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Aram Manukyan: Armenian authorities pushed the idea of independent and free Armenia to the sidelines

Coordination Center of Armenian Associations of Sweden demand Azerbaijan to repatriate Karen Petrosyan's body

Areximbank-Gazprombank Group provides nonchip Visa Gold and MasterCard Gold cards

Shavarsh Kocharyan: Murder of Karen Petrosyan has many similarities with the cruel murder of American journalist in Syria

Ivan Kuhta: Difference of our political orientation will not affect Ukrainian-Armenian relations

Armenian President: Armenian-Georgian relations are on all-time high level

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Armenia's Defense Ministry Spokesperson denies Azerbaijan's reports on exchange of captives

Russian political expert is skeptical of Azeri-Turkish-Georgian plan to form a military alliance

Armenian Government to cut its passenger traffic subsidies to South Caucasus Railway

Armenia and Georgia to build a bridge of friendship between Bagratashen and Sadakhlo

Armenia to build a farm to breed Sevan trout

Georgia conducts active measures to eliminate consequences of landslide on Georgian Military Highway

The Prime Minister of Georgia was presented the 40-Year Old Armenian Brandy

Prime Minister of Georgia arrives in Yerevan

Natali Pharm Company to be licensed to import narcotic and psychotropic substances to Armenia

Sports and Concerts Facility after K. Demirchyan to be signed off to Defense Ministry of Armenia for debts

Azerbaijan breached ceasefire on the Line of Contact nearly 40 times over the last two days

Ruben Melkonyan: It is too early to speak about Ankara-Tbilisi-Baku axis

Aziz Tamoyan: 200 Yezidi families from Iraq will settle in Artsakh

Hovik Abrahamyan calls for taking his statements the right way

Beeline offers Let's Talk service to corporate customers

VTB Bank (Armenia) starts providing "diamond" lombard loans

Developing military cooperation among Georgia, Turkey and Azerbaijan is not dangerous for Armenia: Armenian Deputy DM

Armenian man who fired at Turkish Embassy emblem in Russia to wait for court verdict under arrest

Orange begins “Smartphonization of Armenia”: bring your old phone and get a new smartphone at half price

U.S. Ambassador to Armenia addresses parties to Karabakh conflict in Armenian

Economist: Vorotan Cascade of HPPs must remain under state management

NKR Defense Army Commander: Baku blackmailing OSCE Minsk Group

Investigation Committee: Karen Petrosyan might be abducted from Armenia's territory

Manvel Grigoryan: In case of war in Artsakh, the boys of oligarchs and statesmen will also be fighting

No single Iraqi Yazidi has so far applied to Armenia for refuge

VTB Bank (Armenia) prolongs working time at some of its branches

Beeline grants its customers 1,000 intra-network minutes or 1,000MW Internet traffic on their birthdays

Paruyr Hayrikian to embark on hunger strike on 8 September

Aziz Tamoyan: Yazidis are killed on the same scenario as Armenians in 1915

Hovik Abrahamyan: I cannot wave a magic wand to bring everyone out of the shadow

Nikol Pashinyan urges Parliament to provide privileges to residents of near border Armenian communities

Roman Pope to serve liturgy timed to Armenian Genocide centennial

Washington refuses to sell Cougar military vehicles to Baku

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Ivan Kuhta: Difference of our political orientation will not affect Ukrainian-Armenian relations

Zardusht Alizadeh: Arriving in Sochi, Aliyev and Sargsyan once again demonstrated the world that Russia is still the demiurge in the Caucasus

Masis Mailyan: Unlike Azerbaijan, global centers of force are not interested in growing tensions in Nagorno-Karabakh conflict zone

Sergey Grinyayev:The West’s sanctions are extremely positive for the Eurasian Union project

Alexey Kolomiyets: West's sanction will hardly sober Putin and the Kremlin

Hrant Bagratyan: Sanctions will have tangible impact on Armenia

Georgi Kolarov: The second Nagorno-Karabakh war is inevitable

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

Tigran Davtyan: If you have a telephone with you, it means that you have a wallet with you too

Shmuel Meirom: Israel is willing to contribute of its experience in the field of economy, but it cannot force Israeli business to invest in Armenia

Marine Karapetyan: Ameriabank on large business: problems and solutions

Eduard Sharmazanov: The opposition camp has no leader to steer the people

Alexander Zinker: Readiness of the Kremlin to protect its “Big Russian world” is dangerous for Russia itself

Vahe Davtyan: lternative power engineering should be developed regardless of fluctuations in electric power tariffs

Alexander Krylov: Taking into consideration the experience of the EU, Russia has to refuse maximal extension of the Eurasian Economic Union

Rasim Musabekov: Not only global but also the regional geo-political balance is changing

Zardusht Alizade: Apart, Armenia and Azerbaijan will always remain non-democratic fascist states

19/08 14:15 Hovik Abrahamyan: I cannot wave a magic wand to bring everyone out of the shadow

One day everyone in Armenia will be equal before the law, Prime Minister Hovik Abrahamyan told the youth at the opening of Baze-2014 Pan-Armenian Youth Gatherings, on 18 August.

19/08/2014 14:10

Roman Pope to serve liturgy timed to Armenian Genocide centennial

Roman Pope Francis will serve a liturgy at the Saint Peter Cathedral on 12 April 2015. The liturgy will be timed to the Armenian Genocide's centennial, Mario Aurelio Cardinal Poli (Buenos Aires said in the course of service at the local Armenian Catholic Church on 12 August, Prensa Armenia reports.

15/08/2014 17:50

Court does not change measure of restraint against Levon Hayrapetyan

Moscow Court refuses to change measure of restraint against Levon Hayrapetyan, Armenian businessman and philanthropist, RIA Novosti said. Hayrapetyan's lawyer Henry Reznik, in turn, said Hayrapetyan's disease may cause a new hearth attack in case of excessive emotions.

12/08/2014 12:18

Citizen of Belarus injured after unskillful landing in Sevan Dendrological Park

A citizen of Belarus, Danis Tukhtov (1991), has injured his leg and back after unskillful air balloon landing in Sevan Dendrological Park, Armenia, the Emergency Situations Ministry of Armenia reports.

12/08/2014 11:05

ECHR considers complaints by Teghout and Shnokh villagers vs. Armenia

The European Court for Human Rights has begun examining the complaint lodged by Shnogh and Teghout Villagers vs. Armenia, according to the official website of the Helsinki Citizens' Assembly Vanadzor Office. Under this source, on 18 March 2014 the European Court for Human Rights addressed questions to the Armenian Government based on the complaints lodged by Teghut and Shnogh villagers, Lori Region, - Rusayel, Zhenik, Shaghak and V. Mashinyans, L. Ramazyan, L. Alikhanyan, R. Meliqsetyan, A. Alikhanyan etc.

11/08/2014 12:48

Russian President promised to consider Levon Hayrapetyan's case

The Russian President has promised to consider Levon Hayrapetyan's case, Armenian President Serzh Sargsyan said in an interview to Armnews.

06/08/2014 14:25

Armenian DM: Haykaz Bakhmanyan's $150,000 car is a present by his friends

Haykaz Bakhmanyan's $150,000 car is a present by his friends, Armenia's Defense Minister Seyran Ohanyan told journalists on Wednesday, when asked how much the deputy chief of the Armenian army's general staff earns if he can afford such an expensive car.

06/08/2014 12:31

Almost 11,000 Armenians urge Armenian President to ask Russian President to change preventive measure against Levon Hayrapetyan

As many as 11,000 people in Armenia, Nagorno-Karabakh and the Diaspora have signed a call on the Armenian President to ask his Russian counterpart during the planned meeting in Sochi to change the preventive measure against Armenian businessman Levon Hayrapetyan, who was detained on July 15 and is supposed to be kept in custody for two months despite poor health.

05/08/2014 20:09

Employees of idle Mika Cement Plant demand their wages

Mika Cement CJSC is going to completely pay out the wage arrears to its employees, Naira Martirosyan, Deputy Director of the Plant, has told ArmInfo's correspondent.

04/08/2014 19:40

Our good friend and colleague Samvel Avagyan passes away

I deeply regret to write that our kind-hearted and responsive friend, well-known analyst and economist Samvel Avagyan has passed away today. Thanks to his professionalism, competency and devotion, Samvel enjoyed real respect of everyone who was working with him and who knew him personally. Cancer is an insidious disease that puts an end to the lives of millions of people. Today it has put an end to Samvel's life. His life closed at the height of his powers and at the peak of his career. Everyone who knew Samvel is deeply sorry to hear about his death.

02/08/2014 11:18

Armenia's Defense Ministry responds to Stepan Demirtchyan Sport and Concert Complex's charges

Armenia's Defense Ministry has responded to the Stepan Demirtchyan Sport and Concert Complex's charges that it owes the complex some 60mln AMD for an event held in its territory.

01/08/2014 16:19

No to robbery! - Civil society holds a procession against rise in electric power tariffs

On 1 August, a procession was held in Yerevan against the rise in the electric power tariffs. The protest action was organized by the representatives of the civil society, who urged the residents of Yerevan to join the protest by switching off the light in their flats during the action. Heritage Party also joined the protest action.

01/08/2014 12:30

Electric power tariffs rise for population of Armenia on 1 August

On 1 June the Public Services Regulatory Commission took a decision to increase the electricity tariff for the Armenian population by 10% starting from 1 August 2014. In accordance with the consumer watchdog's decision, the daytime tariff for the population grew to 41.85 AMD per 1 KW/h versus the current 38 AMD (up 10.1%) and the night- time tariff - to 31.85 AMD versus the current 28 AMD (up 13.7%).

01/08/2014 12:25

Audit Chamber of Armenia calls silly statement claiming that ex-head of Pension Fund 'paid' $250,000 to Audit Chamber's leadership

The press-service of the Audit Chamber of Armenia has disclaimed the statement by Hovhannes Grigoryan, a representative of the Pension Fund, one of the accused in the case over ex-head of the Pension Fund Vazgen Khachikyan, claiming that Khachikyan had once paid $250,000 to Ishkhan Zakaryan, Head of the Audit Chamber, and was going to pay more later.

01/08/2014 12:23

Orange Foundation helps opening a new computer center in Pemzashen village, Shirak marz

In the scope of the strategic program of supporting the sustainable development of remote and vulnerable communities of Armenia, Orange Foundation has established a new computer center in Pemzashen village, Shirak region, Orange Company said.

31/07/2014 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.