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Nersisyan resigned from the post of Vice Mayor of Yerevan

Nersisyan resigned from the post of Vice Mayor of Yerevan

Yerevan Mayor Hrachya Sargsyan dismissed his deputy Sergey Nersisyan from his post, the press service of the Yerevan municipality informs. It is specified that Nersisyan was dismissed on his own request, no details are given. …

Date of First FlyOne flight to Istanbul revealed

Date of First FlyOne flight to Istanbul revealed

Turkish aviation authorities have awarded Armenian FlyOne Armenia airline permission to operate Yerevan-Istanbul-Yerevan flights. FlyOne Armenia Board Chairman Aram Ananyan said that the first flight is scheduled for February 2, TASS …

FlyOne Armenia to operate Yerevan-Istanbul flights

FlyOne Armenia to operate Yerevan-Istanbul flights

Armenian aviation authorities have allowed FlyOne Armenia airline to operate Yerevan-Istanbul-Yerevan charter flights, the airline told Armenpress news agency. "Several days ago Flyone Armenia applied to the aviation authorities of …

Ankara and Yerevan to begin improving relations in Moscow

Ankara and Yerevan to begin improving relations in Moscow

The first meeting of the Turkish and Armenian special representatives will be held in Moscow, Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said. "Special envoys for the normalization of relations with Armenia have been appointed. The …

Yerevan’s new mayor takes office

Yerevan’s new mayor takes office

On December 25, Hrachya Sargsyan officially became the Mayor of Yerevan. He took the oath at an extraordinary meeting of the City Council of Elders, Sputnik Armenia reports. He pledged to follow the Constitution and laws, to comply with …

Yerevan mayor removed from position

Yerevan mayor removed from position

The Council of Elders of Armenia’s capital city Yerevan removed Hayk Marutyan as mayor by a vote of 44 to 10. The Council of Elders also voted to replace Marutyan with his former deputy Hrachya Sargsyan. The My Step …

Pashinyan party seeks impeachment of Yerevan mayor

Pashinyan party seeks impeachment of Yerevan mayor

The My Step faction in Yerevan's Council of Elders dominated by the Civil Contract party of Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan has begun the process of a vote of no confidence in the mayor of the Armenian capital Hayk Marutyan. …

The largest skating rink in Armenia opened in Yerevan

The largest skating rink in Armenia opened in Yerevan

The largest outdoor skating rink in Armenia was officially opened in the Winter Park in Yerevan on Saturday, Sputnik Armenia reports. In Yerevan Lapland, adults and children saw a parade of fairytale heroes and greeted Santa …

Media: Former Chief Police officer hospitalized in Armenia

Media: Former Chief Police officer hospitalized in Armenia

Former Armenian police chief Vladimir Gasparyan, who is accused of corruption, was hospitalized about a week ago. The media writes about this. According to Sputnik Armenia, due to deteriorating health, he was taken to the …

Employers in Armenia allowed to fire unvaccinated workers

Employers in Armenia allowed to fire unvaccinated workers

A set of changes to Armenia’s Labor Code and the Law on Public Service, approved today by the parliament, would empower employers to fire their employees for their failure to get vaccinated against Covid-19 or take a coronavirus test once …

Moscow recalls its ambassador to Armenia

Moscow recalls its ambassador to Armenia

Russian Ambassador to Armenia Sergei Kopyrkin will be recalled to Moscow, the Armenian newspaper Hraparak reports with a reference to its sources. The publication notes that Kopyrkin became ambassador in April 2018 in line with the law …

Eighteen protesters detained in Yerevan

Eighteen protesters detained in Yerevan

Eighteen people were apprehended for participation in the protest action in Yerevan. As it was reported earlier, the action was organized in defense of the inviolability of the borders of Armenia. To this end, its organizers blocked …

Police detain people protesting in Yerevan

Police detain people protesting in Yerevan

Armenian police have detained today morning several people who were protesting against setting up border and customs checkpoints on a section of Kapan-Goris road in the southern Armenia by Azerbaijan. The protesters gathered in front of …

Migration out of Armenia spikes

Migration out of Armenia spikes

A struggling economy and defeat in last year’s war appear to be driving large numbers of Armenians to leave the country.

Lufthansa entering Armenia's civil aviation market

Lufthansa entering Armenia's civil aviation market

Lufthansa will start operating flights from Frankfurt to Yerevan and back three times a week, Lufthansa Group's regional general director Rene Koinzach said. According to Koinzack, various Lufthansa Group …

Major fire extinguished at Yerevan TPP (PHOTOS)

Major fire extinguished at Yerevan TPP (PHOTOS)

A large fire occurred today on the territory of the Yerevan Thermal Power Plant, the corresponding message was published on the website of the Ministry of Emergency Situations of Armenia. The call was received today at 16.15 (15.15 …