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Yuri Khachaturov to be appointed CSTO Secretary General, Vigen Sargsyan to becom...
On Monday with presidential decree head of president's staff Vigen Sargsyan will be appointed Armenia's Defense Minister while Edward Nalbandyan will be re-appointed in the post of the Foreign Minister. With it the cabinet will be finally formed. According to source Seyran Ohanyan will be appointed head of the Armed Forces General Headquarters of Armenia and Yuri Khachaturov will be appointed on October 13 CSTO Secretary General. National Security Council Secretary Armen Gevorgyan is...
Governors of provinces to be replaced
According to source at upcoming cabinet sitting on Thursday replacement of at least 8 governors out of 10 will be stated. The government intends to change all the governors but 1-2 will continue holding posts for a while. Initially it has been intended to change governors of Syunik, Armavir, Lori, Ararat and Kotayk but afterwards a decision has been made to change all at once.    
Culture is basis of morality – Nikolay Tsaturyan
During the 25 years of independence we had achievements, something was being built and something was being done. But there were losses as well – high-scale migration, unemployment, prospering corruption. Confucius said it is shame to be poor in rich country and rich in poor country, director, theatrical figure Nikolay Tsaturyan said speaking to Culture is basis of morality, while today they are problems with it in Armenia. “Our culture is lowered till the entertainment leve...
Armenian Premier introduces newly appointed ministers
Armenian Prime Minister Karen Karapetyan itroduced today to the staffs of the ministries the newly appointed ministers of sports and youth affairs, nature protection, healthcare, culture and economy Hrachya Rostomyan, Artsvik Minasyan, Levon Altunyan, Armen Amiryan and Suren Karayan.    
Azerbaijan engaged in corruption scheme at Rio Olympics
Azerbaijan is being accused of corruption scheme elaborated at Rio Olympics in the wrestling tournament. According to American found out that the corruption network has been headed by chief referee of World Wrestling Union, German Antonio Silvestri. According to the website, the chief issue was to help the sportsmen from Azerbaijan, Russia and Uzbekistan win medals. With this goal a network of corrupted referees has been created which served the fights with the participation of...
Armenian President appoints new ministers
President Serzh Sargsyan signed decrees appointing ministers. Thus, Armen Amiryan has been appointed Minister of Culture, Artyem Asatryan has been appointed Minister of Labour and Social Affairs, Levon Altunyan has been appointed Minister of Healthcare, Artsvik Minasyan has been appointed Minister of Ecology, Armen Yeritsyan has been appointed Minister of Emergency Situations, Arpine Hovhannisian has been appointed Minister of Justice, Hranush Hakobyan has been appointed Minister of Diaspora A...
Gagik Ginosyan does not see himself in the post of the minister
MP Tevan Poghosyan wrote in his Facebook page a post asking Prime Minister Karen Karapetyan to appoint Gagik Ginosyan Armenia's Minister of Culture. asked Ginosyan to commen on it. He said that he does not see himself in the post of the minister. "This post is not for a person who is creating or engaged in sceintific work. It is for a person with national mentality, who knows Armenian culture very well and at the same time having certain administrative resources and management experie...
Nature Protection Minister to be appointed governor of Ararat province
In two-three days Nature Protection Minister Aramayis Grigoryan will submit resignation application and be appointed in his former position. He will become governor of Armenian Ararat province. In the post of the minister he will be replaced by Artsvik Minasyan. Current governor of the province Rubik Abrahamyan is in this post since 2014 when Grigoryan was appointed Nature protection minister. According to source the replacement will take place in early October.  
25 amazing things about Armenia – The Telegraph
It’s 25 years since Armenia gained independence from the Soviet Union, and to mark the occasion Telegraph Travel has unearthed a few things you probably didn't know about the country. 1. It’s the oldest wine-producing nation in the worldAt least that’s what the archaeologists claim: in 2011 they unearthed what is believed to be the world’s oldest wine production facility, which was found, of all places, in a cave in the village of Areni.  2. It was the fi...
Armenia celebrates 25th Independence Anniversary
Below is Armenian President Serzh Sargsyan’s speech delivered at the parade marking the 25th anniversary of independence. Soldiers, Officers, Generals, My sisters and brothers, I congratulate all of us on the occasion of the 25th anniversary of the independence of the Republic of Armenia. We have made our choice by casting a ballot on this very day a quarter-century ago, but we are well aware that deep in our hearts and in our collective memory we had made that choice much earlier. We ...
Armenian president signs decrees to appoint ministers
As part of the new cabinet formation process following the prime minister’s replacement, President Serzh Sargsyan on Tuesday signed decrees to appoint ministers. According to an official statement by the Armenian leader’s press office, four ministers have been so far replaced. Ashot Manukyan was appointed as Minister of Energy and Natural Resources. Ignaty Arakelyan is the new minister of agriculture; Vahan Martirosyan will head the Ministry of Transport and Communication. Vache Ga...
Arsen Aghababyan wins municipal elections at Koghb community
Non-party Arsen Aghababyan won in the municipal elections in Koghb community, Armenian Tavush province. His contestant was Republican party member Hovik Abovyan who won his party mates at the elections in 2005 and 2008. Aghababyan's supporters exceeded Abovyan's by 320.
New government to fight against shadow
Without fight against shadow it is impossible to reproduce Armenia’s economy, Prime Minister Karen Karapetyan said today at Government-NA Q&A, responding on the question of MP Khachatur Kokobelyan. “Armenia’s economy has no other formula than fighting against shadow. The time will show how we will succeed in effective fight against shadow. We will try to be resolute, as there is no other way,” he stressed. Speaking about fight against monopolies, the new PM said tha...
Vardan Harutyunyan – head of State Revenue Committee
According to source the leadership of the State Revenue Committee will also change. More probably the head of this institution will become President-Director General of Gazprom Armenia Vardan Harutyunyan. He heads the company for already 6 years. The Revenue Committee is very significant circle and the prime minister will want to appoint a very reliable person. He and Karen Karapetyan worked together for quite a long time. Besides, he has no dark story or bad image. Harutyunyan is 41 ye...
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