AT-Metals LLC, a company partially founded by the family of Hamlet Hovsepyan, a former adviser to Armenian Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan, intends to carry out geological prospecting at the Taghamir gold mining sites in Syunik.
On November 29, Georgian border guards banned Maxim Arzumanyan, who left to fight in Artsakh, from returning to his home in Ninotsminda where his wife and kids await his arrival.
Given the border changes resulting from the recent war in Artsakh, the Sotk gold mine, the largest in Armenia, now straddles the border between Armenia and Azerbaijan.
American-Armenian lawyer Irene Scholl-Tatevosyan, who works with the Armenian Bar Association, urges all citizens displaced from Artsakh to take their property certificates with them, to keep all evidence of living in the area, including photos, vid
On October 2, Gevorg Avagyan left his home in Javakhk (Georgia) and headed for the Armenian border. His ultimate destination was the Artsakh frontline, to fight.
Javakhk native Maxim Arzumanyan’s first visit to Artsakh took him to the frontline.
Armenians in the Israeli city of Haifa gathered today near the Baha'i shrine in the city to protest the Israeli government's sale of weapons to Azerbaijan.
Hetq has received reports that a group of young Armenians from the Javakhk region in Georgia today blocked the interstate road leading to Turkey in the Armenian-populated village of Kartsakh in the Akhalkalaki region and banned Turkish trucks from en
The Armenians are negotiating with the police to allow them to get the assistance to Armenia.
ML Mining LLC, owned by former Secretary General of the Special Investigation Service (SIS) Davit Sukiasyan, has not been fined for unloading construction debris at an illegal Yerevan dump site.
Zaven Ovsyan, the brother of Shirak Deputy Prosecutor Artyom Ovsyan, has filed a preliminary environmental impact assessment (EIA) application for the construction of a multifunctional residential complex in Yerevan’s Dalma Gardens.
A hydropower plant owned by the son of Aghvan Hovsepyan (a former Prosecutor General of Armenia and former President of the Investigative Committee), has been fined 200,000 drams ($412) for not returning enough water to Geghi River in Syunik it draws
While law enforcement agencies in Armenia are busy investigating Hetq's articles on sold lands and construction in Yerevan’s Dalma Gardens, a former Yerevan municipal official is trying to sell his land, acquired at a 2012 auction at just above the a
Malta-based Vivaro Ltd, a remote gaming operator, was fined €733,160 in late August after the FIAU inspected the company, uncovering ten violations.
The Georgian Ministry of Internal Affairs has launched a criminal case under two articles - violence against minors and the organization, management or participation in gang violence.
Karen Kamalyan has filed a lawsuit against the Yerevan Municipality over a 1,600 square meter plot of land in the city’s Dalma Gardens that the family has tended for almost thirty years.
Since 2012, Trotsenko has been an adviser to Igor Sechin, CEO of the Russian state-controlled energy company Rosneft.
The SNOC experts, in their report, failed to mention how the trees were neglected to such a degree and whether Davit-Vanush LLC, the café owner, is to blame.
The renovation of a cafe in Yerevan’s Mashtots Park, which has ignited public concern, will be suspended as of today pending a review of the construction permit violations.
A new Yerevan metro station, in the city’s Ajapnyak district, will be funded by the government, not private investors, according to Yerevan Mayor Hayk Marutyan.
Yerevan Mayor Hayk Marutyan today confirmed rumors that the city’s chief architect, Artur Meschyan, has resigned.
Artist Ara Shahumyan is a resident of Yerevan’s Firdus district. He’s joined the Firdus District Defense Initiative, a group fighting for the preservation of the old district in downtown Yerevan.
Tensions flared yesterday at the controversial Amulsar gold mine site in Armenia.
Russian businessmen and oligarchs operate most of Armenia’s mines and pocket a lion’s share of the profits derived from them.
The Vardashen homeless shelter, on the outskirts of Yerevan, is crowded.
Electricity to Yerevan’s UltraImaging Radiology Scientific Center was cut at noon today because it owes the utility (Electricity Networks of Armenia-ENA) money.
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.