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    Secretary General Jagland voices concern over blocking social networks, websites in Ukraine
    May17

    Secretary General Jagland voices concern over blocking social networks, websites in Ukraine

    Council of Europe Secretary General has voiced his concern about a decree by Ukrainian President Poroshenko on the blocking of several major online services and social networks on the territory of Ukraine. “Blocking of social networks, search engines, mail services and news web sites goes against our common understanding of freedom of expression...

    European observers express concerns over allegations of vote-buying and bribes
    May16

    European observers express concerns over allegations of vote-buying and bribes

    Strasbourg, 16 May 2017 – A 10 member electoral assessment team from the Congress of Local and Regional Authorities of the Council of Europe – headed by Liisa Ansala (Finland, ILDG) and including two representatives from the EU Committee of the Regions – concluded yesterday its mission to observe the elections to the Council of Elders of Yerevan...

    Eurovision 2017: Armenia enters Grand Final
    May10

    Eurovision 2017: Armenia enters Grand Final

    Armenia’s Artsvik has entered the Grand Final of 2017 Eurovision Song Contest with the song “Fly With Me.” This became known after the first Semi-Final which was held in Kyiv, Ukraine. In all, 18 countries competed for 10 places in the Grand Final. The ten qualifiers became Moldova, Azerbaijan, Greece, Sweden, Portugal, Poland, Armenia,...

    When the EU will liberalize visa regime with Armenia
    May04

    When the EU will liberalize visa regime with Armenia

    Armenia-EU new agreement is planned to sign in November. Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Federal Republic of Germany to Armenia Matthias Kisler says that much work must be carried out after it. “Documents must be translated into all the EU languages. If after the signing of the agreement Armenia implements all the commitments,...

    Zaruhi Mejlumyan wins Free Media Awards
    May03

    Zaruhi Mejlumyan wins Free Media Awards

    Zaruhi Mejlumyan, a journalist working for the website www.hetq.am, has been awarded by the Fritt Ord Foundation (the Freedom of Expression Foundation), Oslo, and the ZEIT Foundation. The Fritt Ord Foundation and the ZEIT Foundation honoured independent journalists and media from Azerbaijan, Armenia and Russia. The 2017 Free Media Awards go to...

    Live: Merkel and Putin meet in Sochi
    May02

    Live: Merkel and Putin meet in Sochi

    The meeting of German Chancellor Angela Merkel and Russian President Vladimir Putin has started at Putin’s summer residence in Sochi on the Black Sea coast. They are expected to discuss the crisis in Ukraine and war in Syria. …read more Source:...

    ‘The Promise’ screened in Ukraine
    Apr28

    ‘The Promise’ screened in Ukraine

    The Promise – a new film about the Armenian Genocide in the Ottoman Empire directed by Terry George – was shown in Ukraine on April 27, AnalitikaUA.net reports. Representatives of the Armenian community, high-ranking clergymen, political and social organizations and MPs participated in the premiere of the film in Kiev’s Cinema city Before...

    Freedom House says global press freedom declined in 2016
    Apr28

    Freedom House says global press freedom declined in 2016

    Freedom House, a U.S.-based pro-democracy watchdog organization says only 13 percent of the world’s population live in countries with a free press. In its annual report released on April 28, the U.S.-based democracy monitor says 42 percent of the world’s population has a “partly free” press, while 45 percent live in countries where...

    Armenian jewelry production in Kazakhstan
    Apr06

    Armenian jewelry production in Kazakhstan

    Four jewelry companies and two independent entrepreneurs, in cooperation with the Development Foundation of Armenia, are participating in the 28th ARU Almaty International Jewellery Fair on April 6-9 in Kazakhstan. The Armenian representatives display their high-quality craftsmanship, including gold and silver jewellery, souvenirs and watches,...

    Armenian football champion terminates contract with Ukrainian striker
    Mar22

    Armenian football champion terminates contract with Ukrainian striker

    FC Alashkert has terminated the contract with Ukrainian football striker Yuriy Fomenko, the club’s press service reports. Alaskert signed a contact with the 30-year-old footballer during the 2016 summer transfer window. Yuriy Fomenko has participated in 18 matches and scored 2 goals in the current championship. …read more Source:...

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