Daily Archives: Friday, 12 October, 2012

Putin Politics: Russian president’s expected visit likely to influence decisions in Yerevan

Putin Politics: Russian president’s expected visit likely to influence decisions in Yerevan

Several Armenian media, citing their sources, report the visit to Armenia by Russian President Vladimir Putin, which was originally said to have been scheduled for mid-September, will take place in late October or early November. The Russian leader’s visit was first announced in the summer by the director of the CIS Institute Konstantin Zatulin, who […]

Turkish Ambassador in Slovenia recognizes Armenian Genocide: Ashot Grigoryan

Turkish Ambassador in Slovenia recognizes Armenian Genocide: Ashot Grigoryan

YEREVAN, OCTOBER 12, ARMENPRESS: Armenian Genocide denial punitive law is already a reality in Slovenia, reportedly Azerbaijani- Turkish propaganda disinformation which casts doubt on the existence of the law is being subjected to failure. Ashot Grigoryan , President of Forum of Armenian Associations of Europe ( FAAE) had a press conference with the reporters on […]

Fighting hydros: Armenian village residents oppose government plans to “harness” their river

A fresh tide of environmental protest is starting in Armenia – this time against the construction of a hydro-power plant in the Ijevan preserve. Ecologists say the construction will damage the entire eco-system of the area and will increase landslides. The Government had approved the construction on the Paghjur (Khachaghbyur) river in the northeastern Tavush […]

Armenian Patriarch of Jerusalem passed away

Armenian Patriarch of Jerusalem passed away

His Holiness Karekin II, Supreme Patriarch and Catholicos of All Armenians, learned Friday that Archbishop Torkom Manoogian, the Armenian Patriarch of Jerusalem, has passed away at the age of 93 after a long illness, Information Service of the Mother See of Holy Etchmiadzin informs. The Catholicos of All Armenians, the Supreme Spiritual Council and the […]

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