Monthly Archives: March 2011

Yesterday, the Heritage Party leader Raffi Hovannisian at the beginning of his speech about ending his hunger strike quoted Mahatma Gandhi, “Firstly they ignore you, then despise yyou, after that attack you and in the end you win.” And stressed, “The end of the hunger strike does not mean that the struggle is over. This …

  is convinced Mher Shahgeldyan, the Deputy Head of the RLP (the Rule of Law Party – How do you assess the present state of the government-opposition relationship? -That situation is typical for the relative peace. It is plain that the existing tensions should be overcome, and that is only possible through the political dialogue. …

Yesterday, at around 12.30pm captain Artur Hakobyan, the head of the security department of Nor Nork police, with a government-issue “Makarov” pistol, disguised with a mask, entered a “Converse bank” district branch situated on Gai Avenue, in Nor Nork, and stole a big sum of money, 1 million 724 thousand AMD, 6695 USD, 385 Euros, …

  The interest in the Armenia-Russia football match taken place on Saturday was so big that the dealers were selling the tickets twice-thrice more expensive. 25-30 years ago was the last time such a thing occurred.

    On March 24, the OSCE MG co-chairs made public the overview of the October 2010 “Report of Field Assessment on the occupied territories around Nagorno-Karabakh”. Both the Armenian and the Azerbaijani pro-government MPs, the head of the faction of the NA of the RA Galust Sahakyan and an MP of the Azerbaijani parliament Aydin …

  Yesterday the court of the first instance of Kentron and Nork-Marash districts presided by the judge Mkhitar Papoyan during a close session made a decision of arresting the ex-Head of the Main Department of Criminal Investigations of the RA Police, major-general of the police Hovhannes Tamamyan for two months. After announcing the decision, the …

The two bills of the EC (Electoral Code) were discussed; the first one was assessed as “radical”, and the second one as “conservative”  Yesterday the parliament continued to discuss the coalition and the alternative, Dashnaktsutyun bills of the “Electoral Code”. The NA Deputy Speaker Samvel Nikoyan stated that he would like the working group to …

Yesterday a set of human rights, journalistic and other NGOs turned to the president of the RA Serzh Sargsyan regarding the Heritage party leader Raffi Hovanissian being on a hunger strike in the Freedom square, particularly saying, “On the night of March 23 Hovannisian spent a night in the almost unstoppable rain and under a …

 Yesterday the Overseeing House of the RA spread a message in which was said that in 2010 while overseeing along with the other educational institutions they had examined the documents of the “Anania Shirakatsy” University of International Relations and comparing to the overall infringements, “the least infringements were revealed” in that university. I must remind …