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Medvedev is concerned about the activities of the United States in  biological laboratories in the CISMedvedev is concerned about the activities of the United States in  biological laboratories in the CIS
Greece calls on the European Commission to suspend the agreement on  customs union between Turkey and the EUGreece calls on the European Commission to suspend the agreement on  customs union between Turkey and the EU
Vladimir Putin had a telephone conversation with Emmanuel MacronVladimir Putin had a telephone conversation with Emmanuel Macron
Armenian Diocese of Canada raised over $ 300 thousand for needs of  Artsakh and ArmeniaArmenian Diocese of Canada raised over $ 300 thousand for needs of  Artsakh and Armenia
A drone from Nagorno-Karabakh conflict collapsed in northwestern IranA drone from Nagorno-Karabakh conflict collapsed in northwestern Iran
AURORA`S MAIN EVENT IN NYC HELD SUCCESSFULLY DESPITE CYBER ATTACKSAURORA`S MAIN EVENT IN NYC HELD SUCCESSFULLY DESPITE CYBER ATTACKS
Yerevan and London discussed  situation in Karabakh conflict zoneYerevan and London discussed  situation in Karabakh conflict zone
Armenian Defense Ministry: The enemy retreats, in the southern  direction, Khudaferin Reservoir, suffering heavy lossesArmenian Defense Ministry: The enemy retreats, in the southern  direction, Khudaferin Reservoir, suffering heavy losses
Artsakh President: The heaviest battles are fought on the territory  of Ishkhanadzor, Kovsakan and Mijnavan communities of the Kashatagh  region of KarabakhArtsakh President: The heaviest battles are fought on the territory  of Ishkhanadzor, Kovsakan and Mijnavan communities of the Kashatagh  region of Karabakh
Shavarsh Kocharyan: In the 1990s, the situation in Armenia and  Artsakh was much more difficult, now everything is decided on the  battlefieldShavarsh Kocharyan: In the 1990s, the situation in Armenia and  Artsakh was much more difficult, now everything is decided on the  battlefield
Armenian President expressed his gratitude to Canada for suspending  Turkey`s export permits for acquisition of military gearArmenian President expressed his gratitude to Canada for suspending  Turkey`s export permits for acquisition of military gear
Chairman of Chamber of Advocates of Armenia stated that he is against  any deal on the transfer of territories in exchange for a ceasefireChairman of Chamber of Advocates of Armenia stated that he is against  any deal on the transfer of territories in exchange for a ceasefire
Arman Tatoyan: Azerbaijan is responsible for shelling journalistsArman Tatoyan: Azerbaijan is responsible for shelling journalists
Pashinyan discussed situation in Karabakh with Arkadi Ghukasyan and  Bako SahakyanPashinyan discussed situation in Karabakh with Arkadi Ghukasyan and  Bako Sahakyan
Ombudsman said that Azerbaijan is pursuing a policy of ethnic  cleansing against citizens of Armenia and ArtsakhOmbudsman said that Azerbaijan is pursuing a policy of ethnic  cleansing against citizens of Armenia and Artsakh
Turkey is already considers itself entitled to dictate to  international players with whom and how to interactTurkey is already considers itself entitled to dictate to  international players with whom and how to interact
Khatibzadeh: Iran does not accept beheadings or attacks on cities and  innocent peopleKhatibzadeh: Iran does not accept beheadings or attacks on cities and  innocent people
Expert: Ankara`s interest in Azerbaijani aggression against Artsakh  is determined by geopoliticsExpert: Ankara`s interest in Azerbaijani aggression against Artsakh  is determined by geopolitics
Leader of ``Forward Italy`` faction called on the international  community to make clear efforts to prevent attacks on ArmeniaLeader of ``Forward Italy`` faction called on the international  community to make clear efforts to prevent attacks on Armenia
Armenian President calls on OSCE Minsk Group to get rid of Turkey`s  involvement in Karabakh conflictArmenian President calls on OSCE Minsk Group to get rid of Turkey`s  involvement in Karabakh conflict
Aliyev spoke about the role of Russia in the Karabakh issue, the  prospects for the deployment of peacekeepers and the introduction of  verification mechanismsAliyev spoke about the role of Russia in the Karabakh issue, the  prospects for the deployment of peacekeepers and the introduction of  verification mechanisms
An extraordinary meeting of the Security Council of Armenia was held  under Pashinyan`s chairmanship An extraordinary meeting of the Security Council of Armenia was held  under Pashinyan`s chairmanship 
Armen Sarkissian: Ankara`s actions in the Caucasus could also pose a  threat to the EUArmen Sarkissian: Ankara`s actions in the Caucasus could also pose a  threat to the EU
Civil Aviation Committee:The humanitarian aid from the US delivered to ArmeniaCivil Aviation Committee:The humanitarian aid from the US delivered to Armenia
Foreign Ministers of Armenia and Estonia discussed  situation in  KarabakhForeign Ministers of Armenia and Estonia discussed  situation in  Karabakh
Lavrov indicated where to look for answers to questions on the  Karabakh settlementLavrov indicated where to look for answers to questions on the  Karabakh settlement
Participants of  Participants of  "Don t be silent!" action met with UN Resident  Coordinator in Armenia
Yerevan denies Baku`s statement of an alleged attempt by Armenian  forces to strike the oil pipelineYerevan denies Baku`s statement of an alleged attempt by Armenian  forces to strike the oil pipeline
Arshak Martirosyan: Azerbaijan is forcing mercenaries from Syria to  active hostilitiesArshak Martirosyan: Azerbaijan is forcing mercenaries from Syria to  active hostilities
Representative of Armenia to  ECHR: The   principle of Representative of Armenia to  ECHR: The   principle of " Remedial  secession " is nothing more than the right of the people to  self-determination
During the days of hostilities, the enemy lost 195 UAVs and 566  armored vehiclesDuring the days of hostilities, the enemy lost 195 UAVs and 566  armored vehicles
Deputy Foreign Minister: Russian side expresses its position  to  Turkey that the involvement of Syrian militants in the Karabakh  conflict is unacceptableDeputy Foreign Minister: Russian side expresses its position  to  Turkey that the involvement of Syrian militants in the Karabakh  conflict is unacceptable
Tehran voiced red line for Yerevan and Baku in connection with  escalation in KarabakhTehran voiced red line for Yerevan and Baku in connection with  escalation in Karabakh
Mayor of Paris: If the only solution to the current conflict is the  recognition of Nagorno-Karabakh, we should not hesitateMayor of Paris: If the only solution to the current conflict is the  recognition of Nagorno-Karabakh, we should not hesitate
Speaker of Turkish Parliament arrives in Baku after Foreign MinisterSpeaker of Turkish Parliament arrives in Baku after Foreign Minister
Artsakh President and German Bundestag Deputies Discussed Situation  in NKRArtsakh President and German Bundestag Deputies Discussed Situation  in NKR
MP Sasun Mikaelyan wounded in ArtsakhMP Sasun Mikaelyan wounded in Artsakh
View from Moscow: The time for statements is over, it`s time for  actionView from Moscow: The time for statements is over, it`s time for  action
Hauts-de-Seine Department called on the French President and  Government to support Artsakh against the background of Azerbaijani  aggressionHauts-de-Seine Department called on the French President and  Government to support Artsakh against the background of Azerbaijani  aggression
Media: More than a thousand militants from Syria were transferred to  the zone of the Karabakh conflictMedia: More than a thousand militants from Syria were transferred to  the zone of the Karabakh conflict
Emergency Situations Ministry dispatched 40 trucks with humanitarian  aid to Artsakh since October 1Emergency Situations Ministry dispatched 40 trucks with humanitarian  aid to Artsakh since October 1
As a result of attacks by enemy UAVs in Gegharkunik region, 2 schools  were damagedAs a result of attacks by enemy UAVs in Gegharkunik region, 2 schools  were damaged
Forecast: Only Moscow`s proposed new order can create a reality in  which Russia will remain in the South CaucasusForecast: Only Moscow`s proposed new order can create a reality in  which Russia will remain in the South Caucasus
Council of Europe warns of humanitarian crisis in Nagorno-KarabakhCouncil of Europe warns of humanitarian crisis in Nagorno-Karabakh
Resolution on Turkey`s exclusion from NATO presented to the US House  of RepresentativesResolution on Turkey`s exclusion from NATO presented to the US House  of Representatives
ANCA tries to block US arms sales to TurkeyANCA tries to block US arms sales to Turkey
Yerevan accuses Baku of unwillingness to observe humanitarian  ceasefire and attempt to mislead the international communityYerevan accuses Baku of unwillingness to observe humanitarian  ceasefire and attempt to mislead the international community
Donald Trump to Armenians: You have a strong spirit of patriotismDonald Trump to Armenians: You have a strong spirit of patriotism
RA Ministry of Defense: The heaviest battles are in the southern  direction of the frontRA Ministry of Defense: The heaviest battles are in the southern  direction of the front
RA Prime Minister: Success in war can be achieved if everyone  concentrates around this taskRA Prime Minister: Success in war can be achieved if everyone  concentrates around this task
RA FM: Armenia is committed to strengthening the ceasefire and  peaceful settlement of the Karabakh conflictRA FM: Armenia is committed to strengthening the ceasefire and  peaceful settlement of the Karabakh conflict
RA President: Turkey cannot be a mediator, since it openly supports  AzerbaijanRA President: Turkey cannot be a mediator, since it openly supports  Azerbaijan
RA Foreign Minister: Only decisive efforts of the international  community can counteract Turkey`s expansionist policyRA Foreign Minister: Only decisive efforts of the international  community can counteract Turkey`s expansionist policy
World Union of Jewish Students calls on Israel to immediately stop  all arms supplies to AzerbaijanWorld Union of Jewish Students calls on Israel to immediately stop  all arms supplies to Azerbaijan
Bundestag deputies: There are corrupt deputies in the European  Parliament, so the Artsakh issue is not raised thereBundestag deputies: There are corrupt deputies in the European  Parliament, so the Artsakh issue is not raised there
EU condemns continued fighting in Karabakh following ceasefire  declarationEU condemns continued fighting in Karabakh following ceasefire  declaration
Bundestag lawmakers call on the international community to apply tough sanctions against Turkey and AzerbaijanBundestag lawmakers call on the international community to apply tough sanctions against Turkey and Azerbaijan
Armenians of France demand to recognize the independence of ArtsakhArmenians of France demand to recognize the independence of Artsakh
Erdogan arms Azerbaijanis to carry out new Armenian Genocide - interview with Corriere della SeraErdogan arms Azerbaijanis to carry out new Armenian Genocide - interview with Corriere della Sera
UN Secretary General condemned attacks on settlements in Nagorno-Karabkh conflict zoneUN Secretary General condemned attacks on settlements in Nagorno-Karabkh conflict zone
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Expert: The crisis in the relations between Russia and the West did not touch on the South Caucasus thanks to the Armenian-Russian strategic partnership
 Tuesday, December 9 2014 11:41

The sharp crisis in the relations between Russia and the West did not touch on the South Caucasus and did not result in inbalancing of the situation in this region, Nikolai Silaev, Senior Research Associate of the Center for Research on the Caucasus at Moscow State Institute of International Relations, said at today's presentation of the report entitled,"Russia-Armenia Integration against the Background of Global Crisis."

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Head of the European Jewish Parliament is optimistic about the possibility of recognition of the Armenian genocide by Knesset
 Tuesday, December 9 2014 11:39

Co-chair of the European Jewish Parliament, Vladimir Rabinovich, told Arminfo correspondent that he is optimistic about the possibility of adoption of a resolution on recognition of the Armenian genocide by the Israeli Knesset.

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Expert: EEU has fewer members than EU and negotiating positions of its members are stronger and more favorable
 Tuesday, December 9 2014 10:23

Eurasian Economic Union  (EEU) has fewer members than the European Union (EU) and the negotiation positions of its members are stronger and more favorable, Nikolay Silayev, serious research fellow at the Center for Caucasus and Regional Security, Moscow State University of International Relations, told reporters, Tuesday.

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Financial Times: Georgian and Armenian currencies collapse
 Monday, December 8 2014 13:19

Georgia's currency has collapsed to its lowest level versus the dollar in more than a decade and the Armenian dram to its lowest since 2006 as the Russian rouble quake sends tremors across the former Soviet Union, Financial Times reports.

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Armenia's Central Bank launches daily interventions to restore balance in exchange market
 Monday, December 8 2014 12:52

Starting 8 December, the Central Banks of Armenia is launching daily interventions to restore the balance in the exchange market and soften currency fluctuations, the Central Bank's (CB) press-service told ArmInfo. The CB will continue announcing the ceiling of daily sale amounts till the end of the year to normalize the situation in the exchange market of Armenia.

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Bucharest summons Romanian Ambassador to Armenia because of latter's derogatory assessments on Armenian Genocide in Ottoman Empire
 Friday, December 5 2014 14:58

Romanian Ambassador to Armenia Sorin Vasile has been summoned to Bucharest to give explanations about his statements made at the American University of Armenia, the foreign Ministry of Romania says.  

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VivaCell-MTS and USAID allocate AMD 130 million to improve water supply network in Lukashin community
 Friday, December 5 2014 14:09

For Lukashin village of Armavir region the problem of drinking water has existed since the times of the Soviet Union, the press service of VivaCell-MTS has told ArmInfo. Some parts of the village, which has 2600 inhabitants, have had no water at all, and the greater part of the village has had a two-hour water supply schedule. Over the years the village's cast iron pipes have eroded, broken and grown out of use. Years ago, the Lukashin community found a temporary solution to regulating the low water pressure, which proved inefficient. In spring 2014, VivaCell-MTS, the US Agency for International Development (USAID) and the Foundation for the Preservation of the Wildlife and Cultural Assets (FPWC) signed an agreement aimed at preventing the loss of water, increasing the efficiency of water supply networks and providing basic household conveniences in 4 communities of Armenia, including Lukashin.

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Orange Armenia to give New Year gifts to subscribers
 Friday, December 5 2014 04:10

 All customers, who until January 15 will join Orange Butterfly, Dolphin or Panther 4000 or higher tariff plans for 24 months at the same time subscribing to Internet 5000 or higher tariff plans for the same period, will receive Alcatel Pixi 2 smartphone, as well as Alcatel Pixi 73G tablet 
at only 1 AMD each.

 "Already for 5 years on the eve of New Year, Orange presents surprises to customers. This year is no exception, and we are pleased today to congratulate everyone with the upcoming holidays and reveal a number of good news. Customers, who will choose to join Orange Postpaid and Internet services before January 15, will have an exceptional opportunity to acquire a new Alcatel smartphone and a tablet at 1 AMD for each", - said Arsen 
Hovhannisyan, sales director of Orange Armenia. By the way, when subscribing to a monthly subscription and Orange Internet simultaneously customers can either benefit from discount on their "Orange 2 in 1" common monthly fee or a possibility to use the high-speed internet bundle of your Orange Internet subscription from your smartphone as well.  

"Orange has as well prepared a surprise for new users of all Prepaid tariff plans and Eagle monthly subscription. Those who will join any of these tariff plans till January 15 will benefit during 6 months from 1GB additional mobile internet inclusion. We have good news as well for internet users. Till the 15th of January, customers can join Internet now 5000 tariff plan for 12 months and forever receive 5GB high-speed internet. Moreover, those who will join Internet together service will receive internet modem at only 1 AMD for their 2nd internet card", - said Aram Mkrtchyan, Brand and Communication Director of Orange Armenia.  Greeting the holiday season, Orange also offers more favorable roaming conditions for customers who plan to spend their New Year holidays abroad. 

Starting from December 5 till January 15 all customers travelling to Egypt, Jordan, UAE, France, Austria, Czech Republic and Switzerland will be able to benefit from roaming services with even more affordable conditions, receiving calls and sending SMS at only 55 dram rate. 

To remind that Orange customers can already enjoy the best rate of 29 AMD for calls and mobile internet when roaming in Russia.

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Graduates of French University in Armenia are in high demand on labor market
 Friday, December 5 2014 04:09

Graduates of the French University in Armenia (l'UFAR) are in high demand on the labor market. Each year the University graduates excellent specialists in law, management and marketing. As of today it has over 1,500 graduates, of whom 70% have found jobs in Armenia and only 6-7% have gone abroad.

According to the press service of l'UFAR, on Dec 5 the University will grant diplomats to the graduates of 2013-2014 and will also present AGBU scholarships to 23 best students.

The sponsor of the ceremony is ACBA-CREDIT AGRICOLE BANK, the University's many-year partner, who takes an active part in personnel training programs in Armenia and offers students regular internship opportunities, with the best ones given jobs in the bank. ACBA-CREDIT AGRICOLE BANK has played a big role in the history of l'UFAR.  Particularly, it has sponsored the opening of its Banking and Insurance Department.

Invited to the ceremony are Chairman of l'UFAR's Board of Trustees Artur Baghdasaryan, Armenia's Education and Science Minister Armen Ashotyan, Ambassador of France to Armenia Jean-Francois Charpentier, President of Jean Moulin - Lyon 3 University Jacques Comby, CEO of ACBA-CREDIT AGRICOLE BANK Hakob Andreasyan, member of the Board of the AGBU Vazgen Yakubyan, ambassadors, ministry officials, students and parents.

L'UFAR was founded in 2001 by the governments of Armenia and France. The University graduates bachelors and masters and grants them Armenian state and Jean Moulin - Lyon 3 University diplomats.

ACBA CREDIT AGRICOLE BANK was founded in 1995. Its major shareholders are Credit Agricole S.A. (15.56%) and Sacam International (member of Credit Agricole S.A.) (12.4%).

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Armenian Parliament ratifies Agreement on Armenia's Accession to Eurasian Economic Union
 Thursday, December 4 2014 14:08

On December 4, the National Assembly of Armenia ratified the Agreement on Armenia's Accession to the Eurasian Economic Union (EAEU) with 103 "for", 7 "against" and 1 abstention. Now the document is to be ratified by the Parliaments of Russia, Belarus and Kazakshtan. 

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Mevlut Cavusoglu says Turkey also wants to see border with Armenia open
 Thursday, December 4 2014 12:52

Turkey also wants to open the border with Armenia open, Mevlut Cavusoglu, Minister of Foreign Affairs of Turkey, told reporters on board while traveling to Brussels. He was asked to comment Pope Francis's latest statement concerning opening of the Armenian-Turkish border.

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Joint Statement by the Heads of Delegation of the OSCE Minsk Group Co-Chair Countries
 Thursday, December 4 2014 12:51

"We, the Heads of Delegation of the OSCE Minsk Group Co-Chair countries - Foreign Minister of the Russian Federation Sergey Lavrov, Secretary of State of the United States John Kerry, State Secretary for European Affairs of France Harlem Desir - remain strongly committed to a peaceful resolution of the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict.  There is no military solution, and we call on the sides to refrain from violence and work actively towards a lasting settlement.

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VTB Bank (Armenia) - again the leader at the card market of the country
 Wednesday, December 3 2014 15:29

VTB Bank (Armenia) goes on actively developing the card business and holding the leading position at the market of the country.  As press-service of the bank reported, VTB Bank (Armenia) remains the leading bank in the country by the number of issued payment cards, which have grown this year by 20% up to 368,000.

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Employee of VTB Bank (Armenia) wins Orange Premier chess tournament
 Wednesday, December 3 2014 15:28

 Corporate Customer Manager of VTB Bank (Armenia) Arsen Naghdalyan has won a chess tournament organized by Orange Armenia for Orange Premier subscribers on the occasion of the company's fifth birthday.

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This year inflation in Armenia will not exceed target level
 Wednesday, December 3 2014 15:26

This year inflation in Armenia will not exceed the target level of 4% +1.5%, Armenia's International Economic Integration and Reforms Minister Vache Gabrielyan said in the Parliament on Wednesday.

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Representative of US Department of State: The U.S. Government's position on Nagorno-Karabakh has not changed
 Wednesday, December 3 2014 14:01

The United States remain committed to helping all sides reach a lasting agreement to the Karabakh conflict, and that's what we've said for a very long time, the Deputy Spokesperson of the State Department Marie Harf stated this at the course of the daily press briefing, as the official website of the U.S.  State Department reported. 

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Armenian MP advises restoring wealth tax and spending receipts on social projects
 Wednesday, December 3 2014 13:59

Armenian MP from Orinats Yerkir Party Hovhannes Margaryan urged the Government on Wednesday to restore wealth tax for the owners of cars worth more than 25mln AMD and houses worth over 200mln AMD and to spend the receipts on social projects.

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Paruyr Hayrikyan calls on liberal forces to unite to resist Russia
 Wednesday, December 3 2014 13:51

 Paruyr Hayrikyan, Leader of the non-parliamentary National Self-Determination Union Party, well-known Soviet dissident, urges the political parties to unite to resist Russia.    

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Speaker: The authorities feel bad most of all for the social and economic situation in Armenia
 Wednesday, December 3 2014 13:33

 Just the authorities feel bad most of all for the social and economic situation in Armenia, speaker of the Armenian parliament, Galust Sahakyan, told journalists today when commenting on devaluation of the Armenian dram and the price hike for the goods of prime necessity. He thinks that the people have a right to express their point of view and even protest against the created situation. 

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Beeline launches "Telephone at Super Price" New Year offer
 Wednesday, December 3 2014 13:32

 Beeline announces the launch of a "Telephone at Super Price" New Year offer for individual prepaid subscribers. The press service of Beeline Armenia has told ArmInfo that the special offer provides an opportunity to purchase a Samsung GT-E1202 and enjoy unlimited communication for two months in the Beeline network for AMD 9,900 only. The offer is valid until February 28, 2015. New and current subscribers can make use of the offer.

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