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Environmentalists Continue Fight to Save Lake Sevan from Toxic Mining Venture

Growing environmental concerns over plans by a Russian-owned mining company to build a gold processing plant near Armenia’s legendary Lake Sevan are prompting opposition to the project from some government officials, according to the head of an environmental NGO working to save the lake from additional contamination.

Diaspora Ministry Seeks to Harness Diaspora’s Scientific Potential

YEREVAN (Armenpress)–Armenia’s Diaspora Minister Hran’sh Hakobian and the chairman of the National Academy of Sciences Radik Martirosian signed on Friday a document that will lay the groundwork for the consolidation of educational and scientific ties between Armenia and her worldwide diaspora. The agreement envisages the eventual consolidation of Armenia and Diaspora scientific and educational ties,