In two days Armenia will commemorate the seventh anniversary of the “lost spring”, when on March 1 2008 ten citizens were killed as a result of post-election clashes; however, so far nobody has been brought to justice for their lives, and this makes the parents of the victims continue the fight.
Armenia registered a 27-percent decline of exports of alcoholic beverages at the end of 2014 and beginning of 2015, Avag Harutyunyan, head of the Armenian Winemakers Union, said, adding that official data is not published yet.
The ruling Republican Party of Armenia (RPA) will wait to see what political statements are made and what messages are sent to the public by the Prosperous Armenia Party (PAP) during its upcoming convention, spokesman Eduard Sharmazanov said.
Serious problems appear to be emerging in Armenia’s energy sector and they may lead to changes in the geopolitical situation in the region, where energy is one of the main components. Energy-wise Armenia completely depends on Russia, and if this dependence decreases, it will also have an impact on geopolitics.
The South Dakota House of Representatives on Thursday in a vote of 51 to 17 passed a resolution recognizing the Armenian Genocide, becoming the 43rd state to call for justice for the Genocide, reports Asbarez.com.
Under public pressure the Government of Armenia twice delayed the sales tax law and now presented new draft changes to the National Assembly, agreeing to make certain compromise after complaints from businessmen.
Turkey has blocked access to the website that was created under the decision of the State Commission on Coordination of the events for the commemoration of the 100th anniversary of the Armenian Genocide, reports Panorama.am.
Residents in the Malatia-Sebastia district of Yerevan celebrated the anniversary of the birth of Andranik Ozanyan -- known simply as Andranik, who led Armenia's national liberation movement. The commander was born February 25, 1865 (died 1927).