Monthly Archives: September 2012

Forbes Says Galustyan, Martirosyan, Mikhailov Top Entertainers in Russia

MOSCOW – Russia celebrities, including those associated with recent protest demonstrations, are earning more than ever before, according to a ranking published by Forbes magazine. “The combined [yearly] income of the country’s top 50 celebrities set a new record of … Continue reading

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NATO Chief Rasmussen Chides Azerbaijan Over Axe-Killer’s Pardon

By Tigran Avetisian Visiting Armenia on Thursday, NATO Secretary General Anders Fogh Rasmussen added his voice to Western criticism of Azerbaijan’s decision to pardon the army officer who had axed to death an Armenian colleague during a NATO training course … Continue reading

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Senator Menendez Outraged by Azeri President’s Pardon of Axe-Murderer

WASHIGNTON – U.S Senator Robert Menendez, a member of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, released a statement decrying the release of convicted axe murderer Ramil Safarov and condemning Azeri President Aliyev’s decision to pardon, promote, and glorify Safarov for his … Continue reading

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UN Chief Criticizes Azerbaijan for Freeing Safarov

NEW YORK – U.N Secretary-General Ban Ki-Moon is criticizing Azerbaijan for pardoning and freeing Ramil Safarov despite promising Hungary that his life sentence for killing Armenian lieutenant Gurgen Margaryan would be enforced, AP reported. U.N spokesman Martin Nesirky expressed Ban’s … Continue reading

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Armenia is Again 2012 World Chess Champion

ISTANBUL – Armenia is the Chess Olympiad 2012 Champion. The team of Armenia – Levon Aronian, Sergei Movsesian, Vladimir Akopian, Gabriel Sargissian, and Tigran Petrosian – won the gold medals in Istanbul after collecting 19,0/22,0 Match points. The team of … Continue reading

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McDonald’s Hamburger Chain in Armenia

YEREVAN – Armenian National Assembly MP Karen Karapetyan’s brother Samvel Karapetyan – also known as Samo of Kaluga – who is a well-known businessman in the Russian Federation, successfully ended his talks with the leading American McDonald’s Corporation, writes Chorrord … Continue reading

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ARS Raised $100,000 for Syrian Armenian Schools

BOSTON – The Central Executive Board of the Armenian Relief Society, Inc. announced that $100,000 in pledged donations have been received from its entities around the world to benefit its “Fund for Assistance to Syrian-Armenian Schools.” The first installment of … Continue reading

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President Barack Obama Deeply Concerned about Safarov’s Pardon by Azerbaijan

U.S Requesting an Explanation from Hungary WASHINGTON, D.C – U.S President Barack Obama is deeply concerned by the announcement that the President of Azerbaijan has pardoned Ramil Safarov following his return form Hungary. Safarov, 35, Azerbaijani, had been serving a … Continue reading

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Armenian Bar Association Condemns the Extradition of Convicted Murderer From Hungary to Azerbaijan

When two nations engage in conduct circumventing and bartering justice, as Azerbaijan and Hungary have done in the case of convicted murderer Azeri Ramil Safarov of Armenian Gurgen Markarayan, their actions speak volumes about their lack of respect for the … Continue reading

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Greg Krikorian Campaign Kick Off Great Success; Over 300 Supporters Attend

BURBANK – Joined by honorary host Governor George Deukmejian, along with elected officials such as California State Assembly member Connie Conway and California State Assembly (43rd District), spent the evening meeting his supporters and discussing the upcoming choice on Election … Continue reading

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