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1 hr ago | Arka News Agency

New U.S. sanctions against Russia will not affect the operation of VTB Bank (Armenia) - statement

YEREVAN, July 30. / ARKA /. VTB Bank , a subsidiary of Russia's second largest bank, VTB, said on Monday that the new Western sanctions targeting major sectors of the Russian economy, including VTB Bank, will have no impact on its customers.

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5 hrs ago | ARMINFO news agency

Pre-Parliament: The overarching goal for all Armenians is the...

"To overcome the existential challenges that all Armenians are facing today it is a must to establish a nation-state, and the first precondition of it is the existence of a sovereign government led by national interests", the Pre-Parliament civic initiative says in a statement.

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6 hrs ago | Al+ Armenia

Armenia is a source and transit country for human trafficking

For the first time the UN General Assembly decided to observe the World Day Against Trafficking in Persons on 30 July.

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6 hrs ago | Arka News Agency

Armenia's Sevan among top seven popular summer resorts in post-soviet space for Russians

YEREVAN, July 30. /ARKA/. Russia's Oktogo.ru online hotel booking service has singled out top ten popular tourist destinations among resorts in the Commonwealth of Independent States and post-Soviet space in summer 2014.

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Tue Jul 29, 2014

PanArmenian Network

Canadian employment minister in Armenia to further bilateral ties

PanARMENIAN.Net - Members of the Armenian National Committee of Canada were at Zvartnots International Airport in Yerevan, Armenia when Jason Kenney, Canada's Minister of Employment and Social Development and Minister for Multiculturalism arrived in Armenia on Monday, July 28, 2014 for a three day official visit.

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Survey: Serzh Sargsyan only shakes his head

On July 29, A1+ conducted a survey to know the opinion of Yerevan citizens on the political situation in Armenia and the policy of the president.

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'Alien' methods of investigation applied in police

According to L. Avetisyan, the Judge of the Court of General Jurisdiction of Arabkir and Kanaker-Zeytun Administrative District, a criminal case has been instituted based on the materials prepared in the Special Investigation Service of the Republic of Armenia under Part 1 of Article 309 of the Criminal Code of the Republic of Armenia, the SIS ... (more)

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Armenian Liberty

Armenian Deployment In Lebanon Set For October

Armenia plans to join a United Nations peacekeeping mission in Lebanon with a small contingent of troops in October, a senior Armenian diplomat said on Monday.

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Armenian Liberty

Armenian Defense Chief Visits Karabakh Frontline

Defense Minister Seyran Ohanian has toured "the line of contact" around Nagorno-Karabakh as part of what military authorities in Stepanakert described on Tuesday as Armenian efforts to neutralize increased ceasefire violations by Azerbaijani troops.

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Human rights activist: Authorities want to hide sources

"Press in Armenia is repeatedly subjected to pressure. This one is from the series of these pressures," human rights activist Vardan Harutyunyan said commenting on the decision of a Yerevan court that forced two media outlets - Hraparak daily and ilur.am website - to reveal the source of their information.

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Arka News Agency

Armenia's future lies in knowledge-based economy - U.S. ambassador

YEREVAN, July 29. / ARKA /. Armenia's future lies in the knowledge-based economy, says US ambassador to Armenia John Heffern.

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Ethnic Armenian nominated for post of Russian city mayor

YEREVAN, July 29. / ARKA /. Ethnic Armenian Ishkhan Zakaryan is nominated to run for the post of mayor of Sochi, a Black Sea resort city in southern Russia, by the local branch of Just Russia party, the local newspaper 'Yerkramas' reported.

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Arka News Agency

Armenian premier vows to punish those responsible for Nairit imbroglio

YEREVAN, July 29. /ARKA/. Armenian Prime Minister Hovik Abrahamyan, talking to journalists in his trip to Dilijan, promised to punish those responsible for the crisis at Nairit chemical plant, on which the Cabinet made a decision on Thursday.

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Credit investments of VTB Bank (Armenia) built up 1.4% to AMD 230 billion

YEREVAN, July 29. /ARKA/. VTB Bank was the largest lender among Armenia's banks in the second quarter of this year, the bank's press office reports.

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Arka News Agency

Six Armenia-based insurance companies among 1000 largest corporate taxpayers in quarter two

YEREVAN, July 29. / ARKA /. Six of the seven Armenia-based insurance companies were among the 1000 largest corporate taxpayers in the second quarter of 2014, having paid a total of 1.2 billion drams in various taxes, according to the State Revenue Committee .

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Residents of Nurnus village cannot afford to buy fuel

Nurnus, a village in Armenia's Kotayk region which is known for abundant harvest, cannot boast with its plentiful harvest this year.

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Groong

Armenia's ex-premier calls for supporting Russian-Armenian businessman Levon Hayrapetyan

Armenia's ex-premier calls for supporting Russian-Armenian businessman Levon Hayrapetyan 15:24 * 28.07.14 Armenia's ex-premier, Rector of the Russian-Armenian University Armen Darbinyan is calling for combining efforts to support Russian-Armenian businessman Levon Hayrapetyan.

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First publication of 'Encyclopedia of Armenian Music' is being prepared

First publication of "Encyclopedia of Armenian Music" is being prepared 16:11, 28 July, 2014 YEREVAN, JULY 28, ARMENPRESS.

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Groong

Motor race in defense of Russian-Armenian businessman Levon Hayrapetyan to take place in Yerevan

Motor race in defense of Russian-Armenian businessman Levon Hayrapetyan to take place in Yerevan 14:40 * 28.07.14 Head of the Vank village community Andrey Sargsyan told Tert.am that the villagers plan to take part in a motor race in Yerevan, on July 31, in defense of Russian-Armenian businessman Levon Hayrapetyan, who is a native of the Vank ... (more)

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Mon Jul 28, 2014

Horizon

Yerevan Angry at Russian Arms Sales to Baku

For the first time, the Armenian president has criticised Russia for selling weapons to Azerbaijan, fuelling a boom in arms acquisitions that his country cannot match.

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