Monthly Archives: July 2017

Sport

At the press conference Hrachya Rostomyan, President of the Armenian Basketball Federation, touched upon the participation of boys and girls under the age of 16 in the European “C” Division Basketball Championship, spoke about the path already passed, as well as the possibility of developing sport games in Armenia. “Armenian Basketball Federation participated in European …

Politics

American lawmakers with a rare harmony voted in favor of a bill, which imposes sanctions on Russia with unprecedented severity. This package is a heavy blow to Moscow’s military and economic capabilities, the capabilities relying on which official Yerevan continues its membership in the CSTO and the EAEU, recognizing Russia as “a strategic ally”. The …

Tech

President Vladimir Putin has signed a bill that prohibits services, including virtual private networks (VPNs), that enable users to skirt government censorship efforts. CNN reports.  The law will take effect on November 1. VPNs use encryption to disguise the source of internet traffic, allowing users to view websites that are banned in their home countries. …

Politics

In the first half of the current year, Armenia’s permanent population has dropped by 6,200 people. As of July 1, the number of permanent population in Armenia makes 2 million 979 thousand 900 people, and, according to the National Statistics Service on January 1 the number of permanent population in Armenia was 2 million 986 …

Legal

The emails range from March 20, 2009, to April 24, 2017, according to the whistleblowing website. Sputnik news reports. WikiLeaks said it was also providing an archive of 71,848 emails and added that only 21,075 were marked verified, however, the rest of the batch could be expected to be authentic as well “based on statistical sampling.” Macron won the second round of the presidential election in France …

Economy

New US sanctions against Russia will further aggravate the situation in the South Caucasus. Experts assure that the tenser the US-Russia relations become, the more the situation aggravates in the region. Expert of the PhD, Forbes, The National Interest and The American Thinker periodicals, Areg Galstyan stated, that the project of the US sanctions against …