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    Putin likely OK’d Alexander Litvinenko death, British inquiry says
    Jan22

    Putin likely OK’d Alexander Litvinenko death, British inquiry says

    British investigators say Russian President Vladimir Putin probably personally approved the assassination of Alexander Litvinenko, a Russian spy-turned-dissident who was exiled in Britain after criticizing Putin and describing him, among other things, as a pedophile. Retired High Court Judge Robert Owen, who conducted the inquiry, wrote that he...

    PACE President regrets Russian parliament’s decision not to participate in the work of the Assembly in 2016
    Jan20

    PACE President regrets Russian parliament’s decision not to participate in the work of the Assembly in 2016

    Russian delegation will not take part in the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE) winter session. PACE President Anne Brasseu expressed her regret over Russia’s decision not to participate in the winter session which opens in Strasbourg on January 25. “Yesterday I received a letter from the Chair of the Council Federation...

    No violation of the cease-fire regime registered during monitoring
    Jan14

    No violation of the cease-fire regime registered during monitoring

    On January 14, in accordance with the arrangement reached with the authorities of the Nagorno Karabakh Republic, the OSCE Mission conducted a planned monitoring of the Line of Contact between the armed forces of Nagorno Karabakh and Azerbaijan in the eastern direction of the Talish village of the NKR Martakert region. From the positions of the...

    One year after the Gyumri massacre
    Jan12

    One year after the Gyumri massacre

    On this very day in 2015, at about 7 am, the tanker of the Russian military base located in Gyumri shot and stabbed the 7 members of the Avetisyan family. This incident and the further events revealed numerous circumstances. Let us try to restore what happened and summarize the conclusions we came to during this period. Chronology of the Events...

    Two anti-Armenian resolutions will be debated by PACE in January
    Jan08

    Two anti-Armenian resolutions will be debated by PACE in January

    The Armenian delegation to the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE) is seriously preparing for the PACE winter session to be held in Strasbourg from January 25 to 29. On January 26, the Assembly will hear two anti-Armenian reports. “PACE is such a platform where blows and counterblows are of permanent nature,” says Hermine...

    World Bank presents January 2016 Global Economic Prospects
    Jan07

    World Bank presents January 2016 Global Economic Prospects

    WASHINGTON, Jan 6, 2016— Weak growth among major emerging markets will weigh on global growth in 2016, but economic activity should still pick up modestly to a 2.9 percent pace, from 2.4 percent growth in 2015, as advanced economies gain speed, according to the World Bank’s January 2016 Global Economic Prospects. Simultaneous weakness in...

    Arman Pashikyan comes 3rd at Al Ain Chess Classic.
    Dec30

    Arman Pashikyan comes 3rd at Al Ain Chess Classic.

    Armenia’s chess player Arman Pashikyan came 3rd at the Al Ain Chess Classic. Today he tied his Round 9 game against Mykhailo Oleksienko of Ukraine to score 6,5 points. Armenia’s Robert Hovhannisyan came 10th. GM Wang Hao of China became the winner of the championship with 8 points. He hurdled the challenge from GM Abhijeet Gupta of...

    Body found under Kievyan bridge
    Dec29

    Body found under Kievyan bridge

    On December 29 at 09:46 a call was received that a body of about 30-year-old citizen had been found under Kievyan bridge in Yerevan. Help is needed. A rescue group and the CMC operative group left for the scene. Additional information will be provided. …read more Source:...

    Al Ain Classic: Zaven Andreasyan wins his Round 6 game
    Dec28

    Al Ain Classic: Zaven Andreasyan wins his Round 6 game

    Armenian chess player Zaven Andreasyan won Mishra Svayams of India in Round 6 of Al Ain Classic, a strong open tournament in the Unites Arab Emirates. Andreasyan scored 4 points. Armenia’s Robert Hovhannisyan and Hovhannes Gabuzyan also have 4 points. Arman Pashikyan tied his game with Levan Pantsulaia of Georgia. Pashikyan has 4,5 points...

    Visa liberalization for Ukraine, Georgia and Kosovo
    Dec19

    Visa liberalization for Ukraine, Georgia and Kosovo

    The European Commission announced that visa requirements had been liberalized for Ukraine, Georgia and Kosovo. This was announced by the President of the European Commission Jean-Claude Juncker after the EU conference in Brussels. He also added, “We have done a good job.” The abovementioned countries had implemented the conditions of the program...

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