Monthly Archives: November 2016

Armenia Fund’s Telethon Raises $15,428,777

Antranig Baghdassarian Donates $5 Million More than $15 million was collected during the 2016 Armenia All-Hayastan Fund telethon on November 24, 2016 held in Los Angeles. The total amount includes donation form various fundraising events organized by various affiliates of … Continue reading

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Armenian Premier Tells Bloomberg How He Intends to Develop Economy and Combat Corruption

The impoverished ex-Soviet republic needs “profound change”, Karen Karapetyan, who took office in September, said in a interview with Bloomberg in Yerevan. “We’re proposing the most rapid change that’s possible, including measures to combat corruption by streamlining bureaucracy and a … Continue reading

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Armenian Caucus Members Re-Elected

WASHINGTON, D.C — Following the 2016 elections, 97% of the Members of the Congressional Caucus on Armenian issues seeking re-election won, the Armenian Assembly of America reported. While caucus candidates were resoundingly successful at the ballot box this cycle, 11 … Continue reading

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Turkey’s FM Dazed by the Armenian Delegates Question

During NATO parliamentary assembly sitting, Armenian delegates put Turkish FM Mevlut Cavusoglu in a ridiculous situation, who held Q & A with lawmakers after delivering a report. During a briefing on November 25th in Parliament, head of the Armenian delegation … Continue reading

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President Sargsyan and Bridget Brink Discuss US-Armenian Cooperation

President Serzh Sargsyan received Bridget Brink, the U.S Deputy Assistant Secretary of State, Bureau of European and Eurasian Affairs, who has arrived to Armenia in the framework of a regional visit. At the beginning of the meeting, the President of … Continue reading

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Earnings of Armenian Hotels Surged by 48.9%

The earnings of Armenian hotels last year surged by 48.9% from the previous year to 33.9 billion drams (or $70.7 million) according to the National Statistical Service (NSS). It said at the end of 2015 there were 523 hotels in … Continue reading

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Lebanese Armenians Nazarians Build Students Dorm in Artsakh

Levon and Arthur Nazarians, Lebanese Armenian philanthropists, sponsored the construction of a university dorm for 200 students in Shushi, Artsakh. The dorm will be used by students who came to Shushi to study at the three colleges in Shushi – … Continue reading

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Ryzhkov Said Russia is Willing to Assist Armenia

According to the Russian Co-Chair of the Inter-Parliamentary Commission on Cooperation between the National Assembly of the Republic of Armenia and the Federal Assembly of the Russian Federation Nikolao Ryahkov, Armenia faces a serious challenge to promote the economy. Ryzhkov … Continue reading

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Armenia Will Buy 6 Units of Smerch and 6 Units of Solntsepyok Systems from Russia

Armenia is buying 6 units of Smerch multiple launch rocket systems and 6 units of TOS-1A Solntsepyok multiple rocket launchers from Russia, according to the 2016 report of the Center for Analysis of World Arms Trade. The report notes that … Continue reading

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Is Armenia Secure?

Certain information is available to many, but apparently very few look into. For instance, Armenia ranks among the first five countries – after Israel and Singapore — as the world’s most militarized country. This of course, in relation to the … Continue reading

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