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.
The Investigation Committee of the Russian Federation has brought charges against Levon Hayrapetyan for misappropriation (Article 160) and money laundering (Article 174).
"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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Civil initiative "No to robbery" has called on Armenian citizens to take an active part in signatures collection against growth of electric power tariffs.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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".
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The Administrative Court has refused to initiate proceedings on the Afrikyan building case. To recall, the Helsinki Committee of Armenia and "Urbanlab Yerevan" NGO applied to the Administrative Court of Armenia to declare the Afrikyan building-related decisions of the Municipality and the Government invalid.
On Friday Armenian President Serzh Sargsyan ratified draft amendments to the law on accumulate pensions, reports the press service of the Armenian President. Earlier the I Am Against! movement asked Sargsyan to veto the bill.
The Special Investigation Service of Armenia has instituted a criminal case against Deputy Head of Yerevan Police Valery Osipyan, Spokesperson for the Special Investigation Service Mikayel Aharonyan has told ArmInfo's correspondent.
The residents of 23 and 25, Teryan St. and 37, Lalayants St. in Yerevan have held another protest action against alienation of their flats in businessman Samvel Mayrapetyan's favor.
The Afrikyan building was robbed, architect Levon Vardanyan, author of the Old Yerevan project, said at a press conference on Friday. He said that over the past few years unknown people have stolen the cantilevered balconies, stair flights and doors of the building. He added that he had applied to the Police but that gave no result.
A military off-road vehicle UAZ 3962 has crashed into a house on the road from Berd to Mehrab, Tavush region, Armenia.
The Beautified Project, a well-known rock band, has risen up for the support of the Afrikyan building, which faces the prospect of being dismantled to broaden the roadway. "I do not want to make ashamed by the future generations for destruction of the beautiful 130-year-old building. How can we criticize our enemies if we ourselves display such an attitude to our own country?" says the band frontman Andre Simonian to ArmInfo.