Monthly Archives: August 2016

Culture

The National Film Academy of Armenia has received three applications to present films for the annual Oscars. The films are Jivan Avetisian’s “The Last Resident”, Davit Safaryan’s “28.94 Local Time” and Sarik Andreasian’s “Earthquake”. As reports Yerevan.today, Jivan Avetisian is certain that there is a need to present a film devoted to Artsakh and that …

Politics

Russian Foreign Minister, Sergey Lavrov had a telephone conversation with his Armenian counterpart, Edward Nalbandian, the official website of the Russian MFA informs. They discussed issues related to bilateral foreign policy cooperation, as well as Karabakh conflict settlement during the conversation. Lavrov congratulated his counterpart on being awarded with the Russian “Order of Friendship”.

Out of yerevan

On August 31, Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Nagorno Karabakh Republic Karen Mirzoyan received the delegation of the Tufenkian Foundation, which included also well-known American-Armenian novelist Chris Bohjalian. Karen Mirzoyan welcomed the programs implemented in Artsakh by the Tufenkian Foundation and noted that they significantly contributed to the development of Artsakh communities. During the …

Out of yerevan

On 31 August Artsakh Republic President Bako Sahakyan received the delegation of “Tufenkian” charitable foundation and prominent American writer and publicist of Armenian origin Chris Bohjalian. Issues related to the realization of various programs in Artsakh were discussed during the meeting. Special attention was paid to the cultural sphere. President Sahakyan welcomed the visit of …

Legal

Acting in the name of “Armenian Diaspora” (as they claim), the authors of recent publications that have appeared on the web one after another accuse the US Embassy in Armenia of plotting an armed unrest in the country. The extremely absurd Russian language statements addressed to Armenia’s authorities accuse some Armenian politicians, both from government …

Official

President Serzh Sargsyan received today delegation headed by the President of the Japan-Armenia Parliamentary Friendship League Seishiro Eto, information and public relations department of the President’s Office informs. Welcoming the first visit of the delegation to Armenia, the President of Armenia underscored that Japan holds a special role in Armenia’s relations with the countries of …

World

Amal Clooney Scholarship to be presented to a female student from Lebanon for the second year as part of the Aurora Gratitude Projects August 31, 2016 – New York – Ten recipients of the Gratitude Scholarship program from Syria, Palestine, Israel, Jordan, the Palestinian Territories and Lebanon will begin their studies at United World College …

Official

Defense Ministry of Armenia reports that the spread of disinformation by some Azerbaijani media outlets (haqqin.az, politika.az, meydan.tv) that Armenian armed forces allegedly have violated the ceasefire agreement in the southwestern part of the Armenian-Azerbaijani border in the Nakhichevan direction, which resulted in the death of an Azerbaijani soldier, doesn’t correspond to reality. “Armenian armed …