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Deputy chief of Yerevan Police urges protesters to lift barricades and go home

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Georgian Political Expert: Georgia to Gladly Accept USA's Offer to Host Military Objects and Forces

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Electric Networks of Armenia keen to ensure its receivables through court action

Special Investigation Service of Armenia initiates criminal case over Police use of force to disperse protests against electricity price hikes

Expert: Nationalization of ENA will halt investments and reduce donations to Armenia

Ambassador: Yerevan's new differentiated foreign policy line bringing fruits

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Stratfor: "Any change in tactics to protesters could enflame the protests and escalate the situation in Armenia"

Andrey Areshev: Forces demonstrating preconditions for Maidan-like revolution in Armenia should not push things too far

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Founding Parliament says its members suffering political persecutions

Foreign Minister of Armenia: Authorities taking measures to establish dialogue with protesters

Deputy Demanding to Explain the Situation on Russian Loan and Energy Rate Compensation Funds

Ministry of Defence of Armenia: no Penny from Russian 200-mln-USD Loan to be Allocated for Energy Rate Compensation

Deputy-General Threatening to Kick Those who are Responsible for Fraud at "Electric Networks of Armenia"

Armenian Police Withdrawing Special Vehicles from Baghramyan Ave

Newspaper: Within Soft Loan Russia is to Procure Armenia with "Iskander M" Missile Complexes

Armenian parliament speaker calls on protesters to put an end to climate of distrust in country

Zaruhi Postanjyan says no justice possible unless Permyakov is transferred to Armenian law-enforcement

Peskov: Presidents of Armenia, Russia have not discussed electricity price in Armenia

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Newspaper: Americans and Europeans want to buy Electric Networks of Armenia

ANC: Situation in Armenia is the result of permissiveness of state governance bodies and law-enforcement structures

Newspaper: High electricity and gas tariffs will hamper re-launch of Nairit Plant

Vladimir Gasparyan: Armenian police have no intention "to break" the youth in Baghramyan Ave

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03/07 20:47 Georgian Political Expert: Georgia to Gladly Accept USA's Offer to Host Military Objects and Forces

NATO is augmenting its potential only in Eastern Partnership countries - its members. Georgia is not an Alliance member yet, it is still a candidate-country. Therefore, I believe, we will gladly accept the U.S. offer to host their military objects and forces, Ghia Nodia, the chairman of Caucasus Institute for Peace, Democracy and Development, told ArmInfo.

03/07/2015 16:11

Special Investigation Service of Armenia initiates criminal case over Police use of force to disperse protests against electricity price hikes

Special Investigation Service of Armenia has initiated a criminal case over the Police use of force to disperse the protests on June 23.

03/07/2015 16:10

Expert: Nationalization of ENA will halt investments and reduce donations to Armenia

Nationalization of the Electric Networks of Armenia is inadmissible, as it will halt investments reduce donations to Armenia. Vahagn Khachatryan, a member of the oppositional Armenian National Congress, economist, former mayor of Yerevan, told a news conference on July 3.

03/07/2015 16:09

Ambassador: Yerevan's new differentiated foreign policy line bringing fruits

A new political phenomenon is observed in Armenia - the youth that has launched large-scale protests in the city center. The authorities will face serious problems unless they reckon with that youth, says Ambassador Arman Navasardyan. According to him, with the rapidly developing geopolitical processes in the world, new actors, mainly transnational organizations, NGOs and Mass Media "have come into the arena."

03/07/2015 16:05

Stratfor: "Any change in tactics to protesters could enflame the protests and escalate the situation in Armenia"

Stratfor private investigative-analytical company has published an article entitled "How Armenia's Protests Could Threaten Stability" after the Armenian government's decision to increase the electricity price sparked nation-wide protests in country.

03/07/2015 09:29

Andrey Areshev: Forces demonstrating preconditions for Maidan-like revolution in Armenia should not push things too far

ArmInfo’s interview with Andrey Areshev, the expert at the Center for Central Asian and Caucasus Studies of the Institute for Oriental Studies of the Russian Academy of Sciences

02/07/2015 18:22

Founding Parliament says its members suffering political persecutions

Members of the Founding Parliament (FP) movement are suffering political persecutions over mass public unrest of April 24, the FP said in a statement.

02/07/2015 18:21

Foreign Minister of Armenia: Authorities taking measures to establish dialogue with protesters

Government of Armenia is taking measures to establish a dialogue with the people protesting against electricity price hikes, Foreign Minister Edward Nalbandian told a news conference on the heels of the Eastern Partnership Informal Ministerial in Minsk.

02/07/2015 14:28

Deputy Demanding to Explain the Situation on Russian Loan and Energy Rate Compensation Funds

Deputy of National Assembly of Armenia Nikol Pashinyan is to abstain during the voting on the Armenian-Russian agreement on the 200-mln-USD-loan.

02/07/2015 14:27

Ministry of Defence of Armenia: no Penny from Russian 200-mln-USD Loan to be Allocated for Energy Rate Compensation

No single penny from the Russian 200-mln-USD-loan will be channeled for energy price hike compensation, Ara Nazaryan, the deputy minister of Defence of Armenia, said during the July 2 meeting held at National Assembly.

02/07/2015 14:22

Deputy-General Threatening to Kick Those who are Responsible for Fraud at "Electric Networks of Armenia"

Republican Party deputy, General Manvel Grigoryan does believe that those who are responsible for the fraud at "Electric Networks of Armenia" CJSC should be punished.

02/07/2015 14:21

Armenian Police Withdrawing Special Vehicles from Baghramyan Ave

Given the situation in Baghramyan Ave, the Armenian police have decided to withdraw the vehicles, including water cannons, from the venue.

02/07/2015 14:20

Newspaper: Within Soft Loan Russia is to Procure Armenia with "Iskander M" Missile Complexes

Within the Russian 200-mln-USD soft loan Armenia is to be procured to "Iskander M" missile complexes that are considered one of the best models of Russian developments and show quite high technical characteristics, informs "Zhamank" newspaper with a reference to a source close to the Republican Party of Armenia.

01/07/2015 14:45

Armenian parliament speaker calls on protesters to put an end to climate of distrust in country

The parliament press-office has published the statement: "It is already about ten days thousands of young citizens have taken protest actions against electricity price hike in the centre of the capital. Protest actions also took place in other places of the republic. Notwithstanding management complexities the assemblies of "No To Plunder" initiative are peaceful and law-abiding by now.

01/07/2015 14:44

Zaruhi Postanjyan says no justice possible unless Permyakov is transferred to Armenian law-enforcement

Zaruhi Postanjyan, an MP from the Heritage Party, is sure that the latest statement that Valery Permyakov's case was transferred to the Armenian law-enforcement was a bluff that pursued a goal to overshadow the protests in Baghramyan Avenue.

01/07/2015 14:42

Peskov: Presidents of Armenia, Russia have not discussed electricity price in Armenia

Presidents of Russia and Armenia, Vladimir Putin and Serzh Sargsyan have not discussed the electricity price, as it is an internal affair, RIA Novosti reports Putin's spokesperson Dmitry Peskov as saying.

30/06/2015 14:07

ANC: Situation in Armenia is the result of permissiveness of state governance bodies and law-enforcement structures

Armenian President Serzh Sargsyan is trying to conceal the true intentions by means of a word-play, the Armenian National Congress (ANC) says in a statement.

30/06/2015 13:41

Vladimir Gasparyan: Armenian police have no intention "to break" the youth in Baghramyan Ave

The Armenian police have no intention "to break" the youth in Baghramyan Ave, Armenian Police Chief Vladimir Gasparyan said in Baghramyan Ave on June 30.

29/06/2015 15:31

Expert: Azerbaijan may take advantage of situation in Armenia and start escalating tensions on line of contact

Director of the Armenian Institute for International Security Stepan Safaryan says Azerbaijan may take advantage of the situation in Armenia and start escalating tensions on the line of contact of the Artsakh and Azerbaijani armed forces.

29/06/2015 15:22

"Barricade" street litterbins as basis for criminal case

The Investigation Committee of Armenia has disseminated a statement wherein it informs that a criminal case has been filed over property damage to Sanitek LLC Office in Armenia.

29/06/2015 14:23

Using force against protesters not in favor of authorities

Director of the Armenian Institute for International Security Stepan Safaryan is sure it is not in favor of the authorities to use force against the protesters on Baghramyan Ave, as it may trigger even higher discontent and criticism of the international organizations.

29/06/2015 14:09

French Ambassador about events in Yerevan: "We want that a decision acceptable to everyone be found though dialogue"

French Ambassador to Armenia Jean- Francois Charpentier has commented on the protests in Yerevan against the electricity price hike. "We are closely following the developments," the Ambassador said calling it normal that people make their demands. It fits into the logic of democratic processes, the diplomat told reporters on June 29.

29/06/2015 14:01

Head of Road Police resigns

Head of Armenia's Road Police Artak Haroutiunyan has resigned on his own will, the Police press-office told ArmInfo. Haroutiunyan has received a reserve status.

29/06/2015 12:42

Raffi Hovannisian: A broader agenda is needed, as all "troubles" in Armenia come from illegitimate power

Leader of Heritage Party Raffi Hovannisian calls on the authorities of Armenia not to use force against the protesters on Baghramyan Avenue not to aggravate the crisis even more.

29/06/2015 11:16

Prime Minister: On Baghramyan Ave some forces seeking escalation of tensions

Some forces in Bagharamyan Ave are not protesting against electricity price hikes, they are seeking destabilization of the situation and sabotage.

29/06/2015 11:14

U.S. Embassy comes out with statement over protests in Yerevan

U.S. Embassy to Armenia has come out with a brief statement wherein it urged "the parties" i.e. the authorities and the protesters on Baghramyan Avenue for restraint, peace and commitment to democratic principles.

27/06/2015 15:26

Sources: Relevant Bodies to Declare of Energy Rate Hike Decision Revocation within an Hour

ArmInfo's sources in power circles have informed that relevant bodies are to declare of energy rate hike decision revocation within an hour.

26/06/2015 22:36

What is the Source of “Maidan” Threat in Armenia?

“Armenia cannot do without Russia,” a popular belief that got stuck in the heads of Russian politicians appears to have become ineffective now. Whether it is good or bad, the protest actions in Armenia have become a good reason for it and have seriously frightened those who are “stubborn and ardent clinging to one's opinion” as Michel de Montaigne, French Philosopher, wrote.

26/06/2015 22:23

Maksim Sokolov: Russian Trade Representation Office in Yerevan Matters in Armenian-Russian Relations

The opening of the new Russian Trade Representation Office in Yerevan matters both for the Russian business, as well as for the Armenian-Russian relations, Maksim Sokolov, the minister of Transport of Russia, said during the opening ceremony of the office oin June 26.

26/06/2015 13:41

Russian analyst: Russian parent company must take its subsidiary under stricter control

INTER RAO OJSC, the parent company of the Electric Networks of Armenia (ENA) CJSC, could take a stricter control of its Armenian subsidiary, Sergey Markedonov, a Russian political analyst, told ArmInfo.

25/06/2015 18:31

Deputy: Armenian President to Realize the Gravity of the Situation and Take Decision while it is under Control

President of Armenia Serzh Sargsyan must realize the gravity of the situation and take a decision, Lyudmila Sargsyan, deputy from "Armenian National Congress" opposition party, said during the June 25 press conference. Sargsyan believes that Prime Minister Hovik Abrahamyan's statements on the fact that energy price hikes are reasoned should be considered as a preliminary estimation. However, she says, this estimation can be changed if the situation escalates.

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