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Two Armenian provinces left without governors

The Armenian government dismissed two provincial governors at today's meeting. Vhe Galumyan was dismissed as governor of Tavush province and Karen Sarukhanyan - as governor of Shirak province, …

Armenian parliament to have commission on EEU issues

The number of standing parliamentary committees in Armenia’s National Assembly will increase from nine to eleven, an MP from My Step faction Vladimir Vardanyan said. According to the MP, one of the new committees …

New Armenian parliament's vice-speakers elected

The Armenian National Assembly elected three vice-speakers today - Lena Nazaryan, Alen Simonyan and Vahe Enfiajyan. Alen Simonyan became vice-speaker from My Step ruling party – 109 MPs cast their …

What will 2018 be remembered for in Armenia?

2018 will enter the history of Armenia as the year of the change of the elites, the bloodless revolution, due to which the Karabakh clan headed by Serzh Sargsyan and Robert Kocharyan lost power in the republic. The ex-mayor of Yerevan Vahagn …

Armenia named 'country of the year' in UK

The British weekly newspaper Economist has named Armenia as the country of the year, saying the South Caucasus nation has a "chance of democracy and renewal" after street protests led to a peaceful change of government. …

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 Cabinet meetings to be open

Armenia's government approved at the Cabinet session its law initiative on making additions to the law on the makeup and activities of the government. In particular, this draft law proposes that the Cabinet meetings be held …