On Jan. 1, a new law on “Social Assistance to Border Communities” went into effect in Armenia. The measure provides partial subsidies for natural gas, electricity, and irrigation expenses to those living in Armenia’s dangerous border regions, which constantly face attacks from Azeri military forces.
Turkey’s decision to mark the 100th anniversary of the Battle of Gallipoli on April 24, the day Armenians mark the beginning of the Armenian Genocide, “cannot be conceived by anyone as a proper step,” Armenia’s Foreign Minister Edward Nalbandain told a press conference on Monday, following an Armenia-EU Cooperation Council meeting in Brussels.
More than a week since the Gyumri killings, the city and Armenia at large are still struggling to come to terms with the heinous crime that wiped out an entire family. As the massacre’s youngest victim, six-month-old Seryozha Avetisyan succumbed to his injuries on Monday, many questions remain unanswered; chief among them – what happens to the culprit?
GYUMRI, Armenia (Combined Sources)–The lone survivor from a family who was brutally murdered by a Russian soldier who deserted his post and went on a killing spree has died, according to Armenia’s health ministry.
Six-month-old Seryozha Avetisyan, who was stabbed and received emergency treatment died Monday.
Armenia’s health ministry reported that local and international specialists worked [...]