The Yerevan City Court of First Instance yesterday released retired Armenian Army General Manvel Grigoryan from detention on medical grounds while his trial continues.
Yerevan’s Court of General Jurisdiction today approved a motion to release former Armenian MP Aleksan Petrosyan, detained on a money laundering charge, on bail.
Leaving the Constitutional Court, Tovmasyan talked to reporters waiting outside and described the charges as the latest round in political witch-hunt against him.
Arshak Jerjeryan, Deputy Director of the Republican Institute of Reproductive Perinatology, Obstetrics and Gynecology, who has been charged with illegally adopting children by foreigners, was released on AMD 5 million bail ($10,400) today.
Yerevan’s Court of General Jurisdiction has decided not to detain Razmik Abrahamyan, Director of Armenia’s Institute Reproductive Health, Perinatology, Obstetrics, and Gynecology, charged with two counts in the adoption scandal that surfaced last mon
Yerevan Children’s Home Director Liana Karapetyan, one of the three individuals to date criminally charged in Armenia’s adoption scandal, has been released from detention on 3 million drams ($6,300) bail, this according to Karapetyan's lawyer Aleksan
Razmik Abrahamyan, Director of Armenia’s Institute Reproductive Health, Perinatology, Obstetrics, and Gynecology charged with two counts in the adoption scandal that surfaced last month, skirted the issue of whether he was innocent or guilty when ask
Kocharyan is now on trial for accepting bribes and usurping state power.
Name calling and shouting then broke out in the courtroom, packed with Kocharyan supporters and detractors.
Loretsyan’s chauffeur and a president of one of Armenia’s football clubs were also charged with the same offence.
The Yerevan City Court of First Instance today approved a motion filed by the Special Investigation Service to detain former Prosecutor General Gevorg Kostanyan, who has been charged on several counts in connection with the March 1, 2008 case now und
A Yerevan court has approved a motion to release former Hayastan All-Armenian Fund Executive Director Ara Vardanyan on bail of 10 million drams ($21,000).
Judge Gagik Hebroyan, who served as a judge of the Kotayk Court of First Instance, was found guilty of taking a bribe and sentenced to seven years. The court also ordered the confiscation of property not to exceed 1.714 million drams.
Petrosyan's indictment relates to the criminal case of former Minister of Nature Protection Aram Harutyunyan now being investigated by the Special Investigation Service.
The Yerevan court overseeing the trial of former Armenian President Robert Kochachyan says it will expedite a motion filed by Hovhannes Khudoyan, one of Kocharyan’s lawyers, to have presiding Judge Anna Danibekyan and State Prosecutor Petros Petrosya
A group of some 100 people unhappy with the performance of Armenian Minister of Education, Science, Culture and Sport Arayik Harutyunyan staged a sit-down demonstration outside the ministry building in Yerevan demanding his resignation.
A Yerevan court today again rejected bail for Robert Kocharyan, Armenia’s second president now on trial for bribery and usurping state power.
Yerevan’s Court of General Jurisdiction today rejected an AMD 230 million bail request for former State Revenue Committee Chairman Gagik Khachatryan.
Armenia’s Criminal Court of Appeals has overturned a lower court’s decision to release former Armenian Minister of Transport and Communication Gurgen Sargsyan, charged with financial improprieties in the North-South Road Corridor Project, from pre-tr
Armenian Minister of the Environment Eric Grigoryan today confirmed reports that a discharge from the Zangezur Copper and Molybdenum Combine’s tailing dam had flowed into the Voghji River.
Armenia's second president Robert Kocharyan did not appear in court today where he faces charges of bribe taking and usurping state power.
2015 investigations by the European Anti-Fraud Office (OLAF) uncovered a scheme through which NGOs had fraudulently pocketed EU funds for projects that never took place, supported by false invoices and on the basis of fake participant lists.
Armenian government cabinet members today discussed the situation in Syria following the recent Turkish military invasion and ways to ensure the security of the Armenian population there.
Former Armenian Minister of Defense Seyran Ohanyan, now on trial for usurping state power in Armenia during the March 2008 post-presidential election protests, today, in court, argued that ex-Armenian President Robert Kocharyan, one of his codefendan
Nona Navikyan, Press Officer of the Penitentiary Service of the Ministry of Justice, reported the news to Hetq, noting that she doesn't know how long Kocharyan would be kept there.
Ex-Chairman of the Armenian State Revenue Committee and former Minister of Finance, now under arrest for large-scale embezzlement and abuse of official power, will remain under detention.
A lawyer for Gagik Khachatryan, an ex-Chairman of the Armenian State Revenue Committee and former Minister of Finance now under arrest for large-scale embezzlement and abuse of official power, says his client refutes the charges levied against him.
Armenian Prosecutor General Artur Davtyan today confirmed media reports, which circulated some two months ago, that Aghvan Hovsepyan, who served as Armenia’s Prosecutor General from 2004 to 2013, had been questioned as a witness in the March 1, 2008
Harutyunyan was a key witness in the March 1 case.
Scores of people gathered in front of the Yerevan Court of General Jurisdiction today to hear whether the court would free former Armenian President Robert Kocharyan from detention on bail.
Armenia's second president Robert Kocharyan will remain in detention as his trial on charges of usurping state power and bribe taking continues.
A Yerevan court today released Artur Vardanyan, arrested on November 25, 2015 in Yerevan’s Nork District and charged with illegal arms possession and conspiracy to commit a series of serious crimes in Armenia, on one million AMD bail.
Levon Sargsyan has been indicted in a criminal case under investigation by the IC over alleged abuses committed during the construction of the North-South Highway in Armenia.
At today’s trial session, ex-Armenian President Robert Kocharyan again described the charges against him as nothing more than a political witch hunt that will be recorded in school textbooks as the most shameful criminal case in Armenia’s history.
The trial of former Armenian President Robert Kocharyan and three other ex-government officials charged with the overthrowing of constitutional order during the post-election protests in Yerevan on March 1-2, 2008 began today at the Shengavit branch
The trial of former Armenian President Robert Kocharyan and three other ex-government officials charged with the overthrowing of constitutional order during the post-election protests in Yerevan on March 1-2, 2008, is set to begin on September 12 at
Following the arrest of Gagik Khachatryan, a former Armenian finance minister and head of the State Revenue Committee on August 27, a Yerevan court today ordered the arrest of his nephew, Karen Khachatryan, on similar charges; large scale embezzleme
Armenia’s Armavir District Court of First Instance today allowed Artur Asatryan, known in the criminal world as Don Pipo, to leave Armenia for medical treatment until September 10.
While Kocharyan was brought to the court from his detention center, the trial, however, was postponed because no one from the Prosecutor General’s Office (PGO) showed up.
Members of Armenia’s Special Investigation Service (SIS) conducted a search the office of Yerevan Court of General Jurisdiction Judge Davit Grigoryan yesterday.
Neither were the foreign medical experts appointed to a government panel of experts tasked with ascertaining Grigoryan’s actual medical condition.
Lawyers for former Armenian President Robert Kocharyan have filed a court motion to have their client, charged with bribe taking and usurping state power, freed from detention on bail.
Yerevan’s Court of General Jurisdiction has again rejected an appeal to release former army general Manvel Grigoryan on bail.
Newly appointed Armenian Minister of Justice Rustam Badasyan told reporters today that there’s no conceptual approach as yet to implement a government proposal calling for the vetting of judges as a way to reform the judiciary in Armenia.
Kocharyan uttered these words after Armenia’s Criminal Court of Appeals today overturned a lower court’s decision to release him from pre-trial detention and to send the entire March 1, 2008 case to the Constitutional Court for review.
Armenia’s Criminal Court of Appeals today approved the re-arrest of former Armenian President Robert Kocharyan.
Yerevan’s Court of General Jurisdiction has lifted the freeze on the pension of ex-Armenian Army General Manvel Grigoryan.
Members of Armenia’s Kurdish community staged a protest outside the Prosecutor General’s Office in Yerevan today demanding the release of Aylaz Amoyan and others charged with smuggling one kilogram of drugs through Artsakh earlier this year.
He was arrested in the Russian city of Petrozavodsk four days later and has since requested political asylum in Russia on the grounds that he is being politically persecuted in Armenia.