An Armenian youth group that was behind the recent “Electric Yerevan” protests said on Friday that it will resume campaign of “civil disobedience” next week, accusing the government of reneging on a pledge to subsidize the energy prices.
In what a senior U.S. diplomat called on Friday a manifestation of “strong American-Armenian partnership,” U.S. military instructors have trained the first group of teaching personnel for the Armenian army’s new paramedic school.
President Serzh Sarkisian has mustered broad-based political support for his efforts to turn Armenia into a parliamentary republic after the end of his final term in office in 2018, his Republican Party (HHK) claimed late on Thursday.
A senior member of the Armenian Pan-National Movement (HHSh) left the opposition party on Friday in protest against its apparent readiness to support a controversial constitutional reform initiated by President Serzh Sarkisian.
“Zhamanak” reacts to Russian Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Maria Zakharova’s statement to the effect that Russia and the United States will continue to work together in the Nagorno-Karabakh peace process despite having serious differences on a host of other issues.
Call for applications for the 2015-2016 Vaclav Havel Journalism Fellowship
RFE/RL's Armenian service director Harry Tamrazian has interviewed RFE/RL's Senior Eurasia Editor Brian Whitmore on Russian politics.
The Sixth Pan-Armenian Games bringing together more than 6,300 ethnic Armenian athletes from 36 countries of the world were ceremonially opened in Armenia’s capital Yerevan on August 2.
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