The number of manufacturers of hand sanitizers has increased dramatically in Armenia due to the spread of coronavirus infection, but their market prices have not significantly changed. It also turns out that there is no monitoring of their sale.
Приехавшие в Армению джавахкцы рассказали, что на границе им лишь проверили температуру, дезинфицирующие средства не применялись.
US$200 million has already been spent to modernize Armenia’s aging Metzamor Nuclear Power Plant according to Yuri Sviridenko, who represents ROSATOM, a Russian state corporation specializing in nuclear energy that is heading up the project.
Igor Sargsyan, who was sacked as Armenia’s Deputy Chief of the Environmental and Mining Inspectorate by Armenian PM Nikol Pashinyan last October, sued Pashinyan a month later, seeking to be reinstated to his government post.
Prosperous Armenia Party leader MP Gagik Tsarukyan wants to expand the area of the Ararat travertine stone mine owned by his Multi Group Stone CJSC.
VaykGold LLC has taken the Ministry of Territorial Governance and Infrastructures to court over a decision the ministry issued in December to terminate a mining permit for the company.
Arabgir police officials were on site at the newly discovered the illegal dump site in their district when the ML Mining trucks arrived and attempted to unload their load of construction waste.
Proclaiming that Yerevan must become a green and environmentally friendly city once again, Yerevan Mayor Hayk Marutyan has rejected a bid to allow a new tuff and basalt mine in the city.
The company plans to build a small hydroelectric power station on waters emanating from four springs in Hors, a village of the Yeghegis community in Vayots Dzor.
One of the largest telecommunications operators in Armenia, Ucom, is planning to buy the assets of Beeline Armenia (Veon Armenia CJSC, former ArmenTel). News on the negotiations has already been confirmed by these companies.
Clouds of dust and the clamor of heavy excavating machinery greet those walking or driving down Tichina Street in Yerevan’s northern Ajapnyak District.
Georgian truck driver Avtandil Martiashvili, sentenced in 2015 to 17 years in an Armenian prison for smuggling nearly a ton of heroin from Iran, was released on January 17.
Our casual meeting Valery Aghajanov, a young Armenian wine merchant from Tbilisi who recently returned to Georgia, turned into a full-fledged degustation of Georgian wines.
According to Armenian government data, former RPA MP, businessman Tigran Arzakantsyan's girlfriend Natalia Rotenberg founded two companies in Armenia in 2019.
A long disused marble mine in Armenia might be relaunched if the Ministry of the Environment gives the green light to Nver Edgar Petrosyan LLC, a company which has filed an Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) for a mining permit.
The German investment firm Ostinvestor has relaunched its legal case against Gagik Tsarukyan’s Yerevan Ararat Brandy-Wine-Vodka Factory (YABWV).
While there are many desiccated pines in Stepanavan forestry, it appears that the problem has spread to other provinces in Armenia.
During his lengthy “100 Facts” press interview in Vanadzor today, during which Armenian Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan ticked off 100 points that he claimed were evident successes of his administration, Pashinyan also touched on environmental matters
Hetq, together with its JNews.ge partners in Georgia, has studied the crimes and convictions of citizens of Armenia in Georgia and citizens of Georgia in Armenia.
Residents of Vayk, a community in Armenia’s Vayots Dzor province, gathered outside the town’s municipal office today to voice their opposition to an open pit mine planned in their backyard.
As a result, the activities of the Iranian-Armenian community have come under the strict monitoring of Iranian special services.
All the signs in Theodosia lead to the house of the painter Hovhannes Aivazovsky, now a gallery-museum.
A Meghri customs employee who was charging 1,000 drams to use electric cars to ferry individuals and cargo between the official Armenian border and the passport and customs checkpoint has been dismissed.
Meghri Customs Service employees, working on the Armenian-Iranian border, are charging people 1,000 drams to use electric cars to transfer their goods between the official Armenian border and the passport and customs checkpoint.
The Ministry of Environment seems to want nothing to do with the Teghout tailings dump.
The asphalted highway bends towards the Iranian village of Gharakilisa, in the country’s province of West Azerbaijan, and then disappears in surrounding mountains.
Vallex also commissioned a second, independent technical evaluation of the geotechnical data on the tailings collected by GRE from mining consultants ATC Williams of Australia to provide a second opinion the data by qualified engineers. The results o
Clashes broke out this afternoon along a stretch of the Ijevan M4 highway when police were dispatched to remove demonstrators who had blocked the main artery to protest a local government order banning them from entering the forest and collecting woo
Hetq has started to investigate leasing contracts of state-owned forest lands in Armenia.
Armenia and Georgia are not only neighbors but are countries in which mining plays a significant role in the economy. In both, the extraction of gold has been turned over to foreign firms and offshore companies about which people in Armenia and Georg
Mr.Khachatryan hasn’t driven a tractor in fifteen years. He’s gifted the tractor he privatized after the collapse of the Soviet Union to one of his five daughters. His son-in-law now uses it to work the land.
Karaberd, a village in Armenia’s Lori Province, is slowing becoming a ghost town.
Armenia’s only homeless shelter is located in Vardashen, a small community just a stone’s throw from Yerevan’s Erebuni Fortress.
On February 14, the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) delivered six judgements against Armenia for the expropriation of the applicants’ land for mining in Shnogh and Teghout villages.
Gevorg Simonyan, running for mayor of Vardenis, and his supporters today blocked the local highway near the town and called for the resignation of Gegharkunik Provincial Governor Gnel Sanosyan, claiming that he ordered employees of the local hospital
Armenia’s Ministry of Nature Protection has given the green light for the construction of a family amusement park, estimated to cost US$ 22 million, in Yerevan’s Dalma Gardens neighborhood.
Georgia’s Akhaltsikhe Regional Court yesterday sentenced Ararat Saharyan and Meruzhan Hovhannisyan (the Akhalkalaki Market Director and Chief Inspector) to four years imprisonment after being found guilty of commercial bribery.
Russia’s Federal Service for Supervision of Communications, Information Technology and Mass Media (Roskomnadzor) has threatened to ban Hetq from the internet throughout Russia if we do not remove all previous articles pertaining to Ruben Tatulyan, a
Hetq reporter Kristine Aghalaryan visited Iran for the New Year. Here’s a story she filed from Tehran.
Former Armenian Minister of Finance Gagik Khachatryan and his family have been swept up in a financial scandal involving Bradwell Investment Corp., a company owned by Khachatryan’s nephew Aram Khachatryan.
Tabriz has an Armenian district near the center of the city. There, a small store named Van Silver, with its shiny silver items displayed in showcases, invites the attention of passers-by.
15 Javakhk Armenians detained and questioned about military service in Armenia
A Russian mining company says it has “no comment” on press reports that it’s planning to reopen the Teghout copper and molybdenum mine in Armenia’s Lori Province.
It’s taken almost two years and two legal suits, but Armenia’s Special Investigative Service has finally provided Hetq with its decision to drop the “offshore” criminal investigation of Mihran Poghosyan, Armenia’s former Chief Compulsory Enforcement
A special working group of sector specialists and NGO representatives set up to review mining operations in Armenia has begun an inspection of the Kajaran copper and molybdenum open-pit mine in Armenia's southern province of Syunik.
84-year-old Grandma Nastya has turned a corner of her room into a shrine of sorts where she carefully preserves two religious books that her ancestors brought from Western Armenia almost two centuries ago.
Hetq tried to get clarification from Gagik Khachatryan’s son, Artyom Khachatryan. The latter said his father was out of the country, but that his representatives would answer our questions.
Over the past three years, Armenia’s Ministry of Health has allocated some AMD 400 million ($830,000) in business contracts to a company owned by Aleksandr Sargsyan, the brother of former Armenian president Serzh Sargsyan.
Scuffles broke out when a truck driver from Georgia got out of his cab and demanded that he be allowed to pass.