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Armenian National Congress to do its best to free Shant Harutyunyan and his friends

Expert: Armenia's path and prospects in Eurasian Economic Union are vague

MP: Armenia, which has a ruined agriculture, can offer nothing to Eurasian market

Orphan Rug showcase in Washington is connected with tension in Turkish-US relations, Turkish media report

Naira Zohrabyan: Verdict against Shant Harutyunyan demonstrates that Armenia's judicial system is not independent

Armen Martirosyan: Armenian authorities do not want Armenia to lag behind Azerbaijan by number of political prisoners

OSCE MG Co-Chairs discuss preparations for upcoming summit hosted by French President later this month in Paris

VivaCell-MTS is the General Partner of the International Microelectronics Olympiad of Armenia

Beeline awards winners of My Beeline Armenia contest

RA Ombudsman Karen Andreasyan hosted at VivaCell-MTS

Armenia presents books on Armenian Genocide at Frankfurt Book Fair

Leader of Tseghakron Party Shant Harutyunyan sentenced to 6 years in jail, his son given a 4-year suspended sentence

Habitat for Humanity Armenia with the support of INECOBANK repairs entrances of apartment house in Yerevan's Shengavit community

Tatul Manaseryan: Armenia must not cherish hopes that EEU membership will give it more investments

Raffi Hovannisian hopes the opposition's steps will be clarified on October 24

Alexander Iskandaryan: Peace and war are the two things Russia does not need in the South Caucasus

VTB Bank (Armenia) reopens three more renovated branches

VTB Bank (Armenia) reopens three more renovated branches

Lydian International expected to launch gold recovery in Armenia in first half of 2017

Howard Stevenson: Amulsar Gold Project will change "bad reputation" of mining industry in Armenia

Yerevan: Baku's statements once again show Azerbaijan's dalliance with the upcoming Sargsyan - Aliyev meeting in Paris

Ambassador: Festival of Iranian film to be held in Yerevan

Kirsan Ilyumzhinov: Love for chess is in Armenians' blood

Heritage Party: Agreement on Armenia's accession to Eurasian Economic Union is non-constitutional

INECOBANK and Rostelecom issue a joint credit card for Rostelecom subscribers

Artak Zakaryan: Armenia is ready to cooperate with the EU in all the fields possible

Ariel Cohen: Putin may be compensating for reputational damage to Russia in the conflict in Ukraine by trying to resolve the Karabakh conflict

CoE Venice Commission welcomes Armenian authorities' idea of Constitutional reform

Armen Gevorgyan steps down as Deputy Prime Minister of Armenia

Deputy Friendship Group with Nagorno Karabakh set up at European Parliament

Cronimet Mining Company plans $200 million investments in construction of tailings disposal facility in south of Armenia

Politician: EEU is a good opportunity to boost economic development of Armenia

Survey: 56% of family business entities in Armenia are pessimistic about business environment prospects in the country

Naira Zohrabyan: Zaruhi Postanjyan is not authorized to speak on behalf of Heritage Party

Lydian International to launch development of Amulsar gold-bearing deposit in Armenia in early 2015

Zarui Postanjan: PAP and ARFD have a good chance to finally turn their back upon the ruling regime

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20/10 12:42 Armenian National Congress to do its best to free Shant Harutyunyan and his friends

The party regards them as political prisoners and will spare no effort to free them. "This will be one of the priority tasks of our campaign for changing the ruling regime," the ANC says. On Oct 17 Leader of Tseghakron Party Shant Harutyunyan was sentenced to 6 years in prison and his son Shahen Harutyunyan was given a 4-year suspended sentence.

Expert: Armenia's path and prospects in Eurasian Economic Union are vague

Armenia's path and prospects in the Eurasian Economic Union (EAEU) are vague. The EAEU founders themselves do not know what to anticipate and are trying to minimize the risks for their economies in every possible way, Hovhannes Igityan, expert at the European Business Association, member of the Board of the Armenian National Movement Party, told the media on Friday.

MP: Armenia, which has a ruined agriculture, can offer nothing to Eurasian market

Armenia, which has a ruined agriculture, can export nothing to the market of the Eurasian Union. Lyova Khachatryan, MP from the Prosperous Armenia Party, thinks that Armenia's agriculture is absolutely unready to join the EAEU.

Tatul Manaseryan: Armenia must not cherish hopes that EEU membership will give it more investments

Armenia must not cherish hopes that its membership to the Eurasian Economic Union will give it more investments, economist, Head of Alternative Research Center Tatul Manaseryan said at a forum on the prospects of Armenia's membership to the EEU on Friday.

Lydian International expected to launch gold recovery in Armenia in first half of 2017

Lydian International Limited plans to launch gold recovery from Amulsar Gold Deposit in the Southern Armenia in the first half of 2017, Lydian International Limited President and CEO Howard Stevenson said in a press briefing on 16 October.

RA Ombudsman Karen Andreasyan hosted at VivaCell-MTS

VivaCell-MTS hosted RA Ombudsman Karen Andreasyan, who conducted a meeting-seminar workshop on "Human Rights in Businesses" for the Company's employees. The seminar was aimed at increasing the awareness of VivaCell-MTS staff on issues connected to Human Rights and their exercise in the relationships between the Company and its stakeholders, including employees, clients, suppliers, and wider society.

Kirsan Ilyumzhinov: Love for chess is in Armenians' blood

Love for chess is in Armenians' blood, FIDE President Kirsan Ilyumzhinov said while opening Chess in Schools international conference in Yerevan on Friday.

Habitat for Humanity Armenia with the support of INECOBANK repairs entrances of apartment house in Yerevan's Shengavit community

Habitat for Humanity Armenia with the support of INECOBANK has repaired the entrances of an apartment house in Yerevan's Shengavit community.

VTB Bank (Armenia) reopens three more renovated branches

VTB Bank Armenia reported, that it has reopened two renovated branches in Nor Nork administrative district of Yerevan and another branch in the town of Charentsavan in central Kotayk province.

Deputy Friendship Group with Nagorno Karabakh set up at European Parliament

Deputy Friendship Group with Nagorno Karabakh has been set up at the European Parliament to support development of democratic values, civil society and implementation of European values in NKR.

Montserrat Caballe to give a concert in Karabakh

On 12 October, the world famous Spanish opera singer Montserrat Caballe arrived in Karabakh. On October 14, Montserrat Caballe's exclusive concert dedicated to 20th anniversary of establishment of the ceasefire regime in Artsakh will be held at Stepanakert's Renaissance Square. A meeting with Bako Sahakyan will also be held.

Armenia presents books on Armenian Genocide at Frankfurt Book Fair

Armenia participated in the Frankfurt Book Fair on October 8-12. Armenian Deputy Minister of Culture Nerses Ter-Vardanyan said at today's briefing that the Armenian pavilion caused a great interest among the guests and participants. Armenia exhibited hundreds of books in both Armenian and foreign languages, including albums and books dedicated to the Armenian art and culture.

Ambassador: Festival of Iranian film to be held in Yerevan

As press-service of the Ministry reported, welcoming the guest, the RA Minister of Culture expressed her satisfaction and gratitude to the Armenian-Iranian cultural relations, as well as work carried out by Iran for the conservation of Armenian cultural heritage. Both sides reaffirmed the importance of cultural heritage preservation and willingness of the two sides to continue this process.

VivaCell-MTS is the General Partner of the International Microelectronics Olympiad of Armenia

This year the Olympiad involved young participants from 22 countries: Argentina, Armenia, Belarus, China, Egypt, Georgia, Germany, Hong Kong, India, Iran, Jordan, Peru, Philippines, Russia, Serbia, Turkey, UAE, UK, Ukraine, Uruguay, USA and Vietnam.

Beeline awards winners of My Beeline Armenia contest

The awards ceremony was held in Beeline sales and service offices at North Avenue. Anna Hovhannisyan was recognized the winner of the contest. Her complex offer comrpised improvement of the application design, introduction of GPS system to the app, option of getting voice and SMS notifications, language change option, introduction of news and information sections, personal page and online phone order page. Anna Hovhannisyan got Samsung Galaxy S4 smartphone. The application of another participant, Avet Brutyan, for creation of the home page of the application and optimization of the subsections of the app was also highly assessed by the committee. Avet Brutyan got a honorary mention prize, Beeline "gold number".

Karine Danielyan: Tailing dumps in Armenia meet no standards

The expert points out that the tailing dumps are not properly isolated from the environment, particularly, from the subsoil water. "Consequently, we face contamination with heavy metals, degradation of ecosystems and biodiversity. This also seriously affects human health. No wonder people suffer from infertility and oncological diseases in the settlements adjacent to the deposits", she says.

Expert: Negative balance of Lake Sevan will lead to sharp worsening of the water quality

The negative balance of Lake Sevan will lead to sharp worsening of the water quality, the head of the Association "For stable development", Karine Danielyan, told Arminfo correspondent.