Media Center, July 24, Yerevan. As the human rights defenderes state, the demonstrations and use of force activities that were held after the storming of the Yerevan police station by Sasna Dzrer a year before, large-scale violence were accompanied by a large-scale violence against journalists and cameramen by the police and hindering of the professional activity.
On July 17, during the meeting with Ara Babloyan, Armenian National Assembly Speaker, Vyacheslav Volodin, Russian State Duma Speaker, proposed to grant the Russian language the status of an official language so that the national driving licenses could be recognized in Russia.
Changes related to the types and proportions of food in penitentiary institutions (penitentiaries), which came into force օn June 10, 2017, will not resolve the issue of food quality as the observers conducting public oversight in penitentiary institutions believe.
The Media Center hosted the press conference of Mr. Jean-Francois Charpentier, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the French Republic to the Republic of Armenia, devoted to the National Holiday of France. During the press conference, the topics of the French National Holiday, Armenian-French economic relations and negotiation process of Karabagh conflict were covered.
Environmentalists alarm that 100 million cubic meters of water from Lake Sevan will endanger the ecosystem of Sevan, while representatives of the Armenian government insist that only way to solve 130,000 farmers’ irrigation problems is additional water release from Lake Sevan.
Negotiations between Vladimir Putin and Donald Trump, Presidents of Russia and the USA, at G20 Summit in Hamburg may have a positive impact on the ongoing processes in the Middle East and the South Caucasus.