Popular actor Vardan Petrosyan, who was convicted on manslaughter charges and sentenced to five years in prison on Thursday, is likely to be released from jail in April, his lawyer told journalists after the trial.
Popular Armenian actor Vardan Petrosyan has been sentenced to five years in prison after being convicted on manslaughter charges by a lower court in the Kotayk province on Thursday.
Hundreds of representatives of small or medium companies, including market traders, demanded an ultimate answer to their demands as they continued their protests in front of the government building on Thursday.
Armenian armed forces continue to confidently control the situation along the whole perimeter of the border with Azerbaijan after rebuffing a fresh infiltration attempt by an Azeri “sabotage-reconnaissance” unit overnight, military authorities in Yerevan said on Thursday.
An Armenian delegation abstained in the January 28 vote at the Council of Europe Parliamentary Assembly (PACE) where its ally Russia was stripped of its voting and other rights at the Strasbourg-based body at least until spring.
Nagorno-Karabakh remains a “partly free” territory as opposed to the “not free” rating of Azerbaijan, Freedom House, a United States-based watchdog, said in an annual survey released this week.
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Armenia’s membership in the Eurasian Economic Union (EEU) creates good opportunities for the development of Armenia-Iran relations, Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad JavadZarif said on Tuesday,in Armenia during his on his official visit.
Valery Permyakov, a Russian soldier charged with brutally murdering a seven-member family in Armenia’s city of Gyumri, may have had accomplices helping him, according to Deputy Chief of the Armenian Police Hunan Poghosyan.
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Former president Robert Kocharyan has called for “drastic changes” in the country to deal with the current economic challenges, stressing, however, that “the matter surely does not concern the constitutional reform.”
The Investigative Committee of Armenia has published a video showing the questioning of Valery Permyakov, a Russian serviceman in Gyumri charged with murdering a local seven-member family earlier this month.