News Alaverdi Plant Workers Demonstrate; Want to Invalidate Negative Results of Recent Environmental
14:28 | October 10, 2018
Afraid of losing their jobs, employees of the Alaverdi Copper-Molybdenum Plant took to the streets in
this small industrial town some160 kilometers north of Yerevan today demanding that the negative
findings of a recent environmental study be thrown out.
News Education Minister Attends Launch of Mobile Kindergarten in Drakhtik
17:52 | October 9, 2018
Harutyunyan told the assembled crowd that it’s been proven that children attending pre-school do better
when they enter first grade and that the current Armenian government is paying close attention to
improving pre-school programs and will be working with its European Union partners on the matter.
Articles Yeghegnout’s Water Worries; Adding Chlorine by "Eye" Measurement
18:28 | October 8, 2018
There’s a big tank nestled in a hole in the ground behind the kindergarten in the Armavir
community of Yeghegnout.
News Pashinyan Wishes Sacked Provincial Governors Success in the Future
11:46 | October 4, 2018
At today’s cabinet session, Armenian Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan wished the six provincial
ministers he sacked the other day success in their future endeavors.
News 14 Candidates Vie for Post of Etchmiadzin Mayor
00:12 | October 2, 2018
There are fourteen candidates vying for the post to replace Karen Grigoryan, son of retired army general
and MP Manvel Grigoryan, who served as Etchmiadzin mayor for ten years before resigning in June of
this year in the face of mounting pressure.
News Dashtadem Village Resident Armanoush: “If I stop working my heart will stop beating”
18:16 | October 1, 2018
Armanoush Abrahamyan, a resident of Dashtadem, a village in Armenia’s Lori Province, jokingly
thanks us for coming to her “faraway and forgotten village”.
News Azatamout Residents Protest; Demand Mayor's Resignation
10:55 | October 1, 2018
Residents of Azatamout, a community in Armenia’s Tavoush Province, staged a protest outside the
cultural center this morning demanding the immediate resignation of Mayor Zhora Martirosyan.
Articles Dashtadem Village School: Only Seven Students, but Science Teachers Lacking
15:06 | September 27, 2018
Dashtadem is a small village in Armenia’s Lori Province, located next to Armenian-Georgian border.
Having more than 1,000 inhabitants in the 1960s, that number has dropped to some 200 today.
Articles Growing Roses in Gyumri: Expanding Greenhouse Business Urges Government to Reform Its Low-Cost Loan Program
11:43 | September 26, 2018
Just a few years ago, the first ones were built in the communities of Torosgyugh and Basen. Today, Tsolak Chadryan from Gyumri is growing roses in a greenhouse.
Articles Filtering Out the Dead Insects and Sand: Blagodarnoye Village Residents Drink River Water
18:04 | September 25, 2018
The village’s 63 households, 280 residents in all, get their drinking water from the local river. It travels
through a series of pipes leading to faucets in their houses.
News Hundreds Converge on Government Building in Yerevan; Protesters Want an Audience, and Selfies,
14:37 | September 20, 2018
A crowd of several hundred demonstrators attempted to enter the Government Building in Yerevan
today while Armenian Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan was chairing a cabinet meeting inside.
Articles Hailstorm Hits Karindj Hard; Villagers Forced to Beg and Borrow to Raise Cash for Repairs
11:43 | September 15, 2018
The mayor says that Karindj’s budget doesn’t allow any assistance to residents, even the most
News The Magic of Crowdfunding: From Idea to Innovative Library in Goris, Armenia
10:43 | September 14, 2018
Young people have created a campaign page in Indigogo, made a promo video and set $ 1,000 as a goal
for the campaign. Thanks to more than 30 contributors from all over the world, $675$ has already been
News Inspection Underway at Kajaran's Zangezur Copper Molybdenum Combine
18:16 | September 13, 2018
Armenia’s Environmental Protection and Mining Inspectorate has launched a two-week investigation
into the operations of the Zangezur Copper Molybdenum Combine (ZCMC) based in the southern town
of Kajaran in Syunik Province.
Articles French Osteopaths Return to Gyumri Every Year: “Armenia needs an osteopathic center”
14:40 | September 13, 2018
The visits of the French osteopathsare highly appreciated in the Gyumri Medical Center. Hasmik
Petrosyan says that they have patients who applied to the osteopaths in 2014, had a positive outcome,
and every year they wait for the French specialists to visit again.
Articles Noise, Sewage and Housing: Tumanyan Residents Complain Mayor Needs to Do More
14:26 | September 1, 2018
Levon Ghalayan, who has Parkinson’s, told the mayor that the only medicine that helps him is
Mardopar, but that he’s given another drug, for free, that doesn’t help.
News Amulsar Mine Opponents and Lydian Armenia Employees Clash in Jermouk
15:25 | August 27, 2018
Galstyan claims that the employees taunted the activists and threw bottles and stones at them. Scuffles
then broke out between the two sides.
News Government Will Not Close Low Enrollment Schools in Border Communities
12:58 | August 27, 2018
Noting that such schools are located in villages located along the border, Harutyunyan says the school
buildings will be used as community centers, housing a library, cultural center and pre-school.
Articles Vazashen Border Village: Residents Remain Hopeful Despite Sporadic Azerbaijani Gunfire and
20:52 | August 26, 2018
Vazashen is a village of some 871 in Armenia’s Tavush Province, just a few hundred meters from
Azerbaijani military trenches on the border.
News Eurnekian’s Company to Spend AMD 1.5 Billion on Gyumri Airport Tarmac Renovation
15:52 | August 24, 2018
Armenia” International Airports CJSC, a company owned by Argentine businessman Eduardo Eurnekian, says it will spend AMD 1.5 billion to totally refurbish the tarmac of Gyumri Airport.