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They broke down the doors at 5 in the morning. My eldest daughter heard the commotion and rushed out to the hallway. She passed out from fear.
Hetq journalists spent 10 days in several villages in Akhalkalaki region, visiting families that have been parted as a result of seasonal work. You may find the stories of those families here.
Hayk Harutyunyan is the son of Arzuman Harutyunyan, a deputy director of the National Security Service.
In the video released yesterday by the National Security Service showing what was found in the summer resort home of Manvel Grigoryan, we clearly see boxes of supplies donated by students from Yerevan’s P.S. 164 destined for Armenian soldiers and letters they wrote to the troops.
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Tens of schoolchildren and young people from Byureghavan, a town in Armenia's Kotayk Province, closed the Byureghavan road and the crossroad with Arzni earlier today.
They threw me to the ground and kicked me, yelling out terrible sexual expletives. They spat on me three times.
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Researching Karapetyan’s “Clean Armenia” project directive, designed to make Armenia more attractive for foreign investment, we received a call from Iranian-Armenian businessman Edvin Khodawerdi.
As a New Year’s gift, Armenia’s Ministry of Justice handed out parcels of salami and ham to staffer produced by a company owned by the father of Garush Davtyan, who heads the ministry’s Agency of the Public Register of Legal Entities.
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Hetq visited 70 households in multi-apartment buildings located in eleven of Yerevan’s twelve administrative districts, to find out the ratio of utility bills to monthly winter income.
In contrast to the 2009 protests, the current protesters are demanding that the regime steps down, to be replaced by democratic rule.
Yearly, on average, 315 citizens of Armenia are forced to make the same trip back to Armenia.
Citizens of Armenia applied for asylum status from Europe than the average over the past nine years.
Here, we’ll take a look at the businesses owned by Republican Party of Armenia MP Artak Sargsyan and family members.
Pickers have staked out their territory and don’t take kindly to interlopers.
During a staff meeting, branch head Garik Sargsyan declared that six inspectors had to submit resignation papers.
Ever since April 2, the Central Clinic Military Hospital has been receiving many injured soldiers.
The Artsakh town of Martouni today paid its final respects to Vladimir Narinyan, a soldier who died in the recent round of fighting along the Line of Contact.
Early today, 15 year-old Lilit Mkrtchyan published a photo of her uncle Sasoun Mkrtchyan.
Two of her eight children reside in Russia. The rest live in various villages in Armenia.
The Vardenis Municipality allocates 24.5 million drams per year for garbage removal. The official dump, the province’s largest, is located close by.
Men coming back from working in Russia can be seen taking the snow covered road back to their village.
Ester believes that what happened to her is part of her volunteer service since her motivation in calling the police was just one way of facilitating positive change in the society.
Doctors in Armenia criminally charged with medical malpractice have, in the main, gotten off with a slap on the wrist.
Armenia’s Ministry of Finance informed Hetq that as part of its cooperation with the EU, Armenia receives financing, at special terms, by the European Investment Bank (EIB) and the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBDR).
Gayaneh Margaryan, a former director of the Byureghavan Boarding School, has been arrested and charged with using torture against children under her care and for financial misconduct during her term in office.
Now, my boys cannot get married because they have no place to live. They even want to snatch what we have from us. Why did they serve at the front?
The ministry statement says that Karineh Tadevosyan was bitten on August 16 and that twelve hours later, on August 17, she arrived at the Ararat Medical Center for treatment.
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Albert Karapetyan has been bedridden for the past five years and blames Albert Mkhitaryan, a manual therapist at Medical Unit #2 Ltd., for his plight.
Ani Yeghikyan, who participated in the electricity rate hike protest yesterday in Yerevan, has told Hetq that she was followed home by a man in plainclothes and that she recognized her pursuer.
The family needs $4,000 to take Marianna come the fall.
50% of all the medical equipment now being used in Yerevan polyclinics is at least 25 years old.
I hope to continue having discussions with officials and I hope that I can help push this discussion forward.
The sound of children playing football on the barren field breaks the silence enveloping the village of Bayandour in Armenia’s Shirak Province.
Everyone wants to wash their hands of any responsibility regarding what happened to little 6 year-old Hasmik.
Today, little Hasmik is taking an array of drugs and treatments to reverse the effects of the anesthetic overload that causes lapses in memory, mood swings, and less than full mobility of her left side.
There are 22 polyclinics in Yerevan where people receive state-sponsored healthcare for free or at reduced rates.
Medical institutions providing such restroom facilities to their patients are not only incapable preventing the spread communicable diseases but may also be actively spreading them.
“Don’t portray us as down and out, a family to be pitied.” She added that the family needed no assistance from otters and that having a place to call home was their only challenge.
She married Sargis Hakobyan, a resident of the same village, nine years ago. She never met her future husband before the marriage.
Yesterday, Azerbaijani forces fired upon a car travelling towards the village of Paravakar in Tavoush Province.
When asked about the view held by some that Russian peacekeeping troops should be deployed along the line of contact, Ohanyan responded, “We can take care of all the problems we now face by ourselves. There is no need today for the deployment of peacekeepers.”
According to residents of Armenia’s Tavoush border villages that Hetq was able to speak to today by telephone, the situation in the villages of Aygepar, Chinari, Berkaber, Paravakar and Voskepar is relatively calm.
Holding signs reading “We demand an impartial trial” and “Police inaction grows regarding instances of sexual violence, the crowd of local and foreign citizens directed their ire at the presidential office across the street.