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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

Vagharshak Haroutiunyan: Azerbaijani Armed Forces have no means to reflect Armenian missiles

USA calls on Government of Azerbaijan to conduct full and transparent investigation into death of Armenian man in Azeri captivity

Ardshininvestbank plans to buy shares of Artsakh Investment Fund

Armenian authorities share the indignation of Yazidis living in Armenia concerning the ongoing tragic events in Iraq

Gary D. Robbins: "As a co-chair of the OSCE Minsk Group, the United States remains committed to helping all sides reach a lasting settlement to the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict"

Head of Armenia's Diplomatic Mission to OSCE slams Azerbaijan for provocations

Tom de Waal: Russia is fueling conflict in order to manage the situation

Ali Husseinly: Russia's activity at current stage of Karabakh conflict is for a reason

Court does not change measure of restraint against Levon Hayrapetyan

Alexander Sotnichenko: United States will not launch large-scale intervention to stop extermination of national minorities in Iraq

Stepan Safaryan on aid to Iraqi Yezidis: Inactivity of Armenian diplomacy no longer surprises public

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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

11/08 12:05 Russia's sanctions against Ukrainian air companies have not yet affected prices of flights to Armenia

Russia's sanctions against Ukrainian air companies have not yet affected the prices of flights to Armenia, representative of Ukraine International Airlines in Armenia Tigran Achoyan told ArmInfo on Monday.

07/08/2014 21:25

In past four years Tatev ropeway has carried 250,000 people

In past four years the world's longest ropeway in Tatev has carried 250,000 people. The 250,000th passengers, Mary Hovhannisyan was carried on Wednesday. The managers of the ropeway had a surprise for the lucky - she will be able to use the ropeway free of charge during one year.

07/08/2014 01:30

Vallex Group invests $320 million in exploration and development of Teghout deposit in Armenia

Vallex Group has invested $320 million in exploration and development of the Teghout copper and molybdenum deposit in Lori region, Armenia, Vice President of Vallex Group Gagik Arzumanyan told reporters, as Armenian Prime Minister Hovik Abrahamyan visited the deposit, Wednesday. Arzumanyan said the total cost of the project is $350 million. The remaining funds will be invested by the end of the year.

07/08/2014 01:27

Government of Armenia pins hopes with new owner of Akhtala mining company

Government of Armenia pins hopes with a new owner of the Ahktala mining and enrichment combine, Prime Minister Hovik Abrahamyan told reporters when visiting the company earlier today, on 6 August.

05/08/2014 20:10

Several organizations intend to invest in construction of solar power plants in Armenia

5-6 organizations have an intention to invest in construction of solar power plants in Armenia, Tamara Babayan, Director of the Renewable Resources and Energy Efficiency Fund of Armenia, said at a press conference on Tuesday.

04/08/2014 19:57

July 1 2014 South Caucasus Railway raised wages to over 1,400 employees

On Aug 1 2014 CEO of the South Caucasus Railway Viktor Rebets summed up the results of his company's work in July 2014.

31/07/2014 18:23

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

The Yerevan-Sevan-Ijevan-Azeri border highway, which was closed on July 16, will be opened in late August in case of favorable weather conditions, the Armenian Ministry of Transport and Communication reports.

31/07/2014 15:36

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

The Embassy of the United States in Armenia has sent Armenian businessmen messages urging them to refrain from contacts with Russian companies as this implies additional reputational risks, President of the Union of Manufacturers and Businessmen of Armenia Arsen Kazaryan told journalists on Thursday.

31/07/2014 15:13

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

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

31/07/2014 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.

31/07/2014 01:54

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.

30/07/2014 20:56

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.

30/07/2014 14:33

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

The online booking service Oktogo.ru has determined the most popular resorts in the CIS and post-Soviet area for the summer vacations of Russian tourists.

29/07/2014 18:46

Armenian Copper Programme cuts blister copper production by 13.5%

In Jan-June 2014 Armenian Copper Programme (ACP) cut blister copper production by 13.5% to 5,015 tons. According to the ACP's spokesman Vahram Avagyan, in Jan-June 2014 the company processed 25,767 tons of copper concentrate against 22,916 tons a year before.

29/07/2014 18:41

EY takes employees of Armenian ancestry back to their roots

More than thirty employees of Armenian ancestry from the internationally recognized audit firm EY (Ernst & Young) recently visited Armenia in order to enjoy both its natural beauty and rich cultural heritage—in essence, to become familiar with the land of their ancestors. Some, who were visiting Armenia for the first time, had identified with the country although they’d never seen the peaks of Ararat from the top of the Yerevan Cascade. Here the city of Yerevan— the center of the Armenian world—spreads out before you.

29/07/2014 13:44

Vahagn Hovnanyan: Oligarchs have full control of Armenian economy

The Armenian economy is fully controlled by oligarchs and will die eventually if nothing is changed, Armenian businessman Vahagn Hovnanyan told azatutyun.am.

25/07/2014 15:23

Armenia's former prime minister: The indicator of the economic growth in Armenia is extremely low for the first half of 2014

The indicator of the economic growth in Armenia is extremely low for the first half of 2014 versus the same period of 2013, the former prime minister of Armenia, a member of the parliament from the opposition Armenian National Congress, Hrant Bagratyan, wrote at his "Facebook" page.

25/07/2014 01:06

Armenian Government tries to repay its debts by transferring state-owned enterprises' assets to a U.S. company

On July 24, the Armenian Government took a decision to transfer part of the assets of Nairit Plant and "Nairit-2" State Research Institute CJSC into the ownership of "Vorotan Hydro Cascade" CJSC.

23/07/2014 14:43

"Mika cement" to replace owner

"Mika cement" CJSC will have a new owner soon, Director General of the company, Naira Martirosyan, told ArmInfo correspondent.

22/07/2014 13:15

Newspaper: Armenian oligarch's company worked in the shadow

The Yerevan-based Haykakan Zhamanak (Armenian Time) newspaper says that the State Revenue Committee has published the list of the companies, whose funds on the tax accounts in early July 2014 are much bigger than in early July 2013.

18/07/2014 15:24

Air Armenia leases Airbus 320

Air Armenia has leased an Airbus 320. The company's marketing manager Sirak Hambardzumyan told ArmInfo on Friday that the plane arrived at Zvartnots Airport on Thursday evening.

18/07/2014 15:22

On July 20 Air Armenia will start flying to Moscow three times a day

On July 20 Air Armenia will start flying to Moscow three times a day. According to the company's marketing manager Sirak Hambardzumyan, the third flight will be carried out in the afternoon. Until now the company has flown to Moscow only in the evening.

18/07/2014 11:16

Light industry in Armenia is desolate but not hopeless

Light industry in Armenia is desolate but not hopeless, Suren Bekirski, Director General of the Tosp knitwear factory, says in an interview to ArmInfo when commenting on the lack of progress in the light industry development in Armenia.

16/07/2014 16:01

Armenian Ministry of Energy: By October 2014 Armenia will consider and approve a new indicative balance for duty-free supplies of Russian petroleum derivatives in 2015

By October 2014 Armenia will consider and approve a new indicative balance for duty-free supplies of Russian petroleum derivatives in 2015, Armenian Deputy Minister of Energy and Natural Resources Iosif Isayan says in an interview to ArmInfo.

11/07/2014 16:43

Ambassador of France: Carrefour will open in Armenia in autumn of the current year

The hypermarket Carrefour will open in Armenia in autumn of the current year, ambassador of France to Armenia, Henri Reynaud, said at today's press-conference in Yerevan.

10/07/2014 20:12

British Orogen Gold ready to begin diamond drilling in Armenia

After the successfully held geophysical exploration, Orogen Gold has announced the mobilization of a drill rig to commence its 2014 diamond drilling program at its Mutsk gold project in Armenia. Mining Global reported.

10/07/2014 14:09

Armenian Minister of Energy: The fate of Nairit Plant will be decided within the next two months

The fate of Nairit Plant will be decided within the next two months, Armenian Minister of Energy and Natural Resources Yervand Zakharyan told ArmInfo when commenting on the July 10 action of protest. Over 100 employees of the Plant gathered near the building of the Armenian Government and demanding that the Plant should pay them the arrears of wages.

08/07/2014 15:41

ՀԿԵ-ում ամփոփեցին աշխատանքի արդյունքները հունիսին

ՙՀարավկովկասյան երկաթուղի՚ ՓԲԸ գլխավոր տնօրենի ժամանակավոր պաշտոնակատար Սերգեյ Վալկոն հուլիսի 7-ին կայացած խորհրդակցության ընթացքում ամփոփել է Ընկերության հունիսյան աշխատանքների արդյունքները:

08/07/2014 13:52

South Caucasus Railway sums up activity results for June 2014

Acting CEO of South Caucasus Railway (SCR) CJSC Sergey Valko summed up the company's activity results for June 2014.

08/07/2014 13:50

Abkhazian MPs suggest launching debates on resumption of railway service via Abkhazia

Vice Speaker of the Parliament of Abkhazia, Hero of Abkhazia Vagharshak Kosyan, MP of the Abkhazian Parliament of the second convocation, Hero of Abkhazia Galust Trapizonyan, Chevalier of the Order of Leon Karapet Karagozyan and MP of the Abkhazian Parliament of the fourth convocation, Chevalier of the Order of Leon Valery Mayromyan suggest launching public debates on possible resumption of the railway service via Abkhazia.

04/07/2014 12:07

Amulsar will be the first mine in Armenia to bring modern, environmentally friendly heap leaching technology to the country, Geoteam says

Amulsar will be the first mine in Armenia to bring modern, environmentally friendly heap leaching technology to the country with no process discharge to the environment and no tailings dams, the press service of Geoteam CJSC says.