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Matthew Bryza suggests excluding OSCE Minsk Group from Karabakh peace process

MP: Prosperous Armenia feels free to demand government dissolution, if necessary

"Heritage": further strategy of non-government three to be determined at the beginning of February

Uruguayan President: Let's not forget about unrecognized Armenian Genocide

Nikolay Bordyuzha: CSTO cannot give military response to escalation of tension along contact line of Azerbaijani-Armenian troops

Expert: Israel's policy on Armenian Genocide will not change

Armenian policeman accused of robbing houses of Iranians living in Yerevan

Analyst: It is the military-political balance rather than the Russian base that defends Armenia against Turkey

Government of Armenia says they have fulfilled all the demands of salespersons, but they continue to rally

Armenian expert: The key reason why the Armenian authorities are behaving like ostriches is that their boss is going to leave them

Parliamentary opposition suggests convoking special parliamentary session on turnover tax law

Prime Minister: Armenia is preparing to resist global economic war

VimpelCom Ltd., announces the launch of its "Make Your Mark" initiative

Fatih Akin's "The Cut" to be screened in Armenia and Russia starting from Feb 19

Expert: Turkey will try to make up a format for its participation in events to be organized by Armenia to commemorate 100th year of Armenian Genocide

Political expert: 2015 will see no breakthrough in Nagorno-Karabakh peace process

Armenian expert: Permyakov case will be used as pretext for planned withdrawal of 102nd Russian military base from Armenia

Expert: Growing tension in the Karabakh conflict zone bears no relation to upcoming centennial of the Armenian Genocide

France-Artsakh Friendship Circle supports OSCE Minsk Group's charges against Azerbaijan

James Warlick: "The reported use of 'drones' above or across the Nagorno-#Karabakh line of contact is a provocation"

One more concert on sidelines of Edgar Oganesyan-Fest in Yerevan

Criminal case opened over death of soldier in Yerevan

President of Turkey calls for opening archives and submitting Genocide issue to historians

The Pan-Armenian Declaration On The 100th Anniversary Of The Armenian Genocide Promulgated

New appointments at VTB Bank (Armenia)

Armenian President: Denial of Armenian Genocide turns present-day Turkish authorities into accomplices to the crime committed by Young Turks

President Serzh Sargsyan attends opening of Komitas Museum-Institute

Spokesman of Armenian DM: I will not be surprised if tomorrow Azerbaijan destroys an Armenian intercontinental ballistic missile

Action of protest held in front of OSCE Office in Yerevan

Tension on Line of Contact is unlikely to develop into large-scale military operations, Azeri expert says

Well-known actor Vardan Petrosyan sentenced to 5 years in jail

Armenian Defense Ministry: Two Armenian servicemen wounded as a result of Azeri sabotage attack

Small business representatives heading towards president's residence protesting against Law on Turnover Tax

Azeri raiders convicted in Artsakh apply to Court of Appeal

Gevork Kostanyan: Armenian people had to protect their own history against distortion at ECHR

Haaretz: President of Israel touches upon Armenian Genocide

Francois Hollande calls on Turkey to dispel stereotypes and recognize Genocide of Armenians

Armenian armed forces rebuff a new Azeri sabotage attack on the border in Tavush region

Armenian delegation to PACE voices issue of Armenian Genocide in Ottoman Turkey

Small HPPs constructed on rivers to get green passports

Verdict on "Perincek vs. Switzerland" case will be announced within 6-8 months

Official Stepanakert thinks extradition of Dilham Askerov may not be debated

OSCE Minsk Group co-chairs voice their concern over growing tensions in Karabakh conflict zone

Eduard Sharmazanov: "OSCE MG's latest statement was unprecedented, as the mediators took Baku down a peg for the first time ever "

President of Armenia: "Artsakh's right to live in freedom is undisputable"

Artsvik Minasyan: Any integration is senseless for unreformed economy of Armenia

Armenia's Energy Ministry plans to sell part of Nairit Plant's assets

Armenian Defense Minister: Transfer of Valery Permyakov to Armenian law-enforcers was not discussed at the meeting with Arkady Bakhin

Expert: Armenian law-enforcers are not involved in Permyakov case investigation to full extent

British Film Festival 13th Love Edition to kick off in Yerevan on Feb 14

30/01 18:02 Government of Armenia says they have fulfilled all the demands of salespersons, but they continue to rally

Government of Armenia has fulfilled all the demands of salespersons concerning the Law on Turnover Tax, Vakhtang Mirumyan, Deputy Minister of Finance said in the Government on January 30, while representatives of small businesses were picketing outside the government building.

30/01/2015 17:53

Prime Minister: Armenia is preparing to resist global economic war

Armenia is preparing to resist the global economic war, Armenian Prime Minister Hovik Abrahamyan said in Government on Friday.

29/01/2015 13:59

Small business representatives heading towards president's residence protesting against Law on Turnover Tax

Over two thousand representatives of the small and medium-sized enterprises (SME) gathered outside Government building earlier this morning demanding a meeting with Prime Minister Hovik Abrahamyan. The protesters demand suspension of the Law On Turnover Tax. After the prime minister's assistant told the protesters that the prime minister was busy and cannot receive them, the people headed towards the president's residence.

27/01/2015 22:02

Artsvik Minasyan: Any integration is senseless for unreformed economy of Armenia

ArmInfo’s Interview with Artsvik Minasyan, well-known Armenian economist, MP from ARF Dashnaktsutyun

27/01/2015 21:53

Armenia's Energy Ministry plans to sell part of Nairit Plant's assets

Armenia's Energy and Natural Resources Ministry is planning to sell part of Nairit Plant's assets, Armenia's Energy and Natural Resources Minister Yervand Zakharyan told journalists on Tuesday.

26/01/2015 20:35

Expert: Russia's every decision directly affects Armenia

Russia's every step has a direct negative impact on Armenia, Gagik Makaryan, head of the Association of Employers of Armenia, told reporters, Monday.

26/01/2015 15:12

SME representatives demand that Armenian Government should suspend Law "On Turnover Tax"

ArmInfo's correspondent reports from the scene that nearly 500 people engaged in the field of trade are taking part in the action of protest. They are protesting against the Law "On Turnover Tax" that will come into effect on 1 Feb 2015. The demonstrators say that the Government has disappointed their expectations and has failed to take any serious steps to ease the tax burden.

26/01/2015 10:54

Retail gasoline prices drop again in Armenia

Retail gasoline prices in Armenia dropped by 10 AMD on Monday. The first drop was registered on Jan 16. In Dec 2014 there was a growth.

24/01/2015 15:47

Armenian MP: EBRD's forecast that Armenian economy will stagnate in 2015 was a political put-up job

The EBRD's forecast that the Armenian economy will stagnate in 2015 was a political put-up job and a reaction to Armenia's decision to join the Eurasian Economic Union, Armenian MP Artsvik Minasyan told journalists on Saturday.

24/01/2015 15:28

Armenia's involvement in Eurasian Economic Union does not look too promising

Armenia's involvement in the Eurasian Economic Union does not look too promising as it will curb foreign investments, MP Armen Martirosyan told journalists on Saturday.

22/01/2015 17:26

USAID-FED: Armenia need radical reforms in SME financing

On January 22, the USAID-funded Finance for Economic Development (FED) Program presented the results of its study to improve access to finance for micro, small and medium enterprises (MSMEs) in Armenia, with a particular focus on rural and under-served markets. The study offers over 100 recommendations of specific actions that will improve MSME access to finance.

20/01/2015 14:46

Fired employees of Nairit Plant claim their unpaid wages in front of Presidential Palace

Some 100 fired employees of Nairit Plant have gathered in front of the Presidential Palace to claim their unpaid wages. According to ArmInfo's correspondent, on Feb 6 Nairit will fire as many as 1,700 people. As a result, the staff will shrink to 400 workers.

17/01/2015 13:55

"Zhoghovurd" newspaper: Baghdasarov promising to sell property to cover debts

Armavia Company owes not only to its former staff, but also to many companies and banks, a Yerevan-based "Zhoghovurd" Company writes.

16/01/2015 18:29

Moody's downgrades Armenia's government bond rating to Ba3 from Ba2, and changes outlook to negative from stable

On Jan 15, Moody's Investors Service downgraded Armenia's issuer and government bond rating to Ba3 from Ba2, and changed the outlook to negative from stable.

16/01/2015 14:44

Newspaper: Political decision made to temporary shut down Nairirt Pant

Political decision has been adopted to temporary shut down the Nairit Plant, a local Haykakan Zhamanak Daily writes. "The authorities of Armenia pin no hopes with reactivation of the plant. The process of the temporary shutdown has been launched. Almost 2,000 employees will be dismissed in February. Some 480 people will remain at the plant to keep it in the state of conservation. Later, the staff will be reduced to 250 people. The plant will be fully liquidated in few years, unless there are prospects of its reactivation," the paper writes.

14/01/2015 17:45

Stratfor forecast: In 2015 Russia-the West confrontation will go on affecting post-Soviet countries

In 2015 Russia-the West confrontation will go on affecting post-Soviet countries, Srtarfor forecasts. "In the Caucasus, Georgia will see an increase in political instability as the ruling Georgian Dream party experiences greater internal divisions, though this will not offset the country's broader EU and NATO integration drive.

14/01/2015 16:57

Energy minister: In 2015 the government of Armenia will try to keep tariffs for electric power and gas without changing

Charged by the president of Armenia, the government of the republic will try to keep tariffs for electric power and gas without changing in 2015, Energy and Natural Resources Minister, Ervand Zakharyan, said at today's press-conference.

14/01/2015 14:57

In spring 2017 Armenian NPP to be suspended for life extension repair

In spring 2017 Armenian Nuclear Power Plant will be suspended for life extension repair. According to Armenia's Energy and Natural Resources Minister Yervand Zakharyan, as a result of the repair, the life of the plant will be extended till 2027.

14/01/2015 14:55

Armenia's Agriculture Ministry denies reports on crop loss

As mass media report on yield damage by cold weather, the Ministry of Agriculture announces that no damage has been caused to winter crops, fruits trees or vineyards in the territory of Armenia as of January 14 2015.

14/01/2015 14:55

CANDLE project will make serious progress in 2015

Samvel Haroutiunyan, Head of the State Science Committee of Armenia, forecasts a serious progress in implementation of the CANDLE (Center for the Advancement of Natural Discoveries using Light Emission) project in 2015. Talking to reporters, on Wednesday, he said the most significant event for the Center will be import of a state-of-the-art equipment for the project with the support of European partners.

13/01/2015 14:08

Armenia's Civil Aviation General Department: The passenger flow through the air gates of Armenia grew by 18,5% in 2014

In 2014 the international airports Zvartnots and Shirak provided services to 2 million 82 thsd passengers - by 324,5 passengers more than in 2013. So, the passenger flow through the air gates of Armenia grew by 18,5% in 2014, press-service of Armenian Civil Aviation General Department (CAGD) reported.

27/12/2014 16:16

On 1 Jan 2015 Beeline fixed communication subscribers to make free calls to all fixed networks of Armenia and Nagorno-Karabakh

Beeline is pleased to announce a special New Year campaign for the fixed communication subscribers - on 1 Jan 2015 all the calls from the Beeline fixed network to any fixed telephone numbers of Armenia and Nagorno-Karabakh will be free, the company's press service has told ArmInfo.

26/12/2014 22:48

Economy minister: Armenia intends to diversify its foreign trade to avoid trade risks with Russia

Armenia is going to diversify its foreign trade to avoid risks caused by deterioration of the economic situation in Russia due to the Western sanctions, Armenian Economy Minister Karen Chshmarityan said at today's press conference.

26/12/2014 20:50

Qatari and Greek air companies announce their entry into Armenia's airfreight market

Qatari and Greek air companies, QATAR AIRWAYS and AEGEAN AIRLINES, have announced their entry into Armenia's airfreight market in 2015

26/12/2014 16:24

Russian Government approves lending $270 mln to Armenia for prolongation of Armenian Nuclear Power Plant's lifespan

Russian Government has approved lending $270 mln to Armenia for prolongation of Armenian Nuclear Power Plant's lifespan, press-service of the Russian government reported.

25/12/2014 18:06

Russian Government considers protocol on supplies of gas, oil derivatives and rough diamonds to Armenia without customs duties

A project on signing of a Protocol to the Russian- Armenian intergovernmental agreement on cooperation in the field of supplies of natural gas, oil derivatives and rough diamonds to the Republic of Armenia has been included in the Russian Government's agenda.

25/12/2014 17:42

Russian Government discusses lending $270 mln to Armenia for prolongation of Armenian Nuclear Power Plant's lifespan

Russian and Armenia have lately signed an intergovernmental agreement on cooperation to prolong the lifespan of the second power unit of the Armenian Nuclear Power Plant (ANPP).

25/12/2014 16:12

Electric locomotive repaired in Armenia for the first time in 25

An electric locomotive has been repaired in Armenia for the first time in 25.

24/12/2014 18:27

Geoteam has contributed around AMD 720 million (USD 1.6 million) to communities adjacent to Amulsar in land rental fees.

As part of company disclosure policy Geoteam, a fully owned subsidiary of Lydian International informs all stakeholders about the payments to local governments at the end of each year. The communities of Saravan, Gorayk and Gndevaz have received overall about AMD 720 million from Geoteam in land rental payments in 2008- 2014.

24/12/2014 13:12

Beeline subscribers can receive free roaming calls in any country

Beeline has announced the launch of "0 in Roaming" service. The company's press service has told ArmInfo that the service allows the subscribers to receive free calls in roaming from the 2nd through the 10th minute. The service is available in any country of the world for Beeline mobile subscribers. Within "0 in Roaming" service, the first minute will cost AMD 200. Every other minute following the 11th one will also cost AMD 200.

23/12/2014 16:36

For the first time Armenian journalists get an opportunity to participate in fourth annual contest of Rostelecom OJSC

For the first time Armenian journalists have received an opportunity to participate in the fourth annual contest of Rostelecom OJSC - "Technologies for Life - Instantaneous Internet!" From now on, the contest is receiving an international status, Rostelecom representative Irina Zhabrova said at a press conference in Armenia on December 23.