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Mass media: Activist Ani Navasardyan detained on charge of provoking mass unrest

Serviceman of NKR Defense Army killed from adversary's shot

Group of journalists arrives at seized building of the Police Patrol Service Regiment

Investigative Committee: Charges pressed against three citizens of Armenia for participation in mass disorders

"Sasna Tsrer" released the rest two hostages -Osipyan and Yeghiazaryan

Russian Foreign Ministry criticized EU's statement on events in Yerevan

Major General Vitaly Balasanyan provides details of his meeting with "Daredevils of Sasoun"

Armenian Foreign Ministry verifying if there were citizens of Armenia among Munich shooting casualties

National Security of Armenia confirms: Members of armed group voluntarily release two of four hostages

National Security Service of Armenia says two persons tied to armed group detained

Nikol Pashinyan: Levon Ter-Petrosyan and Serzh Sargsyan plot yielding territories around Nagorno Karabakh to Azerbaijan

"Daredevils of Sasoun" reportedly releases two of four hostages

NKR Defense Army soldier wounded, as Azerbaijan violates ceasefire

Armenia and UAE sign agreement to boost and protect investments

Sharmazanov: It is more likely that Kura River changes its course and falls into Black Sea than Karabakh becomes part of Azerbaijan with any status

Galust Sahakyan: Talks on possible resignation of Armenian government are rumors

Russian political scientist: Destabilization of situation and pressure on authorities prevail in "Sasna Tsrer" group's actions

Statements that five districts adjacent to Nagorno Karabakh will be passed to Azerbaijan exert pressure on the process, Bryza says

Levon Ter-Petrosyan: It is senseless to analyze the reasons that led to armed seizure of state building

President: In Armenia problems are not settled through brutal force and hostage taking - this situation continues longer than we can afford

Serzh Sargsyan: Punishment of those guilty inevitable

Newspaper: After talks with "Daredevils of Sasoun," Vitaly Balasanyan met with Serzh Sargsyan

Social media warn: physical attack prepared on Nikol Pashinyan

Views from Tel Aviv: Loss of control over country may push external powers to settle Karabakh conflict not in favor of Armenian people

Armenia's Defense Ministry confirms: Azerbaijani side targets school in near border village of Movses

Maria Zakharova slams Armenian and Azerbaijani journalists

Azerbaijan keeps intensively violating ceasefire on Line of Contact

Republican Party of Armenia for peaceful resolution of standoff and hostage situation in Yerevan

Night was calm near seized building of Patrol Police Station in Yerevan

Government of Armenia dismisses idea of creating "Aviation Code"

Cyber security specialists to be trained in Armenia with support of Kaspersky Lab

Zakharova: Moscow hopes process around Nagorno Karabakh will not lose its dynamics

Paul Goble says Moscow has lost its interest in Christian Armenia and is moving to increase its ties with majority Shia Islamic Azerbaijan, Armenia's longtime enemy, and now with Sunni Turkey

Vartan Oskanian sees the solution to the current situation in Yerevan in political field only

Meeting of Vitaly Balasanyan and armed loyalists of jailed oppositionist is over; no details are reported

Maria Zakharova: We support measures taken by Armenia's authorities over seized Patrol Service Regiment in Yerevan

EU Delegation in Armenia makes a statement on recent events in Armenia

Forecast: Russian policy's stagnant Armenian vector fraught with "Ukrainization" of Armenia

Authorities send Vitaly Balasanyan to rebels as negotiator

View from Moscow: Role of April war in current protests in Armenia should not be underestimated

Healthcare Minister: None of those suffered in clashes at Khorenatsi Street is in extremely critical condition

Ara Abrahamyan: Situation in Yerevan demonstrates that there is a need for dialog between society and authorities

Azerbaijani side did not lead OSCE mission to its frontlines during planned monitoring of Line of Contact

Armenia's Economy Minister calls for tolerance and reasonableness

Analyst: In negotiations with Zhirayr Sefilyan's supporters authorities should consider factor of weapons fallen in the rebels' hands

Investigative Committee: 16 people arrested on suspicion of participating in mass disorder at Khorenatsi Street

In H1 2016, Anelik Bank increased deposit portfolio by 13.5% y-o-y due to significant growth of private deposits

Adversary continues to intensively violate ceasefire on Line of Contact

Armenian Police gives explanations related to clashes at Khorenatsi Street overnight

Police: 136 people detained following clashes at Khorenatsi Street

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23/07 17:15 Group of journalists arrives at seized building of the Police Patrol Service Regiment

A group of journalists on 4 police has arrived at the building of the Police Patrol Service Regiment in Erebuni district of Yerevan. ArmInfo's correspondent reports from the scene, that Sasna Tsrer group will give a press conference from the building. The information about the meeting will be provided afterwards.

23/07/2016 17:00

Investigative Committee: Charges pressed against three citizens of Armenia for participation in mass disorders

Charges have been pressed against three citizens of Armenia for participation in mass disorders occurred in the night of 21 July, the press- service of the Armenia's Investigative Committee informs.

23/07/2016 16:25

"Sasna Tsrer" released the rest two hostages -Osipyan and Yeghiazaryan

Sasna Tsrer armed group has released the rest two hostages-Deputy Chief of Police of Armenia Major General Vardan Yeghiazaryan and Deputy Chief of Police of Yerevan Colonel Valery Osipyan, the mass media reports, however the information has not been officially confirmed yet. In the morning Sasna Tsrer released another two hostages following the negotiations.

23/07/2016 15:59

Russian Foreign Ministry criticized EU's statement on events in Yerevan

Russian Foreign Ministry has criticized the European Union's statement related to the recent events in Yerevan. "Yesterday during briefing of the official representative of the Russian Foreign Ministry we gave assessments on dramatic situation in Yerevan. We pointed attention at the statement made on the issue by the European Union's representation office in Armenia agreed with the heads of diplomatic missions of the EU member countries accredited to the country.

23/07/2016 15:29

Major General Vitaly Balasanyan provides details of his meeting with "Daredevils of Sasoun"

In the current standoff and hostage situation in Yerevan, it is extremely important to prevent bloodshed, Shant TV reports citing Vitaly Balasanyan, Major General, Karabakh War Hero.

23/07/2016 15:28

Armenian Foreign Ministry verifying if there were citizens of Armenia among Munich shooting casualties

Foreign Ministry of Armenia is verifying if there were citizens of Armenia among the Friday Munich shooting casualties, Tigran Balayan, Spokesperson for the Foreign Minister of Armenia, told ArmInfo.

23/07/2016 15:05

National Security of Armenia confirms: Members of armed group voluntarily release two of four hostages

The National Security Service of Armenia has confirmed the media reports that two of the four hostages kept at the building of the Police Patrol Station in Yerevan that was seized on July 17 by an armed group calling itself "Daredevils of Sasoun" were released earlier today.

23/07/2016 14:26

National Security Service of Armenia says two persons tied to armed group detained

National Security Service of Armenia reported on July 22 that two persons tied to the armed group that seized the Police Patrol Service Regiment in Yerevan were detained.

23/07/2016 13:57

Nikol Pashinyan: Levon Ter-Petrosyan and Serzh Sargsyan plot yielding territories around Nagorno Karabakh to Azerbaijan

Armenian parliamentarian Nikol Pashinyan has slammed the first president of Armenia Levon Ter-Petrosyan for his statements on the seized Police Patrol Service Regiment in Yerevan.

23/07/2016 13:30

"Daredevils of Sasoun" reportedly releases two of four hostages

Two of the last four hostages kept at the building of the Police Patrol Station in Yerevan that was seized on July 17 by an armed group calling itself "Daredevils of Sasoun" has been released today, as the hostage situation entered day 7.

22/07/2016 19:39

Galust Sahakyan: Talks on possible resignation of Armenian government are rumors

Speaker of Armenian Parliament Galust Sahakyan called rumors the spread information on possible resignation of the Armenian government related to the events near the building of the Patrol-Guard Service Regiment in Erebuni district of Yerevan.

22/07/2016 19:29

Russian political scientist: Destabilization of situation and pressure on authorities prevail in "Sasna Tsrer" group's actions

Destabilization of the situation and pressure on authorities prevail in "Sasna Tsrer" group's actions, senior specialist at the Institute of World Economy and International Relations, head of the Scientific Society of Caucasian Studies Alexander Krylov expressed this opinion to ArmInfo.

22/07/2016 18:33

Levon Ter-Petrosyan: It is senseless to analyze the reasons that led to armed seizure of state building

Armenia's former president, leader of oppositionist Armenian National Congress Levon Ter-Petrosyan made a statement related to seizure of the building of the Patrol- Guard Service Regiment in Erebuni district.

22/07/2016 16:30

President: In Armenia problems are not settled through brutal force and hostage taking - this situation continues longer than we can afford

The standoff in Yerevan after a group of armed veterans of the Karabakh war seized the Police Patrol Service Regiment continues longer than we can afford. President of Armenia Serzh Sargsyan made such statement at today's meeting with the heads of the law- enforcement agencies over the standoff and hostage situation in Yerevan.

22/07/2016 15:57

Serzh Sargsyan: Punishment of those guilty inevitable

President of Armenia Serzh Sargsyan received the heads of the National Security Service, Police, Prosecutor's Office and the Investigation Committee.

22/07/2016 15:11

Newspaper: After talks with "Daredevils of Sasoun," Vitaly Balasanyan met with Serzh Sargsyan

Immediately after his meeting with the armed group "Daredevils of Sasoun" that seized the police station in Yerevan demanding resignation of the president and release of the jailed oppositionist Jirayr Sefilyan, General Vitaly Balasanyan, Artsakh War Hero, met with President Serzh Sargsyan, according to the local Zhoghovurd newspaper.

22/07/2016 15:01

Social media warn: physical attack prepared on Nikol Pashinyan

Social media warn that a physical attack is being prepared on Nikol Pashinyan, an oppositionist member of the Armenian Parliament, leader of the Civil Contact Party. Social media say the oppositionist must be attacked in crowd.

22/07/2016 14:35

Views from Tel Aviv: Loss of control over country may push external powers to settle Karabakh conflict not in favor of Armenian people

So far there is a chance to avoid armed clashes and end the standoff and hostage situation in Yerevan. At least, the behavior of the authorities shows that they do not want to launch a military operation to release the hostages and arrest the armed group that seized the Police Patrol Service Regiment in Yerevan. Director of Institute for Countries of Eastern Europe and CIS Countries in Tel-Aviv, Dr.Alekxander Zinker made such statement talking to ArmInfo.

22/07/2016 13:21

Armenia's Defense Ministry confirms: Azerbaijani side targets school in near border village of Movses

Defense Ministry of Armenia has confirmed the fact that Azerbaijan's armed forces fired at the school in the near border village of Movses, Tavush region, Armenia.

22/07/2016 13:02

Maria Zakharova slams Armenian and Azerbaijani journalists

Russian Foreign Ministry spokesperson Maria Zakharova has slammed the activity of the Armenian and Azerbaijani journalists in a Facebook post today, on July 22.

22/07/2016 12:41

Republican Party of Armenia for peaceful resolution of standoff and hostage situation in Yerevan

At the given stage, the task number one for the ruling Republican Party of Armenia is peaceful resolution of the situation in Yerevan after the Police Patrol Service Regiment in Yerevan's Erebuni districted was seized by armed loyalists of the jailed oppositionist Jirayr Sefilyan.

22/07/2016 12:37

Night was calm near seized building of Patrol Police Station in Yerevan

Night was calm near the seized building of the Patrol Police Station in Yerevan's Erebuni district. According to ArmInfo's correspondent, the operation for disarming the group calling itself "Daredevils of Sasoun" that seized the police station building on July 17 enters day 6, while 4 police officers, including Deputy Chairman of Yerevan Police Valery Osipyan and Deputy Head of Armenian Police Vardan Yeghiazarya, are still hostages.

21/07/2016 22:31

Paul Goble says Moscow has lost its interest in Christian Armenia and is moving to increase its ties with majority Shia Islamic Azerbaijan, Armenia's longtime enemy, and now with Sunni Turkey

"Perhaps the most important geopolitical development of mid-July 2016 was not the continuing conflict in the South China Sea, the failed coup in Turkey, or terrorist violence in France-all of which attracted considerable international attention-but rather the quiet signing, in Moscow, of an agreement by Russian, Iranian, Azerbaijani and Indian officials to open a north-south rail line in the Caucasus," says Paul Goble in his article "Moscow 'Bypassing' Armenia to Reach Azerbaijan, Iran and India" published by The Jamestown Foundation.

21/07/2016 21:42

Vartan Oskanian sees the solution to the current situation in Yerevan in political field only

Armenian parliamentarian, former foreign minister of Armenia, leader of the Unity Party Vartan Oskanuian sees the solution to the current situation in Yerevan in political field only.

21/07/2016 19:54

Meeting of Vitaly Balasanyan and armed loyalists of jailed oppositionist is over; no details are reported

The meeting between General Vitaly Balasanyan, Artsakh War Hero, and the Karabakh war veterans that seized the building of the Patrol-Guard Service Regiment in Yerevan is over. Balasanyan has arrived from Nagorno Karabakh Republic to negotiate with the group that calls itself "Daredevils of Sasoun".

21/07/2016 18:55

Maria Zakharova: We support measures taken by Armenia's authorities over seized Patrol Service Regiment in Yerevan

"We condemn the seizure of the Patrol Service Regiment building in Yerevan," Maria Zakharova, spokesperson for the Russian foreign ministry, said at the July 21 press briefing. "We support the measures taken by the Armenian authorities," Zakharova said.

21/07/2016 18:54

EU Delegation in Armenia makes a statement on recent events in Armenia

EU Delegation in Armenia has disseminated a statement on recent events in Yerevan where an armed group seized a building of the police station.

21/07/2016 18:53

Forecast: Russian policy's stagnant Armenian vector fraught with "Ukrainization" of Armenia

Russian analyst Sergey Markedonov is sure that the Russian policy's stagnant Armenian vector is fraught with "Ukrainization" of Armenia.

21/07/2016 18:10

Authorities send Vitaly Balasanyan to rebels as negotiator

The authorities have sent General Vitaly Balasanyan, Artsakh War Hero, to negotiate with the armed group that seized the building of the Patrol-Guard Service Regiment in Yerevan. To that end, Balasanyan has arrived from Nagorno Karabakh Republic.

21/07/2016 16:52

View from Moscow: Role of April war in current protests in Armenia should not be underestimated

Role of April war in current protests in Armenia should not be underestimated; Russian analyst Sergey Markedonov expressed this opinion to ArmInfo.

21/07/2016 16:36

Healthcare Minister: None of those suffered in clashes at Khorenatsi Street is in extremely critical condition

As of 9:00am July 21, 51 citizens applied to medical centers as result of clashes at Khorenatsi Street. 28 of them are policemen, 15 of which received outpatient care, Armenia's Healthcare Minister Armen Muradyan informed today after the session of the government.