organizations of Kapan town appeal to Armenian President for revoking license of Geghi Gold Company

Four public organizations of Kapan town have appealed to Armenian President Serzh Sargsyan asking for revocation of Geghi Gold Company's license.

24/03/2016 13:09

Karine Danielyan: Armenia has illegal mines which are not registered officially

The intensive development of mining remains a cause of great concern for environmentalists. Karine Danielyan, Head of the Association for Sustainable Human Development, has told ArmInfo that the damage inflicted by the mining industry may be much bigger because the country also has illegal mines, which are not registered officially.

22/03/2016 17:00

Expert: Desert plants found in Ararat Valley

One can already find desert plants in the Ararat Valley, Knarik Hovhannisyan, expert on water resources, said at a press conference on March 22.

22/03/2016 16:56

Sevan whitefish may be critically endangered again

The Sevan whitefish may be critically endangered again, Bardukh Gabrielyan, the head of the Scientific Center of Zoology and Hydroecology of the Armenian National Academy of Sciences, told reporters. "During the period of collapse of the Soviet Union, the whitefish was one of the few foodstuffs in Armenia and this resulted in almost full extinction of the species. The same may happen now and we should be ready to prevent that threat to the biodiversity of the unique Sevan basin," the expert said.

15/03/2016 19:59

Red Book bird species leave Armenia due to development of mining industry

Red Book bird species are leaving Armenia due to development of the mining industry. Head of the Bird Lovers' Center Silva Adamyan has told ArmInfo that the mining industry in the republic does not meet the environmental standards adopted in developed countries. The situation deteriorates even more because the mining companies are exempted from taxes for tails (mining waste) and tailing dumps.

15/03/2016 17:30

Expert: 80% of small-scale HPPs of Armenia operate on outdated machinery

80% of small-scale HPPs of Armenia operate on outdated machinery, Head of EcoLur NGO Inga Zarafyan has told ArmInfo, referring to the data of the project supporting the reforms in the sector of small-scale HPPs.

10/03/2016 17:37

Lake Sevan faces a new threat - pollution with microplastics

Bardukh Gabrielyan, Head of the Scientific Center of Zoology and Hydroecology, National Academy of Sciences of Armenia, has told ArmInfo that the condition of the rivers running into the Sevan leaves much to be desired. For instance, the river Masrik is polluted with mining waste. Such factors as pollution with household and organic waste also have a negative impact on the water resources.

10/03/2016 16:15

Experts are unanimous that existence of Sevan National Park is formal

The activity of Sevan National Park undergoes criticism again. Earlier in an interview with ArmInfo, WWF-Armenia Head Karen Manvelyan pointed out the need to change the approach to the Sevan National Park. "Perhaps, we need a special protected area rather than a national park.

10/03/2016 16:14

Expert: Licensed system of fishery in Lake Sevan has undermined the stocks of almost all fish species

The licensed system of fishery in Lake Sevan has undermined the stocks of almost all fish species, Bardukh Gabrielyan, Head of the Scientific Center of Zoology and Hydroecology, National Academy of Sciences of Armenia, said at a press conference on March 10.