The Armenian government announced on Friday plans to sell more Eurobonds in international debt markets this year in order to finance its budget deficit and reduce fallout from an economic recession in Russia.
A commission comprising Armenia’s top state officials and Diaspora leaders has yet to decide what it will demand from Turkey apart from the recognition of the 1915 Armenian genocide, a senior official in Yerevan said on Friday.
Prime Minister Hovik Abrahamian on Friday reportedly agreed to again make major concessions to scores of small business owners demonstrating against controversial new taxation rules introduced by his government.
The Armenian members of the Council of Europe’s Parliamentary Assembly (PACE) have pointedly declined to vote against a resolution accusing Russia of military aggression against Ukraine.
“Zhoghovurd” reports that 80 percent of fertilizers imported to Armenia will become more expensive as a result of the country’s recent accession to the Eurasian Economic Union (EEU) of Russia, Belarus and Kazakhstan.
The funeral of a six-month-old boy who was stabbed last week in a massacre that has been blamed on a Russian soldier took place in the Armenian northwestern city of Gyumri on Wednesday afternoon.
Thousands of Armenians flocked to St. Nshan Church in Gyumri on Tuesday afternoon to attend the service for the baby. Armenia’s northwestern city of Gyumri and the rest of the country on Tuesday mourned the death of the seventh victim of a family murder that shocked the nation last week.
Six members of an Armenian family allegedly slain by a Russian serviceman in Gyumri on January 12 were laid to rest in the city cemetery on Thursday in a ceremony that brought together a great many citizens mourning the brutal murders.
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