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Metsamor NPP to be modernized by 2021

Modernization of the Metsamor nuclear power plant will be completed by 2021, Rosatom press service reported. As part of the project to extend the service life of the Metsamor nuclear power plant, modernization of equipment at one of 2 …

Car crashes into crane in Yerevan, killing two

Two people have died today as a result of a tragic road accident in Yerevan, another person was injured. At 3:20am, the 911 emergency hotline received a report that a car had crashed into a crane. Two fire brigades, a special …

Kocharyan case to be reviewed on November 27

The case of ex-President of Armenia Robert Kocharyan will be examined in the Court of Appeal on November 27th, spokesman for Kocharyan’s lawyer team, Helen Arakelyan, said. “On November 27, the criminal court of appeal, …

Missing Armenia teen found

A 14-year-old teen, who has been missing since Friday evening, has been found, Armenian Ministry of Emergency Situations’ press service reported on Saturday, reports. Rescuers found a teenager at 1:46 pm on …

Pashinyan to be supported by 68.3% of votes

Approximately two thirds of the Armenian population will vote for Armenian acting prime ministry Nikol Pashinyan's My Step alliance at the snap parliamentary election, which are to be held on December 9, a full member from …

Armenia's parliament adopts 2019 government budget

Armenia's National Assembly approved the government budget for 2019 at the meeting today. As many as 66 MPs voted for the budget, four voted against it and two abstained.   MPs from the Republican Party of …

 Armenia’s regulator fines Veolia Jur $20 thousand

Armenia's Public Service Regulatory Commission decided to fine Veolia Jur, a subsidiary of France’s Veolia Generale des Eaux that is the sole water distributor in Armenia, the regulator reports. The company has to pay $20,600. …

Man dies in Yerevan road accident

One person has died after a road accident in Yerevan tonight, local media reported. At around 1։25am, a car hit a jaywalker about 40 to 50 years old, and who has not been identified yet. The driver did not flee the scene and …

 Armenia ballet dancer dies after 14 days in coma

Vahagn Margaryan, the 23-year-old dancer at the Opera and Ballet National Academic Theater, has died this morning at a Yerevan hospital. Margaryan remained in a coma since November 6. The friends of the dancer and …