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.
The “Arzni” waters plant in the Byureghavan community of the Kotayk Marz has become a headache for “Anelik Bank” CJSC (now ID Bank, renamed after rebranding). The new shareholder of the bank has suddenly found himself in a predicament where the sole hope for its resolution is the impartiality of the new government and the judicial system.
One of the workers at the plant, located on Gajegordz Street and operated by WKS Armenia LLC, told Hetq that he and the others now receive 30,000-45,000 drams monthly.
Regime change in Armenia has put an end to the operations of the Luys Cultural, Scientific and Education Foundation founded in 2009 by former Armenian President Serzh Sargsyan and former Armenian Prime Minister Tigran Sargsyan.