One of protesters on Baghramyan Avenue sets himself to fire

Police cordon off Baghramyan Avenue, as protesters approach

Founding Parliament initiative to President Sargsyan: “Leave, otherwise you will face Ceausescu’s fate”

Demonstrators marching from Liberty Sqaure towards Republic Square

European Union concerned over latest developments in Yerevan

Activist Andrias Ghukasyan severely beaten up in detention facility

Richard Mills warns that Armenian law-enforcement officials responsible for human rights abuses could be sanctioned by the U.S. government

Albert Baghdasaryan: There is information that law enforcers have launched operation for neutralizing Daredevils of Sasoun

Sefilyan urged Armenian nation to become a human shield between police and territory of seized Police Station

Gunshots are heard and impact munitions used near seized Police station

Political forces of Armenia keep condemning last night's events, while Republican Party still silent

Police say police officer killed by sniper from area of seized police compound

Another member of Heritage Party Hovsep Khurshudyan detained

One of the medics held "hostage" by "Daredevils of Sasoun" group left the seized Police Patrol Service Regiment on July 29

U.S. Embassy urges Armenian government to take immediate steps to ensure violations of Armenians' constitutional and human rights do not recur

Armenian Police make statement: Leaders of protest action of July 29-30 resorted to sabotage and attacks

National Security Service of Armenia sets deadline for "Daredevils of Sasoun" to surrender: Otherwise they will be shooting at sight

More and more public and political organizations condemn past night's events in Yerevan

Prosecutor General's Office of Armenia initiates criminal case on fact of violence against journalists overnight into July 30 in Yerevan

Criminal charges brought against Heritage Party vice chairman Armen Martirosyan and activist Andrias Ghukasyan

EBRD to subscribe for 33,500,000 ordinary shares of Lydian International Limited at a price of C$11.39 Million

Jailed oppositionist Jirayr Sefilyan makes statement on recent events in Yerevan

Latest data from Healthcare Ministry: 73 people were hospitalized as a result of last night's events in Yerevan

Armenia's political forces and NGOs have already condemned last night's events in Yerevan

Armenia's Ombudsman: Police hinders detainees from meeting their lawyers

Deputy Chairman of Heritage Party Armen Martirosyan detained

Secretary General of CoE is concerned over events in Yerevan

According to Stratfor there is link between seizure of Police building in Armenia and negotiations over Nagorno-Karabakh settlement

Soldier of NKR Defense Army wounded

Oxfam jointly with EDRC summed up monitoring results of social service for lonely elderly programs

US Embassy to Armenia calls for immediate, safe, and unconditional release of medical personnel

Situation in Yerevan is relatively calm after clashes overnight

Supporters of Daredevils of Sasoun marching from Liberty Square to Khorenatsi Street

Protest of supporters of Daredevils of Sasoun kicks off on Liberty Square

Healthcare Ministry: Doctors, who are on territory of seized building, applied first aid to injured Araik Khandoyan

Helsinki Citizens' Assembly Vanadzor Office: Police has detained activists Albert Baghdasaryan and Hasmik Yevoyan

Armenian Police: Wounded members of Daredevils of Sasoun Artur Melkonyan and Armen Lambaryan are hospitalized

Beeline and Classical Music Development Foundation sup up annual results of cooperation

Armenian NSS informs about detecting new supporters of "Daredevils of Sasoun" group

Armenian Police: Two other members of Daredevils of Sasoun are wounded in firefight on the territory of the seized building

"Oxfam" Office in Armenia revealed certain omissions in "In-home social services for lonely elderly" program

Armenia's Police: Firefighting occurred on territory of Police Patrol Service Regiment-Araik Khandoyan is wounded

Armenian Ombudsman urges state bodies and public figures to activate efforts for eliminating any forms of human rights violations

VTB Bank (Armenia) is the first on Armenian market to launch money transfers via TelCell system

Journalist Levon Barseghyan to be released

Son of Arshak Sadoyan, member of Public Council, arrested over violence against police officer

Lawyer: Health condition of wounded Pavel Manukyan deteriorates, as he refuses food and medicines

Avaz Hasanov: Karabakh conflict can be settled by common consent, if Russia is left out of it

Director of Emergency Aid CJSC says wounds of members of "Daredevils of Sasoun" in territory of seized police regiment not heavy

Family of Monte Melkonyan addresses Serzh Sargsyan over arrest of Alek Yenigomshyan


30/07 13:05 Oxfam jointly with EDRC summed up monitoring results of social service for lonely elderly programs

"Oxfam" Office in Armenia and Economic Development and Research Center presented the results of the independent monitoring of the following state-funded programs: "In-home Social Services for Lonely Elderly" and "Social Services for Lonely Elderly and Disabled People in-home and in Care Centers of Armenia's Regions". Within these programs household, medical, juridical, physiological and other services were provided to around 3300 lonely senior citizens and people with disabilities.

29/07/2016 19:14

"Oxfam" Office in Armenia revealed certain omissions in "In-home social services for lonely elderly" program

"Oxfam" Office in Armenia and Economic Development and Research Center presented the results of the independent monitoring of "In-home Social Services for Lonely Elderly" state-funded program.

27/07/2016 16:38

Economy Ministry of Armenia sees no reasons why Single European Sky is still close for Armenia

"We still wait for the European Commission to be authorized to launch official talks with out country on the issue," Garegin Melkonyan, First Deputy Minister of Armenia told ArmInfo. To find out the reasons why the date of Armenia's joining the Single European Sky has been postponed for several times, Melkonyan recommended applying to the EU.

26/07/2016 14:24

Deputy Minister of Economy does not specify final date of Armenia-EU new framework agreement

Negotiations around new framework agreement between Armenia and EU continue, Deputy Minister of Economy Garegin Melkonyan told journalists on July 26.

23/07/2016 12:27

Armenia and UAE sign agreement to boost and protect investments

Republic of Armenia and the United Arab Emirates have signed an agreement to stimulate and protect mutual investments. The document was signed by First Deputy Minister of Economy of Armenia Garegin Melkonyan and Deputy Minister of Finance of UAE Younis Haji Al Khoor on July 22.

21/07/2016 22:39

Government of Armenia dismisses idea of creating "Aviation Code"

Government of Armenia has rejected the Bill on Aviation Code drafted by lawmakers Hrant Bagratyan and Khachatur Kokobelyan. Head of the Chief Department of Civil Aviation Sergey Avetisyan said the Bill looks to regulate all the types of civil aviation activity, the frameworks and powers of the competent bodies, and regulations ensuring aviation service.

14/07/2016 19:07

EEC zeroes out import duties for passenger electric cars

The Council of the Eurasian Economic Commission has taken a decision to zero out the duties for the passenger electric cars being imported to the countries of the Eurasian Economic Union (Russia, Belarus, Armenia, Kazakhstan and Kyrgyzstan). Now the duty makes up 17%. As regards the duties for commercial electric cars weighing no more than 5 tons, they will be reduced threefold to 5%, the Eurasian Economic Commission reports. The decision does not apply to the cars with hybrid engines.

13/07/2016 20:33

PSRC provides GeoProMining with 153,125 MHz and 158,125 MHz radio frequencies at Sotk deposit

On July 13, the Public Services Regulatory Commission (PSRC) of Armenia permitted GeoProMining Gold to use radio frequencies at Sotk deposit in Gegharkunik province of Armenia.

12/07/2016 00:01

Gas supply to Armenia to be suspended from July 10 till August 10

The Gas Transportation Company of Georgia has officially informed Gazprom Armenia that the Russian gas supply to Armenia will be suspended from July 10 till August 10.

08/07/2016 20:30

Economy Minister: Closing of Georgian Military Road will have negative consequences for country's economy

Armenian Economy Minister Artsvik Minasyan is sure that temporary closure of the Georgian Military Road in the very season of export of agricultural products will definitely have negative consequences for the country's economy, he told journalists on the sidelines of the 9th session of the Consultative Committee for Entrepreneurship of the Eurasian Economic Commission. He emphasized that steps should be made to soften as much as possible this negative influence.

08/07/2016 20:27

M. Sokolov: Export of Armenian goods to Russia grew several-fold exceeding 125 mln USD

In the current year the trade turnover between Armenia and Russia grew by 10% and has totaled 450 mln USD, Russian Co-Chair of the Commission, Minister of Transport of Russia Maksim Sokolov stated on the 17th session of the Russian-Armenian Intergovernmental Commission on Economic Cooperation, held in Saint Petersburg.

08/07/2016 13:19

Italian businessman: Favorable conditions for investors are created in Armenia

Representatives of Italy's business environment have never been interested solely in trade, as trade itself has not led to prosperity in any country, Italian businessman, Director of Politaly Company Filippo Duzioni expressed this opinion today on the sidelines of "Business Perspectives, Impediments and Opportunities in Armenia" business forum.

08/07/2016 13:14

EBRD Business Support Office Head: Tax on dividends may become a serious obstacle for attracting foreign investments in Armenia

EBRD Business Support Office Head Gevorg Poghosyan is sure that the Tax Code of Armenia has been created aimed at easing the tax environment of the country, particularly for small business. Not ruling out positive moments related to introduction of the Armenia's Tax Code Poghosyan thinks that there are also certain obstacles, which should be overcome.

30/06/2016 20:03

Teghout CJSC to hold meetings on Teghout project on July 14

On July 14, at 6 pm, Teghout CJSC will hold a meeting with public representatives interested in the project on development of the Teghout copper-molybdenum deposit. The meeting will not be private and it will be held at the Culture House of Shnogh village (Lori province).

30/06/2016 19:31

Gagik Beglaryan considers that good roads will make Armenia attractive for Iranian business

If Armenia manages to offer more qualitative road infrastructure on more beneficial conditions Iranian businessmen will use this opportunity for entering Central Europe and Black Sea, Armenian Transport Minister Gagik Beglaryan told journalists today after the government session.

30/06/2016 19:29

Armenian minister of transport and communication urges Yandex Taxi management to sign contracts with licensed drivers only

Armenian Minister of Transport and Communication Gagik Beglaryan urges the Yandex Taxi management to sign contracts with licensed drivers only.

30/06/2016 19:28

Armenia holds negotiations with Georgia and Russia for opening alternative road to Russia

Armenia holds negotiations with Georgia and Russia aimed at opening alternative road to Russia through territory of South Ossetia, Armenia's Minister of Transport Gagik Beglaryan stated today after the government's session.

28/06/2016 17:22

South Caucasus Railway CJSC sets car to auction

South Caucasus Railway CJSC announces sale of the following cars on auction: Mitsubishi L200 (4 cars) and Mitsubishi Nativa (2 cars).

27/06/2016 21:11

Geoteam CJSC is sure that mining industry is compatible with agriculture and small business

Geoteam CJSC (affiliate of Lydian International LLC) licensed for Amulsar gold deposit development, is sure that mining industry is quite compatible with agricultural activities. The company's representatives demonstrate in practice that it is possible to maintain soil fertility and develop small business on the territory of Amulsar project implementation.

27/06/2016 15:14

Tickets for Russian trains can be acquired at Yerevan railway station

Tickets for Russian trains can be acquired at the Yerevan railway station. The service has become possible due to the agreement between the South Caucasus Railway CJSC and the Federal Passenger Company (FPC). Under the agreement, the SCR has been connected to the Express automated management system of the Russian Railway.

24/06/2016 15:50

Electricity price in Armenia to be reduced by 2.58 drams on Aug 1 2016

Public Service Regulatory Committee has approved the electricity price for final consumers by 2.58 drams or 5.9%. According to the watchdog's decision adopted today on June 24, both the day and night prices will be reduced by 2.58 drams to 46.20drams (from 48.78drams) and 36.20drams (from 38.78drams) respectively.

22/06/2016 18:34

SCR CJSC urges to verify information and avoid unfounded allegations

Information not corresponding to the facts has been spread in mass media these days related to the bridge near the Ayrum railway station of the South Caucasus Railway CJSC. The company allegedly owns the bridge, which is in poor condition.

20/06/2016 19:33

Putin holding a meeting with leaders of Armenia and Azerbaijan

Russian President Vladimir Putin is holding a trilateral meeting with his Armenian and Azerbaijani Presidents Serzh Sargsyan and Ilham Aliyev, RIA Novosti reports.

18/06/2016 15:26

No economic growth will be achieved unless small and medium enterprises prevail on Armenian market, ex-prime minister says

Former Prime Minister of Armenia, oppositionist MP Hrant Bagratyan is assured that the country's economy will actively develop only if representatives of small and medium enterprises hold 88% of the market share, he expressed this opinion at the press conference on June 17.

15/06/2016 19:41

On June 15 Yerevan-Batumi-Yerevan "Armenia" train departed for the first time this year: ticket prices reduced by up to 20%

"South Caucasus Railway" (SCR) CJSC has launched summer season of passenger transportation and Yerevan-Batumi-Yerevan "Armenia" train has departed today for the first time this year.

15/06/2016 13:28

Greek Ambassador: Armenia is becoming more attractive to Greek travelers

With every year, the flow of travelers from Armenia to Greece is growing along with the number of visa requests by the citizens of Armenia. Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Hellenic Republic to the Republic of Armenia H.E. Mr. Ioannis Taghis made such statement at an event entitled "Window to Greece" in Yerevan. The event looked to present the history and the culture of Greece to the Armenian people and to boost the bilateral tourism, the ambassador said.

13/06/2016 17:57

The year 2016 marks 40th anniversary of Armenian nuclear power engineering

Deputy Minister of Energy and Natural Resources of Armenia Areg Galstyan has told ArmInfo that the event will be celebrated in December 2016. The deputy minister stresses that all official documents related to development of Armenia's power engineering stress that the nuclear power engineering will not only be maintained but will also be developed. An important project on extension of the ANPP Unit 2 lifetime is being implemented jointly with Rosatom at the expense of a Russian 270 mln USD loan and a 30 mln USD grant. The project will be completed in 2019," the deputy minister said.

13/06/2016 15:13

Armenian Parliament approves governmental report on 2015 state budget fulfillment

On June 13, the National Assembly of Armenia approved the Government's report on fulfillment of the state budget of 2015. As many as 88 lawmakers voted for, 15 voted against the adoption of the document and 14 MPs abstained from voting.

10/06/2016 18:07

Launch of talks on European Common Aviation Area Agreement with Armenia delayed for a while

The deadline of launch of negotiations on Armenia's joining European Common Aviation Area has been extended, Deputy Economy Minister of Armenia Garegin Melkonyan told ArmInfo's correspondent.

08/06/2016 18:03

"Armenia" train running Yerevan-Batumi-Yerevan to resume operation on June 15

"South Caucasus Railway" (SCR) CJSC has launched the sale of Yerevan-Batumi-Yerevan tickets. The press office of the company has told ArmInfo that the train will start running on June 15. The train will start from Yerevan at 3:30 pm.

04/06/2016 13:55

Geoteam CJSC published updated Environmental and Social Impact Assessment

"As of today we have a project, which received positive expert opinion from the Armenia's Ministry of Nature Protection, and we are ready to launch construction activities", Senior Manager on Sustainability at Geoteam CJSC Armen Stepanyan told journalists during the presentation of the International Environmental and Social Impact Assessment (ESIA) of the Amulsar Project, which knows no equals on the territory of Armenia.