ArmInfo.VTB Bank (Armenia), in order to maximally improve the conditions and increase the profitability of its clients' deposits, offers increased rates for annual AMD deposits- to 10%.
ArmInfo. On August 10, based on the decision of the Board of Directors of Ardshinbank, Artak Kliment Ananyan was appointed as the Chairman of the Management Board of Ardshinbank, the press service of the bank informs.
ArmInfo. Former president Robert Kocharyan announces, that he does not own the billions of dollars that are ascribed to him. "Anyone who has understanding of the economy understands that in a country with an annual budget of 2.5 billion, there can not be a person who has $ 4 billion dollars," he said in an interview with Yerkir Media on August 16.
ArmInfo. There is no economic policy in Armenia, Armenian 2nd President Robert Kocharyan, accused of overthrowing the constitutional order, stated in an interview with "Yerkir Media" TV channel on August 16.
ArmInfo.Azerbaijan's participation in the CSTO should be considered in the light of the new geopolitical conditions, Head of the Russian-Azerbaijani group of interparliamentary cooperation, Chairman of the committee on legal issues and state building of Milli Mejlis of Azerbaijan Ali Huseynli expressed such a view in the interview to Haqqin.az. He recalled that in the early 1990s at the stage of the formation of this structure, Azerbaijan joined the Collective Security Treaty, and left it at the end of the 1990s.
ArmInfo. On August 12, on the section of the border between Artsakh and Azerbaijan to the east of the settlement of Akna, a body of a resident of Azerbaijan was discovered in the neutral zone between the positions of the armed forces of the sides, the official website of the Artsakh MFA informs.
ArmInfo.The Armenian Ministry of Culture has found a way to stimulate interest among schoolchildren in visiting museums.
ArmInfo.Armenia and Russia plan to establish a Cinema Foundation to support joint film projects, Russian Culture Minister Vladimir Medinsky said during the meeting with Minister of Culture of Armenia Lilit Makunts, the press service of the Russian Culture Ministry informs. He recalled that he had previously discussed this idea with Armenian Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan during his June visit to the republic.
ArmInfo. German Chancellor Angela Merkel will visit Baku on August 25. According to Turan, this was reported by the official representative of the Azerbaijani Foreign Ministry Hikmet Hajiyev.
ArmInfo. At the initiative of the Armenian side, a telephone conversation was held between Prime Minister of Armenia Nikol Pashinyan and Russian President Vladimir Putin.
ArmInfo. The Police of Armenia were and remains at a high level and can protect both themselves and the citizens of Armenia, Chief of police Valery Osipyan told journalists on August 16, referring to the incident between LGBT activists and policemen.
ArmInfo. The officers of the Armenian State Revenue Committee accompanied by Special Forces, conducted searches in the office of "South Caucasus Railway" CJSC. The information was confirmed by a source at State Revenue Committee, who wished to be anonymous. According to the source, in the course of the searches the documents were confiscated, personal belongings of employees were inspected and a criminal case was brought against "South Caucasus Railway" CJSC over non-payment of VAT in the amount of AMD 9.7 million.
ArmInfo.Additional water intake from Lake Sevan will not be conducted until the permission of the National Assembly of Armenia is received, Minister of Agriculture of Armenia Artur Khachatryan told journalists on August 2. In the meantime, the State Committee on Water System of Armenia intends to make an additional water release from Lake Sevan amounting to 2 40 million cubic meters, while the environmentalists are against, noting the deplorable state of the main source of fresh water in the region and the possible water apocalypse in the republic.
ArmInfo.Armenian Agriculture Ministry joined the company initiated by the Ministry of Nature Protection, against the using of disposable plastic products.