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Hrachya Harutyunyan to serve sentence in Armenia

The Armenian judge granted the motion to recognize the verdict of the Russian court in the case of Hrachya Harutyunyan, Armenian driver convicted in Russia. The motion was presented by the penitentiary department of the …

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Armenian citizen dies at Moscow Domodedovo airport

An Armenian citizen died in the early morning hours on Wednesday at Moscow's Domodedovo International Airport, a source within the airport administration said. The 57-year-old man was to fly to Armenia’s capital city of …

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Has Trump formed his position on Karabakh?

Washington remains committed to working with the parties of the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict toward its peaceful settlement, the U.S. Co-Chair of the OSCE Minsk group Richard Hoagland said. According to him, the …

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Earthquake hits Armenia's Spitak

The Survey for Seismic Protection Agency of Armenia recorded a 2.5-magnitude earthquake in the north of the country on Wednesday at 5:07 am local time. The epicenter of this tremor was 10km southeast of Spitak town. The hypocenter …

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Armenian and Russian firefighters put out forest fire

A total of 13.5km perimeters of the 16km-perimeter fire in Armenia's Khosrov forest reserve have been put out, the Ministry of Emergency Situations said. Work is underway to douse the remaining 2.5km perimeters of this fire, News.am …

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Will Armenia turn into new Ukraine for Russia?

Armenia's situation with anti-Russian sentiments is close to critical, the political scientist Karine Gevorgyan said recently, speaking about the lack of the Russian authorities' work with the societies of the allied …

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Armenian PM to visit Astana

Armenian Prime Minister Karen Karapetyan will leave for Kazakhstan on a two-day working visit on August 13, the press service of the government said. Karapetyan will attend a meeting of the Eurasian …

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 Armenia investors’ club to build large HPP

The investors’ club, which is founded by Armenia's Prime Minister Karen Karapetyan, plans to build a new hydroelectric power plant (HPP) in the country. The draft of the respective agreement was approved …

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Reforms in Armenia's agricultural sector expected

Armenian Prime Minister Karen Karapetyan told about a new agricultural reforms program during the government meeting, press service of the government reported. "Based on our research and regional inspections, we …

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Number of students declines in Armenia

Armenian colleges and universities are seeing drops in applications from students. "The number of students dropped from 110,000 to 85,000. This is not only connected with fertility – this is a much more serious …

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