| 19.05.15 | 13:25
Residents of smaller communities mostly do not approve of the government’s intention to unite a number of communities in three provinces of Armenia, it emerged following the May 17 referendums in 22 communities that overall provided approval to the plans. In any case, the government will only “take note” of the results of the voting in the local referendums in making its decision.
| 18.05.15 | 10:53
This week will see the summit of the European Union’s Eastern Partnership in Riga, Latvia, but Armenia has not yet announced whether it will attend the event at the presidential level and what specific document will be signed at the meetings. In Europe they do not appear to know that either.
| 13.05.15 | 10:58
The latest allegations about Syunik Governor Surik Khachatryan’s son being involved in a crime could become another test for the existence of justice in Armenia.
| 12.05.15 | 13:37
Despite the fact that the Russian president’s presence at the commemorations of the Centennial of the Armenian Genocide in Yerevan on April 24 offended the Turkish president, still, according to experts, this fact, as well as the positive developments of Armenian-Russian relations cannot affect the relations of those two countries.
| 11.05.15 | 10:21
The Electric Networks of Armenia intend to ask for a more than 40-percent rise in the electricity tariff and, if approved, it will become the third such increase in three years.
| 08.05.15 | 11:02
The Trade and Investment Framework Agreement between Armenia and the United States that was signed yesterday in Washington, D.C. by Armenian Foreign Minister Edward Nalbandian and Assistant US Trade Representative Daniel Mullaney in the presence of Armenian President Serzh Sargsyan is likely to have more of a “declarative” than practical significance, experts say.
| 06.05.15 | 11:27
Relations between Yerevan and Tbilisi are going through another test after a reported recent “working” meeting between Armenian Parliament Speaker Galust Sahakyan and leader of the parliament of the Georgian breakaway republic of South Ossetia Anatoly Bibilov.
| 29.04.15 | 10:56
Armenia is expected to attend the upcoming Eastern Partnership (EaP) Summit of the European Union in Riga, Latvia, amid statements in Moscow that the meeting is going to have an “anti-Russian orientation”.
| 27.04.15 | 10:10
Events in Yerevan for the 100th anniversary of the Armenian Genocide that were attended by the presidents of four countries, including Russia and France, on the face of it, caused a sharp reaction in Turkey. “At second glance”, however, the reaction does not seem so harsh: apart from its rhetoric, Ankara did not take any diplomatic steps against Russia or France – it did not recall its ambassadors from Moscow or Paris as it did recently in the case with the Vatican and Vienna.
| 20.04.15 | 11:20
Speculation grew last week around whether Armenian President Serzh Sargsyan will attend the May 9 parade in Moscow marking the 70th anniversary of Allied WW II Victory in Europe after Belarus President Alexander Lukashenko stated he will preside over a similar parade in Minsk that day.