Azerbaijan’s State Border Guard Service claims Beglaryan admitted his guilt and showed in detail the places where criminal actions were allegedly committed against the Azerbaijani civilian population.
Following its September 19 military offensive against Artsakh, Azerbaijan arrested and indicted eight former Artsakh officials on a variety of criminal charges.
Several children in Artsakh sustained injuries as a result of shelling by the Azerbaijani armed forces. "Arevik" children’s medical association told Hetq.
With seven points after four games, the Armenian national team shares second and third place in the D group standings. Croatia has the same number of points but has played one game less. Turkey has ten points after five games and leads the tournament
Tandilyan, who founded the party in 2021, tell Hetq that if those opposed to PM Nikol Pashinyan can win the municipal election it will trigger a larger movement nationwide.
On August 24, 2020, the Ministry of Defense announced that it signed a contract with Russia’s United Aircraft Construction Company to modernize and repair the aircraft, some dating to the Soviet-era.
The government of Armenia will spend AMD 2.318 billion (US$6 million) to organize American rapper Snoop Dogg’s September 23 concert in Yerevan’s Hrazdan Stadium.
Former Armenian Defense Minster Davit Tonoyan, testifying at today’s session of a parliamentary fact-finding committee investigating aspects of the 2020 Karabakh war, said he has no proof that a “fifth column” of subversives operated within the ranks
Armenian PM Nikol Pashinyan today gave a somewhat circuitous answer when asked if the country’s armed forces would come to the defense of Artsakh if attacked by Azerbaijan.
Opposition Hayastan (Armenia) party MP Artzvik Minasyan, in an interview with Hetq, said he and his colleagues may resign from parliament in a bid to topple the Pashinyan government.
Tsutsulyan also did not submit information about handing over some of his properties to trust management.
Local and state government agencies in Armenia continue to sign contracts worth billions of drams from a company whose owner and director is accused of defrauding the government of 256 million drams (US$661,000) in 2020.
Armenia’s National Security Service (NSS) has not answered questions posed by Hetq regarding the recent seizure of one ton of cocaine concealed in boxes of fruit imported by an Armenian company from Ecuador via Panama, Italy and Georgia.
Armenia’s Corruption Prevention Commission (CPC) will initiate administrative proceedings based on Hetq articles revealing that Deputy Ministers of Internal Affairs Kamo Tsutsulyan and Davit Hambaryan failed to disclose shares in various companies.
Harutyunyan won gold medals at the European championships in 2019 and 2022.
Armenia’s Vazgen Tevanyan was declared champion in the freestyle 65 kg category at the European Wrestling Championship in Zagreb, the capital of Croatia, defeating Bulgaria’s Mihai Salim Naim in the final.
Azerbaijan has pulled out of the European Weightlifting Championship in Yerevan following an incident at the opening ceremony on Friday when a spectator rushed to the stage and burned the Azerbaijani flag.
Orkun Kökçü and Kerem Aktürkoğlu scored for Turkey, and Ozan Kabak mistakenly scored an own goal for Armenia.
Armenia’s Anti-Corruption Commission has launched an investigation into the financial declarations of Deputy Ministers of Internal Affairs Kamo Tsutsulyan and Davit Hambaryan.
Armenia’s Justice Ministry wants to fine government officials found guilty of violating rules for handling and displaying the Armenian flag.
The Armenian government today gave the go-ahead to create a separate foreign intelligence agency under the direct control of the country’s prime minister.
A company owned by former Hayastan (Armenia) opposition faction MP Davit Sedrakyan won US$8.1 million in construction contracts this year issued by Armenia’s Urban Development Committee and the Yerevan Municipality.
If approved, Armenia plans to spend 819 million AMD (US$2.1m) to build nine crayfish farms over the next three years.
Pointing to intelligence leaks and other information shortcomings Armenia experienced in the 2016 and 2020 Artsakh wars, the Nikol Pashinyan government plans to establish a separate foreign intelligence service that will directly answer to the prime
Armenia’s Artur Davtyan won first place in the vault competition at the 2022 World Artistic Gymnastics Championships in Liverpool.
Armenia’s Ministry of the Economy wants to spend 600 million AMD (US$1.5 million) to establish a bio-tech center in the country to promote scientific research and development.
The Armenian government has spent 309 million AMD (US$768,000) to stage what is being billed as a Global Armenian Summit in Yerevan from October 28-31.
IT security specialist Artur Papyan relayed the news to Hetq, saying the Azerbaijan hacker group Az-Security team intentionally targeted the server rather than individual websites.
Former Armenian President Robert Kocharyan, during a press conference today in Yerevan, said that Artsakh was the basis for the Armenia-Azerbaijan conflict and relations between the two countries cannot be normalized by circumventing the Artsakh iss
“If no documents are signed, if reconciliation is not concluded with these two neighbors, who, you know how much they love us, we cannot restore the reality of 70 years. We will build a state one stone at a time and try to develop this country," said
Armenia’s Prosecutor General’s Office has launched a criminal investigation based on an August 12 Hetq article revealing that Mkhitar Matevosyan, the mayor of Vayk, a community in Armenia’s Vayots Dzor province, signed contracts totaling 537 million
The checkpoints would be in Sotk (Gegharkunik Province), Yeraskh (Ararat Province), and Karahunj (Syunik Province).
Mkhitar Matevosyan, the mayor of Vayk, a community in Armenia’s Vayots Dzor province, has signed contracts totaling 537 million drams (US$1.323m) with a company owned by his wife Mary Margaryan.
Andrei Volkov, commander of the Russian peacekeeper mission in Artsakh, today told representatives of local civil society and opposition political organizations that he is taking measures to prevent further escalation along the Line of Contact.
Hetq talks with Tigran Yegavian, a journalist specializing in the Middle East and the Caucasus about Armenia-diaspora relations, the Armenian community in France, Armenian-Turkish dialogue and other topics.
Armenia’s Ministry of Education, Science, Culture and Sports wants to establish an Adaptive Sports Center for people with disabilities and has forwarded the proposal to the government for final approval.
Armenian information security specialist Artur Papyan believes the Armenian Prosecutor General’s Office wants to create another tool for persecuting and punishing people.
Armenia’s Water Committee, operating under the Ministry of Territorial Administration and Infrastructures, signed contracts worth 334 million drams with a company owned by the former vice president of the Water Committee.
Arguing that there’s no objective criteria for measuring popularity, the Armenian Ministry of Education, Science, Culture and Sport (ESCS) proposes to revoke the honorific titles of “People’s/Meritorious Artist”.
The Armenian government will allocate 77.5 million drams (US$173,300) to lay headstones at the Sisian Community Pantheon for 67 soldiers from Syunik Province killed in the 2020 Karabakh war.
A criminal investigation of how Azerbaijani hackers were able to target the Artsakh telecommunication operator Karabakh Telecom during the 2020 Karabakh war and delete backup copies of its servers has yet to identify any defendants.
On October 10, Azerbaijani troops captured Hadrut and shot 71-year-old Serzhik Vardanyan and 68-year-old Ella Vardanyan to death.
The office of the Russian peacekeeping contingent stationed in Artsakh today also called on Azerbaijan to withdraw its troops from these areas.
Martik Avetisyan, 57, lived with his wife and three children in Togh, a village in Artsakh’s Hadrut region.
Armenia’s Corruption Prevention Commission (CPC) has submitted, for public discussion, a draft “rules of conduct” for public servants.
During the war, 83-year-old Henrikh Mirzoyan would walk the seven kilometers from the Artsakh town of Hadrut to his house in the village of Norashen to feed his two cows.
Victoria Melik-Sargsyan, wife of Yerevan’s Malatia-Sebastia Administrative District Deputy Prosecutor Arsen Kostandyan, owns a company that sells millions of drams worth of clothing to various Armenian state agencies.
Hayrapetyan, who faced mental health issues since birth, never left the village when Azerbaijani troops attacked in October 2020.
Mkhitaryan, in a Facebook post, said he’ll focus on his career with the Italian Serie A Roma football club.