YEREVAN, May 17. / ARKA /. Armenian farmers in Armavir provinces whose vineyard and orchards were damaged by a hailstorm will be provided with 24 tons of seeds free by the ministry of agriculture, deputy agriculture minister Garnik Petrosyan said today.
Vice Chairman of the opposition Heritage party, Armen Martirosyan blames the Armenian National Congress for diverting the opposition electorate.
A Polish Language Center will be opened at Yerevan State Linguistic University after V. Brusov on May 20, with the Ambassador of the Republic of Poland in Armenia, Zdzislaw Raczynski, and Minister of Education and Science of the Republic of Armenia Armen Ashotyan, conducting the ceremonial opening of the Center.
YEREVAN, May 17. /ARKA/. A possible increase in the price of Russian natural gas shipped to Armenia across Georgia that will automatically trigger price hikes for other commodities will not result in a social revolt, according to Aleksander Iskandaryan, head of the Yerevan-based Caucasus Institute.
YEREVAN, May 17./ARKA/. U.S. Ambassador to Armenia John Heffern agrees with the International Monetary Fund that has urged Armenian government to step up reforms, particularly related to business environment improvement.
An Armenian army conscript has been arrested after killing one fellow soldier and seriously wounding another in unclear circumstances.
The prices of electricity in Armenia are also likely to rise soon because of the increased cost of natural gas imported from Russia, the state utilities regulator announced on Thursday.
Vestnik Kavkaza, Russia May 15 2013 The new `old' government of Armenia 15 May 2013 - 8:10am Susanna Petrosyan, Yerevan.
Vestnik Kavkaza, Russia May 15 2013 Air Arabia to make Armenia-UAE flights 15 May 2013 - 11:21am Air Arabia will plans to launch flights between Yerevan and the Sharjah Emirate, not far from Dubai, NEWS.am cites Grant Mirzoyan, head of the directorate for regulation of air traffic of the Main Directorate of Armenian Civil Aviation.
Anahit Bakhshyan: Raising of prices for food products in Armenia is conditioned by striving of oligarchs to return expenses at the past election The election in Armenia have been followed by a rise in prices, Anahit Bakhshyan, a Heritage party member, told journalists on today.
YEREVAN, May 16. /ARKA/. A draftee of one of Armenia's military units David Khachatryan fired on his two comrades-in-arms from his AKM type submachine gun Wednesday around 15:30, the press office of Armenian ministry of defence reported.
PanARMENIAN.Net - A group of activists have rallied outside the government building in protest of the hike in gas prices .
YEREVAN, May 16. /ARKA/. Firemen battling the blaze that broke in major freight forwarding company Spayka's building yesterday night, are not able to extinguish the fire due to permanently occurring new hotspots, responsible person of the rescue service colonel Hovhannes Yemishyan told reporters, Novosti-Armenia reports.
YEREVAN, May 15. / ARKA /. Armenia's Public Services Regulatory Commission said it began at its own initiative a revision of the price of electricity.
The Armenian government must end the privileged treatment of some businesspeople, improve tax collection and embark on other "deep and swift" reforms if it is to speed up Armenia's economic development, the International Monetary Fund warned on Wednesday.
Police used force on Wednesday to stop hundreds of angry farmers from again blocking a major highway in Armenia in continuing protests against what they see as the government's inadequate response to a weekend hailstorm that destroyed their crops.