In a statement released today by Armenia’s Public Services Regulatory Commission (PSRC), Armenian officials rejected claims made by the chief of the Inter RAO, Boris Kovalchuk, that Armenia’s existing system of energy tariff regulation and rules is to blame for the losses incurred by the Electric Networks of Armenia (ENA), calling Kovalchuk’s claims “unacceptable.”
The last Armenian families living in Kobane fled the northern Syrian town after repeated attacks by the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS). One of the family members, Hovsep Tomasyan, was killed in front of his 14-year-old son Aram, according to Hurriyet Daily News.
Protesters continuing to occupy a central Yerevan avenue chose new leaders who pledged to reinvigorate their campaign for the cancellation of a controversial rise in Armenian electricity prices overnight on Tuesday and Wednesday.
The OSCE Minsk Group is attempting to organize a meeting between President Serz Sarkisian of Armenia and President Ilham Aliyev of Azerbaijan, according to the ambassador of France to Azerbaijan, Pascal Monnier. Speaking to the private Azerbaijani media outlet Trend about the progress of negotiations to settle the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict, Monnier said that when parties take no steps, the settlement process stops.
A French-run company managing Yerevan’s water distribution network has abandoned attempts to slightly raise the price of its drinking water following a much sharper rise in energy tariffs that sparked angry protests in the Armenian capital.
Three weeks after his election into Turkey’s Parliament on the People’s Democratic Party (HDP) list, Garo Paylan spoke to the Armenian Weekly about his path to parliament
During a protest organized by the Nor Zartonk youth movement on Friday demanding the return of Camp Armen to the Armenian community in Turkey, newly-elected Turkish parliament member Garo Paylan said the issue of Camp Armen is proof of the Armenian Genocide.
Armenian Americans from the Greater Washington DC area condemned ongoing Azerbaijani aggression and honored the memory of its latest victim, Arman Yepremyan, at a June 28th protest in front of the Azerbaijani Embassy, set to coincide with the closing ceremonies of the European Games in Baku, reported the Armenian Revolutionary Federation.
Within 24 hours of making a nationally-broadcast hate speech publicly laying claim to all of Armenia and Artsakh as Azerbaijani land, President Ilham Aliyev’s armed forces launched a cross-border attack from Nakhichevan on Armenia that took the life of Armenian soldier Arman Mayisi Yepremian.
A Russian soldier accused of murdering the seven members of the Avetisyan family in Gyumri in January will be tried by an Armenian court, state prosecutors in Yerevan officially confirmed on Tuesday.