The Central Bank of Armenia (CBA) has stepped up its hard currency interventions in an apparent effort to prevent a renewed depreciation of the national currency, the dram, as a result of downward pressures from Russia.
Raffi Hovannisian’s Zharangutyun (Heritage) party refused on Thursday to hold more talks with President Serzh Sarkisian, reaffirming its strong opposition to sweeping constitutional changes planned by him.
Three former employees of Yerevan’s underground metro system who were fired last year after attending an anti-government protest have appealed against an ambiguous court ruling on their efforts to regain their jobs.
Armenia is ready to increase the number of its soldiers serving in a United Nations peacekeeping mission in Lebanon led by the Italian military, Defense Minister Seyran Ohanian said on Wednesday.
“If the Armenian authorities have decided to change the country’s system of government and push through the new constitutional draft, nothing will prevent them from doing that,” “Hraparak” writes in an editorial.
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RFE/RL's Armenian service director Harry Tamrazian has interviewed RFE/RL's Senior Eurasia Editor Brian Whitmore on Russian politics.
The Sixth Pan-Armenian Games bringing together more than 6,300 ethnic Armenian athletes from 36 countries of the world were ceremonially opened in Armenia’s capital Yerevan on August 2.
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