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Georgi Kolarov: The second Nagorno-Karabakh war is inevitable

Russian Embassy in Armenia gives a harsh response to the U.S. Embassy

Participants in Beeline's Fortune drawing campaign awarded prizes

Yerevan-Sevan-Ijevan-Azeri border highway to be open in late August

Armenian FM: Through its destructive stance Azerbaijan hinders the Nagorno-Karabakh peace progress

Up to 45% of Armenian citizens are potential emigrants

US Embassy urges Armenian businessmen to refrain from contacts with Russian companies

A leopard family in the south of Armenia gives birth to two cubs

Two Armenian soldiers die because of the Azerbaijani sabotage attack at the line of contact

Human rights activist Leyla and Arif Yunus are accused of secret collaboration with Armenian special services

Member-churches of World Council of Churches going to recognize Armenian Genocide in 2015

NKR foreign minister: Nagorno-Karabakh is where Europe begins

On Aug 2 South Caucasus Railway's commuter trains will be free of charge all over Armenia

Worker killed by a rock fall at perlite deposit in Aragatsavan

Azeris continue firing at Armenia's borderline villages

Serzh Sargsyan: OSCE Minsk Group has suggested principles that can serve as pivot for settling Nagorno-Karabakh conflict

Paruyr Hayrikyan: Armenia and Ukraine have a common "frenemy" in the person of Russia

Electric Networks of Armenia is going to dispute Public Services Regulatory Commission's decision to impose a 15mln AMD fine on it

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

31/07 15:37 Up to 45% of Armenian citizens are potential emigrants

43.3% of Armenian citizens are potential emigrants, the head of the "Sociometer" sociological centre, Aharon Adibekyanm said at today's press-conference, The public opinion poll held among 4400 adults in 100 settlements of Armenia are evidence of it.

31/07/2014 15:10

Worker killed by a rock fall at perlite deposit in Aragatsavan

A worker has been killed as a result a rock fall at a perlite deposit in Aragatsavan, Aragatsotn region, Armenia. The press service of the Ministry of Emergency Situations of Armenia reports that the accident took place on Wednesday at 04:47 PM.

31/07/2014 14:04

Electric Networks of Armenia is going to dispute Public Services Regulatory Commission's decision to impose a 15mln AMD fine on it

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 complex in the center of Yerevan.

30/07/2014 14:34

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.

30/07/2014 14:26

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".

30/07/2014 14:24

Levon Hayrapetyan loses consciousness on Wednesday morning

Businessman Levon Hayrapetyan, who is currently at a Moscow pretrial detention center, lost consciousness on Wednesday morning. Ammonia spirit was used to recover him from the fainting fit, Artsakh Today reports.

29/07/2014 13:48

Levon Hayraptyan's health much worse

The health condition of Armenian businessman Levon Hayrapetyan became much worse on Tuesday morning, Hayrapetyan's brother Vladimir says that the arrested businessman had a very high blood pressure in the morning. Doctors rushed to bring it down and now Hayrapetyan's condition is stable.

25/07/2014 13:12

French citizen lost in Gegarkunik region of Armenia

On 25 July a French citizen was lost in Gegarkunik region of Armenia. As press-service of Emergency Situations Ministry reported, a French citizen J. P., who was lost in Armenia's Sevan on July 24, appeared to the Police Department of Sevan City on July 25 at 10:25.

25/07/2014 12:09

Charges brought against Levon Hayrapetyan

The Investigation Committee of the Russian Federation has brought charges against Levon Hayrapetyan for misappropriation (Article 160) and money laundering (Article 174).

22/07/2014 23:05

"Vallex" Group celebrates Miner's Day

"Vallex" Group companies together with Administration of Lori region and Mayor's office of Alaverdi celebrated the Miner's Day on 20 July. The event was also dedicated to the 244th anniversary of the Alaverdi copper plant.

18/07/2014 12:33

Armenia's Foreign Ministry: No Armenian citizens on board of the Malaysia Airlines passenger plane Boeing 777 that crashed in Ukraine

According to the information delivered by Foreign Ministry of the Netherlands to the Foreign Ministry of Armenia, there is no Armenian citizen on board of the Malaysia Airlines passenger plane Boeing 777 that crashed in Ukraine, press-service of Armenia's FM reported.

18/07/2014 12:31

After arrest Levon Hayrapetyan's health condition has got worse

After the recent arrest the health condition of well-known Armenian businessman and philanthropist Levon Hayrapetyan has got worse, says "Levon Hayrapetyan" page in Facebook.

18/07/2014 12:21

Armenia's Foreign Ministry gets more specific information about availability of Armenian citizens on board of the Malaysia Airlines passenger plane that crashed

Armenia's Foreign Ministry has been getting more specific information about availability of Armenian citizens on board of the Malaysia Airlines passenger plane Boeing 777 that crashed in Ukraine, press-secretary of the Ministry, Tigran Balayan, told Arminfo correspondent.

16/07/2014 15:38

Russian special services detain well-known Armenian businessman Levon Hayrapetyan

The Russian special services have detained one of the richest Armenian businessmen in the world Levon Hayrapetyan on suspicion of being privy to the notorious "Kingisep" criminal group.

16/07/2014 15:35

"Keep Away From Our Pockets" initiative urges Armenia's drivers not to pay fines for violating traffic rules

The civic initiative "Keep Away From Our Pockets" urges Armenia's drivers not to pay fines for violating the traffic rules but to challenge the fines in a judicial procedure, Vardan Hakobyan, one of the organizers of the initiative, said at today's press conference.

16/07/2014 14:39

There are Armenians among victims of subway accident in Moscow

There are Armenians among the victims of the subway accident that took place in Moscow on Tuesday morning, reports Armenia's Foreign Ministry with reference to the Embassy of Armenia in Russia.

16/07/2014 12:14

Dead body of 17-year-old Smbat Tsakanyan found in woods near Karvachar

The dead body of 17-year-old Smbat Tsakanyan was found in woods between the Karvachar and Manashid communities in Nagorno-Karabakh's Shahumyan district on Tuesday, reports the press service of Nagorno-Karabakh's Police.

15/07/2014 18:27

According to the preliminary data, no Armenian citizens among Moscow Metro derailment casualties

According to the preliminary information of the Embassy of the Republic of Armenia to Russia, there are no Armenians listed among the Moscow Metro derailment casualties.

14/07/2014 16:30

Civil initiative "No to robbery" calls on Armenian citizens to take an active part in signatures collection against growth of electric power tariffs

Civil initiative "No to robbery" has called on Armenian citizens to take an active part in signatures collection against growth of electric power tariffs.

11/07/2014 14:17

"ArmenTel": Despite the position occupied in the company, the company applies to the relevant instances, if a man is an abuser

The investigation department of Armenia's National Security Service has filed a lawsuit linked with financial misconduct at "ArmenTel", a source from the press-service of the National Security Service told Arminfo correspondent. He also added that the lawsuit was filed long ago, but declined to specify the date and other details of the case.

04/07/2014 13:26

Armenian Ombudsman on Afrikyan building: Relocating the monument for urban development purposes runs counter to European Convention on Protection of Archaeological Heritage

The Human Rights Defender's Office of Armenia has released a statement on the situation around the dismantlement of the Afrikyan building in Yerevan. "We studied the situation and arrived at the conclusion that the incomplete compliance of the Armenian legislation with the European Convention on the Protection of the Archaeological Heritage is a serious flaw in protection of the Afrikyan building and other monuments. Armenia ratified that Convention on 21 November 2008. In particular, the Armenian legislation fails to regulate the issues related to dismantlement of the cultural and historical monuments", the statement says.

02/07/2014 21:58

Larisa Alaverdyan: Ministry of Culture makes a rather clumsy attempt to conceal human rights violation by its inactivity

On July 2 evening activists held a protest action against dismantlement of the Afrikyan building. They have repeatedly stated that they do not believe the building will be restored within the frames of the Old Yerevan project.

02/07/2014 21:55

Activists demand revising Regulator's decision on the rise of electric power tariffs

Dozens of people are taking part in the hearings. The participants are expressing their indignation, because they think that the rise in electricity tariffs will lead to growth in prices of other commodities and services as well. They consider that the Public Services Regulatory Commission of Armenia should declare its own decision null and void.

02/07/2014 15:56

Households in Armenia to switch off their electric power for an hour on 5 July as a sign of protest against rising electricity rate

Democratic Party of Armenia has disseminated a statement wherein it urge the citizens to express their protest against the rising electric power tariff and switch off the electric power at their homes for an hour at 10:00pm on 5 July.

02/07/2014 12:24

Afrikyans Club's facade demolished

The facade of the ancient building of Afrikyans Club in the center of Yerevan has been completely demolished, Wednesday. Actually, the last weeks' public protests against demolition of the building proved useless. The remaining part of the building will be demolished soon.

01/07/2014 14:00

Armenian Police detains several activists

The protest action in front of the Public Services Regulatory Commission building in Yerevan, against possible raising of electricity tariff in Armenia is gradually turning into a "fight" between activists and policemen. As Arminfo correspondent reported, the situation is getting more intense. The policemen cordoned off Saryan street, broke activists to small groups and started "keeping a crowd back".

01/07/2014 13:10

Activists protesting against rising electricity rate demand meeting with Head of Public Services Regulatory Committee

Head of the Public Services Regulatory Committee (PSRC) Staff Mikael Soghomonyan has sown discord between the activists protesting against rising electricity tariff in front of the Committee.

01/07/2014 12:51

Valery Osipyan urges Levon Zurabyan to bring ANC Youth Wing activists to heel

Deputy Head of the Yerevan Police Valery Osipyan has urged Levon Zurabyan, Head of the Armenian National Congress (ANC) Faction, to bring the ANC Youth Wing activists to heel to avoid a clash of the activists and the police.

01/07/2014 12:34

Participants in action of protest against rising electricity rate demand participation in PSRC meeting

Participants in the ongoing action of protest against rising electricity rate demand participation in the meeting of the Public Services Regulatory Committee (PSRC), ArmInfo's correspondent reports from the spot.

01/07/2014 12:04

People picketing Public Services Regulatory Committee building protesting against rising electricity rate

Over 300 people have gathered in front of the Public Services Regulatory Committee (PSRC) building protesting against rising electricity rate, ArmInfo's correspondent reports from the spot.

30/06/2014 23:01

Zaruhi Postanjyan congratulates Serzh Sargsyan on his 60th anniversary and wishes him to be deprived of power and to be brought to criminal responsibility

Heritage MP Zaruhi Postanjyan has congratulated Armenian President Serzh Sargsyan on his 60th anniversary. Postanjyan has sent Sargsyan a postcard featuring Pablo Picasso's The Tragedy and the following text, "Dear Serzh Sargsyan! Today you are 60 years old.