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Artsakh ‘Had No Bid’ to Join Eurasian Union

Artsakh ‘Had No Bid’ to Join Eurasian Union

Artsakh’s exclusion from the Eurasian Economic Union’s accession process should not come as a surprise, as there was never an initiative for the country’s membership, Artsakh’s Presidential Spokesman David Babayan said.

December 22nd, 2014

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Russia, Armenia Sign Deal to Extend Life of Metsamor Nuclear Plant

Russia, Armenia Sign Deal to Extend Life of Metsamor Nuclear Plant

On Dec. 13, Russia and Armenia signed an intergovernmental cooperation agreement for extending the service life of Armenia’s nuclear power plant in Metsamor, Russia’s state-run Atomic Energy Corporation, Rosatom, announced on Monday.

December 22nd, 2014

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South Caucasus Railway to Invest Billions in Upgrades and Iran-Armenia Railway

South Caucasus Railway to Invest Billions in Upgrades and Iran-Armenia Railway

The South Caucasus Railway (SCR), a Russian company operating Armenia’s railroads, will invest 6.5 billion drams (approx.. $14.3 million) next year into upgrading facilities, the company’s CEO Viktor Rebets told a news conference Monday.

December 22nd, 2014

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CSTO Considers Collective Air Force

CSTO Considers Collective Air Force

Member states of the Collective Security Treaty Organization (CSTO), a Russian-led military alliance which includes Armenia, will consider the establishment of a collective air force, TASS reports.

December 22nd, 2014

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AYF Australia Gets Robertson Book on Genocide into Libraries

AYF Australia Gets Robertson Book on Genocide into Libraries

The Armenian Youth Federation of Australia (AYF Australia) has announced it has succeeded in getting libraries around the country to purchase and display “An Inconvenient Genocide,” which is Geoffrey Robertson’s recently-released book on the Armenian Genocide.

December 22nd, 2014

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CNN Features Armenia in Segment

CNN Features Armenia in Segment

CNN has taken a glimpse into the life of modern-day Armenia as part of its latest “On the Road” series broadcast over the weekend, Armenpress reports.

December 22nd, 2014

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Armenian Art Exhibit to Feature at Fresno Art Museum

Armenian Art Exhibit to Feature at Fresno Art Museum

The Fresno Art Museum will present “Tradition, Legacy, Culture,” an exhibit featuring works by Armenian artists to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the Armenian Genocide.

December 22nd, 2014

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Turkish Court Issues Arrest Warrant for Fethullah Gülen

Turkish Court Issues Arrest Warrant for Fethullah Gülen

A Turkish court has issued an arrest warrant for US-based Islamic scholar Fethullah Gülen, a former ally turned arch-enemy of President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan.

December 19th, 2014

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Ukrainian Fund Invests in Failing Armenian Airline

Ukrainian Fund Invests in Failing Armenian Airline

A Ukrainian investment fund announced the purchase of a 49 percent stake in Armenia’s leading airline on Friday, pledging to help restart soon its commercial flights that were suspended two months ago.

December 19th, 2014

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Artsakh Excluded from EEU

Artsakh Excluded from EEU

The Nagorno-Karabakh Republic will not become part of the Eurasian Economic Union (EEU) after Armenia’s accession, Belarusian First Deputy Foreign Minister Alexander Mikhnevich said while speaking before a vote on the ratification of the treaty on Armenia’s accession to the EEU.

December 19th, 2014

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Kazakh Senate, Belarusian Lower House Ratify Armenia’s Entry to EEU

Kazakh Senate, Belarusian Lower House Ratify Armenia’s Entry to EEU

The upper house of the Kazakh Parliament – the Senate – and the lower house of the Belarusian National Assembly — the House of Representatives — have ratified a treaty on Armenia’s joining the Eurasian Economic Union, Kazinform reports.

December 19th, 2014

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Outgoing US Ambassador Holds Final Press Conference

Outgoing US Ambassador Holds Final Press Conference

The outgoing US Ambassador to Armenia John Heffern reiterated Friday that there is no military solution to the long-running Artsakh conflict.

December 19th, 2014

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Former ARF Lawmaker Says ‘Revolution’ Has Been Quashed

Former ARF Lawmaker Says ‘Revolution’ Has Been Quashed

Lilit Galstian, a former opposition lawmaker from the Armenian Revolutionary Federation (ARF) says she no longer sees any tangible tactics or methodology in Armenian politics to expect serious reforms.

December 19th, 2014

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From Seeds of Hope to Seeds of Prosperity

From Seeds of Hope to Seeds of Prosperity

Gagik Mkrtchyan, the Armenian Technology Group’s (ATG) long time in-country director continues to have his impact in the grain industry in Armenia.

December 19th, 2014

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