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Russia - Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev meets with his Armenian counterpart Hovik Abrahamian in Sochi, 11Jul2014.

Russian PM’s Trip To Armenia Cancelled

Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev has cancelled a planned visit to Yerevan that was expected to focus on Armenia’s membership in the Eurasian Economic Union (EEU), Prime Minister Hovik Abrahamian said on Monday.

Armenia - Workers demonstrate against a controversial pension reform, Yerevan, 8May2014.

Young Scholars Quit Armenian State Jobs Over Pension Reform

Dozens of young specialists are resigning from Armenia’s state-run universities and research institutes in order to be able to opt out of a controversial national retirement plan introduced by the government.

Turkey - Armenian Foreign Minister Edward Nalbandian gives Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan a letter from his Armenian counterpart Serzh Sarkisian during his inauguration in Ankara, 28Aug2014.

Erdogan’s Response ‘Not Yet Known’

It is not yet clear whether Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan will visit Yerevan next year to mark the 100th anniversary of the Armenian genocide in the Ottoman Empire, Foreign Minister Edward Nalbandian said on Monday.

Nagorno-Karabakh - Armenian President Serzh Sarkisian visits Chapar village to inaugurate the newly rebuilt local school, 1Sep2014.

Sarkisian Visits Karabakh

President Serzh Sarkisian has travelled to Nagorno-Karabakh and inspected a number of local businesses one month after an upsurge in deadly fighting between Armenian and Azerbaijani troops stationed around the territory.

Press Review

Vazgen Safarian, the head of an Armenian association of manufacturers, tells “Hayots Ashkhar” that Armenia will not find it easy to substantially increase exports of agricultural products and prepared foodstuffs to Russia following the Russian ban on food imports from the West.


Kocharian Calls For Rule Of Law

Former President Robert Kocharian has called for a radical improvement of Armenia’s business environment, saying that the authorities must break up economic monopolies, create a level playing field for all firms and tackle corruption.

Erdogan Handed Armenian Invitation

Turkey’s new President Recep Tayyip Erdogan was formally invited to visit Armenia next April and commemorate the 100th anniversary of the Armenian genocide in the Ottoman Empire after being sworn in for a five-year term on Thursday.

Armenian POW Freed By Azerbaijan

The Azerbaijani authorities have released an Armenian soldier from custody and immediately deported him to an unknown third country one year after he was taken prisoner near Nagorno-Karabakh, his family said on Friday.

European Court Data On Armenia Released

The European Court of Human Rights has handed down almost 50 rulings against the Armenian authorities in the past seven years, costing them over 576,000 euros ($770,000) in damages, a senior official said on Thursday.


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Վիդեո Exclusive Interview With Senior U.S. District Judge

The Honorable John C. Coughenour, Senior United States District Judge for the Western District of Washington, was in Armenia to participate in a seminar for Armenian judges and a seminar for law students and recent graduates.

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Once Leading Supporter of Armenian Genocide Recognition, Now Genocide Denialist

Washington has long-suffered from unethical politicians, but the prize for the top hypocrite on an Armenian issue goes to former Cong. Richard Gephardt who served as House Majority Leader from 1989 to 1995 and Minority Leader from 1995 to 2003.
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