The pandemic brought Armenian wine and brandy production to a halt. The producers’ losses will hit farmers, as they have a rich harvest of grapes, but factories are not in a position to begin purchasing
The assistance is intended for those companies that avoided layoffs during the crisis
News, cases and deaths statistics, analysis, focus on the South and North Caucasus. Azerbaijan, Armenia, Georgia, coronavirus pandemic
This decision was made in light of the fact that the coronavirus mortality rate remains high, despite a fall in the number of new cases
A criminal case was initiated against Vladimir Gasparyan, who obstructed the work of a Radio Liberty film crew
Former advisor to the Armenian defense minister and military expert David Jamalyan gives his opinion to JAMnews
A review of what happened in the South Caucasus in the week of August 3-8, 2020 - five-day August War anniversary, abating pandemic. Georgia, Azerbaijan, Armenia
Serzh Sargsyan spoke about the April 2016 war and promised to organize an in-person press conference after the state of emergency is lifted
Ethnic minorities in Armenia rarely speak out about their problems
They are forced to make the choice between protecting their rights and keeping their jobs. In addition, many simply do not know where to turn for help.
Yerevan park trees felled as part of agreement with former gov’t, mayor’s office unable to prevent damage
Under the previous, "pre-revolutionary" government, a part of the park in the very center of the capital was leased until 2040, and no one can now prohibit the owner of the territory
This refutes information published by Russian media the day before. Armenian experts have yet to comment on the fake report, but social media users have plenty to say.
Military exercises, expecting tourists, search for a guilty party - "Past week in the Caucasus" from JAMnews, video
A review of what happened in the South Caucasus in the week of July 27-August 1, 2020 - Armenia, Azerbaijan, Georgia
The July flare up ‘froze’ the negotiation process – Armenian experts on border fighting with Azerbaijan
Adviser to the President of Nagorno-Karabakh David Babayan and political observer Hakob Badalyan answered JAMnews’ questions
Gevorg Gasparyan has invented straws from bamboo stalks as an alternative to plastic. He calls his fight against plastic a “green revolution”
Robert Kocharyan spoke about the situation on the Armenian-Azerbaijani border, the Karabakh conflict and Azerbaijani-Turkish military exercises near the Armenian border
In an interview with the Israeli Jerusalem Post, Zohrab Mnatsakanyan stated that the weapons that Azerbaijan buys from Israel are being used against civilians in Armenia
The Armenian PM spoke about the conflict with Azerbaijan in an interview with the Russian edition of RBK. At the same time, he openly stated that he considers Turkey to be the instigator of the conflict.
Armenian millionaire offers compensation to Azerbaijani businessmen for losses due to street skirmishes
Businessman Sergei Sarkisov thinks large Azerbaijani businessmen may follow his example and pleas for peace
Armenian high school students, parents protest new university entrance exam regs – has the system failed?
The reason was the Ministry of Education’s new decision that few knew about, which was approved shortly before exams. Protests, and discussions of the issue in parliament did not resolve everything.
A review of what happened in the South Caucasus in the week of July 20-25, 2020
Living in Movses, right on the border with Azerbaijan, is far from safe