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Mauricio Macri issues statement on occasions of 101st Anniversary of Armenian Genocide
Apr26

Mauricio Macri issues statement on occasions of 101st Anniversary of Armenian Genocide

President of Argentina Mauricio Macri has issued a statement on the 101st anniversary of the Armenian Genocide. “I am convinced that only high values and respect for principles must guide people throughout their lives, which will lead to peace and recognition of the past”, the president said in the statement, according to...

Ukraine marks 30th anniversary of Chernobyl disaster
Apr26

Ukraine marks 30th anniversary of Chernobyl disaster

Photo: Reuters Ukraine is holding commemorations to mark the 30th anniversary of the nuclear disaster in Chernobyl, the BBC reports. Sirens were sounded at the same moment as the first explosion at the reactor, in the early hours of 26 April 1986. The meltdown at the plant remains the worst nuclear disaster in history. An uncontrolled reaction...

Ukraine remembers victims of Chernobyl nuke disaster on 30th anniv.
Apr26

Ukraine remembers victims of Chernobyl nuke disaster on 30th anniv.

Relatives of those who died as a result of the world’s worst nuclear accident attended a candle-lit vigil in a Kiev church. …read more Source:...

VivaCell-MTS supports the fifth international NASA Space Apps  Challenge
Apr25

VivaCell-MTS supports the fifth international NASA Space Apps Challenge

The fifth international Space Apps Challenge of the NASA – the National Aeronautics and Space Administration of the USA – took place in Byurakan Observatory, the press office of VivaCell-MTS has told ArmInfo. Different teams took part in the challenge held from April 22 to April 24, 2016. The participants developed applications on the...

Forecast: Price to pay for “betraying” strategic ally may be too high  for both Moscow and Ankara
Apr25

Forecast: Price to pay for “betraying” strategic ally may be too high for both Moscow and Ankara

It is early to say that the Caucasus will be divided because of the Russia-Turkey confrontation, but there are still such risks, Russian analyst Sergey Markedonov told ArmInfo. “The current unresolved ethnic and political problems amid lack of any breakthrough in the Russian- Turkish relations create potential risks. Not having settled the...

Armenian Genocide 1915 Commemorated in Ottawa
Apr25

Armenian Genocide 1915 Commemorated in Ottawa

On April 24, 2016, the Armenian community of Canada came together in Ottawa to commemorate the 101 st year of the Armenian Genocide perpetrated by the Ottoman Empire in 1915. The commemoration started with speeches at Ottawa’s Parliament Hill near the building of the Canadian Parliament, and continued to the Turkish Embassy, where speakers...

EaP CSF Steering Committee calls on EaP countries to consider recognizing Armenian Genocide
Apr23

EaP CSF Steering Committee calls on EaP countries to consider recognizing Armenian Genocide

In its April 20 sitting, the the Steering Committee of the Eastern Partnership Civil Society Forum on Armenian Genocide adopted a statement on recognition and condemnation of the Armenian Genocide and called on Ukraine, Belarus, Moldova, Georgia and Azerbaijan to discuss the Armenian Genocide. Donald Tusk, President, European Council Federica...

Ukraine to swap Savchenko for two Russian soldiers
Apr22

Ukraine to swap Savchenko for two Russian soldiers

Moscow and Kyiv have agreed to exchange Ukrainian pilot Nadia Savchenko for two Russian soldiers Evgeny Erofeev and Alexander Alexandrov who are considered to be CIA agents. The exchange will take place in mid-May after the completion of the Russian soldiers’ trial which currently underway in Ukraine. In March 2016, a court in Donetsk City...

AMD 3,384,195,471 raised for Karabakh army buildup: Donations continue
Apr22

AMD 3,384,195,471 raised for Karabakh army buildup: Donations continue

Around AMD 54,441,478 was transferred by 118 legal entities and individuals to the special bank account opened by the Karabakh government on April 21. AMD 3,384,195,471 was transferred to the bank account by 4,493 legal entities and individuals between April 4 and 21 to boost Artsakh army’s fighting capability On behalf of the Artsakh...

Collective for the self-determined Karabakh: United Nations must admit remedial secession of Karabakh
Apr22

Collective for the self-determined Karabakh: United Nations must admit remedial secession of Karabakh

The Collective for the self-determined Karabakh, a group bringing together individuals and organizations of the Armenian Diaspora of France, has issued a statement urging the United Nations ‘to admit remedial secession of Karabakh as the unique solution for the Armenians of Republic of Upper Karabakh.” “In this April 24, 2016, we commemorate the...

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