01:36 | October 3, 2018
Thousands of demonstrators earlier this evening gathered outside the National Assembly, at the urging of Pashinyan, to protest today’s parliamentary approval of a controversial bill seen by Pashinyan as an attempt by the Republican Party of Armenia to regain power.
21:50 | October 2, 2018
Describing them as “counter-revolutionaries”, Armenian Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan told demonstrators outside the National Assembly that he has signed orders calling on Prosperous Armenia Party (PAP)and ARF ministers in his government to resign.
16:25 | September 8, 2018
Following today’s meeting in Moscow with Russian President Vladimir Putin, Armenian Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan stated that he hoped that relations between the two countries would be built on their shared interests and on the principle of non-interference in the other’s domestic affairs.
00:08 | July 27, 2018
Former Armenian President Robert Kocharyan, who’s been charged with “usurping state power” during the March1-2, 2008 public protests in Yerevan that claimed the lives of ten individuals, has said that the newly launched court case delving into those events would be “a curse hanging over the head of the Armenian people if prosecuted in such a manner.”
18:29 | July 10, 2018
The protesters said the plant, being built by ArmOil CJSC tens of meters away from residential houses, posed serious health and environmental risks to the area and local inhabitants.
10:26 | July 10, 2018
Some 200 residents of Yeghvard, a town of some 10,000 in Armenia’s Kotayk Province, closed the main roadway to Yerevan today to protest the planned construction of an oil reprocessing plant.
15:33 | July 9, 2018
Referring to recent demonstrations organized by those supporting the mine, Sona Roushanyan said that it is natural for mine employees to be concerned about losing their jobs and thus show up at rallies organized by their employer.
12:08 | July 2, 2018
Tanielyan, a member of the Republican Party of Armenia who has served as Hrazdan mayor since 2002, says he’s stepping down given the political changes in the country and to allow other, younger people, a chance to engage in public service.
09:31 | June 13, 2018
The prime minister believes that the standards of mine exploitation in Armenia should be raised to international levels, and inspections should be objective, involving representatives of civil society and media experts in the field.
13:36 | May 9, 2018
We look forward to working closely with the new government and with the people of Armenia on the many areas of shared interest between our countries, including increasing trade, working in support
16:33 | May 8, 2018
The European Union looks forward to working with him and his government on the implementation of the EU-Armenia Comprehensive and Enhanced Partnership Agreement signed last November, with a view to further consolidating democracy, the rule of law and respect of human rights, and to creating a prosperous and resilient country for the benefit of all citizens of Armenia.
16:15 | May 8, 2018
“I hope that your actions as head of government will strengthen friendly relations between Russia and Armenia, in addition to our cooperation as partners in the CIS, EEU and CSTO," Putin writes.
16:21 | April 20, 2018
Residents of Yeghvard, a town in Armenia’s Kotayk Province, assembled in front of the municipal building to voice their opposition to the April 17 election of Serzh Sargsyan as the country’s prime minister, and to demand the renewal of Yerevan-Yeghvard bus service which stopped on April15.
11:57 | April 12, 2018
Preliminary vote results released by Azerbaijan’s Central Electoral Commission (CEC) show that Ilham Aliyev has been re-elected president by winning 86% of the ballots cast in yesterday’s snap election.
17:03 | February 5, 2018
According to AzerTac, Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev ordered the election “guided by Item 1 of Article 101 of the Constitution of the Republic of Azerbaijan, in accordance with Article 179 of the Election Code of the Republic of Azerbaijan.”
16:55 | January 15, 2018
Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov, during a press conference summarizing Russian foreign policy in 2017, stated that the Karabakh conflict could only be resolved by the parties themselves and that Russia had no specific plan to do so.
19:19 | January 9, 2018
Armenia’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs has admitted that Ruben Tatulyan, blacklisted by the United States for his criminal activities in Russia, once served as a “freelance” advisor to the foreign minister.
12:51 | January 9, 2018
Ruben Tatulyan, a crime boss in Russia recently blacklisted by United States authorities, has publicly said that he’s an advisor to Armenian Minister of Foreign Affairs Edward Nalbandian.
15:50 | January 2, 2018
Iran’s supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei has accused outside forces hostile to Iran of exacerbating anti-government protests that have claimed the lives of at least 21 people since Thursday.
00:52 | December 23, 2017
In a December 22 press release, the U.S. Department of the Treasury says its Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) has targeted the Eurasian criminal entity Thieves-in-Law, along with ten other individuals and two entities linked to it for “its involvement in serious transnational criminal activities.”
15:14 | August 11, 2017
An animal rights organization in Armenia has sent a letter to the mayor of Yerevan proposing that each district in the Armenian capital allocate a space exclusively for dog runs/walks.
19:49 | July 21, 2017
“It’s a nice village, a good place to live. But without gas, it’s difficult. We live, waiting for it to get better, but that day isn’t in sight,” says 59-year-old Mr. Choloyan. One of his sons has moved to Russia with his family.