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Armenia’s Government Adds the Debt without Prospects for Economic Growth
20.11.2015
15:00
Armenia’s external debt has mounted by roughly 7 percent since 2011, and now given the country’s Gross Domestic Product has not actually increased, the situation appears risky. If the growth rates remain slow, the Armenian Government is likely to cover the foreign debt service with difficulty, said economist Artak Manukyan.
Discussion in Martuni: Upcoming Referendum on Constitutional Changes
18.11.2015
13:00
The Media Center held a panel discussion on constitutional changes and the December 6 Referendum.
Armenia Criticizes PACE over the Controversial Report on Karabakh
06.11.2015
12:00
The Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe was heavily criticized in Armenia and Nagorno Karabakh following the approval of the controversial report on Karabakh at the PACE Committee on Political Affairs and Democracy. Criticisms are addressed to PACE and report author Robert Walter (United Kingdom), a rapporteur of the PACE Political Affairs Committee. The Armenian authorities, though, are also criticized, and the project’s approval is described as Yerevan’s diplomatic defeat.
Voting with ID Cards: Path to Elections or Violations?
02.11.2015
12:00
The discussions on voting with ID cards – which involve the ruling Republican Party, opposition and civil society representatives - are still going on.
The ECHR Judgement Was a Blow to the Criminalization of the Denial of the Armenian Genocide
26.10.2015
13:00
The judgment of the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) in the case of Perinçek v. Switzerland met the demands of Armenia which was involved in the trial as a third party. The judgement, though, can hardly be called a victory.
Will the Courts in Armenia Act in Line with the Constitutional Court's Ruling?
22.10.2015
13:00
The Constitutional Court ruled in favor of the right of mass media not to disclose their source of information, and this decision may become a positive precedent and minimize demands enforcement agencies set forth to media outlets to reveal their sources, said Artak Zeynalyan from the Rule of Law NGO.
EU-Armenia Negotiations May Start by 2016
21.10.2015
13:00
EU and Armenia are likely to kickstart talks on a new agreement by the end of this year. The EU Council has adopted a mandate to open negotiations with Armenia. A series of meetings between Armenian authorities and EU officials will be held by the end of the year, said First Deputy Minister of Economy Garegin Melkonyan who currently coordinates the Armenia-EU negotiations.
Shant Harutyunyan's Case in ECHR: The Lawyer Hopes for a Positive Decision
15.10.2015
12:00
Shant Harutyunyan and friends (referred to as a case “Shant Harutyunyan + 10”) have lodged an application to the European Court of Human Rights to subsequently have the case registered within 15 days.
Hot Discussion: The Constitutional Changes Aim to "Concentrate Resources"
13.10.2015
12:00
The constitutional changes are illegitimate since the majority of Armenia’s population is not interested and does not feel the importance of the process. Various surveys document the same results. The changes are undertaken by the authorities who seek to only stay in power and concentrate the power in one person’s hands, believe publicist Zara Hovhannisyan and lawyer Armineh Arakelyan.
Victims of Eminent Domain Have Applied to the Police
09.10.2015
11:00
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Baku and Yerevan Ready to Play the Karabakh Card
02.10.2015
11:00
The escalation of military activity along the Armenian-Azerbaijani border and line of contact may have three causes: falling oil prices which have plunged oil-dependent Azerbaijan into a challenging situation, recent activation of external players and upcoming parliamentary elections in Azerbaijan, experts believe.
The Domestic Violence Law Is Lost in Stagnation
01.10.2015
13:00
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Armenia Observes an Increase of Elderly Population
01.10.2015
12:00
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Yazidi Migrants Have to Address Several Issues in Armenia
30.09.2015
11:00
The Iraqi Yazidis who migrated to Armenia following the outbreak of military activities in the Middle East that left thousands dead and made numerous people refugees have to tackle social security, education and culture related problems in Armenia. The Yazidi community – the largest national minority in Armenia – supports them, but the migrants are looking for more help from the state and international organizations.
Is Trading of Gas and Oil Products in Russian Ruble Possible?
29.09.2015
12:00
The import of Russian gas and oil products fixed in Russian rubles is likely to benefit Armenia and may reduce the prices of these products. Though challenging, it is a promising trading model which will be a step forward towards a single currency in Eurasian Economic Union (EEU), economists believe.
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