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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 …

Power vacuum in Armenia: parliament dissolved

The Armenian parliament has failed to elect only candidate Nikol Pashinyan as the country’s prime minister today, which means that a snap parliamentary election will be called. "No one voted for Pashinyan, no …

Pashinyan pardons every third prisoner

Armenia's parliament unanimously adopted the Pashinyan government's bill on amnesty in the first reading today. The republic's acting Justice Minister Artak Zeynalyan said the amnesty to be declared in …

Pashinyan remains only Armenia's PM candidate

Acting Armenian Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan is the only candidate to head the Cabinet of Ministers,head of the information and public relations department of the parliament Knyaz Saroyan said. …