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Youth protesting as Yerevan sends students to war

Armenia’s National Assembly adopted the draft law "On military service and the status of serviceman" in the second and final reading. The new legislation is expected to abolish temporary exemptions from military service. …

Russia ratifies agreement on EEU customs code

Russian President Vladimir Putin ratified the agreement on the Customs Code of the Eurasian Economic Union (EEU). "To ratify the agreement on the Customs Code of the Eurasian Economic Union (Russia, Belarus, …

Russian Foreign Minister to visit Baku and Yerevan

Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov will visit Baku on November 19 and Yerevan - on November 20. The settlement  of the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict will be on his agenda. Regional and international issues will …

Protesting students declare hunger strike in Yerevan

Five of the Yerevan university students, who have refused to attend classes in protest of the bill that curtails the right of military deferment in Armenia, have declared a hunger strike, 'For the Development of Science' initiative member …

Armenian soldiers beat each other up in Agdere

An officer of regiment of the Armenian army, Captain Gurgen Grigoryan has been severely beaten by his fellow soldiers and was hospitalized in serious condition. The incident happened in one of the military units located in an …

Karapetyan meets with protesting university students

Armenian Prime Minister Karen Karapetyan has met with students gathered outside the Government Building in Yerevan to protest a government sponsored bill that would do away with most student draft deferments, Hetq Online …

Azerbaijani, Armenian FMs may meet before end of 2017

Considering the results of the Geneva summit on the settlement of the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict, the OSCE Minsk Group co-chairs plan to organize a meeting of Azerbaijani Foreign Minister Elmar Mammadyarov with his Armenian …

Moldovan President arrives in Armenia

President of Moldova Igor Dodon will pay a state visit to Armenia on November 9-11 at the invitation of President of Armenia Serzh Sargsyan. Molodova's President is scheduled to hold meetings with …