Monthly Archives: May 2013

OSCE Mediators “Working Intensively” on a New Armenian-Azeri Summit

Armenia and Azerbaijan are holding “intensive” discussions with to try to arrange a fresh meeting of their presidents on the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict, international mediators said in Yerevan. The U.S, Russian, and French diplomats co-heading the OSCE Minks Group met with … Continue reading

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More Foreign Airlines to Fly to Armenia

By Karken Aslanian Several foreign airlines will launch next month regular flights to Armenia in response to the recent effective bankruptcy of the Armavia national carrier, the country’s main airport operator said. The Argentine company managing Zvartnots Airport stressed the … Continue reading

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Russian Itera to Pay $100 Million for Armenia’s Rubber Plant

YEREVAN – Representatives from the Russian Itera organizations will visit Armenia again, probably by then end of May, to negotiate with the country’s leadership, and with respect to assuming the management of capital city Yerevan’s Nairit Rubber plant, 168 Zham … Continue reading

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Changes are Taking Place Slowly (continued)

This year, besides in Istanbul, Armenian Genocide observances were held, also in Ankara, Izmir, Malatya, Adana, Diyarbakir, Bodrum, and Dersim. In Dersim, the event took place at Tunceli’s Republic Square. A black ribbon was hanging from an office window. Inan … Continue reading

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Reps. Schiff and Grimm Introduce Bipartisan Resolution to Recognize the Armenian Genocide

WASHINGTON, D.C — Reps. Adam Schiff (D-CA) ad Michael Grimm (R-NY), along with David Valadao (R-CA) and Frank Pallone (D-NJ), introduced bipartisan House Resolution recognizing and commemorating the Armenian Genocide in the House of Representatives. The resolution calls upon the … Continue reading

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Ruben Vardanyan Sold His Shares in Avtovaz Company for $600 Million

MOSCOW – Russian based Armenian businessmen co-head of Sberbank CIB Ruben Vardanyan has sold 20.53% of his shares in AvtoVAZ company to Rostec state corporation and Renault-Nissan joint venture, Russian Vedomosti reports. The cost of the deal may make $600 … Continue reading

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California Medical Board Recognizes Yerevan University

Yerevan State Medical University has achieved recognition by Medical Board of California, Armenian Minister of Education and Science Armen Ashotyan said. “YSMU graduates may henceforth apply for Californian postgraduate programs. The university’s international affairs department takes relevant steps for the … Continue reading

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Changes Taking Place Slowly…(continued from last week)

The wall of the Turkish denial of the Armenian Genocide is cracking slowly by the efforts of Turkish scholars, intellectuals, journalists and activists. Some decades ago, there were intellectuals who spoke or wrote about the Genocide in a very manner, … Continue reading

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Turky Condemns NSW for Recognition of the Assyrian, Armenian, and Greek Genocides

ANKARA – The Turkish Ministry of Foreign Affairs has released a statement condemning the motion of the Legislative Council of the Parliament of the State of New South Wales in Australia, recognizing the Assyrian, Armenian, and Greek Genocides. “We strongly … Continue reading

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World Bank to Lend $35 Million to Armenia for Disease Prevention

The World Bank’s Board of Executive Directors has approved $35 million credit for the Disease Prevention and Control Project in Armenia, the World Bank’s Yerevan office said. This credit “will be provided on standard blend IDA terms at a fixed … Continue reading

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