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Markov: New change of power may occur in Armenia

20.08.2018 17:00 GMT

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Director of the Institute for Political Studies (Russia) Sergei Markov does not rule out that Pashinyan will be a temporary worker at his post.

Search conducted in Armenian ex-president's office

20.08.2018 15:14 GMT

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Law enforcement officers of Armenia conducted searches in the mansion and office of ex-President Robert Kocharian, Report informs citing the Armenian media.

Armenian law enforcement officers conducted search in apartment of ex-premier's daughter

17.08.2018 11:15 GMT

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Law enforcement officers searched the apartment of the daughter of former Prime Minister of Armenia Hovik Abrahamyan, Report informs citing the Armenian media.

3rd president of Armenia Serzh Sargsyan to be questioned over 2008 March 1 case – SIS chief

16.08.2018 14:12 GMT

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3rd president of Armenia Serzh Sargsyan will also be questioned over the 2008 March 1 case, Sasun Khachatryan, Head of the Special Investigation Service, told reporters after today’s Cabinet session, Armenpress reports.

LGBT community representatives invade police station in Yerevan

15.08.2018 09:34 GMT

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LGBT community representatives and their supporters invaded a police station on Tuesday,the press service of the Police of Armenia reported.

Will Yerevan judge who freed Kocharyan from custody be fired?

14.08.2018 17:43 GMT

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Armenian activists protesting in Yerevan are collecting signatures under a petition they will send to the Supreme Judicial Council to demand that it fires Court of Appeals judge Aleksandr Azaryan, who ruled to free former president Robert Kocharyan.

Activists burst into hall of Armenia 2nd President’s press conference

14.08.2018 14:06 GMT

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The protesters, who had assembled in downtown Yerevan, burst into the hall where the press conference of Armenia’s second President Robert Kocharyan was about the kick off.

Lydian Armenia employees protest near government building

14.08.2018 09:59 GMT

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Lydian Armenia company employees held a protest action in front of the Armenian government building demanding to open the road to Amulsar and ensure the restoration of their constitutional right to work.

SIS of Armenia assesses Court of Appeal’s decision to set Kocharyan free illegal

13.08.2018 22:02 GMT

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The elimination of Robert Kocharyan’s precautionary measure, which was preventive detention, by the Criminal Court of Appeal is illegal, the press service of the Special Investigation Service (SIS) of Armenia reported.

Armenian Defense Minister visits Karabakh

13.08.2018 20:26 GMT

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Armenian Defense Minister David Tonoyan visited the Nagorno Karabakh occupied by the Armenian forces, Oxu.Az reports with reference to the press service of the structure.

Robert Kocharyan remains in custody

10.08.2018 09:12 GMT

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Khachaturov was released on bail, whereas Kocharyan was remanded in custody for two months by a court decision.

Armenian army soldier dies

09.08.2018 12:47 GMT

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A serviceman of the armed forces of the country was killed in an accident in the Lori region of Armenia, near the city of Spitak.

Serzh Sargsyan returns to Armenia and leaves for occupied Karabakh

09.08.2018 11:46 GMT

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Former President Serzh Sargsyan has returned to Armenia after his vacation in Italy and went to occupied Nagorno-Karabakh, Report informs, referring to the " Zhoghovurd " ("The People") newspaper.

American Armenian arrested on charges of fraudulently procuring US citizenship

09.08.2018 09:39 GMT

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A Burbank man who operated a string of allegedly sham medical clinics – and who already faces federal charges of using the clinics to orchestrate a massive narcotics scheme – was arrested today on new charges that he unlawfully procured United States citizenship.

Former Armenian PM’s brother detained

08.08.2018 20:43 GMT

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Brother of former Armenian Prime Minister Hovik Abrahamyan has been detained as a part of a criminal case into the March 1, 2008 events in Yerevan.

Armenia's second president to remain in custody

08.08.2018 15:10 GMT

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The Prosecutor General’s Office of Armenia has rejected the 45 MPs’ petition for commuting the court decision on remanding second President Robert Kocharyan in custody.

Pashinyan's wife sends message to Azerbaijan

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Anna Hakobyan, the wife of the Prime Minister of Armenia Nikol Pashinyan, will once again leave for Russia within the framework of the "Women for Peace" initiative.

Armenia court judge gets 7-year sentence for taking bribe

07.08.2018 10:21 GMT

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An Armenian capital city Yerevan court on Monday issued its respective verdict, according to which Barseghyan was found guilty of bribe-taking and was given a seven-year sentence.

Wife of Serzh Sargsyan's former security chief charged with concealing AMD 350 mln in cash

07.08.2018 00:19 GMT

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Ruzanna Beglaryan, the wife of Vachagan Ghazaryan (Serzh Sargsyan’s former security staff chief), was charged today with underreporting some AMD 350.8 million in cash to the government from 2014 – 2016.

Armenia court judge gets 7-year sentence for taking bribe

06.08.2018 23:13 GMT

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Judge Ishkhan Barseghyan, who is charged with taking a bribe, has been sentenced to seven years in prison.

Explosion occurs at position of Armenian armed forces - VIDEO

06.08.2018 17:33 GMT

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An explosion occurred in the trench shelter at one of the positions of the Armenian armed forces in the evening.

Spanish police detain Armenian thief in law

06.08.2018 09:48 GMT

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Spanish police detained three nationals of Armenia and Georgia suspected of links to the organized crime.

Son of former governor of Armenia's Syunik accused of evading military service

04.08.2018 09:31 GMT

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The son of the former governor of the Syunik region of Armenia, Surik Khachatryan, 22-year-old Trdat Khachatryan is currently being examined in one of the psychiatric clinics.

Armenia's Special Investigation Service head comments on his ties to Soros Foundation

03.08.2018 21:25 GMT

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The head of Armenian Special Investigation ServiceSasun Khachatryan confirmed that the chair of the Board of Directors at Open Society Foundations, David Khachatryan, is his brother.

Armenia asks Russia for new military loan

03.08.2018 16:49 GMT

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Armenia’s Defense Minister Davit Tonoyan has not ruled out that the country may petition to Russia to get a new loan for purchasing arms.

Moscow court rules for arrest of Armenian sisters who killed their father

03.08.2018 09:51 GMT

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A Moscow court has granted the motion by the investigative bodies and ruled for remanding in custody the Khachatryan sisters, who had killed their father, reported Lenta.ru, a Moscow-based online newspaper.

Armenian military units refuse to feed contract soldiers

02.08.2018 19:43 GMT

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The leadership of the Armenian Armed Forces has decided to save on the food for contract soldiers. For several days, the contract soldiers in an Armenian military unit cannot eat at the expense of the unit, which means that they have no choice but to bring their own food.

Pashinyan to discuss his 100 days in office with people

02.08.2018 11:10 GMT

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Armenian Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan invited Armenian citizens for a rally in the Republic Square on August 17 at 18:30 local time.

Contract soldier killed in Armenia

30.07.2018 21:31 GMT

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The night before, a military serviceman, Armen Minasyan, died in an accident in southern Armenia in the town of Goris, Oxu.Az reports citing Shamshyan.com.

Rations of Armenian soldiers are sold in stores - PHOTOS

27.07.2018 19:19 GMT

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Canned goods marked "Soldier ration" are sold in Armenian markets.

Court session considers arresting Armenia’s ex-president Kocharyan

27.07.2018 12:45 GMT

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Armenia’s First Instance Court of Shengavit is considering the motion to remand the country’s ex-president, Robert Kocharyan.

Newspaper: Kazakhstan, Belarus consider dismissing CSTO’s Armenian chief

27.07.2018 11:03 GMT

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According to sources in the Foreign Ministry, the positions of Armenia and Collective Security Treaty Organization (CSTO) Secretary General Yuri Khachaturov have weakened in the CSTO, according to Hraparak (Square) newspaper.

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