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Section: A1plus (Armenia)

    Unprecedented resignation in Trump’s administration
    Feb15

    Unprecedented resignation in Trump’s administration

    The White House says President Donald Trump was advised nearly three weeks ago that national security adviser Michael Flynn had misled his vice president about controversial pre-inauguration contacts with a top Russian diplomat. White House spokesman Sean Spicer, speaking Tuesday, said the president and his close advisers had been “reviewing and...

    Mane Tandilyan: This demonstrates ‘the fearful stance’ of the HHK
    Feb08

    Mane Tandilyan: This demonstrates ‘the fearful stance’ of the HHK

    Famous blogger Alexandr Lapshin has been extradited to Azerbaijan. Lapshin, a citizen of Russia, Ukraine and Israel, has already arrived in Baku. He was flown on a special charter flight. “This demonstates the fearful stance of the Republican Party of Armenia,” says Mane Tandilyan, Vice-Chair of the Bright Armenia Party and a member of the Yelk...

    Belarus extradites Alexandr Lapshin to Azerbaijan
    Feb08

    Belarus extradites Alexandr Lapshin to Azerbaijan

    Belarus has extradited blog writer Alexandr Lapshin to Azerbaijan. Haqqin.az says that Lapshin, a citizen of Russia, Ukraine and Israel, was flown to Baku on a special charter flight. On February 7, the Supreme Court of Belarus rejected the blogger’s appeal against the Belarusian Prosecutor General’s Office on his extradition to...

    Armenia ranked among authoritarian states
    Jan25

    Armenia ranked among authoritarian states

    Today (January 25), the British influential “Economist Intelligence Unit” consulting company has published its annual report on democracy. The report bearing the title “Democracy Index: Revenge of the “deplorables” also addresses the democracy index in Armenia for last year. “Back, Armenia” In 2015, the same “Economist Intelligence Unit”, in its...

    PACE winter plenary part-session kicks off
    Jan23

    PACE winter plenary part-session kicks off

    There have also been a requests for an urgent debate on the functioning of democratic institutions in Turkey and for a current affairs debate on the situation in Syria and its effects upon surrounding countries. Addressing the Assembly will be Nicos Anastasiades, President of Cyprus, Klaus Iohannis, President of Romania, and Johannes Hahn,...

    Kiraki: Integration or assimilation? Ethnic minorities do not maintain traditions
    Jan23

    Kiraki: Integration or assimilation? Ethnic minorities do not maintain traditions

    Another issue of Kiraki (Sunday) program is dedicated to the ethnic minorities living in Armenia. The RA National Assembly ratified the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Racial Discrimination in 1993. According to the data of 2011 census, 57 thousand representatives of ethnic minority live in Armenia. The biggest community among the...

    Culture and Creativity Programme: call for applications
    Jan19

    Culture and Creativity Programme: call for applications

    The European Union-Eastern Partnership Culture and Creativity Programme is inviting small and medium sized towns in the six Eastern Partnership countries (Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, Moldova, Ukraine) to express their interest in piloting Creative Towns and Regions Initiative. Background: The Creative Towns and Regions Initiative...

    Stanislav Bogdanovich wins tournament after Andranik Margaryan
    Jan16

    Stanislav Bogdanovich wins tournament after Andranik Margaryan

    International master Stanislav Bogdanovich has gained victory in this year chess tournament after the RA former Prime Minister Andranik Margaryan. Today in the final 9th round held in Chess Academy of Armenia, Ukrainian chess player defeated last year’s winner, Russian chess player Davit Paravyan, scored 6.5 points and surpassed Artsakh GM...

    Schenkkan: “December referendum was indeed one of the most undeniable of all of Armenia’s corrupted elections”
    Jan14

    Schenkkan: “December referendum was indeed one of the most undeniable of all of Armenia’s corrupted elections”

    On January 4th, over 100 people attended the premiere screening of Referendum Rewind at the Tribeca Film Center in lower Manhattan. Filmed, edited and directed by LA filmmaker and activist Robert Davidian, a native of New York, the film chronicles the pro-democracy movement in the Republic of Armenia. Through the voices of the people and live...

    Armenia: The Most Expensive Electricity in CIS
    Dec26

    Armenia: The Most Expensive Electricity in CIS

    As it is known, recently the RA Public Services Regulatory Commission has decided to reduce the electricity tariff in Armenia by 1.2 AMD. As a result, 1 kWh will cost 29.48 to 41.98 AMD (depending on the time of the day and voltage) for legal entities, and for residential subscribers it will make up 34.98 AMD (at night) and 44.98 in daytime. On...

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