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Azerbaijan Plans Takeover of Armenia To Create ‘Western Azerbaijan’
  • Politics
  • 2023-12-09 11:00:38

  While Armenians are dealing with the dispossession of Artsakh and trying to cope with its tragic consequences, Azerbaijan is escalating its demands by launching a campaign claiming that the

“The Mud” by Vahan Grigoryan was showcased in New York and London during the AGBU Arts “Armenians in Film” screenings
  • Press release
  • 2023-12-07 15:28:07

Six new short films by Armenian filmmakers from around the world  were showcased during the  AGBU Arts “Armenians in Film” series at Lincoln Center in New York City in

“The Mud” by Vahan Grigoryan was showcased in New York and London during the AGBU Arts “Armenians in Film” screenings
  • Press release
  • 2023-12-07 15:28:07

Six new short films by Armenian filmmakers from around the world  were showcased during the  AGBU Arts “Armenians in Film” series at Lincoln Center in New York City in

Azeri Paper Attacks Sassounian for Saying that Azerbaijan Wastes billions on Lobbying
  • Politics
  • 2023-11-29 11:45:54

  Last week, I was asked by Alpha News TV to comment on the U.S. Senate’s decision, by a unanimous vote of 100 to 0, to suspend for two years

The best time to buy smart gadgets, devices and smartphones is now. “Black Friday” at Ucom runs until November 29
  • Social
  • 2023-11-24 15:52:45

  Within the “Black Friday” promotion the most anticipated discounts of the year will be available on the shop.ucom.am website from November 22-29 inclusive. For exactly one week, customers can

Statement by "Zangezur Copper Molybdenum Combine" CJSC
  • Press release
  • 2023-11-23 14:26:01

  "Zangezur Copper-Molybdenum Combine" CJSC (hereinafter referred to as the "Company"), established and existing under the laws of the Republic of Armenia, hereby declares that neither the Company nor its

ARMENIA'S FASTEST HOME INTERNET NOW LIVE IN IJEVAN
  • Social
  • 2023-11-21 10:53:58

Ucom now offers the fastest home internet and the widest range of TV channels in the city of Ijevan, located in Armenia's Tavush region. Ralph Yirikian, the Director General

THE PRIMARY TASK IS TO CREATE A COMPACT ARTSAKH COMMUNITY IN ARMENIA
  • Social
  • 2023-11-18 20:55:21

As already reported, on November 10 of this year, the constituent assembly of the Artsakh public human rights organization "Veradards" ("Return") was held in the capital of Armenia, which

After Scrutinizing NYC Mayor’s Campaign, FBI is Delving into his Links to Turkey
  • Politics
  • 2023-11-15 13:19:57

  The FBI has now expanded its investigation of the alleged illegal fundraising links between New York City Mayor Eric Adams’ campaign and Turkish officials and individuals.   I reported last week

THE PEOPLE OF ARTSAKH UNITE
  • Press release
  • 2023-11-14 14:02:02

  The organization "Veradards" ("Return") will contribute to solving the problems of settlement and repatriation of residents of Artsakh   On November 10 of this year, the constituent assembly of the Artsakh

FBI Investigates Links Between NYC Mayor’s Campaign and Turkey
  • Politics
  • 2023-11-10 15:56:44

  Mayor of New York City Eric Adams seems to have a special affinity for Azerbaijan and Turkey. We will soon find out if that special relationship has overstepped the

Armenia Artsakh Fund Delivers $486,000 of Medicines for Artsakh Armenians in Armenia
  • Politics
  • 2023-11-10 14:00:19

  Glendale -- The Armenia Artsakh Fund (AAF) in partnership with Direct Relief of Santa Barbara delivered $486,000 of emergency aid to Artsakh Armenians this week by an air shipment.   This

NIKOL PASHINYAN FORCES ARTSAKH RESIDENTS TO LEAVE ARMENIA
  • Press release
  • 2023-11-09 14:50:56

  This opinion is shared not only by the overwhelming majority of Artsakh Armenians, but also by many Armenian citizens and representatives of the Armenian Diaspora   The indescribable suffering of 120,000

Azerbaijani Gaza Hostage Wrongly Added In Letter to Biden Signed by Celebrities
  • Politics
  • 2023-11-01 10:46:23

  We are all following the heartbreaking events that are taking place in Israel and Gaza where thousands of innocent people are killed, and hundreds have been taken hostage by

Pashinyan Boasts About Armenia’s Fake Democracy at European Parliament
  • Politics
  • 2023-10-25 11:32:24

  Regardless of whether I like Armenia’s Prime Minister or not, I want to be fair to him. I praise him when he does something right and criticize him when

WITH THE SUPPORT OF UCOM, THE 18TH ANNUAL INTERNATIONAL MICROELECTRONICS OLYMPIAD WAS HELD
  • Social
  • 2023-10-23 15:33:22

  The results of the 18th annual International Olympiad of Microelectronics, with Ucom as the main supporter, were announced during a solemn ceremony held at Synopsys Armenia. This Olympiad featured

“We Are Our Mountains” is contributing 200 tons of food to the forcibly displaced Artsakh families
  • Press release
  • 2023-10-20 11:00:04

  The “We Are Our Mountains” agency is providing about 200 tons of high nutritional value dry food to 5,000 forcibly displaced Artsakh families. It is estimated that the amount

MarAni platform of ReAnimania as a road to international market
  • Press release
  • 2023-10-18 16:27:34

This year, the ReAnimania International Animation Film & Comics Art Festival of Yerevan will be held in Yerevan from October 22 to 28.   The festival aims not only to contribute

MarAni platform of ReAnimania as a road to international market
  • Press release
  • 2023-10-18 16:27:34

This year, the ReAnimania International Animation Film & Comics Art Festival of Yerevan will be held in Yerevan from October 22 to 28.   The festival aims not only to contribute

Why is the US government So Vigilant About Israel, but not Armenia?
  • Press release
  • 2023-10-18 12:13:54

  The most common question among Armenians these days is: Why did the United States government support Israel so strongly and promptly, but not Armenia and Artsakh?   This question became more

UCOM HAS EXPANDED ITS FIXED SERVICES TO INCLUDE GAVAR AS WELL
  • Social
  • 2023-10-17 09:40:54

  This year, Ucom extended its fixed network not only to Goris but also to Gavar. As a result, both individual and corporate subscribers in Gavar can now enjoy the

After the Loss of Artsakh, Pashinyan Should Declare 2020 Agreement Null & Void
  • Politics
  • 2023-10-11 12:04:14

  On Nov. 10, 2020, Prime Minister of Armenia Nikol Pashinyan, President of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev and President of Russia Vladimir Putin signed a ceasefire agreement in the Artsakh War.   Ceasefires

Biden’s Inaction on Artsakh Disappoints Armenian-Americans
  • Politics
  • 2023-10-04 12:27:17

  There are many justified complaints about Russia’s shameful role in the loss of Artsakh and inaction in coming to the defense of Armenia’s borders. However, there is also a

Artsakh is Lost After Being Abandoned By Armenia, Russia and the West
  • Politics
  • 2023-09-27 10:41:59

  Last week, Armenians worldwide experienced one of the biggest tragedies of their lives after Azerbaijan occupied Artsakh.   120,000 Artsakh Armenians -- men, women and children -- were attacked in their

Administrator Samantha Power Arrives in Armenia
  • Press release
  • 2023-09-25 14:37:05

  Administrator Samantha Power arrived today in Armenia to affirm U.S. support for Armenia’s sovereignty, independence, territorial integrity, and democracy and to address humanitarian needs stemming from the recent violence

UCOM’S DIRECTOR GENERAL RALPH YIRIKIAN DELIVERED A SPECIAL LECTURE AT “LEADERSHIP SCHOOL”
  • Social
  • 2023-09-25 13:04:15

  Ralph Yirikian, the Director General of Ucom CJSC, delivered a special lecture on leadership at the "Leadership School" recently. This event marked the beginning of the 2023-2024 academic year

Righteous Jews Urge Pro-Azeri Rabbis To Cancel Planned Conference in Baku
  • Politics
  • 2023-09-22 12:34:29

  Shortly after I wrote a column two weeks ago condemning European pro-Azerbaijan Rabbis for planning to hold their conference in Baku, I was pleasantly surprised to receive an email

CEC ANNOUNCEMENT On the preliminary results of the past elections of deputies of the National Assembly (Parliament) of Western Armenia of the 3rd convo
  • Press release
  • 2023-09-08 16:06:33

CEC ANNOUNCEMENT On the preliminary results of the past elections of deputies of the National Assembly (Parliament) of Western Armenia of the 3rd convocation   Dear compatriots!   From August 29 to September 3,

Pashinyan’s Gross Misconduct Dishonors Everything Armenians Hold Sacrosanct
  • Politics
  • 2023-08-30 14:11:29

  Not a day passes without Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan making a new blunder.   This is what happens when a yellow journalist becomes the head of government. Most Armenians, blinded by

3 ОБРАЗОВАТЕЛЬНЫХ УЧРЕЖДЕНИЯ В ГОРИСЕ УЖЕ ПОЛЬЗУЮТСЯ ВЫСОКОСКОРОСТНЫМ ИНТЕРНЕТОМ ОТ UCOM
  • Social
  • 2023-08-30 10:47:29

  Thanks to the diligent efforts led by Ralph Yirikian, the Director General of Ucom, students and pupils from three educational centers in Goris - namely, High School No. 4,

Armenia’s Incompetent Actions at the UN Did More Damage Than Good
  • Politics
  • 2023-08-24 10:57:32

  The United Nations Security Council is composed of 15 member states: Five are permanent members with veto power (China, France, Russia, the United Kingdom, and the United States), and

The Embassy of Japan in Armenia supports the renovation and furnishing Gyumri 24-hour care center of Armenian Red Cross Society
  • Press release
  • 2023-08-23 13:36:42

  On August 22, at Gyumri 24-hour care center of the Armenian Red Cross Society, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Japan to Armenia N.G. Mr. Masanori Fukushima and the Armenian

UCOM OFFERS BUYING XIAOMI REDMI 12 AT JUST 1500 AMD/MONTH AND GETTING WIRELESS EARBUDS
  • Social
  • 2023-08-22 12:43:51

  As the new academic year kicks off, until September 30, 2023 Ucom offers buying a Xiaomi Redmi 12 smartphone on incredible terms: at just 1500 drams per month, and

Arayik Harutyunyan met with a group of militia fighters
  • Press release
  • 2023-08-18 12:24:04

  On August 17 President of Artsakh Republic Arayik Harutyunyan met with a group of militia fighters.   At their suggestion, the Head of the State presented the steps taken in the

Righteous Jews Appeal to Israel To Help Open the Lachin Corridor
  • Press release
  • 2023-08-17 12:19:01

  There are pro and anti-Armenian individuals in every nationality. Jews are no exception. There are Jews who support us and those who oppose us. We should not generalize and

A person died from starvation in Artsakh
  • Press release
  • 2023-08-16 10:16:46

  According to the information received by the Human Rights Defender's Office and the research conducted by its Staff, a resident of Stepanakert, K. Hovhannisyan, born in 1983, died as

Disney’s Controversial Ataturk Movie Angered both Armenians and Turks
  • Politics
  • 2023-08-09 12:03:53

  It takes an especially incompetent Walt Disney Company executive to come up with a movie project that enraged both Armenians and Turks alike. That employee should be fired for

UCOM AND "SUNCHILD," A NATURE AND CULTURE PRESERVATION NGO, HAVE LAUNCHED A "GREEN" PARTNERSHIP
  • Social
  • 2023-08-04 14:18:27

  Today, during a joint press conference Ucom CJSC Director General Ralph Yirikian, along with “Sunchild” nature and culture conservation NGO founder Ruben Khachatryan and director Eva Martirosyan, announced the

Urgent call for action by the UN Security Council to address the ongoing humanitarian crisis in Nagorno-Karabakh (Artsakh)
  • Press release
  • 2023-08-04 13:26:45

  We appeal to the States – Members of the UN Security Council, as to the primary mandate holder for international peace and security and call for your urgent intervention

UCOM DISCONTINUES THE USE OF STAMPS
  • Social
  • 2023-08-03 11:48:14

  “Ucom” closed joint-stock company has decided to discontinue the practice of using stamps on contracts, protocols, and other related documents, in line with the amendments introduced in the RA

Jerusalem Armenian Patriarchate’s 98-Year Lease Details Revealed
  • Politics
  • 2023-08-02 11:00:59

  In recent months, I have been contacted by many readers who asked me to write about the controversy regarding the Jerusalem Armenian Patriarchate’s lease of around 25% of the

Armenians Shouldn’t Alienate Foreigners and Complain that ‘no one Cares about us’
  • Politics
  • 2023-07-31 15:30:04

  As the publisher of a newspaper, I frequently receive what is supposed to be factual ‘news,’ but, after doing some checking, I find out that most of what I

100 DAYS AT UCOM WITH RALPH YIRIKIAN: DIRECTOR GENERAL ANNOUNCES THE COMPANY’S VISION AND 5-YEAR STRATEGY FOR COUNTRYWIDE EXPANSION
  • Social
  • 2023-07-27 11:20:34

    Ralph Yirikian, the Director General of Ucom CJSC, held a press conference today to unveil the company's ambitious 5-year strategy and vision, which has been accepted and approved by

The Pan-Armenian Council of Armenian Specialists congratulates the teaching staff and administration of the school with a physical-mathematical bent on being included in the list of the best 10 schools in the world
  • Science and Technology
  • 2023-07-26 09:02:30

            Pan-Armenian Council of Armenian Specialists congratulates the teaching staff and management of Special Physic-mathematical School after Artashes Shahinyan under the Auspices of Yerevan State University.           

Rostov State Transport University (RSTU ) offers additional curricula for international students RSTU Preparatory Department for foreign students
  • Social
  • 2023-07-15 10:13:38

  Summer language school "Russian as a foreign language" Winter language school "Russian as a foreign language" Rostov State Transport University was founded on 30 of May in 1929. The RSTU campus

THE FASTEST HOME FIXED INTERNET FROM UCOM IS NOW AVAILABLE IN GORIS
  • Social
  • 2023-07-12 13:36:25

  Ucom has expanded its fixed network to include Goris and has also upgraded the mobile network in this regional city of Armenia. This means that both individual and corporate

DECISION of the National Assembly (Parliament) of Western Armenia On the establishment of the Academy of Sciences of the Republic of Western Armenia (State of Armenia)
  • Press release
  • 2023-07-11 12:16:13

      In accordance with the Law "On the State Structure of the Republic of Western Armenia (State of Armenia), the Status of Deputies of the National Assembly (Parliament) of Western

New souvenir sheet with two stamps under the theme “Religion and Culture. Cultural Crime”
  • Press release
  • 2023-07-11 12:10:38

  On July 11th, 2023, a souvenir sheet with two postage stamps under the theme “Religion and Culture. Cultural Crime” has been put into circulation.    The postage stamp of the souvenir

Pashinyan’s Ankara Visit Used by Turkish Officials to Undermine Diaspora Efforts
  • Politics
  • 2023-07-05 15:52:35

  There is a good reason why many Armenians around the world reacted negatively to Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan’s unwise decision to attend Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s inauguration in

UCOM OFFERS XIAOMI REDMI BUDS 3 LITE WIRELESS EARBUDS WITH EVERY XIAOMI SMARTPHONE PURCHASE
  • Social
  • 2023-07-04 15:52:02

  Until July 31, customers will receive the Xiaomi Redmi Buds 3 Lite wireless earbuds when buying select Xiaomi brand smartphones from Ucom sales and service centers, as well as

President Harutyunyan held a meeting on internal and external security problems
  • Press release
  • 2023-07-01 11:28:18

  The President of the Republic of Artsakh Arayik Harutyunyan held a working meeting on the measures taken in resolving internal and external security challenges, as well as well- being

Russian-Israeli Blogger’s Bold Efforts To Support Armenia and Artsakh
  • Politics
  • 2023-06-26 12:50:40

  I just read a very important article in the Armenian Mirror-Spectator in which Aram Arkun interviewed Russian-Israeli blogger Aleksander Lapshin who is currently on a tour of Canada and

THE INITIALLY AFFORDABLE SAMSUNG GALAXY A13 IS NOW DISCOUNTED AT UCOM
  • Social
  • 2023-06-23 15:29:59

  Until June 30 Samsung Galaxy A13 32 GB smartphone can now be acquired from Ucom sales and service centers as well as from Ucom’s online shop at just 45900

UCOM RUNS A SHORT-TERM SALE ON THE 9TH GENERATION IPAD 10.2
  • Social
  • 2023-06-21 15:41:25

  Until July 2, anyone can purchase the 9th generation iPad 10.2 with 64 GB capacity and Wi-Fi connection for only AMD 148,900 at Ucom's sales and service centers, as

Prime Minister Pashinyan Disparages Armenia’s Coat of Arms & National Anthem
  • Politics
  • 2023-06-21 14:29:01

  With each passing day, the situation is getting worse in Armenia and Artsakh because of Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan’s endless compromises to Azerbaijan and Turkey, his defeatist attitude and