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Pashinyan: Every single opposition vote “kept” in Hrazdan election

A leader of a recently established opposition party says they have managed to “keep” all votes cast for their candidate in Sunday’s mayoral elections in a provincial town. Yet, the incumbent mayor from the ruling party has still won in the election marred by allegations of vote buying and fraud.

Stay or Go?: Draft bill says Armenia should leave EEU; Republican says ‘no’

There is no need for Armenia to consider withdrawing from the Eurasian Economic Union (EEU), Gagik Melikyan, from the Republican faction, told media Friday in response to a draft law before the National Assembly.

Unrivaled: Armenian weightlifters win gold, silver medals at European championships

Two Armenian athletes have won medals, including a gold, at the European Weightlifting Championships held in the Fjord City of Norway.
On April 13, weightlifters Tigran Martirosyan and Andranik Karapetyan, included in the 77 kg men’s weight category, had no competitors to match.

Sharmazanov: No ‘good uncles’ in this world

Deputy Parliament Speaker Eduard Sharmazanov believes that there is no need to take drastic measures and strain relations with Russia, Armenia’s top military and political ally, because of statements and actions of the latter during the latest Karabakh crisis.

Analyst: Serious nonpublic diplomatic steps were taken during Karabakh hostilities

Elusive assessments of intermediary organizations voiced after the beginning of the hostilities at the line of contact between Nagorno-Karabakh and Azerbaijan prove that political developments have fallen behind the frontline reality, political analyst Hrant Melik-Shahnazaryan told media, speaking about the four-day Armenian-Azerbaijani hostilities.

Minsk Group: OSCE body seeks solutions, not blame

The co-chairs of the Minsk Group of the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE)] are not responsible for saying who attacked first in military operations, Alexander Iskandaryan, the director of the Yerevan based Caucasus Institute, told media Monday.

Healing the Wounds: Soldiers from Karabakh getting treatment at military hospital in Yerevan

Hayk Torosyan, a 19-year-old-conscript of Nagorno-Karabakh’s Defense Army, is one of the 121 soldiers who got wounded during four-day hostilities at the line of contact with Azerbaijan.