| 25.07.14 | 15:31
Joining the Eurasian Economic Union (EEU) will somewhat increase grape production in Armenia, as well as wine and brandy production volumes, however, because grape cultivating resources are limited in the country existence of markets might result in falsifications of products, winemaker Avag Harutyunyan told reporters on Friday.
| 25.07.14 | 10:37
Armenia’s energy sector is facing a crucial choice. At its July 24 sitting the Armenian government considered, but not yet approved several major deals concerning the sphere. As it turned out, the ArmRosgazprom company, which owns almost the entire domestic gas distribution network in Armenia and earlier this year was renamed Gazprom-Armenia, has considerable debts. In particular, the company owes to Vorotan HPP Cascade CJSC, which is to be sold to an American company, Contour Global, although the deal is not completed yet.
Arts and Culture
| 25.07.14 | 10:24
The State Youth Orchestra of Armenia (SYOA) has been invited to perform at an international competition held in Asia. It says this is the first time an Armenian orchestra will take part in an international competition in Asia.
A public prosecutor in Russia has demanded a seven-year prison sentence for the Armenian truck driver who is being tried over a 2013 deadly crash.
In upcoming presidential elections in Turkey Armenians will probably support a Kurdish candidate, however some votes of the Armenian community will go to the current Prime Minister.