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PAUL Armenia will be located at a historical building in Yerevan: details of the long-awaited project have been released
  • Press release
  • 2021-10-15 17:49:09

The first PAUL in Armenia will be located at 8 Abovyan street, combining architecture of the old Yerevan and the culture of French bakery. After about one year break

  • Press release
  • 2021-10-15 16:45:45

On October 14, 2021, at 11:30 PM, in Ucom’s service center located at Northern Avenue 1/2, an event announcing the kick-off of the official sales of Apple’s iPhone 13

The Indifference Of The International Community To Artsakh Seriously Jeopardizes The Practical Significance Of The Human Rights Agenda
  • Press release
  • 2021-10-15 15:50:27

  On October 14, Azerbaijani Armed Forces opened fire on the bases of the Defense Army of the Republic of Artsakh, as a result of which 6 servicemen were wounded.

The Armenian who created powerful heroes: the film-tribute to Karlen Nurijanyan, «father» of Vahagn Vishapakagh and Hayk Nahapet
  • Press release
  • 2021-10-14 13:11:32

  A film dedicated to Karlen Nurijanyan presents the sculptor's merit and contribution to Armenian culture.   The premiere of "Karlen Nurijanyan" documentary took place on October 13 at Moscow Cinema. The

S&P Improved the Outlook on Ameriabank to Positive
  • Press release
  • 2021-10-14 09:55:28

  S&P Global Ratings improved the outlook on Ameriabank, revising it to positive from stable and affirmed 'B+/B' long- and short-term issuer credit rating on the bank.    Ameriabank rating update follows

Global Finance Names Ameriabank the Safest Bank in Armenia
  • Press release
  • 2021-10-12 17:37:08

  Global Finance names Ameriabank as the Safest Bank in Armenia for 2021 in its 30th annual ranking of the World’s Safest Banks, which honors institutions that stand out for

The Human Rights Defender of Armenia revealed the 3rd case of Azerbaijani unlawful incursion (October, 2020), causing gross violations of RA civilians' rights in Kapan
  • Press release
  • 2021-10-12 10:40:48

  Our ongoing fact-finding activities have revealed that during the war, in the end of October 2020 Azerbaijani armed forces incurred the sovereign territory of RA in the border area

  • Press release
  • 2021-10-07 17:42:58

From now on at Ucom’s online shop, new subscribers can purchase one of the Xiaomi Mi Led 4s and Xiaomi Mi TV P1 TV sets and benefit from 1

Ameriabank’s Special Offer for New Clients of Hrazdan Branch
  • Press release
  • 2021-10-06 17:58:23

  Ameriabank has opened its new branch Hrazdan at 139 Z. Andranik Ave., Microdistrict, Hrazdan, Kotayk region.  The branch will operate Monday to Friday, from 10:30 a.m. till 06:00 p.m.  Hrazdan Branch

  • Press release
  • 2021-10-05 17:25:56

During one month, the interns of the Russian "CBOSS" IT company: Andrey Dudnikov, Igor Zlobin, Daria Simakova, Dmitry Sidak and Anatoly Nosov had an immersive experience in the business

  • Press release
  • 2021-10-01 17:42:00

On September 30 the private screening of a new TV-movie, a co-production by Ucom and Armenia TV, took place. “Bloody Bet”, a new 20-episode thriller and drama TV-series, directed

Cornell Mundruzo – Golden Apricot 2021 Jury President
  • Press release
  • 2021-10-01 10:35:23

  Cornell Mundruzo,  Hungarian theater and film director, laureate of dozens of other prestigious film festivals in Cannes, Locarno is this year's president of the Golden Apricot 18th Yerevan IFF

The meeting of Foreign Ministers of Armenia and Slovenia
  • Press release
  • 2021-09-23 09:31:33

  Ararat Mirzoyan, the Foreign Minister of Armenia, who is in New York to take part in the 76th Session of the UN General Assembly, had a meeting with Anže

Fulbright-Hovnanian Program Announces Three New Nominees
  • Press release
  • 2021-09-22 15:34:00

  We are proud to announce three new finalists nominated for the Fulbright-Hovnanian Program for 2022-2023 academic year studies. Standouts from the 30+ applicants who underwent a competitive interview process

U.S.-Armenia Relations: Thirty Years of Partnership Rooted in Shared Values by Ambassador Lynne M. Tracy, U.S. Ambassador to Armenia
  • Press release
  • 2021-09-21 10:18:35

  Exactly thirty years ago, the Armenian people overwhelmingly voted to secede from the Soviet Union, taking the first step to regain their status as an independent, sovereign nation.     Today, as

Embassy Yerevan welcomes back Ambassador John M. Ordway (ret.) who led the U.S. Mission to Armenia in 2001-2004
  • Press release
  • 2021-09-18 12:32:16

  Embassy Yerevan welcomes back Ambassador John M. Ordway (ret.) who led the U.S. Mission to Armenia in 2001-2004. We are excited to have Ambassador Ordway in Armenia, as the

Aurora to Refocus Prize on Immediate Crises - The Initiative will direct resources to the places that need help urgently
  • Press release
  • 2021-09-16 12:05:46

  Aurora to Refocus Prize on Immediate Crises   The Initiative will direct resources to the places that need help urgently   September 16, 2020 – Yerevan, Armenia – The Aurora Humanitarian Initiative has

  • Press release
  • 2021-09-15 17:15:39

Ucom has extended the deadline for the unlimited internet access offer. Both new and existing subscribers of the Ucom’s voice service’s Level Up 4700 prepaid and Level Up 5500

UNLIKE – a new Armenian designer clothing brand
  • Press release
  • 2021-09-14 17:51:20

Hermine Stepanyan, a well-known actress, TV host and blogger, and designer Gayane Soghomonyan united their efforts to create a new Armenian brand - UNLIKE Fashion Outbreak.   UNLIKE collection is made

  • Press release
  • 2021-09-14 16:00:12

On August 9, 2021, the Head of Security Department at Ucom, Aram Sargsyan, has been awarded with the "Gratitude" medal by the President of the Republic of Artsakh Arayik

Generation A 13 – your chance to be the change
  • Press release
  • 2021-09-07 18:00:04

  Ameriabank is happy to announce the launch of one of its successful and long-awaited programs - Generation A 13. The program is an exceptional opportunity for young people aged

Arayik Harutyunyan sent a message on Artsakh Republic Day
  • Press release
  • 2021-09-02 10:33:11

  The message reads as follows:   ''Dear compatriots,   September 2 is the most important day in our life. The Nagorno Karabakh Republic was proclaimed at the joint session of the Nagorno Karabakh

High Representative of the EU Josep Borrell sent a congratulatory message to Ararat Mirzoyan
  • Press release
  • 2021-08-28 12:33:34

  Vice-President of the European Commission, High Representative of the EU for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy Josep Borrell sent a congratulatory message to Ararat Mirzoyan on the occasion of

The European Union and WHO deliver medical refrigerators for vaccine storage to Armenia
  • Press release
  • 2021-08-28 11:47:49

  The European Union and WHO today handed to the Ministry of Health of the Republic of Armenia 30 medical refrigerators for vaccine storage to ensure that vaccines are adequately

  • Press release
  • 2021-08-24 12:15:44

  In an interview for GlobalMarkets, Artak Hanesyan, Ameriabank’s CEO, explains the bank’s strategy and highlights some of the key reasons for its success in the Armenian market.     Global Markets: What

Aurora Strengthens Presence in Artsakh
  • Press release
  • 2021-08-19 13:18:39

  The program expands with a new local office and another call for applications   August 19, 2021 – Stepanakert, Artsakh/Nagorno-Karabakh – The Aurora Humanitarian Initiative continues to expand the Aurora for

  • Press release
  • 2021-08-18 13:47:11

  Until September 30, 2021 at Ucom sales and service centers, as well as in Ucom’s online shop, everyone can purchase the Oneplus Nord N100 smartphone at an exceptional price,

  • Press release
  • 2021-08-17 16:41:28

From August 16, Ucom mobile voice subscribers can activate one of Ucom's "Internet in Roaming" bundles when traveling to European countries like Greece, Cyprus, Italy, Spain, France or other

Power of Indian Cinema unites India, Armenia and Georgia
  • Press release
  • 2021-08-13 13:45:39

  On August 14 2021 a new documentary film titled "Frunzik Mkrtchyan - India Remembers Me" will premiere in Moscow Cinema, Yerevan, Armenia. The 40-minute documentary has been produced jointly

  • Press release
  • 2021-08-11 16:03:31

As of today, all Ucom TV subscribers will have access to the first Armenian sports TV channels: the "Vmedia" and "Vmedia +". These TV channels will simultaneously broadcast football,

Armenian Legal Center for Justice & Human Rights announces legal action before the European Court for POWs murdered by Azerbaijan
  • Press release
  • 2021-08-11 12:33:32

WASHINGTON, DC — The Armenian Legal Center for Justice & Human Rights (ALC) in partnership with the International & Comparative Law Center (ICLaw) has announced the filing of new

Eurowings flies to Armenia for the first time
  • Press release
  • 2021-08-07 11:26:36

   From 6 August, Eurowings will be offering non-stop flights to Armenia: The airline is launching a new direct connection and will fly its passengers from Cologne/Bonn to the Armenian

  • Press release
  • 2021-08-05 16:34:38

From August 20, Ucom will be the first company in Armenia to rebroadcast the 4K quality "Love Nature" TV channel, which will be available to all Ucom TV subscribers

"ProfEye Challenge" finalist for the most important international awards in the field of communications
  • Social
  • 2021-08-03 15:36:58

“ProfEye Challenge” which aims to preserve the historical features of Yerevan, draw the public attention towards the reconstruction and modernization of the old buildings which have become the symbols

Statement of the Aurora Humanitarian Initiative on the Passing of 2018 Aurora Prize Laureate Kyaw Hla Aung
  • Press release
  • 2021-08-02 19:23:10

We mourn the loss of esteemed lawyer Kyaw Hla Aung (1941–2021) who had dedicated his life to fighting injustice and advocating for the Rohingya people in Myanmar   Though imprisoned for

  • Press release
  • 2021-07-29 21:06:30

From July 29 to 23:59 of August 8, 2021, during the period of Tokyo Olympics Ucom launches the “Ucom Sport” Challenge on TikTok and Instagram. During this contest-challenge, Ucom

The European Union and WHO donate modern X-ray equipment to the Martuni Medical Center
  • Press release
  • 2021-07-27 19:05:59

  The European Union and WHO today donated X-ray equipment to the Martuni Medical Center for use in their radiology room. The donation is part of a larger assistance package,

Ameriabank. The Largest Taxpayer among Armenian Banks according to the Results of the Second Quarter of 2021
  • Press release
  • 2021-07-26 16:46:17

  According to the data of the second quarter of year 2021, Ameriabank is the largest taxpayer among Armenian banks. It paid taxes to the state budget for the total

“MyWay” Airlines has started operating flights on the route Tbilisi -Yerevan - Tbilisi are started
  • Press release
  • 2021-07-22 20:35:19

From the 22nd of July 2021 MyWay Airlines has started flights on the route Tbilisi -Yerevan-Tbilisi.   Flights will be operated three times a week every Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday.   For the

  • Press release
  • 2021-07-22 19:14:01

  Ucom offers new WiFiaaS (Wi-Fi as a Service) service to its business customers, which will enable you to benefit from the stable Wi-Fi coverage, as well as secure, fast

Greece Must Recognize Artsakh to Atone. For its Envoy’s PR Tour of Shushi
  • Press release
  • 2021-07-20 11:25:02

  A scandalous propaganda tour was organized on July 9-10, 2021 by Azerbaijan’s despotic government to occupied Shushi and Hadrut to display “proudly” to foreign ambassadors its barbaric attack on

Galaxy Group of Companies and European Business Association Armenia discussed issues on enhancement of investment opportunities and business development
  • Press release
  • 2021-07-16 18:43:36

Ensuring business stability and continuity, international investment attraction, unprecedented public expectations and the social burden are key problems for the business community in post-war Armenia. In this context Galaxy

Безопасность на переездах - в центре внимания железной дороги
  • Press release
  • 2021-07-15 19:46:13

Компания «Южно-Кавказская железная дорога» в целях профилактики ДТП на железной дороге провела акцию по безопасности на переездах. В ее рамках водителям транспортных средств на переездах через железнодорожные пути вновь

Ameriabank Receives Euromoney Award for Excellence 2021 as the Best Bank in Armenia
  • Press release
  • 2021-07-15 18:11:38

Ameriabank receives Euromoney Award for Excellence 2021 as the Best Bank in Armenia. The Bank is honored to receive this reputable award given the significantly improved profitability, robust growth,

Aurora Prize Ceremony to Take Place in Venice
  • Press release
  • 2021-07-15 15:24:32

  2021 Aurora Prize Ceremony to Take Place in Venice.The ceremony and the accompanying weekend of activities will be held on October 8-10.   July 15, 2021 – Yerevan, Armenia – The

Lufthansa enters Armenian market
  • Press release
  • 2021-07-15 10:55:27

  We are pleased to announce that the ongoing negotiations are completed and on August 13 2021, Lufthansa will be entering the Armenian market.   The airline will operate flights between Frankfurt

“Cash assistance to people displaced as a result of Nagorno-Karabakh conflict escalation”
  • Press release
  • 2021-07-09 15:21:43

  The Armenian Red Cross Society (ARCS), in cooperation with the Ministry of Labor and Social Affairs and with the funding support from UNHCR, is joining the Government of the

The school in Khramort village of Artsakh/Nagorno Karabakh to be renovated on the joint initiative of the EAFJD and the Belgian French-speaking friendship group with Artsakh
  • Press release
  • 2021-07-09 12:52:55

  On the joint initiative of the European Armenian Federation for Justice and Democracy (EAFJD) and the Belgian French-speaking friendship group with Artsakh, the necessary funding has been provided for

The Cafesjian Center for the Arts Announces the Launch of “House of Memories” New Educational Program
  • Press release
  • 2021-07-08 09:59:35

  July 8, 2021, Yerevan: The Cafesjian Center for the Arts (CCA) announces the launch of “House of Memories” new educational program.   Continually valuing museum education, CCA presents “House of Memories”

Moody's revised the Outlook on Ameriabank to Stable
  • Press release
  • 2021-07-07 17:30:01

Moody's Investors Service ("Moody's") has affirmed the Ba3 long-term local and foreign currency deposit ratings of Ameriabank, revising the outlook to Stable from Negative.    The affirmation of the Bank's deposit

Tatev to Host "We and Our Mountains" Sheep Shearing and Crafts Festival
  • Press release
  • 2021-07-06 17:51:48

“We and Our Mountains” Arts and Crafts Festival will take place on the 10th of July, near the Halidzor station of the Wings of Tatev Aerial Tramway. The festival

The United States Welcomes Azerbaijan’s Release of Armenian Detainees and Armenia’s Actions to Facilitate Demining
  • Press release
  • 2021-07-06 14:54:50

  The United States welcomes the July 3 release by Azerbaijan of 15 Armenian detainees and their return to Armenia. We also welcome Armenia’s decision to share information with Azerbaijan

Eastern Partnership: a renewed agenda for recovery, resilience and reform underpinned by an Economic and Investment plan
  • Press release
  • 2021-07-02 21:00:11

Today the European Commission and the EU High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy outlined a proposal on how to take forward priorities for cooperation with our Eastern

South Caucasus: Commissioner Várhelyi visits Georgia, Azerbaijan and Armenia
  • Press release
  • 2021-07-02 19:42:45

Commissioner for Neighbourhood and Enlargement, Olivér Várhelyi, will travel to the South Caucasus from 6 to 9 July, visiting Georgia, Azerbaijan and Armenia. This will be Commissioner's first mission

"Social and Ecological Responsibility" Project Launched in Lori, Gegharkounik and Syunik Regions
  • Press release
  • 2021-07-01 15:02:07

  Within the framework of "Data for Accountable and Transparent Action" (DATA) project, "Social and Ecological Responsibility" project was launched on June 15, 2021, aimed at introducing social and ecological

The Ombudsman’s Statement on Information Terrorism by Azerbaijan
  • Press release
  • 2021-06-30 17:20:13

Human Rights Ombudsman Gegham Stepanyan issued a statement in which he referred to the ongoing aggression by Azerbaijan against the people of Artsakh, exerting psychological pressure on the Artsakh

About 70 residents of the polluted Tumanyan region will defend their right to a healthy environment in court
  • Press release
  • 2021-06-30 16:11:56

Approximately 70 residents of the Tumanyan region of Armenia's Lori marz will defend their right to health, life, and property in court. Residents of the extended Akhtala community, including

UNDP will support livelihoods of around 28,000 people in Armenia, including the displaced, funded by the Russian Federation
  • Press release
  • 2021-06-30 12:06:53

  Yerevan, 30 June 2021 – Today, Sergei Kopyrkin, Ambassador of the Russian Federation to Armenia, and Mihaela Stojkoska, UNDP Resident Representative a.i. in Armenia, signed a Memorandum of Understanding

IFC Appoints New Regional Manager for the South Caucasus
  • Press release
  • 2021-06-28 18:36:23

IFC has appointed Ivana Fernandes Duarte as its new Regional Manager for the South Caucasus. Based in Tbilisi, she will be overseeing operations in Armenia, Azerbaijan, and Georgia.   Ivana Fernandes

Galaxy Group of Companies implements joint projects in the field of education with Ayb Educational Foundation
  • Press release
  • 2021-06-28 14:20:18

  The young generation will shape our future on the basis of quality education.  Galaxy Group of Companies and Ayb Educational Foundation launched joint projects through programs directed to advancement

Diaspora Youth Ambassador Program Deadline Extended
  • Press release
  • 2021-06-25 19:56:44

The Republic of Armenia's Office of the High Commissioner for Diaspora Affairs is happy to announce that the deadline to apply for the Diaspora Youth Ambassador Program has been

Ameriabank’s Mashtots Branch Opened its Doors and Has a Special Offer on Privileged Terms for New Clients
  • Press release
  • 2021-06-25 17:07:39

  Ameriabank has opened its new branch Mashtots in the center of Yerevan, in Passage N1 (20/4 Mashtots Ave.), which is the Bank’s largest branch operating on non-standard schedule. The

Parliamentary elections in the Republic of Armenia were competitive and generally well-managed: OSCE/ODIHR Election Observation
  • Press release
  • 2021-06-21 17:06:06

The 20 June 2021 early parliamentary elections in the Republic of Armenia were competitive and generally well-managed within a short timeframe. However, they were characterized by intense polarization and marred by

International election observers to Armenia’s early parliamentary elections to hold press conference on Monday
  • Press release
  • 2021-06-19 09:43:06

  International election observers will hold a press conference to present their findings on Monday following the early parliamentary elections in Armenia.   NB Due to social distancing requirements, only a limited

The Office of the High Commissioner for Diaspora Affairs Marks Two Years of Service
  • Press release
  • 2021-06-17 19:22:33

The Republic of Armenia Office of the High Commissioner for Diaspora Affairs was created two years ago, on June 11, 2019, and despite the historically difficult circumstances of the

Companies’ application process for Engineering City residency still open
  • Press release
  • 2021-06-16 15:43:34

  The process of accepting applications from engineering and high-tech companies for Resident status of the Engineering City continues.   Enterprise Incubator Foundation informs that 8 engineering companies have already received the

  • Press release
  • 2021-06-15 19:02:44

The Level Up tariff plans of voice service recently introduced by Ucom allow subscribers to have unlimited access to and enjoy more than 25 most popular apps. Here are

Armenia to participate in the new nomination for the World Travel Awards
  • Press release
  • 2021-06-10 14:23:30

  Agreement on cooperation signed between the Tourism and Urbanism Foundation and the World Media & Events   10 June 2021, Yerevan In the beginning of June an Agreement on cooperation was

Ucom-1 team was recognised the winner of the 2021 futsal tournament of the Galaxy Group of Companies: The award ceremony took place
  • Press release
  • 2021-06-09 14:15:26

  A healthy lifestyle and team spirit are the best manifestation of unity, and team sports are one of the best examples of corporate citizenship. Guided by the principle of

“He Can Only Be Described as a Force of Nature”. Honoring the life of Aurora Co-Founder Vartan Gregorian
  • Press release
  • 2021-06-07 12:41:21

  On June 5, the Aurora Humanitarian Initiative held an Aurora Dialogues Online event titled “Vartan Gregorian. The Aurora Co-Founder,” focused on Vartan Gregorian’s extraordinary life as humanitarian, educator and

Ameriabank ready for initial public offering of shares - Managing Director, Financial Institutions for EBRD
  • Press release
  • 2021-06-04 14:07:26

  Interview with Francis Malige, Managing director, Financial Institutions for the EBRD.   Mr. Francis Malige, Managing Director, Financial Institutions for the EBRD, speaks on how challenging the 2020 was for EBRD,

Ameriabank Announces a Contest for Bank Card Design
  • Press release
  • 2021-06-03 10:21:31

  Ameriabank announces a contest for the best design of bank cards, open to anyone – individuals and companies.    The slogan of the contest will be “Your handwriting in everybody’s hands”

BSTDB Provides EUR 23 million Loan to Ameriabank to Boost SME Financing in Armeani
  • Press release
  • 2021-06-02 12:23:43

    02 June 2021– The Black Sea Trade and Development Bank (BSTDB)  is providing a five-year EUR 23 million loan to Ameriabank to expand access to finance for Armenian small

Our Diaspora Youth Ambassador Program Has Launched
  • Press release
  • 2021-06-01 15:38:36

  The Republic of Armenia's Office of the High Commissioner for Diaspora Affairs announces the launch of the Diaspora Youth Ambassador Program, with the generous support of the Jinishian Memorial

Gurgen Khachatryan. Telecom and the future in Armenia
  • Press release
  • 2021-05-18 11:08:09

  People look at the phone screen at least 58 times a day. The population of the planet spends 4.5 hours a day holding a phone. In 1973, with the

Memorandum of Understanding was signed between “China-Eurasia” Council and Institute of Oriental Studies, NAS RA
  • Press release
  • 2021-05-10 15:31:16

  On May 10, 2021, Memorandum of understanding was signed between “China-Eurasia” Council for Political and Strategic Research and the Institute of Oriental Studies of the National Academy of Sciences

“Armenia is a country where we find the right partners to pursue our development agenda,” says Mr. Huib-Jan de Ruijter
  • Press release
  • 2021-05-07 12:19:32

  Mr. Huib-Jan de Ruijter, FMO’s Chief Investment Officer a.i. talks about economic hardships in the times of pandemic, the ways to overcome those, as well as the banking sector

Partnership for Artsakh
  • Press release
  • 2021-05-04 12:24:52

  Aurora Dialogues: A Common Platform to Understand Artsakh’s Needs and Specify Priorities   Not only security, social and economic issues need to be addressed to stabilize the situation in Artsakh (Nagorno

How Can the Armenian Patriarch Be as Pro-Turkish as Erdogan?
  • Press release
  • 2021-05-04 11:05:21

  By Harut Sassounian   Publisher, The California Courier   The Armenian Patriarch of Turkey, Sahak Mashalian, once again issued a pro-Turkish statement, this time on the eve of the anniversary of the Armenian

Catholicosate of Cilicia Refiles Lawsuit Against Turkey
  • Press release
  • 2021-04-29 11:53:29

By Harut Sassounian Publisher, The California Courier   In 2015 the Catholicosate of Cilicia (headquartered in Antelias, Lebanon) filed a lawsuit against the government of Turkey seeking the return of its historic