Figures from the first half of 2020 fell by half compared to the same period in 2019
Post soviet country Armenia
Entrepreneurs who import goods will have to pay more for customs clearance, and street vendors need to comply with a number of restrictions
Armenian lawyers contested the decision of the European Court of Human Rights. The court does not hold Azerbaijan accountable for a crime committed by an Azerbaijani soldier.
Relatives of victims of March 1, 2008 riots in Armenia refuse to participate in trial of ex. pres. Kocharyan
The relatives say the trial has turned into a farce, "and there is pronounced sabotage on the part of some offices and opposition to attempts to identify the true culprits."
The Armenian parliament has passed a government proposed set of legislative changes that would allow, in the event of a viral outbreak, to impose strict measures in individual settlements and even organisations, and not across the country
“When I was younger and thought about having a baby, I said to myself: I will never go for it unless I get married. But time and age help one come to this decision”
Armenia's foreign policy priorities have not changed - highlights from foreign ministry press secretary
Anna Naghdalyan presented her department’s position on the hot button topics - settling the Karabakh conflict, exchanging prisoners with Azerbaijan, and cooperating with Russia
After a year-long break, the fight between activists, ecologist and the company Lydian Armenia for the gold-mine hills has started once again. There can be no compromise. The government has taken to waiting them out.
“Our capabilities have changed, as well as our ideas about how to defend the country, we have accumulated experience, and the regional situation has changed” - Deputy defense minister on the need to create an “Armenian model of the militia”
This year, Putin sent Robert Kocharyan a telegram and spoke with him on the phone. This was only possible because Kocharyan was released from prison
Fashion stylists comment on Yerevan residents’ outer appearance
The government has effected a suite of legal changes allowing them to handle the coronavirus without the need for a state of emergency. If there is an outbreak, quarantine may be imposed on specific areas
In light of the closed borders due to the coronavirus, Armenian citizens are unable to leave the country seeking work, but many are moving to the capital. How will the government prevent population drain from the regions?
One of the residents died in the explosion, while two injured are in hospital. The condition of one of them is critical.
The Armenian authorities are publishing figures on the success of anti-crisis programmes to cope with the economic consequences of the coronavirus.
Armenia has participated in the 2020 International Army Games held in Russia. One of the competitions took place in Armenia
Goris residents had been living in cave-dwellings until the 18th century
The ministry of education has published a list of rules for the new school year in light of the coronavirus pandemic. Classes start September 15, after the state of emergency is lifted.