Monthly Archives: September 2017

World

The Senate Appropriations Committee adopted the Fiscal Year (FY) 2018 State, Foreign Operations, and Related Programs (SFOPS) appropriations bill, which ensures continued funding to Nagorno Karabakh (Artsakh), reported the Armenian Assembly of America (Assembly). The “Committee recommends assistance for the victims of the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict in amounts consistent with prior fiscal years, and for ongoing …

Politics

During the discussion entitled “Issues on Effective Counteraction of Collective Security System to Hybrid Wars in Contemporary Conditions” held in Yerevan by suggestion of CSTO PA Permanent Committee on Political Issues and International Cooperation, RPA MP Khosrov Harutyunyan did not exclude that in the future CSTO countries are likely to fight against hybrid wars together. …

Official

On September 30, Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Artsakh (Nagorno Karabakh Republic) Masis Mayilian received representatives of international political youth organizations of the International Union of Socialist Youth (IUSY), who had arrived in Artsakh on an acquaintance visit from around 20 different countries. The Foreign Minister of Artsakh welcomed the visit of …

Politics

As informed earlier, Turkish political figures – Ufuk Uras, Ali Bayramogli, Sayid Chetinogli and Erol Katrjogli have appeared in Azerbaijan’s “black list” for visiting Artsakh in days and criminal case has been initiated against them. The organizer of the visit, the president of “Return” foundation, former MP Aragats Akhoyan informed that Turkish political actors have …

Other

At the initiative of the Armenian Revolutionary Federation’s (ARF) Bureau Youth Office, about two dozen delegates representing International Union of Socialist Youth (IUSY) member organizations arrived to Armenia today as a part of a three day visit that includes a trip to the Republic of Artsakh. Prior to departing to Artsakh, the delegates had the …

Military

By the suggestion of CSTO PA Permanent Committee on Political Issues and International Cooperation inter-parliamentary hearings are held in Yerevan entitled “Issues on Effective Counteraction of Collective Security System to Hybrid Wars in Contemporary Conditions”. There is no certain definition of “Hybrid War” concept, but the majority of experts consider that it constitutes the application …

Economy

Armenia’s first-ever major solar power plant went on stream on Friday, September 29 with a senior government official predicting the country’s growing reliance on renewable sources of energy. Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty reports. The 0.5-megawatt plant has been built by a private company, Energo Invest Holding, in Tsaghkadzor, a resort town 60 kilometers north of …

Politics

“Mr. Khachikyan spent five years in prison, yesterday he returned to his family, I congratulate his family and relatives”, Deputy Speaker of the National Assembly of Armenia Eduard Sharmazanov told reporters after the RPA Supreme Body session. Let us remind, that Vazgen Khachikyan, former head of the State Social Security Service, was released. The President …

"Aravot" daily

I should once again express my opinion which contradicts to the society or, at least the “mainstream” of Facebook, but I should say: releasing Vazgen Khachikyan after 5 years of imprisonment does not induce the same passions inside me which I see in virtual area. Naturally, I do not have sympathy towards neither this, nor …