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Fly Arna receives its second Airbus A320 aircraft
  • Press release
  • 2022-09-23 11:34:05

  Fly Arna, Armenia’s national airline and a joint venture company between the Armenian National Interests Fund (ANIF) and Air Arabia Group, has received its second Airbus A320 aircraft.   This new

Azerbaijan’s Massive Attack Puts the World’s Spotlight on Armenia
  • Politics
  • 2022-09-21 14:58:28

  During last week’s massive attack on Armenia’s eastern border by Azerbaijan’s military, over 200 Armenian soldiers and civilians were killed. In addition, the Republic of Armenia lost additional territories

Address of President Arayik Harutyunyan on the occasion of the Independence Day of the Republic of Armenia
  • Press release
  • 2022-09-21 10:12:28

  On September 21 Artsakh Republic President Arayik Harutyunyan sent an address on the occasion of the Independence Day of the Republic of Armenia.   The address reads:   “Dear compatriots,   Today is the 31st

California to Declare April 24, ‘Genocide Remembrance Day’ as State Holiday
  • Politics
  • 2022-09-19 13:41:57

  California State Assemblyman Adrin Nazarian has finally succeeded in passing a legislative bill (AB 1801) he had sponsored to declare April 24, Genocide Remembrance Day, a state holiday.   The bill

The Human Rights Defender of Armenia has published an Ad Hoc Report on the consequences of Azerbaijani military attack on Armenia
  • Press release
  • 2022-09-17 11:23:42

  The Defender has presented and analyzed the war crimes committed by the Azerbaijani military forces, she has presented the facts on displaced persons; on targeting the emergency medical vehicles

Armenia should apply to the International Criminal Court, and do so by recognizing the court's jurisdiction
  • Press release
  • 2022-09-14 12:19:10

Armenia should apply to the International Criminal Court, and do so by recognizing the court's jurisdiction. It should be done immediately given the atrocious conditions of the current aggression

An educational program aimed at teaching artificial intelligence (AI) will be introduced in Yerevan and Tavush high schools
  • Science and Technology
  • 2022-09-06 12:03:02

  The knowledge day was marked with the announcement of the launch of the “Generation AI” program that took place at the Ministry of Education, Science, Culture and Sports of

Azeri Consul General Departs from L.A., Leaving Behind a Trail of Deception
  • Politics
  • 2022-09-06 10:36:00

  The Consul General of Azerbaijan, Nasimi Aghayev, departed from Los Angeles at the end of August to become his country’s new Ambassador to Germany. Aghayev left behind a trail

President Harutyunyan was present at an opening of a monument in memory of Artyom Avagyan, perished during the 44-day Artsakh War
  • Press release
  • 2022-09-02 14:40:17

  Artsakh Republic President Arayik Harutyunyan was present in Stepanakert at an opening ceremony of a monument commemorating Artyom Avagyan, perished in the 44-day Artsakh war.   The Head of the State

Zangezur Copper-Molybdenum Combine has invested more than 820 million AMD in subvention programs in the town of Kapan in 2021-22.
  • Press release
  • 2022-09-01 15:05:45

  The subvention programs are aimed at the improvement of socio-economic infrastructures in the community and the implementation of other community development programs. The investment is carried out jointly by

  • Press release
  • 2022-08-31 14:53:34

  At the beginning of the academic year, till October 15, 2022 Ucom offers buying Xiaomi Redmi 10C smartphone on the best terms: on just 2000 AMD monthly, and receive

Before Reconciling with Turks, Armenians- Need to Reconcile with Each Other
  • Politics
  • 2022-08-31 10:36:37

  Can’t the Armenian government do anything right? Not a day passes without additional bad news from Armenia and Artsakh! Rather than blaming our enemies, we need to look at

Open letter to the Director-General of UNESCO, Ms. Audrey Azoulay
  • Press release
  • 2022-08-29 11:39:04

  Dear Mrs. Azoulay!   Let me please once again express my deep respect to you and confirm that the Republic of Western Armenia (Armenia), having recognized and ratified the UNESCO Charter

President Harutyunyan received the delegation of the NAS RA
  • Press release
  • 2022-08-25 12:21:56

  President of the Artsakh Republic Arayik Harutyunyan received the delegation of the National Academy of Sciences of the Republic of Armenia at the head of President Ashot Saghyan.   Issues relatd

  • Social
  • 2022-08-24 15:27:26

  Ucom mobile internet service's special offer of uGo Super 6500 tariff plan has become permanent. Let us remind, that upon 12-month subscription to uGo Super 6500 tariff plan the

No Respect for the Living or the Dead- In Armenia; Case in point: Vahakn Dadrian
  • Politics
  • 2022-08-24 12:05:03

  I write this column with great sorrow and dismay.   Vahakn Dadrian, the preeminent expert on the Armenian Genocide, died in upstate New York on August 2, 2019, at the age

The Human Rights Defender of Armenia Ms. Kristinne Grigoryan applied to the Constitutional Court today
  • Press release
  • 2022-08-23 13:10:19

  The Human Rights Defender of Armenia Ms. Kristinne Grigoryan applied to the Constitutional Court today, disputing the constitutionality of the ban established for certain categories of public service on

Armenia’s Leaders Continue -Capitulating to Azerbaijan
  • Politics
  • 2022-08-17 09:45:13

  Azerbaijan’s order to evacuate around 150 families from three Armenian villages in the Lachin Corridor, which connects Armenia to Artsakh, has alarmed Armenians worldwide.   As a result of Azerbaijan’s ultimatum,

reArmenia collaboration platform is responding to the UN’s call for action to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals by 2030 by joining this global initiative.
  • Social
  • 2022-08-16 14:44:33

  reArmenia commits to contributing to the achievement of Sustainable Development Goals, which it believes are essential for enabling collaboration for facing the global challenges. We understand that responsibility for

The Rock, All-Season Climbing Complex and Family Café, Is Being Built In Dilijan
  • Press release
  • 2022-08-11 13:53:26

  The foundation for the Rock, all-season climbing complex and the family café, was laid in Dilijan City Park. The project is being implemented with the support of the Dilijan

Decree on demolization of citizens
  • Press release
  • 2022-08-10 12:16:42

  President of the Artsakh Republic Arayik Harutyunyan signed a decree on demobilization of the citizens called up for military service within the framework of the partial mobilization declared on

U.S. Publicizes its Strategy on Armenia- Based Obviously on America’s Interests
  • Politics
  • 2022-08-09 13:46:29

  The United States Department of State posted on its website a lengthy document which described the American government’s strategy for relations with 175 countries, including, Armenia, Azerbaijan and Turkey,

Yesterday, Gudrat Hasanguliyev, a deputy of the National Assembly of Azerbaijan confessed about the Azerbaijani state policy aimed at the ethnic cleansing of the population of Nagorno-Karabakh
  • Press release
  • 2022-08-05 15:48:12

  Yesterday, Gudrat Hasanguliyev, a deputy of the National Assembly of Azerbaijan confessed about the Azerbaijani state policy aimed at the ethnic cleansing of the population of Nagorno-Karabakh.    In particular, he

UN Official Deletes His Tweet on Armenian -Genocide, After Pressure from Turkey
  • Politics
  • 2022-08-03 10:04:12

The Turkish government resorted to its customary bullying tactics last week to force a high-ranking United Nations (UN) official to delete his tweet on the Armenian Genocide.   On July 27,

Armenian Officials Falsify the Reason- For Banning Papazian from Armenia
  • Politics
  • 2022-08-02 10:11:42

  Last week, I wrote about a scandalous incident when Armenian officials did not allow Mourad Papazian, a French Armenian community leader who has devoted his life to the defense

Solar power plants with Lithuanian financing. Design and installation: OHM ENERGY
  • Press release
  • 2022-07-19 11:59:59

Lithuanian solar energy company Solet Technics has initiated two projects in Armenia with cooperation THE OHM ENERGY. The combined capacity of the two power plants will be just over

  • Press release
  • 2022-07-18 20:01:33

With the general sponsorship of Ucom, on July 16, 2022 the Summer Book Festival was held in Yeraz Park, which is being organized by the Newmag publishing house for

  • Press release
  • 2022-07-18 19:51:32

As of July 7, 2022 all subscribers of prepaid and postpaid Unity and Level Up tariff plans of the Ucom's mobile voice services are free to benefit from the

  • Press release
  • 2022-07-18 19:45:11

From July 15, 2022 the subscribers of uNet XS tariff plan of Ucom’s fixed internet service will benefit from the home internet connection at the doubled speed. Subscribers both

Germany’s Best Business School in Armenia: Joint Program with Matena
  • Press release
  • 2022-07-14 13:02:53

  ESMT Berlin, the #1 business school in Germany by the Financial Times, will deliver a joint program for the business leaders and managers with the Armenia-based international school Matena.   The

Memorandum of Understanding was signed between Armenian China-Eurasia Council and SIS of Renmin University of China
  • Press release
  • 2022-07-07 12:30:37

  On July 7, 2022, Memorandum of understanding was signed between China-Eurasia Council for Political and Strategic Research and the School of International Studies of Renmin University of China. The

SPRING PR co-founder to be elected at Global Advisory Board of WCFA, Davos
  • Press release
  • 2022-07-07 11:26:04

  During the annual General Meeting in Davos, one of the largest international professional organizations, World Communication Forum Association (WCFA) elected the members of the first Global Advisory Board, comprised

Armenian Officials Discourage Diasporans - From Sending Aid to Armenia
  • Politics
  • 2022-07-05 15:48:07

  Just when you think you have come across every oddity in Armenia, someone will surprise you with a brand new one. Let we warn you that this problem has

Gift boxes continue their journey to Ser Artsakh
  • Social
  • 2022-07-05 14:30:58

  “To honor and support the heroic, inspiring, and strong people of Artsakh who choose to raise future generations in their Homeland”   This is the motto of the "Ser Artsakh" charity

The President of the Artsakh Republic paid tribute to the memory of Perished Soldiers and Missing in Action
  • Press release
  • 2022-06-29 13:49:22

  On 29 June, on the occasion of the Day of Perished Soldiers and Missing in Action, Artsakh Republic President Arayik Harutyunyan accompanied by high-ranking state and military officials attended

After a Century, Bankrupt Turkey Wasting -Huge Sums to Deny the Armenian Genocide
  • Politics
  • 2022-06-29 10:26:10

  Turkish government’s denial of the Armenian Genocide is as futile as a man who repeatedly hits his head against the wall, hoping the wall would give way.   For more than

Stockholm School of Economics and Matena School launched a joint module in Armenia
  • Press release
  • 2022-06-22 11:53:50

  22 June 2022, Yerevan. Participants of the Stockholm School of Economics executive program arrived in Armenia to participate in professional courses and business visits organized by Matena International School.   The

Gallup Poll Shows 89% of Armenians -Oppose Placing Artsakh Under Azeri Rule
  • Politics
  • 2022-06-22 10:04:18

  In a May 26-28, 2022 Gallup International Association poll, 89.3% of Armenia’s surveyed citizens said it was unacceptable for them “if the population of Artsakh will be granted the

Leading International and Armenian Companies Focusing on Ecosystem Solutions Join Orion Summit 2022
  • Press release
  • 2022-06-17 15:21:54

  Yerevan, Armenia - Orion Summit 2022 will be held in Yerevan, Armenia, on June 22. The summit agenda focuses on the presentation of ecosystem solutions and encouraging their implementation

Azerbaijan Donated to Queen of England A ‘Karabagh’ Horse: An Obvious Bribe!
  • Politics
  • 2022-06-16 10:51:11

  A delegation led by President of the Equestrian Federation of Azerbaijan, Elchin Gulliyev, presented on May 16 ‘a rare Karabagh horse’ named ‘Shohrat’ (glory) to the Queen of England

Erdogan Expands Political Reach-To France and Throughout Europe
  • Politics
  • 2022-06-08 11:53:52

  I wrote last week about Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s plans to collect votes from Turkish Americans for his reelection next year by opening an office in Washington for

Oscar Winning director Terry George will be president of the Golden Apricot 19th Yerevan IFF jury
  • Press release
  • 2022-06-08 10:13:49

  Irish screenwriter, director Terry George will be president of the Golden Apricot 19th Yerevan IFF International Feature Film competition jury.    He was nominated for two Oscars: Best Writing, Screenplay Based

‘Fly Arna’ receives its Air Operator License
  • Press release
  • 2022-06-03 14:19:48

  Yerevan, Armenia; June 03, 2022: Fly Arna, Armenia’s national airline and a joint venture company between the Armenian National Interests Fund (ANIF) and Air Arabia Group, today announced that

Erdogan Hires his Cousin as Lobbyist -To Obtain Votes of Turkish Americans
  • Politics
  • 2022-06-03 10:30:23

  Pres. Recep Tayyip Erdogan, who has been President since 2014, is planning to run for reelection in 2023. He previously served as Prime Minister from 2003 to 2014. Before

Ameriabank wins Best Bank in Sustainable Finance award for 2022
  • Press release
  • 2022-05-25 15:40:37

Global Finance Magazine has announced its selections for the second annual Sustainable Finance Awards where Ameriabank has been named the Best Bank in Sustainable Finance in Armenia for 2022.

Fly Arna’s second cabin crew cadet graduates
  • Press release
  • 2022-05-18 13:49:58

  Yerevan, Armenia; May 18, 2022: Fly Arna, Armenia’s national airline and a joint venture company between the Armenian National Interests Fund (ANIF) and Air Arabia Group, announced the graduation

Biden Wants to Sell Arms to Turkey- While Ankara is Undermining NATO
  • Politics
  • 2022-05-18 12:10:43

  With each passing day, the Armenian-American community is getting increasingly disappointed with Pres. Joe Biden’s anti-Armenian actions. He has done more harm than good to Armenia’s interests.   Last year, 24

Ameriabank awarded with TFP Prize for Deal of the Year 2021: Green Trade by EBRD
  • Press release
  • 2022-05-17 17:23:18

Ameriabank’s project on saving water and energy resources, implemented jointly with Banca Popolare di Sondrio (Italy), has been recognized as the Deal of the Year 2021: Green Trade by

  • Press release
  • 2022-05-13 16:25:55

The existing subscribers of Ucom's mobile internet uGo 3500, uGo 5500, uGo 7500 and uBox 12 500 postpaid tariff plans, who joined one of these services by May 1,

Anna Astvatsaturian Foundation launches "Ser Artsakh" charity program
  • Press release
  • 2022-05-10 11:06:35

  The next program based on the patriotic activities of the Anna Astvatsaturian Foundation is the "Ser Artsakh'' charity project, within the framework of which every child born in Artsakh

  • Press release
  • 2022-05-06 16:55:16

Ucom has provided Ijevan College and Nerkin Karmiraghbyur Secondary School, the beneficiaries of “Seroond Schools” program by “Teach For Armenia” educational foundation, with SIM-cards with mobile internet access as

Aliyev Accuses Armenians of Barbarism -While Talking about Making Peace
  • Politics
  • 2022-05-04 10:48:59

  Pres. Ilham Aliyev held an international conference titled, “South Caucasus: Development and Cooperation,” on April 29, 2022 in Baku, Azerbaijan, with 40 participants from 23 countries. The conference lasted

Statement of the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Armenia Ararat Mirzoyan for the press following the meeting with the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Georgia Ilia Darchiashvili
  • Press release
  • 2022-04-30 13:40:02

  Honorable Mr. Darchiashvili,   Dear colleagues,   I would like to congratulate my colleague Ilia Darchiashvili, the Foriegn Minister of Georgia, who is in Yerevan on his first official visit, and once again

"The master of song and act": matinee dedicated to the memory of Vladilen Balyan
  • Culture
  • 2022-04-30 13:29:50

  An event entitled "The master of song and act" dedicated to the 98th birth anniversary of the famous Armenian composer, music and public figure, RA People's Artist, Honorary citizen

  • Press release
  • 2022-04-28 16:51:39

When back in 2019 Ucom first issued bonds in AMD and USD in the Armenian telecommunications market, a number of the company employees also acquired them.    In previous publications, we

Results of the CSO Meter Research 2021 Armenia presented
  • Press release
  • 2022-04-27 15:08:26

  On April 26, 2022, Transparency International Anticorruption Center (TIAC) organised the presentation of the CSO Meter Armenia 2021 country report. The event was attended by the representatives of the

Turkey Disgraces Itself by Denying- The Genocide after Biden’s Acknowledgment
  • Politics
  • 2022-04-27 11:47:17

  Pres. Joe Biden issued a written statement on April 24, officially recognizing the Armenian Genocide for the second year in a row.   Here is an excerpt from Pres. Biden’s acknowledgment:

  • Press release
  • 2022-04-21 16:42:06

Ucom is the first company in the Armenian telecommunications market to decide in 2019 to issue high yield corporate bonds in AMD and USD.    In the previous article, we examined

Pashinyan’s Trail of Destruction: First Artsakh; Then Armenia
  • Politics
  • 2022-04-20 11:05:11

  Armenia’s Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan delivered a very lengthy, rambling speech on April 13, 2022 to the Armenian Parliament on his government’s failures and achievements in 2021.   Ever since the

  • Press release
  • 2022-04-14 17:12:55

In 2019, Ucom issued corporate bonds for the first time.   In this article we will try to understand what a bond is and what are the advantages of that as

We will adhere to the struggle for independence based on the right of peoples to self-determination. President Harutyunyan held a meeting in Martakert
  • Press release
  • 2022-04-13 13:43:55

On April 12, President of the Artsakh Republic Arayik Harutyunyan met in the town of Martakert with the officials of the regional administration, community heads and active representatives of

Turkey Evades Western Sanctions -By Welcoming Russian Oligarchs
  • Politics
  • 2022-04-13 10:21:19

  The dispute continues between those who want to reward Turkey and those who want to condemn it, because of its contradictory positions on the Russia-Ukraine war.   The Wall Street Journal

Global Community joins FAST in Raising $1.4 Million for Science & Tech
  • Press release
  • 2022-04-11 12:42:26

  The Foundation for Armenian Science and Technology (FAST) held its inaugural fundraiser- Advance Armenia Gala – on March 31, 2022, in Los Angeles, CA at The Landmark with hundreds

The Republic’s President chaired a regular sitting of the Security Council
  • Press release
  • 2022-04-08 16:18:37

On April 8, President of the Artsakh Republic Arayik Harutyunyan chaired a regular sitting of the Security Council. Issues related to the military-political situation in the republic, recent developments taking

American Corners in Armenia Celebrate the 7th Reading Marathon
  • Press release
  • 2022-04-08 15:04:49

  The five American Corners in Armenia – in Yerevan, Gyumri, Vanadzor, Charentsavan, and Kapan – came together April 8 to mark the National Library Week with a reading marathon

Yerevan announced as host city for 20th Junior Eurovision Song Contest
  • Press release
  • 2022-04-06 15:45:08

  The European Broadcasting Union (EBU) and its Armenian Member AMPTV are pleased to announce that the 20th Junior Eurovision Song Contest will take place in the Karen Demirchyan Sports

Paranoid Ottoman Sultans Murdered- Their Brothers to Secure their Throne
  • Politics
  • 2022-04-06 10:28:21

  We all know that the Ottoman army invaded many countries with utter savagery. We also know that the Ottoman Empire committed mass killings and genocide against millions of Armenians,

Global Finance names Ameriabank Best Bank in Armenia in 2022
  • Press release
  • 2022-04-04 17:56:22

  Ameriabank has been named Best Bank in Armenia in 2022 by Global Finance, a leading magazine specializing in coverage of international finance sector. The announcement has come as the