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Academician Martik Y. Gasparyan was awarded the highest distinction the order «For contribution to the development of society»

RAS and Presidium of the Russian Academy of Natural Sciences on the proposal of the «Fund for Support named after V.N. Tatishchev» awarded Nominee for the Nobel Prize in Economics and Peace 2020 and 2021,  academician Martik Yurikovich GASPARYAN highest distinction award the order «For Contribution to the Development of Society» for his diligence in …

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Armenia celebrates Vardavar – the Feast of Transfiguration of Our Lord Jesus Christ

Today the Armenian Church celebrates the Feast of Transfiguration of Our Lord Jesus Christ. The Feast of the Transfiguration of Our Lord Jesus Christ is one of the five main feasts of the Armenian Apostolic Orthodox Holy Church. It commemorates the transformation or the “transfiguration” that came over Jesus while He was praying.  Christ’s face …

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Academician Martik Y. GASPARYAN was awarded the Medal of Merit

Hero of Socialist Labor, Laureate of the Lenin Prize, two State Prizes of the USSR and the State Prize of the Russian Federation, People’s Artist of the USSR, People’s Artist of the Russian Federation, Full Knight of the «ORDER OF MERIT», President of the Russian Academy of Arts, Academician of the Academy of

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Sputnik Armenia releases Serzh Sargsyan’s article 10 years after Kazan Summit devoted to Nagorno-Karabakh conflict

Ten years after the remarkable summit held in Kazan (where Armenia and Azerbaijan were only one step away from reaching an agreement on the principles of the settlement of the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict), third President of Armenia Serzh Sargsyan has transmitted to Sputnik Armenia his article on the events that took place before and after 2018. …

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VIDEO – Master of duduk, legendary Jivan Gasparyan passed away

People’s Artist of Armenia, famous duduk-player Jivan Gasparyan has passed away at the age of 92, his grandson Jivan Gasparyan Jr. said on Facebook. “I am writing with great sorrow about my big loss. Rest In Peace”, he said.

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EU to allocate over €1.5bn to Armenia for five programs

The European Union (EU) will allocate more than 1.5 billion euros to Armenia in the next 5 years for five key programs, including the development of Syunik region, Masis Post reported. The document was presented Friday in Brussels, highlighting the initiatives that the European Commission intends to implement by 2025 in the member states of the “Eastern …

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Catholicos Aram I addresses Pope Francis on issue of Armenian captives in Azerbaijan

Aram I, Catholicos of the Armenian Catholicosate of the Great House of Cilicia of the Armenian Apostolic Church, has asked Pope Francis to be helpful in the return of the Armenian captives in the Artsakh (Nagorno-Karabakh) war last fall. Armenian News-NEWS.am has learned about this from the Facebook page of the Holy See of Cilicia.

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Yerevan hands over new minefield maps to Baku in exchange for return of 15 POWs

Armenia presented the Azerbaijani side with new maps of about 92,000 anti-tank and anti-personnel mines in the Fizuli and Zangilan regions, the press service of the Azerbaijani

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A SHAME – Zas: “Situation in southern Armenia does not comply with CSTO charter provisions”

The tense situation in southern Armenia does not comply with the provisions of the CSTO collective defense charter and is considered a border incident. CSTO Secretary General Stanislav Zas told reporters about this, according to

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VIDEO – Armenia 3rd President Serzh Sargsyan: Yes, he [Nikol Pashinyan] won the elections, but the victory sparks many questions

Yes, I believe he [Nikol Pashinyan] won the elections, but the victory in these elections sparks many questions. This is what third President of Armenia Serzh Sargsyan said in an interview with BBC Russian Service.

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VIDEO – Nikol Pashinyan met with the chairman of the “Bright Armenia” party Edmon Marukyan

Caretaker Prime Minister of Armenia Nikol Pashinyan continues political consultations with heads of different political forces.  As ARMENPRESS was informed from the Office of the Prime Minister, Nikol Pashinyan met with head of ‘’Bright Armenia’’ Party Edmon Marukyan.

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VIDEO – Nikol Pashinyan met with the leader of the “Fair Armenia” party Norayr Norikyan

On the sidelines of holding political consultations with extra-parliamentary forces, caretaker Prime Minister of Armenia Nikol Pashinyan held a meeting on June 22 with President of the Fair Armenia party Norayr Norikyan.

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VIDEO – Nikol Pashinyan met with the leader of the “Republic” party Aram Sargsyan

Acting Prime Minister of Armenia Nikol Pashinyan is holding political consultations with the leaders of several political parties, and on the sidelines of those consultations, today he had a meeting with leader of Republic Party Aram Sargsyan.

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Armenia President calls on making transition to presidential system again

President of Armenia Armen Sarkissian believes the Constitution of Armenia needs to be amended and the country needs to become a presidential republic again. After the adoption of amendments to the Fundamental Law in 2015, Armenia made the transition from the presidential system to the parliamentary system.

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Armenia new National Assembly to have 107 MPs

According to the results of Sunday’s snap elections to the National Assembly (NA) of Armenia, the new parliament will have 107 MPs and three political forces: the ruling Civil Contract Party—led by acting PM Nikol Pashinyan—, the “Armenia” bloc—led by second President Robert Kocharyan—, and the “I Have the Honor” bloc—led by opposition Homeland Party …

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Preliminary results of voting in the parliamentary elections in Armenia

The number of voters included in the list is 2 million 591 thousand 316, in the additional list drawn up at the polling station on election day – 1067, the number of voters using the mobile ballot box – 2451, the total number of voters – 2 million 595 thousand 334, the total number of …

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Armenia Central Electoral Commission approves preliminary results of snap parliamentary elections

At its meeting on Monday, the Central Electoral Commission (CEC) confirmed the preliminary results of Sunday’s snap parliament elections in Armenia. CEC Chairman Tigran Mukuchyan informed that the voter turnout was

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The CEC processed 100% of the ballots. Counting of ballots over in Armenia snap parliamentary elections

As of 8:25am Monday, the Central Electoral Commission of Armenia has completed the counting of the ballots in Sunday’s snap parliamentary elections. The results from all 2,008 polling stations have been tallied. The votes were distributed as follows:

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2.54% of ballots counted by Armenia Central Electoral Commission

At 11:50 pm in Yerevan, the Central Electoral Commission of Armenia has counted 2.54 percent of the ballots of the snap parliamentary elections held in Armenia. The votes were distributed as follows:

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CEC of Armenia summed up the results of electronic voting

The Central Electoral Commission of Armenia summed up the results of electronic voting. Based on the results, out of 650 voters, 500 cast votes, while 45 ballots are invalid. The results are the following:

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