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Nairit plant’s property set for auction - media

Nairit plant’s property set for auction - media

Nairit bankruptcy procedure manager, Karen Asatryan, has set the chemical plant’s property for an auction. According to the newspaper, an auction took place on April 28 in a courtroom of Yerevan’s …

OSCE withdraws from Armenia

OSCE withdraws from Armenia

The OSCE Office in Yerevan will discontinue its operations on August 31, 2017. The Organization had to start the process of closure of the Office in Yerevan, since no consensus could be reached on the future mandate of the …

 A Pyrrhic victory in Yerevan?

A Pyrrhic victory in Yerevan?

Understanding Armenia’s one party dominance

Armenian parliament of 6th convocation to hold first session

Armenian parliament of 6th convocation to hold first session

Armenia’s new parliament, the National Assembly, will hold its first session in Yerevan after the April 2 elections. Today, 105 lawmakers will select the speaker, his three deputies, one of whom will represent the opposition, and …

Irish aviation authorities ready to launch direct flights to Yerevan

Irish aviation authorities ready to launch direct flights to Yerevan

The deputy head of the General Department of Civil Aviation of Armenia, Arsen Poghosyan, received a delegation headed by Ireland's aviation head Eamonn Brennan. The press office of …

Yerevan residents electing Council of Elders

Yerevan residents electing Council of Elders

The Yerevan city council election started at 8:00 on Sunday. At least 474 polling precincts are opened across Armenia’s capital, News.am reports. Three political forces are participating in this vote: the ruling Republican Party …

Pre-election day of silence announced in Yerevan

Pre-election day of silence announced in Yerevan

May 13 has been announced a day of silence in Yerevan, Armenia’s capital, before the Council of Elders elections scheduled on May 14. No election campaigns are allowed on this day, Panorama.am reports. There political forces …

 Armenian nuclear power plant to be under repair until July 9

Armenian nuclear power plant to be under repair until July 9

The Armenian nuclear power plant in Metsamor was halted for a planned two-month long repair and refueling, the ministry of energy infrastructures and natural resources said. The nuclear power plant, which is located 30 kilometers west …

Armenia celebrates Victory Day

Armenia celebrates Victory Day

Armenia is marking the 72nd anniversary of the Victory Day together with other countries. Since early morning, citizens and guests of capital city Yerevan have laid wreaths at the Eternal Flame before the Tomb of the Unknown …

 Armenian communists hold May Day march

Armenian communists hold May Day march

The traditional May Day march of the Armenian communists is being held in downtown Yerevan. Supporters of the Communist Party of Armenia are partaking in this march, which is accompanied with the singing of the national anthems of the …

Vyacheslav Zaitsev to open Yerevan Fashion Week

Vyacheslav Zaitsev to open Yerevan Fashion Week

The Fashion Week show will soon be held in Yerevan. The event will be opened by the famous Russian fashion designer Vyacheslav Zaitsev, the organizer of the Fashion Week in Yerevan and founder of the AFD-International fashion day, Naira Niazyan …

Yerevan Mayor#039s Office doesn#039t plan to raise transport tariffs

Yerevan Mayor's Office doesn't plan to raise transport tariffs

Mayor's Office of the Armenian capital doesn't plan to raise transport tariffs in Yerevan, acting Mayor Taron Margaryan said. "We don't talk about this, because we also don't have a desire or goal …

Armenia airlines launching direct flights to Israel

Armenia airlines launching direct flights to Israel

Armenia airlines has obtained a permit to launch flights from Yerevan to Israel, the General Department of Civil Aviation said. The deal became possible following lengthy negotiations between the GDCA and relevant authorities in …

Crew in Vnukovo boycotts flight to Yerevan due to brawler

Crew in Vnukovo boycotts flight to Yerevan due to brawler

 The crew boycotted the flight to Yerevan at the Vnukovo Moscow airport because of the passenger who insisted on getting a business class seat. The incident occurred tonight at about 3:00 (MSK). A UTair Boeing was supposed to …

‘Dashnaktsutyun’ and ‘Armenian Renaissance’ will not participate in Council of Elders elections in Yerevan

‘Dashnaktsutyun’ and ‘Armenian Renaissance’ will not participate in Council of Elders elections in Yerevan

In Armenia, the Dashnaktsutyun and Armenian Renaissance parties have refused to participate in the elections of the Council of Elders of Yerevan, the press services of political associations report. "Analyzing the unexpectedly …

One Year after Nagorno-Karabakh Escalation

One Year after Nagorno-Karabakh Escalation

But in the absence of a re-invigorated process, the conflict will remain a dangerous tinderbox in the heart of the South Caucasus

Armenian ruling party leads parliamentary vote

Armenian ruling party leads parliamentary vote

Armenian President Serzh Sargsyan’s ruling Republican Party received 46% of the votes in parliamentary elections held on Sunday, according to an exit poll. Voter turnout was 60.86%, the head of Armenia’s …

Kazakh football team#039s plane makes emergency landing in Yerevan

Kazakh football team's plane makes emergency landing in Yerevan

The plane with the Kazakh national football team on board made an emergency landing at the Yerevan airport. "The aircraft captain made a decision to return to the airport after the takeoff," the Kazakh journalist Yerbol …

Armenia to attract more tourists with Days of Wine

Armenia to attract more tourists with "Days of Wine"

The Days of Wine will be held for the first time on one of the central streets of Yerevan on May 5-6. During this event people will be able to taste and buy wine, organizers of the festival said. The event will demonstrate the …

Protests in Armenia over activist#039s death in jail

Protests in Armenia over activist's death in jail

Protesters have demonstrated in the Armenian capital of Yerevan over the death in prison of an opposition activist. Over 1,000 people gathered Friday in downtown Yerevan for a second day to criticize the government and demand a proper …

Armenian Ministry of Transport  to attract new low-cost airlines

Armenian Ministry of Transport to attract new low-cost airlines

In Yerevan, the Prime Minister of Armenia, Karen Karapetyan, held a regular meeting of the government, in which the priorities and the process of implementation of the activities to the premiere were presented by the head of the Ministry of …

Vyacheslav Volodin left for Yerevan

Vyacheslav Volodin left for Yerevan

Russia's parliamentary delegation led by the State Duma Speaker Vyacheslav Volodin will pay a one-day official visit to Yerevan today. During the visit, the meetings will be held with the Armenian President …

Prisoner escaped from hospital caught in Yerevan

Prisoner escaped from hospital caught in Yerevan

The prisoner of the penal institution ‘Nubarashen’, who had escaped the previous night from the Yerevan Medical Center ‘Armenia’, where he had been taken to the surgery, was arrested in hot pursuit, the Armenian police …

Fire erupts at Germany embassy in Yerevan

Fire erupts at Germany embassy in Yerevan

The Ministry of Emergency Situation (MES) on Saturday morning received a fire alarm from the German Embassy in Yerevan, Tart reports. The rescue team which immediately headed to the scene saw smoke rolling out …

Russian officer dies in Yerevan

Russian officer dies in Yerevan

A probable cause of death of the Russian Major, whose body was found in a hostel in Yerevan, can be a heart failure. At the moment, the criminal proceedings have been instituted on account of the serviceman’s death, the press service of the …

Russian military officer found dead in Yerevan

Russian military officer found dead in Yerevan

A Russian military officer has been found dead in one of the rooms of a hotel in Armenia’s capital Yerevan. The man, identified as Viktor Yemelyanov, was deputy chief of staff of the Russian military base located …

IKCO opens branch in Armenia

IKCO opens branch in Armenia

Iran Khodro Automaker company (IKCO) has opened a branch in Armenia aiming to introduce the Iranian brand to the neighboring country, Mehr agency reported. The inauguration ceremony for IKCO’s branch in the Armenian capital of …

Yerevan’s Nairit recognized bankrupt

Yerevan’s Nairit recognized bankrupt

Armenia’s chemical plant Nairit was recognized bankrupt by the court of Yerevan’s Shengavit district, according to the official judicial website …

Yerevan meets with ‘Russian fairy tale’

Yerevan meets with ‘Russian fairy tale’

Recently, a two-day exhibition of graphic works by Russian Rudnev brothers opened in the Yerevan Museum of the Russian Art. The works, presented to the Yerevan public, are divided into three parts: the …

EU Commissioner: It#039s time to act

EU Commissioner: It's time to act

The eighth informal meeting of foreign ministers of the Eastern Partnership in Yerevan has been constructive, said the EU Commissioner for European Neighborhood Policy and Enlargement Johannes Hahn at a press conference on the …