Russian serviceman Valery Permyakov has admitted the murder charges brought against him by the Investigative Committee (IC) of Armenia, the IC said in a statement on Wednesday.
Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov has criticized reactions in Armenia over the deaths of a Gyumri family, killed last week by a Russian soldier who confessed to the slaying of the seven.
The parliamentary hearings on the recent case of a family murder in Gyumri have been rescheduled for January 22, with Prosecutor-General Gevorg Kostanyan expected to make a keynote speech at the commission for state and legal issues, it emerged today.
Russian and Armenian law-enforcement bodies will coordinate their separate investigations into the January 12 murder of seven members of an Armenian family in Gyumri blamed on a serviceman from the Russian military base stationed in the city, it emerged on Tuesday.
| 20.01.15 | 12:09
The Prosperous Armenia Party (PAP) has decided to postpone a major conference initiated by its leader, Gagik Tsarukyan, in view of the death of little Seryozha Avetisyan, the sole survivor of a recent brutal family murder in Gyumri.
The municipality of Gyumri has called on Armenian Prosecutor General Gevorg Kostanyan to request that the preliminary investigation into the Gyumri family murder case in which a Russian serviceman is the main accused be transferred to Armenian law-enforcement bodies.
| 20.01.15 | 10:09
The leader of Armenia’s second most influential political party in the National Assembly has called a conference for January 20 to discuss “the political and economic situation” in the country.
Little Seryozha Avetisyan, the only survivor of a recent family massacre in Gyumri, died in a Yerevan hospital on Monday, doctors said.
| 19.01.15 | 15:40
A week after the shocking events in Gyumri Armenia’s key ally, Russia, finally broke the silence, when the Armenian and Russian presidents had a telephone conversation.
Doctors fighting for the life of a six-month-old baby – the only survivor of a family murder in Gyumri – have reported a sharp deterioration of his condition on Monday, a week after stab wounds were inflicted on him in the brutal attack allegedly carried out by an AWOL Russian soldier.