Երեքշաբթի, դեկտեմբերի 23, 2014 Ժամանակը Երեւանում 09:04

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Armenia - Activist Vaghinak Shushanian (R) speaks at an anti-government protest in Yerevan, 19Dec2014.

Another Activist Attacked In Yerevan

Yet another anti-government activist was beaten up in Yerevan late on Saturday one day after publicly defying violent reprisals which a senior Armenian police official has threatened against individuals offending President Serzh Sarkisian.

Armenia - Gorik Hakobian, director of the National Security Service, at a cabinet meeting in Yerevan, 6Mar2014.

Armenian Security Chief Warns Opposition

The head of Armenia’s most powerful security agency has warned opposition groups against trying to forcibly topple the government, saying that such attempts would meet with a “resolute” response. (UPDATED)

Armenia - Open-pit mining at Teghut copper deposit, 20Dec2014.

New Armenian Mining Giant Inaugurated

Overcoming fierce resistance from environmentalists, a private mining company has officially launched production operations at Armenia’s second largest copper deposit that will significantly increase output in the main export-oriented sector of the Armenian economy.

Armenia - An Air Armenia plane prepares for its inaugural commercial flight at Yerevan airport, 23Oct2013.

Ukrainian Investors Buy Into Armenian Airline

A Ukrainian investment fund announced the purchase of a 49 percent stake in Armenia’s leading airline on Friday, pledging to help restart soon its commercial flights that were suspended two months ago.

Press Review

“Chorrord Ishkhanutyun” accuses Samvel Aleksanian and other government-linked tycoons of having earned millions of dollars in extra revenue as a result of recent days’ sharp fluctuations of the Armenian dram’s exchange rate.


Armenia, Iran Agree To Relaunch Energy Projects

Armenia and Iran have reportedly agreed to start building early next year a third high-voltage transmission line connecting their power grids which is expected to lead to a sharp increase in Armenian electricity exports to the Islamic Republic.

Yerevan ‘Still Committed’ To Closer Ties With West

Armenia’s leadership has assured Western powers that it will continue deepening relations with them even after joining the Eurasian Economic Union (EEU), the outgoing U.S. ambassador in Yerevan, John Heffern, said on Friday.

Armenian Dram Rally Continues

The Armenia dram rallied against the U.S. dollar for a second consecutive day on Friday amid more signs of stabilization in Russia’s volatile currency market severely affected by falling oil prices.

PM Vows Action Against ‘Baseless’ Price Hikes

Prime Minister Hovik Abrahamian on Thursday ordered Armenia’s anti-monopoly regulators to crack down on businesses that he said have disproportionately raised the prices of key goods to cash in on sharp exchange rate fluctuations.


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Վիդեո Armenian Pilots Killed In Karabakh Laid To Rest At Yerevan Pantheon

The body of one Armenian pilot and the remains of two others killed on board a military helicopter brought down by Azerbaijan forces near the Line of Contact in Nagorno-Karabakh on November 12 were laid to rest at Yerevan’s Yerablur Military Cemetery with full military honors on Tuesday afternoon.


Վիդեո What NATO’s For

RFE/RL Armenian Service Director Harry Tamrazian talked to RFE/RL Senior Editor Brian Whitmore on the rediscovered role of NATO in the wake of the Alliance’s summit in Newport, Wales, UK.


Վիդեո Политика НАТО

Ведущий воскресной аналитической программы Азатутюн ТВ Грайр Тамразян беседует о нынешней политике НАТО с редактором Русской службы Радио Свобода Андреем Шарым и американским блогером Брайаном Уитмором.

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Azeri-Israeli Propagandist Throws Stones at Armenia from Glass House

The JNS.org website (Jewish and Israel news) posted a venomous, anti-Armenian article by Arye Gut with a bombastic headline: “Anti-Semitism in Armenia: A Clear and Present Danger.”
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