The cross-talk to have taken place several days before between Galust Sahakyan, the Speaker of National Assembly and Levon Zurabyan, the Head of the parliamentary group of the Armenian National Congress, escalated to a new level during the briefings on February 27.
The Founding Parliament movement holds meetings and consultations with the political forces in Armenia. The press service of the Founding Parliament reports that the representatives of the movement met with Leader of the National Self-Determination Union Paruyr Hayrikyan at the latter's initiative.
Armenia imported 9,2 million liters of vodka versus 8.4 million liters in 2013 overwhelmingly from Russia. This is a record-breaking indicator, says Avag Haroutiunyan, Head of the Union of Armenian Winemakers.
Platoon commander of the Military Academy after Vazgen Sargsyan, Artyom Avetisyan, has faced charges over the murder of the military student Haykaz Barseghyan, according to the investigation Committee press-office,
The US State Department's calls to set free the Azeri raiders prosecuted in Nagorno-Karabakh will receive no response, such an opinion was expressed by the Deputy Director of the Caucasus Institute Sergey Minasyan, answering the question of Arminfo correspondent during press conference in Yerevan.
Vahe Tilbian from Ethiopia has become the third member of the band "Genealogy" to represent Armenia at Eurovision-2015.
During his music career Vahe was a member of bands such as "The Motley Singers" (as the leading tenor),251 Band (as the backing vocalist), Eshee Havana. In 2011 he reached the finals of the show "Big Brother Africa".
The opponents having no sufficient information about the Armenian Central Bank's decision to increase the commercial banks' minimum total capital standard from the current 5 bln AMD to 30 bln AMD by 2017 have recently been voicing generalized statements and comments on it. The CB press service has told ArmInfo that in some cases the comments of the opponents, who intentionally manipulate the situation, ungroundedly whip up the citizens' concerns. The CB thinks that manipulation on the banks' names allegedly for their own safety is especially inadmissible.
The press service of Orange Armenia has told ArmInfo that from now on customers of Orange One prepaid tariff plan can talk to all Orange subscribers, surf popular social networks and send SMS at a special rate of 1 AMD for twice longer periods. This special rate will now be applicable for 15 days, instead of the former 7, when recharging the account with 500 AMD, and for 31 days, instead of the former 15, in case of 1000 AMD recharge.
The inhabitants of Mets Airum rural community are demonstrating against the plans on building a new Akhtala ore mining plant tailing dump. Oleg Dulgaryan, a member of the community’s Council of Elders, reported about that during a press-conference on February 24. According to him, the new tailing dump is to be located next to Mets Airum and Chochkan rural communities and will occupy 40 hectares territory. Meanwhile, it is planned to transform the agricultural lands into industrial ones for the construction of the dump.