Armenian soldiers, failing the burdens of service, mutilate themselves

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Finance Ministry: Taxes and commodity prices to rise in Armenia

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Armenian students protest possible amendments to law on military duty

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Over 14 families left homeless due to explosion in Armenian village

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Russian contract soldier killed his colleague and shot himself in Armenia

24.10.2017 01:11 GMT

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Scandal in Armenian Defense Ministry

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Another fraud has been uncovered in the Defense Ministry of Armenia.

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One of sponsors of Karabakh separatists dies

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Levon Hayrapetyan, who supported Armenian separatists in Nagorno-Karabakh and provided them material assistance died aged 68.

Yerevan taxi drivers demand resignation of Armenian Transport Minister

18.10.2017 09:26 GMT

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