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    Former member of Russia’s State Duma gunned down in Kiev
    Mar23

    Former member of Russia’s State Duma gunned down in Kiev

    Former member of Russia’s State Duma Denis Voronenkov has been killed in a shootout in Kiev, the head of the city’s police force, Andrey Krishchenko, has said, TASS reports. “There was a fire exchange in front of the entrance to Premier-Palace Hotel about 40 minutes ago. One man was killed and two other persons injured. The identity...

    Ukraine munitions blasts prompt mass evacuations
    Mar23

    Ukraine munitions blasts prompt mass evacuations

    Photo: DSNS Some 20,000 people are being evacuated after a series of explosions at a massive arms depot in eastern Ukraine described by officials as sabotage, the BBC reports. The base in Balakliya, near Kharkiv, is used to store thousands of tonnes of ammunition including missiles and artillery weapons. Rescue teams are overseeing a huge...

    Eurovision: Ukraine bans Russian singer over Crimea visit
    Mar22

    Eurovision: Ukraine bans Russian singer over Crimea visit

    Ukraine has banned a Russian singer from entering the country to compete at the Eurovision Song Contest, Reuters reports. Russian singer and composer Yuliya Samoilova has been barred from entering the country for the next three years, over a past performance in Crimea. “The Security Service of Ukraine has banned Yuliya Samoilova from entry for...

    Armenian Pops Orchestra to perform “Sounds of the Diaspora” in Pasadena
    Mar22

    Armenian Pops Orchestra to perform “Sounds of the Diaspora” in Pasadena

    Pasadena Now – Less than a month before the 102nd Anniversary of the Armenian Genocide, Conductor Greg Hosharian will take to the stage with the American Pops Orchestra to perform “Sounds of the Diaspora” on Sunday, March 26 at 6:00 p.m. at The Ambassador Auditorium in Pasadena. The concert will benefit the Edward Hosharian Scholarship Fund,...

    International forum in Artsakh brings together bloggers from 11 countries
    Mar20

    International forum in Artsakh brings together bloggers from 11 countries

    About 30 bloggers from 11 countries came together in Artsakh for a forum initiated by “Artsakhakertum” NGO and the Atsakh Union of Journalists, Artsakhpress reports. Attending the event were Anton Nossik (Russia), Anton Merkurov (Russia), Aleksandr Alimov (Latvia), Tarik Hafed (Algeria), Romain Mielcarek (France), Gilad Halpern (Israel),...

    Man United’s Chris Smalling praises ‘unpredictable’ Mkhitaryan
    Mar16

    Man United’s Chris Smalling praises ‘unpredictable’ Mkhitaryan

    Henrikh Mkhitaryan heads into tonight’s Europa League Round of 16 second leg against FC Rostov with praise from Manchester United team-mate Chris Smalling ringing in his ears, according to the club’s official website. The Armenian has been instrumental in the Reds’ European progress, scoring against Zorya Luhansk, Saint-Etienne...

    “Unpredictable” Mkhitaryan can hold the key, teammate Chris Smalling says
    Mar16

    “Unpredictable” Mkhitaryan can hold the key, teammate Chris Smalling says

    Henrikh Mkhitaryan heads into tonight’s Europa League Round of 16 second leg against FC Rostov with praise from Manchester United team-mate Chris Smalling ringing in his ears, according to the club’s official website. The Armenian has been instrumental in the Reds’ European progress, scoring against Zorya Luhansk, Saint-Etienne...

    PSAA Board adopts an appeal to OSCE Secretary General
    Mar09

    PSAA Board adopts an appeal to OSCE Secretary General

    On the eve of the Parliamentary Elections in the Republic of Armenia, discussing the Statement of the OSCE Minsk Group Co-Chairs of 17 February, 2017 on the Constitutional Referendum of 20 February, 2017 held in the Republic of Artsakh, the Board of the Political Science Association of Armenia (PSAA) adopted an Appeal to the Secretary General of...

    EBRD, EU and Sweden offer support to women entrepreneurs in Armenia
    Mar07

    EBRD, EU and Sweden offer support to women entrepreneurs in Armenia

    Promoting inclusion as a core element of successful economies the EBRD is launching the extension of its successful Women in Business programme in Armenia to the local lenders Ameriabank and ACBA-Credit Agricole. Both banks joined the programme at the end of last year and are now ready to provide loans to women-led businesses in accordance with...

    What can Armenia offer the EU besides Mkhitaryan? President talks to Euronews
    Mar03

    What can Armenia offer the EU besides Mkhitaryan? President talks to Euronews

    The EU and Armenia have concluded negotations on a Partnership Agreement. The deal is likely to be signed in May. President Serge Sargsyan spoke to Euronews’ Brussels correspondent Andrei Beketov in an exclusive intervew. Is the Armenia-EU deal a step forward or backward as compared to the Association agreement, which Armenia called off in...

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