Monthly Archives: January 2007

According to “Aravot’s” information, RA chief of police Hayk Haroutiunian has ordered the head of departments of Yerevan and regions to implement strengthened service in their administrative territories from May 5-30, 2007. The reason of this order is the forthcoming parliamentary election on May 12. RA deputy chief of police Hovhannes Varian will control the …

Coordinator Minister Hovik Abrahamian says.   –         There are publications in the press, that you will be the head of RPA pre-electoral headquarter, and contrary to the former elections when you were the fourth in the proportional list, now you will be the 5th? How do you explain it? –         I’m surprised at some persons’ …

The pessimism round the Russian project on construction of Iranian petroleum refinery in the territory of Armenia doesn’t prevent to speak of it both in Yerevan and Moscow. After RF President Vladimir Putin’s announcement during the meeting of the presidents of Armenia and Russia in Sochi that Russia would become the first with the volume …

NDP leader Shavarsh Kocharian is in Strasbourg in these days by the PACE Liberal-Democrats’ invitation. Shavarsh Kocharian affirmed the news that the PACE wanted to get remarks about current situation in Armenia from him before NA elections: “Yes. It is. And I have had a lot of meetings here and will have with the leaders …

When famous journalist Hrant Dink was killed in Istanbul on January 19, another Armenian, not famous in the world, 16 years old Arthur Martirosian was severely killed in Tomilino settlement situated near Moscow. Certainly, the meaning of those events is different. None of them must be ignored. Especially when the murder in Istanbul was a …

ULP leader Gourgen Arsenian promised the journalists on January 16 that his party was preparing for a serious pre-electoral campaign in the elections of mayor for Charentsavan city. Mr. Arsenian has noted in “Pastark” club that he considers Charentsavan mayor’s election as the first stage for his party’s political activation. “Let’s not forget, – he …

Lieutenant-general Arthur Aghabekian, the RA deputy Defense Minister told the journalists during the opening ceremony of the Institute of National Strategic Researches after Drastamat Kanayan that he would get his discharge and restore ARF membership. His membership was defreezed in 1996. In most probability, A. Aghabekian will participate in the coming parliamentary elections.

Vagharshak Haroutiunian, the former defense minister, deputy head of “National Renaissance” Party says about possible candidates for the presidency. – National security conception has already been formed. In your opinion will it become a ground for our officials to demonstrate joint position in foreign policy or whether this document is a component for Serge Sargsian\’s …

Constitutional Right Union leader Hrant Babukhanian appears together with this attendant. In answer to the question whom or what he is afraid of, Mr. Babukhanian reminded the murderous assault organized against him 4 years ago, the latest attacks on “Iravunq” daily\’s journalists etc. “Both the opposition and opposition press work in the atmosphere of total …