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Russian ambassador about pressure on Armenia: It is impossible to achieve the necessary result by exerting pressure on either of the parties

Eduard Sharmazanov: Baku's statements that Armenia produces nuclear weapons are insanity

Heritage: New Electoral Code fails to enhance public confidence in electoral processes

Eduard Sharmazanov: Samvel Babayan has the right to conduct any activities within the limits of the law

Seyran Ohanyan on Samvel Babayan's return: His heroic deeds are not forgotten

ACBA-Credit Agricole Bank launches ACBA Ticket free mobile app aimed at ensuring efficient customer service at branches

Yerevan hosts an exhibition of German artist Stefan Schwarzer's paintings

Deputy Minister: Modern cancer center to open in Armenia by late 2016

Armenian Ombudsman informs CoE Commissioner for Human Rights of atrocities committed by Azerbaijani Armed Forces

Fuel Company of Rosatom TVEL and Global Nuclear Fuel Sign Agreement to License and Supply TVS-K Fuel in U.S.

President Sargsyan and Head of "Russian Railways" discussed modernization of Armenian railway infrastructure

Baku to "blacklist" Bulgarian lawmakers for visiting Nagorno-Karabakh

Optimization goes full speed: Armenian government refused 30 cars over week

Edward Nalbandian: Armenia-Artsakh agreement on mutual military support is being elaborated

Nalbandian responds to Switalski

Samvel Babayan: I am back to Artsakh and it is for the people to decide the rest

NKR Defense Army soldier killed

Komatsu mining equipment presented at Teghout

Situation on Armenian-Azerbaijani border was mostly peaceful overnight

Azerbaijani armed forces resume fire overnight

UCom CEO: Future of telecommunications field is in providing convergent services

Beeline launches an upgraded landline network upgraded with wireless technology and 450 MHz

Armenian reconnoiter: Largely discussed 700-800 ha are neutral zone between dug positions

Vivacell-MTS has replenished range of smartphones offered within "STARTPHONE" tariff plan with 9 new models

Rostelecom Armenia summed up results of the 1st round of annual "Technology for Life -More Opportunities" contest

Military Prosecutor's Office of Armenia investigates information about sale of Armenian Armed Forces' tinned food in Poland

Areximbank-GPB Group sums up results of "8 gifts by March 8" campaign conducted jointly with MasterCard

Transport ministry: Gagik Beglaryan has no bodyguards and he is not implicated in beating of people

Aim of OSCE MG Co-Chairs is to lay groundwork for negotiations that can lead to a comprehensive settlement, Warlick

Central Bank: By 1 April 2016 overdue loans in Armenian banks grew by 22.5% over year

Vladimir Yevseyev: Updated Madrid Principles will not be implemented until the armed conflict is frozen

Mass Media: Bodyguards of Transport Minister detained under case over beating of businessman's son Sergey Abovyan

Stepanakert: The territories the Armenian side lost in April were mostly part of the buffer zone around Nagorno Karabakh

Federica Mogherini says next annual Eastern Partnership Foreign Ministers' meeting will be held in spring of 2017

Seyran Ohanyan has not met with Samvel Babayan

PACE Co-rapporteurs: Those responsible for atrocities in Karabakh conflict zone should be held fully accountable

Expenses of Armenian President's Administration up 10% in 2015

Prime minister: Supply of Russian weaponry to Armenia launched

Serzh Sargsyan and Seyran Ohanyan to discuss Karabakh problem in presidential residence tonight

Two-fold growth of loan restructuring applications registered in VTB Bank (Armenia)

Head of Armament Unit of Armenia's Armed Forces dismissed

Sharmazanov: Genocide of Christians in Ottoman Turkey, IS actions and Azerbaijani aggression have same handwriting

Ex-president of Armenia included in list of candidates for election to the new Board of Directors of JSFC Sistema

Mammadyarov: Status quo in Karabakh conflict may lead to severe military clashes

Trial over case of the cardboard tank that "crashed" into NSS building is still going on

Tatoul Manaseryan: Top power branches have a great number of caterpillars

Штормовой ветер срывал крыши домов и не на шутку напугал жителей Еревана

Armenian President attends ceremony of unveiling of Memorial to Marshal Hamazasp Babajanian

Bostanjyan calls for reducing all expenses having no crucial significance to state

OSCE PA Special Representative for South Caucasus arrives in Armenia

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27/05 16:09 Yerevan hosts an exhibition of German artist Stefan Schwarzer's paintings

The German Embassy in Armenia hosted the fifth Art+X event, which featured the paintings by young German artist Stefan Schwarzer.

21/05/2016 16:49

On May 21 as many as 112 museums of Armenia to open their doors to visitors from 6 pm till midnight

On May 21, as many as 112 museums in Armenia will open to visitors as part of the traditional Museum Night campaign from 6 pm till midnight. Entrance is free.

20/05/2016 20:50

Beeline Communication Museum to join Museum Night event

Beeline Communication Museum will join the Museum Night annual international event. As the press-service of the company informed ArmInfo the museum will be open to visitors from 5:00pm to 10:00pm on May 21.

29/04/2016 14:06

Armenian delegation comments on the ban on Artsakh flag at Eurovision Song Contest

Head of the Armenian Delegation Gohar Gasparyan has commented on the ban on the Artsakh flag at the Eurovision Song Contest. Gasparyan said at a press conference on April 29 that such decisions are taken for safety reasons to prevent possible signs of aggression among the audience. "As the contest participants, we should respect the Eurovision rules," she said.

15/04/2016 01:29

Israeli writer intends to publish a book on Armenian Genocide

Ora Ahimeir, Israeli writer and founder of the Jerusalem Institute for Israel Studies, is going to publish a book on the Armenian Genocide.

01/04/2016 15:51

International competition of choreographic art to be held in Tsakhkadzor on April 2-3

An international competition of choreographic art will be held in Tsakhkadzor, a resort town in Armenia, on April 2-3. Executive Director of the Armenia’s Dance Sport Federation David Sargsyan told ArmInfo the competition will be held with the support of the Youth Foundation of Armenia and Retro Dance Club. The event organizers are “For the Implementation of International Conventions” NGO and the Dance Sports Federation. The competition will involve more than 200 dancers from Armenia and Georgia, who will perform various style dances, Sargsyan said.

23/03/2016 12:51

World-famous Armenian tenor Geghan Grigoryan dies aged 65

Gegham Grigoryan, world-famous Armenian tenor, the creative director of the National Academic Theater of Opera and Ballet after A. Spendiaryan died aged 65 today.

17/03/2016 17:00

Europa Nostra's List of 7 Most Endangered Monuments includes Ererouyk Basilica in Armenia

Europa Nostra, the leading European heritage organisation, and the European Investment Bank Institute (EIBI) have published the list of 'The 7 Most Endangered' monuments and sites for 2016. These endangered landmarks include archaeological site of Ererouyk and the village of Ani Pemza, Armenia, the press office of the Armenian Ministry of Culture reports.

11/03/2016 12:41

Athens to host exhibition "Armenia: Soul of Ararat"

The Byzantine and Christian Museum of the Athens will host an exhibition "Armenia: Soul of Ararat" on March 14, according to the Armenian Culture Ministry website.

03/03/2016 12:59

Eurovision 2016: Iveta Mukuchyan presents her song LoveWave

Iveta Mukuchyan, Armenia's representative for Eurovision Song Contest, has presented her song LoveWave overnight. The music is by Lilit Navasardyan and Levon Navasardyan. Lyrics are by Iveta Mukucharyan and Stephanie Crutchfield. The LoveWave video on YouTube was viewed for more than 110,000 times within 12 hours.

22/02/2016 20:13

Urban Development Ministry seeks to unite Museum of great architect Alexander Tamanyan with National Museum-Institute of Architecture

As Urban Development Ministry of Armenia adopts a decision to unite Alexander Tamanyan Museum with the National Museum-Institute of Architecture and rename it after A. Tamanyan, the great architect's grandson, Gagik Tamanyan, addresses a letter to Minister Narek Sargsyan. In his letter, the successor of the great architect, the author of Yerevan's general layout, levers harsh criticism at the Ministry for uniting the two museums to get an area for building a banquet hall at the Ministry. "Nowhere in the world museums of prominent people are closed and transferred to general museums.

25/01/2016 23:58

Cello player Narek Hakhnazaryan to record Witold Lutoslawski's compositions for BBC Radio 3

Well-known cello player Narek Hakhnazaryan will record Witold Lutoslawski's compositions for BBC Radio 3. The musician told reporters on January 25 that the work will be done in a month. "I have never performed Lutoslawski's compositions. I look forward to doing it," Hakhnazaryan said.

25/01/2016 23:43

Armenia to perform in first semi-finals of Eurovision 2016

According to the results of the drawing held in Stockholm, Armenia will perform in the first semi-finals of Eurovision Song Contest 2016.

20/01/2016 22:44

Minister of Culture comments on situation related to old building of Zvartnots airport

Minister of Culture of Armenia Hasmik Poghosyan commented on the situation related to the old building of Zvartnots airport. In an interview with ArmInfo the Minister paid attention to the fact that old (round) building of the airport is not included in the list of State Protected Monuments.

14/12/2015 22:04

Minister: Convention for the Safeguarding of the Intangible Cultural Heritage needs serious revision

Convention for the Safeguarding of the Intangible Cultural Heritage needs serious revision; Armenia's Minister of Culture Hasmik Poghosyan expressed such opinion in a talk with ArmInfo's correspondent.

10/12/2015 21:21

Angouleme (France) animation school opens doors to talented young animators from Armenia

Two young animators from Armenia will undergo training at Angouleme (France) animation school (EMCA - Ecole des Metiers du Cinema d'Animation). The scholarships were provided by the French Embassy in Armenia. Vrej Kassouny, Founder, Director at ReAnimania International Animation Film Festival of Yerevan, told a news conference today on December 10, 2015 young talented animators at the age of 18-26, citizens of Armenia, were encouraged to apply for the scholarships from October 9 to the 25th inclusive.