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Economist: In face of economic sanctions against Russia, it is necessary to speed up the process for creating Eurasian Economic Union

Economist: The West's sanctions against Russia will affect the Armenian economy

Rostelecom launches online payment service

Public Services Regulatory Commission of Armenia imposes a 15mln AMD fine on Electric Networks of Armenia

Oppositionist: Interests and viewpoints of Stepanakert do not necessarily coincide with those of Yerevan

Oppositionist: Interests and viewpoints of Stepanakert do not necessarily coincide with those of Yerevan

Ashot Manuicharyan: Armenian President's function is to answer "yes, sir!" and to go do it

Deputy Prime Minister of Azerbaijan criticizes the ICRC again

Nature protection minister charges to resolve problems of several tailing dumps on Syunik region

Official stance of VTB Bank OJSC and VTB Bank (Armenia) CJSC on U.S. sanctions

RPA member: Nagorno-Karabakh Prime Minister's statement had no message to negotiators

Ashot Manucharyan: Armenia may face chaos or isolation at any moment

Armenia joins World Day against Trafficking in Persons

Lake Sevan is among top ten attractions in post-Soviet preferred by Russian people

Leyla Yunus is at Prosecutor General's Office, Arif Yunus decides to "give up"

Pre-Parliament: The overarching goal for all Armenians is the formation of a representative government in Armenia

The OSCE is ready to assist in any way possible to stop the cease-fire violations in karabakh conflict zone, Andrzej Kasprzyk says

US Department of State: Media outlets of Armenia published inaccurate articles portraying religious minorities as criminals and spies

Levon Hayrapetyan loses consciousness on Wednesday morning

Public Services Regulatory Commission decides to reduce tariffs of some services of ArmenTel CJSC

Poaching and illegal hunting tours endanger birds in Armenia

The NKR premier: The Madrid Principles are certainly unacceptable to us

Armenian Copper Programme cuts blister copper production by 13.5%

VTB Bank (Armenia) confirms its leadership in lending

EY takes employees of Armenian ancestry back to their roots

Levon Hayraptyan's health much worse

Vahagn Hovnanyan: Oligarchs have full control of Armenian economy

John Heffern believes that Nagorno-Karabakh conflict can be resolved only through peaceful talks

In Oct 2014 Armenia to join UN peacekeeping operation in Lebanon

ICRC car fired at on Armenian-Azeri border

Artashes Shaboyan: Reduction in consumer demand has a negative effect on supermarkets

Azerbaijan mounts another sabotage attack on Line of Contact, Armenian side has 1 victim and 2 wounded

Helsinki Citizens' Assembly Vanadzor Office urges Armenian Defense Ministry to look into military conscription of a kyphotic young man

Armenia suffers no losses during crossfire initiated by Azerbaijan on Armenian-Azeri border

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31/07 01:56 Economist: In face of economic sanctions against Russia, it is necessary to speed up the process for creating Eurasian Economic Union

One of the goals of the West's sanctions against Russia is to curb the Eurasian Economic Union project, well-known Armenian economist, professor Tatul Manaseryan told ArmInfo on Wednesday.

Ashot Manucharyan: Armenia may face chaos or isolation at any moment

Armenia may face chaos or isolation at any moment, member of the Karabakh Committee, national security advisor of the former Armenian president Ashot Manucharyan told journalists on Wednesday.

Leyla Yunus is at Prosecutor General's Office, Arif Yunus decides to "give up"

Leila Yunus, Director of the Baku-based Institute for Peace and Democracy, was delivered to the Investigation Department for Serious Crimes at the Prosecutor General's Office, Yusif Agayev, representative of the spouses Yunus told Turan.

Economist: The West's sanctions against Russia will affect the Armenian economy

The West's sanctions against Russia concern the fields of energy, technologies and finances and cannot but affect the Armenian economy, well-known Armenian economist, professor Tatul Manaseryan told ArmInfo on Wednesday.

Public Services Regulatory Commission of Armenia imposes a 15mln AMD fine on Electric Networks of Armenia

The Public Services Regulatory Commission of Armenia ruled on Wednesday that the Electric Networks of Armenia (ENA) should pay a fine of 15mln AMD for having broken some of the Commission's rules, particularly, for having failed to meet its contractual obligations to Mikmetal, a company building a multifunction building in the center of Yerevan.

Armenia joins World Day against Trafficking in Persons

Armenia has joined the World Day against Trafficking in Persons marked on 30 July. It was Belarus' initiative to designate 30 July as a World Day against Trafficking in Persons.

US Department of State: Media outlets of Armenia published inaccurate articles portraying religious minorities as criminals and spies

"The constitution protects religious freedom; however, some laws and policies restrict religious freedom", says the US State Department's "International Religious Freedom Report for 2013. Armenia".

Official stance of VTB Bank OJSC and VTB Bank (Armenia) CJSC on U.S. sanctions

"In relation to the U.S. sanctions against a number of Russian banks, including VTB Bank OJSC, we announce that VTB Bank (Armenia) is operating as usual, providing the full spectrum of services related to deposit and loan contracts, as well as money transfers and payments by means of bankcards", says the official press release of VTB Bank (Armenia).

VTB Bank (Armenia) confirms its leadership in lending

In Q2 2014 VTB Bank (Armenia) confirmed its leadership in lending. According to the press service of VTB Bank (Armenia), as of July 1 2014 the bank's loan book exceeded 230bln AMD (1.4% growth in Jan-June 2014). This is 12.4% of all loans in Armenia's banking system.

Oppositionist: Interests and viewpoints of Stepanakert do not necessarily coincide with those of Yerevan

The interests and viewpoints of Stepanakert do not necessarily coincide with those of Yerevan and in a number of cases they are absolutely different, Deputy Chairman of Heritage Party Armen Martirosyan told ArmInfo when commenting on the latest statement of Nagorno-Karabakh Prime Minister Ara Harutyunyan.

Oppositionist: Interests and viewpoints of Stepanakert do not necessarily coincide with those of Yerevan

The interests and viewpoints of Stepanakert do not necessarily coincide with those of Yerevan and in a number of cases they are absolutely different, Deputy Chairman of Heritage Party Armen Martirosyan told ArmInfo when commenting on the latest statement of Nagorno-Karabakh Prime Minister Ara Harutyunyan.

The Golden Apricot Yerevan 11th International Film Festival has come to its end, the official website reports

The Boards of Juries of International Feature, International Documentary, the Armenian Panorama and the Apricot Stone short film competition as well as the FIPRESCI and ECUMENICAL accordingly have announced this year's competition results at the official closing ceremony of the festival on July 19 held at the Theatre of Opera and Ballet in Yerevan.

Suren Babayan intends to shoot a new trilogy

Armenian film director Suren Babayan is going to shoot a new trilogy. At today's press conference, Babayan said that he would invite Jean-Pierre Nshanian for the lead role.

Rostelecom launches online payment service

From now on Rostelecom's clients will be able to pay for the company's services online at tandem.am. Created jointly with Tandem Payments, this portal is supposed to save consumers time while paying their bills, repaying their loans and making payments for mobile phone, Internet and commercial TV.

Public Services Regulatory Commission decides to reduce tariffs of some services of ArmenTel CJSC

In accordance with the decision, the distant calls and the calls to the Nagorno-Karabakh Republic will cost 5 AMD per minute versus the current 20 AMD in the daytime and 14 AMD in the nighttime for individuals. For legal entities the calls will cost 24 AMD in the daytime and 16.8 AMD in the nighttime.

Nature protection minister charges to resolve problems of several tailing dumps on Syunik region

Armenia's Nature Protection Minister, Aramais Grigoryan, accompanied by the governor of Syunik region, Vahe Hakopyan, and other officials visited today the tailing dumps of Zangezur copper and molybdenum plant, "Dundee Precious Metals Kapan" and Agarak copper and molybdenum plant.

Poaching and illegal hunting tours endanger birds in Armenia

The hunting season in Armenia traditionally opens in August. In the meantime, the environmentalists do not cease claiming that the lack of proper control along with the hunters' incompetence may endanger the Red Book bird species.