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  1. U.S. Funds Armenian Anti-Corruption DriveRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | Armenian Liberty

    Armenia - The chief of the Armenian government staff, Davit Harutiunian , and Karen Hilliard, the USAID's mission director for Armenia, sign an agreement in Yerevan, 5Feb2016. Despite skepticism voiced by many civil society figures in Armenia, the U.S. Agency for International Development has allocated $750,000 to support the implementation of the Armenian government's latest plan to combat corruption.

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  2. Press ReviewRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | Armenian Liberty

    "168 Zham" notes that Western diplomats in Yerevan have already started emphasizing the importance of Armenia's 2017 parliamentary elections and their conformity with democratic standards. "Their statements are addressed to the authorities that have learned how to repeatedly rig elections and receive positive reactions from the West," writes the paper.

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  3. Eurasian Union Opposes Armenian Car TaxRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | Armenian Liberty

    Armenia collects a 20 percent tax from cars imported from Russia and other members of the Eurasian Economic Union in breach of trade rules set by the Russian-led bloc, a senior EEU official said on Monday. Tatyana Valovaya of the Eurasian Economic Commission, the bloc's Moscow-based executive body, said Yerevan should have abolished value-added tax for such cars when it formally joined the EEU in January 2015.

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  4. Woman Fined For Multiple VotingRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | Armenian Liberty

    ... Hovannisian acted on her own or followed a political order. The unemployed woman is affiliated with the Prosperous Armenia Party (BHK), the second largest parliamentary force that has backed the constitutional changes. Despite claiming to be in ...

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  5. Chairman of state committee of water resources and KfW bank...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | Arka News Agency

    YEREVAN, February 8. /ARKA/. The chairman of the Armenian State Water Resources Committee Aram Harutyunyan and Zara Chatinyan from the Yerevan office of the German KfW bank discussed today water supply problems in the Armenian communities.

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  6. Armenia Learns Western-Style Mission CommandRead the original story

    Monday Feb 8 | Groong

    STYLE MISSION COMMAND February 8, 2016 17:00 Yerevan/Mediamax/. Armenian Armed Forces General Staff delegation participated in training exercise at U.S. Army's Joint Multinational Readiness Center at the Hohenfels Training Area in Germany on January 13-27.

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  7. Analogous Television To Stop Broadcasting In Armenia SoonRead the original story

    Monday Feb 8 | Groong

    ANALOGOUS TELEVISION TO STOP BROADCASTING IN ARMENIA SOON YEREVAN, February 8. /ARKA/. Analogous television is to stop broadcasting in Armenia in spring 2016, Grikor Amalyan, the head of the National Radio and Television Committee, told journalists on Friday.

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  8. EAEU Views Armenia As Bridge For Expanding Cooperation With IranRead the original story

    Monday Feb 8 | Groong

    EAEU VIEWS ARMENIA AS BRIDGE FOR EXPANDING COOPERATION WITH IRAN 16:52, 8 February, 2016 YEREVAN, FEBRUARY 8, ARMENPRESS. The Eurasian Economic Union observes the opportunities of active cooperation with Iran.

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  9. Armenian Traces In PragueRead the original story

    Monday Feb 8 | Groong

    February 8 2016 "Orer" Pan-European magazine is published in the Czech Republic since October 1999. As the editor-in-chief of "Orer" mentions in an interview with "Aravot", it has been 16 years since they are covering not only the Czech-Armenians but also European-Armenians community life, also Armenia-EU relations, cultural, economic, political and the main Armenian events related to other aspects.

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  10. Sanitek Promises To Clean Up Main Streets Of Yerevan From Snow In 48 HoursRead the original story

    Monday Feb 8 | Groong

    SANITEK PROMISES TO CLEAN UP MAIN STREETS OF YEREVAN FROM SNOW IN 48 HOURS YEREVAN, February 8. /ARKA. Sanitek, a Lebanese-owned company, chosen last year by the Yerevan municipality to manage waste removal in the Armenian capital city, promised today to clean up the main streets of Yerevan from snow in 48 hours after the end of snow, saying also the secondary streets will be cleaned in 72 hours.

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  11. Serbian Lawmakers Visit Armenian Genocide Memorial - PhotosRead the original story

    Monday Feb 8 | Groong

    PHOTOS 17:16, 08 Feb 2016 Siranush Ghazanchyan The delegation led by Maja Gojkovic, Speaker of the National Assembly of the Republic of Serbia, visited the Tsitsernakaberd Memorial in Yerevan. Members of the delegation laid a wreath at the memorial to the Armenian Genocide victims and paid tribute to their memory with a minute of silence.

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  12. Web-Dorado's New Homepage Design UpdateRead the original story

    Monday Feb 8 | PR Log

    After more than 2 months of development, The Web-Dorado has unveiled a new homepage for its readers around the world. YEREVAN, Armenia - Feb. 8, 2016 - PRLog -- The simple and minimalistic layout homepage showcases 3 slides with the best products the company has made during the past 2 years.

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  13. Court Rejects Request To Transfer Vahan Shirkhanyan To A Medical InstitutionRead the original story

    Monday Feb 8 | Groong

    COURT REJECTS REQUEST TO TRANSFER VAHAN SHIRKHANYAN TO A MEDICAL INSTITUTION by Nana Martirosyan Monday, February 8, 14:22 The Court of Appeal has rejected the request to transfer ex-deputy defense minister of Armenia Vahan Shirkhanyan to a specialized medical institution, saying that it is for the Justice Ministry Penitentiary to tackle that issue. Shirkhanyan's lawyer Stepan Voskanyan has already said that he is going to apply to the Justice Ministry Penitentiary to address the issue as soon as possible.

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  14. Cheap Turkish Tomatoes Hit Markets In Armenia: Local Producers Can't CompeteRead the original story

    Monday Feb 8 | Groong

    CHEAP TURKISH TOMATOES HIT MARKETS IN ARMENIA: LOCAL PRODUCERS CAN'T COMPETE Grisha Balasanyan 15:08, February 8, 2016 Armenia imported 37.4 tons of tomatoes from Turkey, Iran, Georgia, Holland and Greece in 2015. That same year, 135 tons of cucumbers were imported from Turkey, Iran, Georgia and Greece.

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  15. Russia MPs Propose Annulment Of 1921 Treaty Of Moscow With TurkeyRead the original story

    Monday Feb 8 | Groong

    ... Pakholkov added. "If you have adopted a traitorous position today, severing the treaty is an equivalent step; Armenia will assist us in this matter." He noted that even if the severance of this accord will not have a major legal force, it will ...

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  16. Yerevan's Disappearing Past: MPs Sound Off On Continued Demolition Of City's Landmarks - VideosRead the original story

    Monday Feb 8 | Groong

    YEREVAN'S DISAPPEARING PAST: MPS SOUND OFF ON CONTINUED DEMOLITION OF CITY'S LANDMARKS - VIDEOS 01:05, February 8, 2016 Marine Martirosyan, David Banuchyan MPs from four of the six factions in Armenia's National Assembly responded to the following question: "What do you think about Yerevan's current architectural profile? Can a new Yerevan be built by demolishing the old?" MP Zarhuhi Postanjyan - Heritage Party I would say yes; we are destroying Yerevan. It's sad and troubling.

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  17. Nobel Days: YSMU to host Five Nobel LaureatesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | Al+ Armenia

    ... and outstanding achievements of the Nobel Prize winners. This event is a distinguished one ever organized in Armenia. It is the first opportunity for the experienced and young scientists, as well as for students of the region, to interact and get to ...

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  18. BHK member fined for voting for three other peopleRead the original story

    Monday Feb 8 | Al+ Armenia

    Narine Hovhannisyan, a member of the Prosperous Armenia Party , will have to pay an AMD 500 000 fine for voting for other people on the day of the constitutional referendum. The decision was made today by the Court of General Jurisdiction of Yerevan's Avan and Nor Nork Administrative Districts.

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  19. Investigative body refuses petition to transfer Vahan Shirkhanyan to hospitalRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | Al+ Armenia

    The investigative body has denied a petition filed by the lawyer of Vahan Shirkhanyan, a former deputy defense minister of Armenia, asking to transfer his client to a civil hospital for treatment. Talking to A1+, lawyer Stepan Voskanyan said they were told that the answer was to be given by the Penitentiary Department of Armenia Justice Ministry.

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  20. Five Nobel Prize Laureates To Spend Five Days In YerevanRead the original story

    Monday Feb 8 | Groong

    FIVE NOBEL PRIZE LAUREATES TO SPEND FIVE DAYS IN YEREVAN February 8, 2016 09:40 exclusive Nobel laureate in medicine Robin Warren of Australia receives his Nobel Prize from Sweden's King Carl XVI Gustaf, December 10, 2005 Photo: REUTERS/Anders Wiklund /Scanpix Aaron Ciechanover joint 2004 Nobel Prize Laureate for Chemistry is listening during a news conference in Stockholm Photo: REUTERS/Wolfgang Rattay Ada Yonath of Israel receives the 2009 Nobel Prize in Chemistry from Sweden's King Carl XVI Gustaf at the Concert Hall in Stockholm December 10, 2009 Photo: REUTERS/Peter Andrews Konstantin Yenkoyan Photo: YSMU Sweden's Crown Princess Victoria and Japanese scientist Ei-ichi Negishi, winner of the 2010 Nobel Prize in Chemistry discuss during the Nobel Banquet in Stockholm's City Hall Photo: REUTERS/Pawel Kopczynski For the first time, Armenia will host five Nobel Prize laureates, who will ... (more)

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