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.
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)
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.
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.
“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.
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.
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.
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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