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  1. Marina Mkhitaryan, Lead at Kolba Lab, UNDP ArmeniaRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | Groong

    ...          I'm leading the Social Innovation Lab, called Kolba Lab in Armenia, which is a project implemented inside the United Nations Development Programme. This is not a startup or a venture accelerator. It's an ...

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  2. Trans-Europe Express – Cognac catalystRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | Groong

    How much influence does the EU actually have over the rest of the world? In one of the most volatile regions in the northern hemisphere, the answer is: quite a lot .  Armenians have been making brandy for nearly a millennium, according to local legend at least, and wine production could go back as far as 6,000 years. It's marketed as cognac in the post-Soviet world but as part of Armenia's 2017 EU-agreement, the delicious tipple will have to be rebranded as 'brandy', in order not to infringe on the protection granted to distillers in and around the eponymous French city.

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  3. Lukashenko addresses Armenia, urges not to be afraid of BelarusiansRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | Groong

    President of Belarus Alexander Lukashenko does not understand why Armenia is against appointment of the Belarus candidate in the post of the CSTO secretary general. "It is a shame that we cannot elect the chief official of the CSTO," Lukashenko told reporters in Minsk, Interfax-Zapad reports.

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  4. Haykak Arshamyan: Armenia Fund Telethon 2018 raised over $14mnRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Groong

    ... according to the All-Armenian Fund director, these proceeds will be directed to the implementation of projects in Armenia's Gyumri and Spitak towns. Also, Haykak Arshamyan pointed to the great support to them by President Armen Sarkissian and Acting ...

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  5. Hayk Gevorkyan may be elected chairman of new Armenian parliament committee on economic issuesRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Groong

    ... omic issues. As a journalist Gevorkyan covered economic issues. 'Haykakan Zhamanak' was edited for a long time by Armenia's acting Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan. When he was elected to parliament the position was handed to his wife Anna Hakobyan.-0-

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  6. Armenia refuses buying Belarusian Polonez, says it has Russian Iskander: LukashenkoRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | Groong

    President of Belarus Alexander Lukashenko stated that Belarus has offered Yerevan to buy Polonez complex of Belarusian production which Minsk supplies to Baku, but Armenia has declined the offer, RIA Novosti reports. "Yes, Azerbaijanis are not strangers to me, but we were together with you [Armenians] as well, and you should not accuse us of selling weapon to Azerbaijan," Lukashenko said, adding that he does not understand why they are being criticized.

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  7. Lukashenko recalls proposals to address Nagorno-Karabakh conflictRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Groong

    MINSK, 14 December – Belarus President Alexander Lukashenko recalled the proposals that Belarus and Russia made in an attempt to help address the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict as he met with representatives of the Russian mass media community on 14 December, BelTA has learned. The head of state said that the matter was discussed in Yerevan at one of the CSTO summits when Serzh Sargsyan was the president of Armenia.

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  8. Belarus President says apologized to Armenian PM, offers detailsRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Groong

    ... an apology for such things. We were apologizing there… I offered an apology to [Acting Prime Minister of Armenia] Nikol [Pashinyan] for attacking him due to various reasons. Putin offered an apology to everyone. It was such a mess ...

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  9. Armenia court decides not to remand ex-deputy PM in custodyRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | Groong

    YEREVAN. – The capital city Yerevan Court of General Jurisdiction on Friday denied the Special Investigation Service's petition that Armenia's Former Deputy Prime Minister and former Secretary of the Security Council,  Armen Gevorgyan, be remanded in custody.

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  10. Armenian court denies motion for arrest of former Deputy PMRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | Groong

    Yerevan/Mediamax/. Yerevan court of general jurisdiction has denied the motion Armenian Special Investigation Service filed to take former Deputy Prime Minister of Armenia Armen Gevorgyan into custody for two months.

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  11. Resolving the Karabakh crisis is a security issue of the entire South CaucasusRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | Groong

    ... Bishkek Protocol and other settlement attempts, the confrontation has not been overcome yet. The independence gave Armenia a chance to restore the diplomatic relations with Turkey, but this appeared impossible because of Ankara's unequivocal support ...

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  12. Can Armenia break the ice with Turkey?Read the original story

    3 hrs ago | Groong

    A day after he won the snap parliamentary elections last Sunday, Armenia's acting Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan announced that Yerevan was ready to establish direct relations with Ankara without any preconditions. "We hope Turkey will take the same stance," he said.

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  13. Russian soldier accused of murdering Armenian womanRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | Groong

    The lack of information about the case, nearly two weeks after the 57-year-old woman's death, has given rise to speculation among Armenians. Soldiers at Russia's 102nd Military base in Gyumri, Armenia, prepare for a parade in 2015.

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  14. Taxes, corruption, Nagorno-Karabakh, and Turkey: Pashinyan's...Read the original story

    3 hrs ago | Groong

    Having swept to power in a landslide electoral victory, the new gov­ern­ment of rev­o­lu­tion­ary leader Nikol Pashinyan is now laying out its vision for a 'New Armenia' - with ambitious plans for peace and reform. Following the sweeping victory of his My Step bloc in 9 December's snap par­lia­men­tary elections, Nikol Pashinyan vowed in a Facebook live stream the next day that his gov­ern­ment would start to implement all their pre-electoral promises as soon as the new lead­er­ship settles in.

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  15. Wool processing plant to be commissioned in Armenia's Amasia in early 2019Read the original story

    3 hrs ago | Groong

    Acting Prime Minister of Armenia Nikol Pashinyan hosted today Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Czech Republic to the Republic of Armenia Peter Mikiska and Executive Director of People in Need NGO Šimon Pánek. Highlighting the need for continued development of Armenian-Czech relations, Pashinyan said the Armenian government keen to deepen and broaden economic cooperation between Armenia and the Czech Republic.

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  16. Javakheti youth holds protest near Armenian-Georgian borderRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | Groong

    They claim to be in a difficult situation after returning home from Russia. Young people under the age of 27, who have dual citizenship and an Armenian passport, are faced with the fact that when they return from Russia, they must either be drafted into the Armenian army, or they will receive a criminal record for a term of five years in prison.

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  17. Whereabouts Of Russian Soldier Arrested In Armenia Over Woman's Killing UnknownRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Weekday Magazine

    The whereabouts of a Russian soldier arrested in Armenia over the killing of a local woman have been unknown for days. On December 13, Armenia's Judicial Department said that the soldier serving at Russia's 102nd military base in Armenia's northwestern city of Gyumri was arrested on the decision of the Shirak regional court a day earlier, but did not specify if the suspect was in Armenian custody or at the Russian military base.

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  18. Karabakh Army Chief SackedRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Armenian Liberty

    ... late on Wednesday. They linked it to Pashinian's public spat with Karabakh Armenian leaders which erupted during Armenia's recent parliamentary election campaign. One of the Armenian premier's key political allies, Sasun Mikaelian, caused uproar ...

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  19. Belarus Leader Reveals Apology To PashinianRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Armenian Liberty

    Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko and Armenian Prime Minister Nikol Pashinian talk at a CSTO summit in Astana, 8 November 2018. Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko said on Friday that he has apologized to Prime Minister Nikol Pashinian for questioning Armenia's role in the Russian-led Collective Security Treaty Organization .

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  20. Senate Committee approves U.S. ambassador to Armenia nomineeRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Arka News Agency

    YEREVAN, December 14. /ARKA/. U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Committee has confirmed today the candidacy of ambassadorial nominee Lynne Tracy in the post of U.S. Ambassador to Armenia, Armenian National Committee of America reported on Thursday.

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