Balyan believes that, one year on, the Armenian public and government, including the courts, have come to grips with living with the virus and have made the necessary modifications.
When the war broke out on September 27, all were on the frontline. Artur says that at first it seemed that the war would be over quickly. He was wrong.
December 19 marks the 40th day of the end of hostilities in Artsakh. To mark the occasion, three days of mourning have been declared in Armenia starting today.
Protest organizers say they will continue protesting daily until Pashinyan resigns.
There is a strange but pleasant atmosphere in the orphanage building, some are decorating the table and others are looking for a bride and groom. The bride paces excitedly, refusing to talk to us, saying that she has already talked a lot.
Yesterday, the group marched to the Russian Embassy, raising the same issue.
Kristine Kalashyan returned to Stepanakert on November 21. Joining her were her mother, sister, and the children. No one met them in Stepanakert. They rented two taxis. Her mother, sister and the children left for Martakert.
Artsakh residents who fled to Armenia during the recent war in Artsakh continue returning home. Here, Artsakh residents arrive in Stepanakert today on buses provided by the Yerevan Municipality.
Some residents of Karvatchar still do not know whether to stay or leave․ They are waiting for any good news.
Cops moved in after the rally ended, detaining several participants as well.
Those calling for the resignation of Armenian PM Nikol Pashinyan and his government gathered in Yerevan’s Liberty Square today.
Publishers from around the country displayed their works.
A group of women who’ve temporarily moved to Armenia from Artsakh to flee the fighting have started a zhengyalov bread business.
Here’s a group of photos featuring some of the local and foreign journalists covering the fighting that broke out along the Artsakh-Azerbaijan border on September 27.
The course was held for the first time today. Hayarpi Sahakyan, one of the organizers of the initiative, said there were more participants than expected and the course might be held again.
Here are some photos of these people trying, as best they can, to go on with their lives against the backdrop of fighting along the Artsakh-Azerbaijani border not too far away.
Martakert is a town of some 4,500 in the northeastern section of Artsakh close to the Azerbaijani border.
Others argue that Harutyunyan is simply an ineffective minister and should be replaced.
The school with 305 students and 42 staffers is in Yerevan’s Erebuni Administrative District. The number of students in the elementary school has increased in recent years
A criminal investigation has been launched.
Hetq, along with the Arm Speleo Team, recently visited a number of famous and not-so-famous caves in Armenia.
Community roads are mostly in poor condition.
Police today detained several protesters opposed to the Amulsar mine project who had a festive rally outside the National Assembly in Yerevan.
Police were dispatched to the site and detained several protesters as well as Lydian Armenia security guards.
A Hetq camera crew took the following photos of the damage.
During filming, shots were sometimes heard, but it was generally calm Residents gathered in different parts of the village to discuss the news of the day.
Leaving the court, Tsarukyan again stated that he is innocent of the charge, describing it as a politically inspired government vendetta against him.
Those opposing the demolition, to make way for private development, argue that the area is one of the last remaining pockets of historic Yerevan.
People Take Advantage of Lifted Restrictions
He and his fellow workers are out and about disinfecting public transport vehicles and public buildings.
Yerevan: State of Emergency, Day 6
Yerevan: State of Emergency, Day 2
Sometime in October Narek was like, “Let’s go to Sri Lanka this winter. I saw my friend Nastya on Amiryan the other day and asked her about her hostel.
Also attending the swearing in ceremony were Armenian Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan, President Armen Sarkissian, and Catholicos Garegin II.
Heeding the call of Armenian Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan, thousands of irate citizens converged on the grounds of the National Assembly in Yerevan last night to voice their opposition to a controversial bill that would make it more difficult for Pashinyan to disband the legislature and call new elections.
Hundreds gathered in Yerevan’s Aznavour Square to pay their respects to Charles Aznavour who died today at the age of 94. Armenian Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan also paid his personal farewell to the world famous French-Armenian singer, composer and film star.
The party says it will create a pan-Armenian network that will formulate a national strategy with Armenian statehood at its core.
Luys Alliance candidates vying for seats on the Yerevan Municipal Council made a campaign stop at Garegin Nzhdeh Square, presenting their vision for the Armenian capital to voters.
In the shadow of a statue of General Andranik, and with the accompaniment of traditional Armenian song and dance, ARF candidates vying for a spot on the new Yerevan Municipal Council met with voters in the Armenian capital’s Malatia-Sebastia district.
Heritage Party leader Raffi Hovannisian, running for the post of Yerevan mayor, pressed the flesh today at a campaign rally in a small Yerevan park where a statute of the famous painter Martiros Sarian stands.
Activists opposed to the Amulsar mine project gathered in front of the Government Building in Yerevan this morning, some dressed as endangered butterflies found on lands on the mine site.
Hundreds of Yerevan residents and musicians turned out today to voice their solidarity with street musicians barred by the police from playing on Northern Boulevard in downtown Yerevan.
Here are some scenes of this evening’s public rally.
All roads leading to the Amulsar mine site, located 170km south of Yerevan on the border between Vayots Dzor and Syunik provinces, have been closed for the past twelve days by activists opposed to the project. Residents of the nearby communities of Jermouk and Gndevaz take turns to man the four roadblocks day and night.
According to eyewitnesses, police visited a number of pubs and clubs in downtown Yerevan around midnight today, ordering employees to turn off any loud music.
Photos from the National Assembly's special session discussing the new government's program.
Political, cultural and religious bigwigs rubbed shoulders today in Yerevan’s Republic Square to attend a concert celebrating the 100th anniversary of the first Armenian republic.
On May 15, a photo was posted on social networks, showing destruction of trees in the park between Italy and Beirut streets in downtown Yerevan, nearby the Yerevan Municipality.