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    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:...

    Many Europeans perceive Crimea as part of Russia
    Mar16

    Many Europeans perceive Crimea as part of Russia

    More than a third of Italians and Germans perceive Crimea as part of Russia; the viewpoint is also held by 26 percent of Britons, 23 percent of Americans and 20 percent of French people, according to the latest poll released by Sputnik. According to TNS Global, an independent research company with offices in over 80 countries, at least 34 percent...

    Sisian winner of Culture and Creativity programme
    Mar09

    Sisian winner of Culture and Creativity programme

    The EU-Eastern Partnership Culture and Creativity Programme initiated the programme that will help small and medium-sized towns and regions to enhance their creative potential. The 84 applications have been submitted from 6 EaP countries. Here is the list of selected towns and regions for Creative Towns and Regions Initiative: Armenia – Sisian...

    Artur Petrosyan calls up 18 legionaries
    Mar07

    Artur Petrosyan calls up 18 legionaries

    Armenian national team is scheduled to play a WC-2018 qualifier against Kazakhstan on March 26. The head coach of the Armenian national team, Artur Petrosyan, has announced the list of players from abroad who have been invited to the training camp: Levon Airapetyan, Paykan F.C. (Iran) Hrayr Mkoyan, FC Esteghlal (Iran) Varazdat Haroyan, Padideh...

    Baku Gets Armed While Yerevan Remains Silent
    Feb22

    Baku Gets Armed While Yerevan Remains Silent

    On February 20, Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI)published its report on trends in international arms transfers. Among other issues, the report also addresses the arms trade imbalance between Armenia and Azerbaijan, as well as the amounts of weapons and ammunition sold to Baku by Moscow. Armenia and Azerbaijan: Comparison...

    Education Quality Week Announced in Armenia
    Feb17

    Education Quality Week Announced in Armenia

    National Center for Professional Education Quality Assurance Foundation has announced Education Quality Week (QWeek) on February 20-24. The aim of the Qweek, which is organized already for the third time, is to focus the attention of the representatives of education sphere, governing bodies and public on quality assurance, to discuss the current...

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