Monthly Archives: February 2017

Official

On 28 February Artsakh Republic President Bako Sahakyan received personal representative of the OSCE chairman-in-office, Ambassador Andrzej Kasprzyk. The meeting addressed a number of issues related to the situation along the contact line between the Nagorno Karabagh and Azerbaijan armed forces. Special attention was paid to the penetration attempt made by the Azerbaijani subversion unit …

Other

5 day weather forecast: In the Republic On March 1-2 no precipitation is predicted. On 3-5 in most regions light snow and in the Ararat Valley fog is predicted. Southwest wind speed is 3-8 m/s. At night of March 3 the air temperature will rise by 4-5 and in the daytime it will fall by …

Other

On February 28, current year, at 10:17 local time, (at 06:17 by Grinvich), the RA MES Seismic Protection Survey Seismological Network registered an earthquake at the northern latitude 39.240 and eastern longitude 46.380 geographic coordinates (Armenia, 5 km eastwest from the town of Kapan), with 3.9 magnitude and 10 km depth. The tremor measured magnitude …

Military

The Azerbaijani forces violated the ceasefire across the entire Line of Contact between Nagorno Karabakh and Azerbaijan more than 120 times overnight to February 27-28, firing 2200 shots toward the Armenian positions. As the Defense Army of the Artsakh Republic (NKR) reports, more intensive violations came in the eastern and northern directions, where the adversary applied …

Culture

Three models of Armenian projects “Artbridge” bookstore-café, which has a serious track record of 16 years, opened in Yerevan charged with a unique mission.  Shakeh Havan, its founder, not only does business but also helps people involved in arts, publishing industry and culture. In her interview with “Aravot” Shakeh notes “ There are a lot …

"Aravot" daily

The Great Lent started yesterday. The longer I live the more importance I attach to such events. Not the rituals, not the external manifestations, not the actor play of Pharisees of all times but the content and the meaning. The meaning, in my opinion, is that you must try to look more straightaway into your …

Politics

Statement by Mr Sajjad Karim Co-Chair of the Delegation to the EU-Armenia and EU-Azerbaijan Parliamentary Association Committees London and Brussels, 25 February 2017 Azerbaijani Prosecutor General has issued three international arrest warrants, this week, against MEPs Eleni Theocharous, Frank Engel and Jaromir Stetina for having visited Nagorno-Karabakh and having, through their behavior, supported the self-proclaimed …

World

Washington D.C. – On February 27, the Armenian National Institute (ANI) launched a Turkish-language version of its popular website documenting the facts and acknowledgments of the Armenian Genocide available at www.turkish.armenian-genocide.org. The ANI site is visited over four million times a year and the number of people accessing from Turkey is substantial. As Turkey regularly …

Other

According to the Ministry of ES of RA on February 28 by 00:00 some roads in Armenia are closed. Urasar-Katnaghbyur roadway is closed. 27-34 th km of Sotk-Karvachar roadway of M-11 highway is difficult to pass. According to the information received from the Department of Emergency Situations of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Georgia …