Monthly Archives: March 2015

World

“It is possible that if the new ‘cold war’ continues to escalate that Russian-Western competition in the Southern Caucasus will intensify,” such opinion was expressed by American analyst, professor in several universities Gordon Hahn, at the online press conference  within the project “Topical Dialogues on the New Integration Agenda of Armenia” of  the “Region” Research …

Politics

Ambassador of the Republic of Kazakhstan to Armenia about Serzh Sargsyan’s non-attendance to the meeting in Astana, the EaEU single currency and the Alliance of Turkic-language speaking states The Armenian media much discussed and criticized the meeting0discussion of the three EaEU countries Presidents Vladimir Putin, Nursultan Nazarbayev and Alexander Lukashenko held in Astana, the capital …

Ecology

During the last 8 years Geoteam CJSC has held 11 public hearings and more than 170 meetings with the communities. Taking into consideration the fact that the Amulsar mine is not being operated yet, the number of such community meetings is unprecedented. During these 8 years representatives of the affected communities have been provided with …

Economy

The World Bank Board of Executive Directors today approved a US$52 million loan for the Electricity Transmission Network Improvement Project (ETNIP) for Armenia. The new project will improve the reliability of the power transmission network and system management, and support the Government’s efforts in ensuring adequate electricity supply across the country. Armenia’s National Energy Security …

Editorial

I have not watched the Albania-Armenia football match as I was short of time. Instead, I see the comments on the match in the websites and on the Facebook, where thousands of descendants of Armenian people demonstrate themselves as unrivaled football experts. We indeed should be fans for our team, should demand high results from …

Politics

The politologist on Zhirinovsky’s statement  “I have understood long ago that there is no need to pay serious attention to Zhirinovsky’s statements, since they have never expressed the official position of the Russian state and usually Zhirinovsky is working towards meeting interests of the society,” during the talks with Aravot said politologist Hrant Melik-Shahnazaryan referring …

Analysis

A few days ago, Serzh Sargsyan, in his interview with FRANCE 24 TV, talking about the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict, has not excluded resumption of hostilities. “This is the situation when the large-scale hostilities may start unplanned. Any event can turn into a greater one and the greater one is the hostilities.” In Serzh Sargsyan’s words, Armenia …