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Armenian Government Reports Major Rise in Tax Revenue – $42 Million Collected

Armenia’s State Revenue Committee (SRC) has reported a more than 14% increase in the amount of taxes and custom duties collected by it in 2018. The SRC chief, Davit Ananian, said the total tax revenues worth 1.3 trillion drams ($2.7 … Continue reading

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An Armenian School to Open in Valance Thanks to Philanthropist Kevork Arabian of Lebanon

An Armenian Day School will start operating in Valance, France in 2020 since construction started in January of this year. Valance is the most Armenian of communities in France. The Valance Armenian Cultural Center (CCAV) co-chair Andre Hatsbanian said the … Continue reading

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Senate Confirms Ambassadorial Nominees for Armenia Lynne M. Tracy

Foreign Relations Committee Member Robert Melendez Reiterates Key Concerns for Armenia WASHINGTON, DC — On January 2nd, 2019, the United States confirmed by a voice vote Ambassadorial nominees Lynne M. Tracy and Earle D. Litzenberger to represent the United States … Continue reading

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Russian Slams Azerbaijan for Discriminating Against Armenians

Russian Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Maria Zakharova slammed Azerbaijani authorities for discrimination against Russian citizens of Armenian origin in Azerbaijan. “I have seen a large number of such reports, including on social networks. The latest ones were reported during these past … Continue reading

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32 Female Lawmakers in Armenia’s New Parliament: An increase of 14 Members

The number of female lawmakers will be 32 in the new Parliament of Armenia; their number was 18 in the previous convocation Parliament. Women will comprise nearly 25% of 132 Members of Parliament in the 7th convocation. My Step Alliance … Continue reading

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Pashinyan and Putin Meet: Armenia, Russia Outline Strategic Directions of Cooperation

Armenian Acting Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan and Russian President Vladimir Putin outlined Armenia-Russia cooperation strategic directions as they met in Moscow on Thursday, December 27 2018. Pashinyan said that a wide range of issues had been discussed at the meeting. … Continue reading

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$13.5 Million Misappropriated Returned to Government

Aren Mkrtchyan, assistant tot he Prime Minister of Armenia, has posted the following on Facebook. “As I have already informed, in July I handed to the National Security Service data and documents based on which on August 6, the Investigative … Continue reading

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Pashinyan Says Armenia Interested in Developing Cooperation with the United States

Armenia would like to enhance economic cooperation with the United States, acting Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan last week during a meeting in Yerevan with the visiting deputy head of the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) for Europe and … Continue reading

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Record $4 Million Raised at Annual Gala of Children of Armenia Fund (COAF)

NEW YORK – With the Armenian flag raised over the historic New York City’s Cunard building, 400 guests attended the sold-out 15th annual Children of Armenia Fund (COAF) Holiday Gala held on December 15th at Cipriani 25 Broadway. COAF announced … Continue reading

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Hrant Dink Murder Case: Two Defendants Released in Reopened Hearing in Istanbul Court

The case which was re-opened regarding the murder of Hrant Dink, Editor-In-chief of Agos Newspaper, continued on December 21st at the Istanbul 14th Heavy Penal Court in the Chaglayan Courthouse. The 87th hearing of the case, in which public officers … Continue reading

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