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The civil activist became the victim of repressions by Serzh Sargsyan's military junta and was obliged to escape to Germany.

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Newspaper: Armenia President calls PM “stand-up showman”

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Armenia Government to receive 40 mln euro loan

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Russia, Armenia sign combined forces agreement

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Armenian investigators banning public monitors from visiting prisoners

30.11.2016 10:19 GMT

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Armenian detained in Canada for irrepressible behavior

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No plan to declare Russian as second language in Armenia – ambassador

28.11.2016 20:09 GMT

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The Russian ambassador rules out any plan to declare Russian as a second state language in the Republic of Armenia.

UN in Armenia condemns recent cases of violence against women in Yerevan

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The United Nations (UN) Office in Armenia on Monday issued a statement condemning the recent cases of violence against women in capital city Yerevan.

Mandatory component not to be removed from bill on retaining 1000 AMD for army

28.11.2016 10:33 GMT

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The mandatory component will not be removed from the bill pursuant to which 1,000 AMD will be retained from the salaries of Armenian citizens.

Rights activists blame police indifference for domestic violence victims' deaths

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Several Armenian police officers to be sacked

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Six Armenian police officers will be sacked in the future.

Adopting Russian as second official language in Armenia is ruled out

25.11.2016 19:11 GMT

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The official and state language of Armenia is Armenian, the Armenian language is one of the fundamental values of the Armenian independence and the "Law of Language" is not subject to any change, Minister of Educationa and Science of Armenia Levon Mkrtchyan said.

Newspaper: Pig farming to become monopoly in Armenia?

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The small and medium-sized businesses that are engaged in pig farming in the Republic of Armenia (RA) see great perils for their business, according to Haykakan Zhamanak newspaper.

ECtHR makes 2 judgments against Armenia

24.11.2016 21:53 GMT

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The European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR) made two judgments against the Armenian Government Thursday, Radio Liberty reports.

New rotation: "Karabakh clan" in Armenia may replace current leader

24.11.2016 18:11 GMT

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