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Yerevan students postpone strike

Yerevan students, declared strike over draft deferment bill, decided to stop the strike temporarily, ” one of the activists, Vahram Grigoryan, said. The students discussed their further steps with the members of …

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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. …

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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 …

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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 …

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Armenian students continue protests in Yerevan

For the past four days students from different universities in Yerevan have been staging demonstrations protesting a new law passed by parliament that would eliminate deferment from Armenia’s mandatory military service for students …

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Russian soldiers donate blood for Armenian hospitals

Soldiers of the 102nd Russian military base in Gyumri donated blood, the press service of the Southern Military District said. More than 300 soldiers, civilian personnel and their families donated more than 100 liters …

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 Yerevan electric saw fire (VIDEO)

A large fire has broken out today at a gasoline station in downtown Yerevan, the capital city of Armenia. Press service of the Ministry of Emergency situations said that they received a call at around 12։10pm, informing that a fire …

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 Russia's Medvedev arrives in Yerevan

Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev arrived in Armenia on a two-day official visit.  Medvedev was greeted at the airport by Armenia's Prime Minister Karen Karapetyan, News.am …

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 Elderly man dies in Yerevan apartment fire

A fire has broken out in an apartment in Armenia's capital city Yerevan. As a result of the incident one person died and another one was injured, the press service of  Armenia's Ministry of Emergency Situations said. Four …

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Man wounded in Yerevan shooting dies

Shots were fired yesterday evening in Armenia's Yerevan. Samvel Avagyan, 48, sustained gunshot wounds and was hospitalized, but died early morning. Avagyan was sitting in his house yard when unidentified men had approached …

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Sleeping taxi driver dies in accident in Yerevan

Yesterday, a person died in a car accident, the media report. About 02:30 local time, a 27-year-old resident of Ashotsk village of the Shirak district, Arthur Baghramyan, driving a BMW car, flew into the oncoming lane and crashed into a …

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Seven injured in Yerevan trolleybus crash

A trolleybus crashed into a concrete barrier and into a Nissan X-Trail on Myasnikyan Avenue in Yerevan, the Armenian Ministry of Emergency Situations said. There were eleven passengers in the trolleybus, seven were injured in the …

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Old man attempts to set himself on fire in Yerevan

Old man tried to set himself to fire in the centre of Yerevan at Republic Square, the press service of the Armenian police said. According to the preliminary situation, he did it because of his difficult socio-economic …

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