Political appointments

Taimuraz Ahokhov appointed as Nalchik mayor

The Nalchik city council confirmed as Taimuraz Ahokhov the city's mayor Taimuraz Ahokhov was born in 1971 in Baksan. He graduated from the sociology faculty of Lomonosov Moscow State University and …

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Two Sarkisyans dismissed in Armenia

Armenia's government dismissed Narek Sarkisyan as head of the State Committee for Urban Development and Martin Sarkisyan as head of the State Cadastre Committee of Real Estate. The republic's …

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New provincial governors appointed in Armenia

Armenia's government approved the appointments of six provincial governors today at its regular meeting.  Ashot Simonyan was appointed as Aragatsotn province governor, Garik Sargsyan as Ararat …

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Sergey Kravtsov remains Rosobrnadzor head

Sergey Kravtsov remained the head of the Federal Service for Supervision in Education and Science (Rosobrnadzor). The corresponding order was posted on the government website. Kravtsov has served as head of the …

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Artak Davtyan appointed Armenia's army chief

Major-General Artak Davtyan has been appointed as chief of the General Staff of the Armenian Armed Forces, Armenia's Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan wrote on his Facebook page. "I am glad to …

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Shuvalov to become VEB head

Russian President Vladimir Putin invited former First Deputy Prime Minister Igor Shuvalov to head Vnesheconombank (VEB), the Kremlin press service reported. The meeting of the head of state and the …

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Gina Haspel confirmed as CIA Director

US Senate confirmed Gina Haspel as CIA director, making her the first woman to lead the spy agency. The Senate vote of 54-45 in favor of Haspel came mostly along party lines. She needed support from several Democratic …

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New Armenian government appointed

Armenian President Armen Sarkisyan has made all of the appointments to the country's new government, the president's office said. Sarkisyan appointed the country's Permanent Representative to the United …

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Nikol Pashinyan makes first appointment

Armenia’s Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan made his first government appointment today, the press service of the country's government said Pashinyan picked Eduard Aghajanyan as head of the …

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