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.
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.
Inter RAO's decision to sell the Electric Networks of Armenia (ENA) to Liormand Holdings Limited offshore company and submit a relevant application to the Armenian Government is a part of a big process.
Media Center, September 23, 2015: For August the Electric Networks of Armenia submitted a request for 1 billion 8 million drams to Government for the latter to subsidize the difference in consumers' electricity bills 986.8 million drams of which make the consumption by citizens.
The September 13 local elections in twenty-two communities were held without big violations. What was observed can be referred to as traditional violations such as crowds near polling stations, people who “guided” voters, etc., said the observers.
As the political tension in Turkey is escalating, experts point out that the Turkish nationalists' attacks on the Kurdish settlements and the offices of the pro-Kurdish Peoples' Democratic Party (HDP) have both internal and regional reasons.
The recent escalation across the Armenian-Azerbaijani border has inflicted great damage on the local population. At the Media Center hosted press conference the Civil Contract Party members shared impressions on their recent visit to the villages on the border.
Armenia is still unready for the transition to the parliamentary system and there has never been a public demand for constitutional changes, said political analysts at Gyumri’s Asparez Journalists’ Club.