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Beeline Armenia expands LTE roaming services
Mobile operator Beeline Armenia announced that it expanded the coverage of its LTE roaming services significantly. The services have become available in 15 additional states, including Estonia, Ukraine, the UK, Austria, Germany, Israel and others.
In Armenia, a democratic revolution that no one noticed
Violence and bombast tend to dominate headlines. In Armenia, however, residents staged a quiet, grass-roots revolution while the world was looking elsewhere. In the perhaps most inspiring political story of 2018, Armenia has shown the world that revolutions do not have to be bloody. With Sunday's el
Russia Committed to Constructive Dialogue with Armenia – MFA
MOSCOW — Russia is committed to a constructive dialogue with Armenia after the parliamentary elections, including within the framework of the Eurasian Economic Union (EAEU), the Collective Security Treaty Organization (CSTO) and the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS), Spokesperson for the Russ
Menendez Pledges to Work with Envoy to Armenia on Securing ‘An Honest Acknowledgement of Genocide’
Commits to Continued Dialogue with U.S. Ambassador to Azerbaijan on Reducing Aliyev Threats. WASHINGTON—Senate Foreign Relations Committee Ranking Democrat Robert Menendez (D-NJ) committed to continue working with U.S. Ambassador to Armenia-designate Lynne Tracy and U.S. Ambassador to Azerbaijan-des
Russia Wants Peace Talks to Resume after Armenia has New Cabinet
BAKU—Russia anticipates that Armenia and Azerbaijan will resume the negotiations for resolution of the Nagorno Karabakh conflict after a new government is formed in Armenia following the snap parliamentary elections there, said Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov during a session the Black Sea Ec
Whereabouts Of Russian Soldier Arrested In Armenia Over Woman's Killing Unknown
YEREVAN – 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 de
Helping Germans Discover Armenia
BERLIN — Germans are known for their love of travel and an increasing number of them are discovering Armenia. Since the Bundestag (Parliament) passed a resolution in 2016 recognizing the genocide, interest in Armenia has grown and visits to the country have been facilitated by the recent introductio
Armenia Marks 30th Anniversary Of Tragic Earthquake
YEREVAN (Combined Sources) — Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan chaired a special meeting of his cabinet in Gyumri on Friday, December 7, as Armenia marked the 30th anniversary of a catastrophic earthquake that killed more than 25,000 people and left hundreds of thousands of others homeless.
30 years ago, Charles Aznavour for Armenia
PARIS — That day, Wednesday, December 7, 1988, it was 11:41 in Armenia (8:41 in France – and December 6: 23:41 in Los Angeles), when a terrible roar sprang from the bowels of the earth on the surface of the cities of Gyumri (Leninakan), Spitak and Kirovakan (Vanadzor), announcing of the deadliest ea
CYSCA Hosts Young Activists from Armenia: Follow-on Activities Planned
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. — The Cambridge-Yerevan Sister City Association (CYSCA) hosted a delegation of young activists from Armenia in late November to early December, sponsored by the Open World exchange program of the US Congress. Five young professionals involved in the Velvet Revolution and a facilitat
New Configuration of the Power Structure in Armenia
The year 2018 was a tumultuous period for Armenia. In view of its precarious situation in the region, a lackluster economy and a war on its borders, many thought that Armenia could ill-afford any domestic upheaval. But despite those risks, change did come to Armenia because of the exasperation of it
Armenia implements training for effective management of sustainable tourism development
Armenia shapes its future to be a unique sustainable destination. Armenia shapes its future to be a unique sustainable destination, building capacities in effective tourism planning and managing. A diverse group of tourism and development professionals from across Armenia has joined a blended traini
Revolution in Armenia: Marc Cooper
The Armenian Revolution offers “a small light of hope and progressive democratic change in a Europe increasingly shadowed by authoritarian and dictatorial forces, especially in most of the former soviet-bloc states of Eastern Europe.” That’s what Marc Cooper says—he’s spent months in Yerevan, where
Armenia Is the Most Anti-Semitic (70%) non-Muslim Country in the World - Pew Research
32 percent of Armenian survey respondents said they would not accept Jews as fellow citizens. One of the reasons for this is that Jewish interests, the 'globalists' of their day, played a large role in the Armenian genocide, which in contrast to the Jewish Holocaust, actually happened. Some Armenian
Help Armenia’s Women’s Support Center Continue to Provide Shelter to Women and Children
Domestic violence is arguably one of the most pressing social issues facing Armenia today. It is estimated that one in four women in Armenia are subjected to abuse in their lifetimes. Too often, victims who decide to speak out are simply told that it was their fault and are dissuaded by their famili
ATP Continues to Make a Difference on Armenia’s Landscape One Tree at a Time
STEPANAVAN, Armenia–The deadly fires in California force us to think about our forests and what we’re doing to keep Armenia’s precious natural resources safe. Though the cause of the fires is still under investigation, initial evidence points to manmade causes.
Senate Committee Approves U.S. Ambassador to Armenia and Azerbaijan Nominees
Administration’s Complicity in Turkey’s Armenian Genocide Denial Forces New Ambassador to Armenia to Start Tenure with a “Moral Deficit” WASHINGTON—The Senate Foreign Relations Committee cleared the way for full Senate confirmation of United States Ambassador designates to Armenia and Azerbaijan, Ly
‘It would be miraculous if the UK won’ – former Bucks Fizz singer Jay Aston shares doubts about the UK at Eurovision
In 1981 she was part of the effervescent quartet who gave the UK its fourth Eurovision win. But 37 years on, former Bucks Fizz singer Jay Aston has a somewhat gloomier attitude toward the UK at Eurovision. The “Making Your Mind Up” singer recently confessed she doesn’t think the UK could win Eurovis
Paul Kaloustian Studio completes snake-like smart center in a rural area of Armenia
Beirut-based architecture office Paul Kaloustian Studio has completed a smart center in a rural area of Armenia, the snake-like center draws a continuous loop accommodating a mix of program for the rural regions of the city.
What’s New, Armenia?: A ‘Velvet’ Shift in Consciousness
CAMBRIDGE, Mass.—Zoravik invites the public to an informal talk and discussion on the Velvet Revolution in Armenia by poet and academic Arto Vaun. We are living in a historical moment in which Armenians have the opportunity to finally shake loose from the conformity and institutional stagnation not