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    Armenian boxer Hovhannes Bachkov qualifies for Rio 2016 Olympic Games
    Jul08

    Armenian boxer Hovhannes Bachkov qualifies for Rio 2016 Olympic Games

    Armenian boxer Hovhannes Bachkov (64 kg) has qualified for Rio 2016 Olympic Games. The member of the Armenian boxing team entered the finals after beating Volodymyr Matviychuk of Ukraine at the APB/WSB Olympic Qualification Tournament. In the quarterfinals, Bachkov beat Peter Raymond Moilete of Ireland. Over 30 Armenian sportsmen have so far...

    US Ambassador: World can learn lessons from Armenia
    Jun23

    US Ambassador: World can learn lessons from Armenia

    Today a unique exhibition has been opened at the office of the Armenian representation of the AGBU. At the initiative of “Save the Children” organization dedicated to the World Refugee Day, photos of Armenians emigrated from Syria, Iraq and Ukraine are presented at the exhibition. The exhibition aims at once again drawing the attention of the...

    Flocke penguin predicts result of first match of EURO-2016
    Jun09

    Flocke penguin predicts result of first match of EURO-2016

    Not only the stadiums of France will be at the center of attention of football fans during EURO-2016, but also Zoo of Germany’s city of Lübbenau. Flocke penguin of the Zoo will make predictions about the matches every day. The penguin will try to replace Paul octopus, which became the main predictor of 2010 FIFA World Cup and made right...

    Nikolai Kapitonenko: “Member states sell arms to anyone they want”
    Jun07

    Nikolai Kapitonenko: “Member states sell arms to anyone they want”

    What is the opinion of NATO on the fact that arms are sold to the opposing parties. “It is an issue Ukraine also had to face during last two years,” said Nikolai Kapitonenko, Director of Center for International Relations Research (Ukraine), in reply to the question by “A1+”. During the online press conference organized by “Region” research...

    There is no decrease in price for gas and neither is it privileged – Union of Informed Citizens
    Jun01

    There is no decrease in price for gas and neither is it privileged – Union of Informed Citizens

    Yesterday the Public Services Regulatory Commission of the Republic of Armenia decreased the tariffs for natural gas. In particular, the price for one cubic meter of natural gas became 146.7 AMD instead of the previous 156 AMD. And for industrial enterprises and gas stations (those that consume more than 10 thousand m3), the price dropped to...

    80 percent of people having lung cancer are smokers
    May31

    80 percent of people having lung cancer are smokers

    May 31 is the World No Tobacco Day. In Armenia, compared to previous years, the number of smokers hasn’t changed significantly. 53 percent of men, 7-8 percent of women and 6 percent of teenagers are smokers in our country. Alexander Bazarchyan, Director of National Institute of Health, thinks legislative changes are needed for decreasing...

    MEDICRIME Convention to enter into force in Armenia
    May28

    MEDICRIME Convention to enter into force in Armenia

    On Tuesday, the 1st of June the Council of Europe’s Convention against counterfeit medical products and similar crimes involving threats to public health, the MEDICRIME Convention, will enter into force in Armenia. This Convention is the first international treaty that established as offences the following: – the manufacturing of...

    G7 leaders agree to prolong anti-Russiansanctions
    May27

    G7 leaders agree to prolong anti-Russiansanctions

    The G7 has agreed to extend sanctions imposed on Russia for its role in the Ukraine crisis,Prime Minister of Great Britain David Cameron told Russia’s RIA Novosti news agency. “Ukraine fell victim to Russian aggression. We should not forget it Leaders of G7 countries believe that existing sanctions should remain in place until the Minsk...

    Nadiya Savchenko returns to Ukraine
    May25

    Nadiya Savchenko returns to Ukraine

    Ukrainian military pilot Nadiya Savchenko arrived home in Kiev on Wednesday after nearly two years in a Russian jail, part of a prisoner swap in which two Russians held in Ukraine were returned to Moscow. Alexander Alexandrov and Yevgeny Yerofeyev, were now back in Russia, having landed at Moscow’s Vnukovo airport on a special flight from...

    Free Media Awards to go to journalists from Azerbaijan, Russia and Ukraine
    May14

    Free Media Awards to go to journalists from Azerbaijan, Russia and Ukraine

    In 2016, the Free Media Awards presented by the Fritt Ord Foundation in Oslo and the ZEIT-Stiftung Ebelin und Gerd Bucerius in Hamburg will go to three journalists and media in Azerbaijan, Russia and Ukraine. The independent jury has considered 40 nominations submitted by NGOs, human rights organisations and other experts. The 2016 Free Media...

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