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During the consultative meeting, which was chaired by Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan, Chairman of State Revenue Committee Eduard Hovhannisyan reported back his agency’s annual performance for 2019 as part of the Government’s Program of Activities for 2019-2023. To begin with, the SRC Chairman dwelt on the work done to assess and curb the tax shadow, …

Culture

ԵՌԱԳՈՅՆ. ‘The Promise’ film about the Armenian Genocide will be added to the Netflix library on August 8, reports the Armenian National Committee of America (ANCA). The Promise is a 2016 American historical drama film directed by Terry George and starring Oscar Isaac, Charlotte Le Bon and Christian Bale, set in the final years of the …

World

PM sends message to representatives of Yezidi community in Armenia Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan addressed a message to Armenia’s Yezidi community on the sixth anniversary of the Sinjar Genocide. The Premier’s message reads, in part: “Dear Yezidi sisters and brothers, Today, we are commemorating the anniversary of the genocide committed by terrorist groups against the …

Other

In the Republic On August 3 from time to time in most regions short rain with thunderstorm is predicted, during the thunderstorm wind speed may reach up to 20-25 m/s. In separate places hail is also predicted. On August 4-8 no precipitation is predicted. North-west wind speed is 3-8 m/s. On August 3 the air …

Healthcare

Public Radio of Armenia. Beach resorts along France’s Atlantic coast, picturesque promenades on the Loire River, farmers markets in the Alps — they’re among scores of spots around France where everyone is now required to wear a mask outdoors, The Associated Press reports. The outdoor mask rules taking effect Monday are on top of a nationwide decree last …

Other

The police of RA intends to establish the emergency calls operative center, which will be similar in structure and functions to the Crisis Management National Center of the Rescue Service of the Ministry of Emergency Situations. On July 31, the Deputy Minister of Justice of RA Kristine Grigoryan and the Deputy Chief of Police, colonel …

Politics

CANBERRA: Australia’s former Federal Treasurer and former Ambassador to the United States of America, Joe Hockey and nine high-profile compatriots have joined the distinguished membership of the Australian Friends of Artsakh, helping mark the one-year anniversary of the network supporting the rights to self-determination of the Armenians of the Republic of Artsakh. The Australian Friends …

Healthcare

The Armenian Weekly. The Armenian Revolutionary Federation (ARF) Eastern Region assembled a panel of three experts to discuss the continuing COVID-19 pandemic during a live discussion on Facebook. he primary topics of discussion were how to navigate re-opening and becoming comfortable with the “new normal.” Dr. Kim Hekimian, assistant professor of nutrition at Columbia University, served …

Official

RA NA Speaker Ararat Mirzoyan Condoles Yezidi People “Today, together with Yezidi community of Armenia we commemorate the memory of their brothers and sisters who died in Sinjar six years ago. As a nation that has survived the genocide, we cannot remain indifferent, while witnessing the same crime committed against any other people,” the message …

World

From the blog by EU High Representative Josep Borrell Every day we see deepening tensions between the US and China with clashes over a variety of issues. Positions are hardening with advocates of decoupling in the ascendancy in both Washington and Beijing. This US-China strategic rivalry will probably be the dominant organising principle for global …

Sub featured

COPENHAGEN, 1 August 2020 – On the forty-fifth anniversary of the signing of the Helsinki Final Act, Present and former Presidents of the OSCE PA issued the following statement: “Forty-five years ago, leaders from East and West came together to adopt a document that was bold, both in ambition and in scope, and remains visionary …

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(OTTAWA – August 2, 2020) – Today, the Armenian National Committee of Canada (ANCC) learned that on Saturday, August 1, at 10:30 PM, a group of Azerbaijanis harassed and assaulted a group of Armenian-Canadians in Toronto. The ANCC strongly condemns these abhorrent acts of violence and aggression by the foreign-sponsored members of the Azerbaijani community …

Culture

The Armenian Mirror-Spectator.  YEREVAN/MOSCOW — Nanara Berezina, a leading beautician and makeup artist in Russia, world champion, creative director of the aesthetic section of the World Organization of Hairdressers, coach of the Russian national team for decorative cosmetics, teacher at the Dolores Academy of Hairdressing and the SPiKR Training Center, World Trainer, Golden Trainer of …

Europe

On 2 August 1944, the remaining Roma of the so-called “Zigeunerlager” (Gypsy camp) – some 3,000 men, women and children – were exterminated in the gas chambers of Auschwitz-Birkenau. The Roma Holocaust was an attempt by the Nazi regime and its supporters to exterminate the Romani people of Europe. In an online video statement to mark the 76th anniversary of the atrocities, Council of …

Culture

The Armenian Mirror-Spectator. NEW YORK — On July 10, Delos released “Komitas: Divine Liturgy”, an early-20th masterpiece by the revered Armenian composer Komitas Vardapet (1869–1935), in the world-premiere recording of a mixed-voice arrangement by his 21st-century compatriot Vache Sharafyan. This new version features the critically acclaimed Latvian Radio Choir led by its artistic director, Sigvards Klava, with guest soloists bass Hovhannes Nersesyan …

Out of yerevan

The Armenian Weekly. How many times have you heard, “I love Yerevan. The people are warm. The city is very European, but if you want to experience all of Armenia, go to the villages.” When you connect with any of the hundreds of villages scattered through Armenia proper and Artsakh, we are reminded of both Armenia’s …

"Aravot" daily

Of course, Kocharyan’s ideas can be argued against, just as it is possible to argue against the current Prime Minister’s claims in his recent interview with the Russian PBK channel. For example, in order to prove that some NGOs in Armenia are not anti-Russian, Pashinyan said that these NGOs were formed during the former administration, …

Healthcare

Public Radio of Armenia. Russia expects to start mass anti-coronavirus vaccinations, across the country, by October, the country’s Health Minister Mikhail Murashko has said, Russia Today reports. Murashko announced on Saturday that clinical trials of a vaccine developed by the Moscow-based Gamalei Institute have been completed and that the health ministry is aiming to begin a public vaccination …

"Aravot" daily

Why can Volodymyr Zelensky become a world leader but Kanye West can’t? Charisma is the most important element of getting people’s votes, which is more important than intellect and experience. Even the characteristics of the political system do not mean much. I forgot that the program is also important. Kanye, for example, suggests that the …