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OSCE Minsk Group Co-Chairs Meet with Artsakh Authorities

  STEPANAKERT, Artsakh (A.W.)— On March 28, the Co-chairs of the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE) Minsk Group, as well as the personal representative of the OSCE chairman in office, met with Artsakh (Nagorno-Karabagh) Republic President Bako Sahakyan, Artsakh Prime [more...]

March 28, 2017 // 0 Comments

Armenian Serviceman Killed by Azerbaijani Fire

STEPANAKERT, Artsakh (A.W.)—Armenian serviceman Artak Rafaelyan (b. 1997) was killed by Azerbaijani fire at around 1 p.m. on March 28. The incident occurred in the eastern direction of the Artsakh (Nagorno-Karabagh)-Azerbaijan Line of Contact (LoC), according to a statement published by the [more...]

March 28, 2017 // 2 Comments

U.S. Ambassador to Armenia Meets with ARF Representatives in Yerevan

  YEREVAN (A.W.)— On March 27, U.S. Ambassador to Armenia Richard Mills met with members of the Armenian Revolutionary Federation (ARF) Bureau and Supreme Council. ARF Bureau member and head of the party’s political affairs Armen Rustamyan, ARF Bureau member Spartak Seyranyan, and ARF [more...]

March 28, 2017 // 0 Comments

OSCE Minsk Group Co-Chairs Visit Yerevan

YEREVAN (A.W.)—The Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE) Minsk Group Co-chairs Igor Popov (Russia), Stéphane Visconti (France), and Richard Hoagland (U.S.), as well as Ambassador Andrzej Kasprzyk, the Personal Representative of the OSCE Chairperson-in-Office, met with [more...]

March 27, 2017 // 2 Comments

Trust the ARF, Vote on April 2

On March 24, the Armenian Revolutionary Federation Eastern United States Central Committee Released the Following Statement Ahead of Armenia’s Parliamentary Elections For over 125 years, the Armenian Revolutionary Federation (ARF) has advocated for the fundamental rights of the Armenian nation. [more...]

March 24, 2017 // 3 Comments

Former Artsakh Defense Minister Denies Arms Smuggling

  YEREVAN (A.W.)— Former Artsakh Defense Minister and opposition figure Samvel Babayan denied smuggling weapons to Armenia from Georgia, his lawyer said on March 23. Samvel Babayan (Photo: Photolure) The National Security Service (NSS) of Armenia said that it had “credible information” [more...]

March 24, 2017 // 2 Comments

Henrikh Mkhitaryan Visits the Children of Yerevan’s Hematology Center

The Soccer Star Also Awarded Armenian Footballer of the Year, During his Yerevan Visit YEREVAN (A.W.)—Armenian soccer star Henrikh Mkhitaryan visited Yerevan’s Hematology Center on March 23. During his visit, the 28-year-old Manchester United midfielder and Armenian National team captain gifted [more...]

March 24, 2017 // 1 Comment

ARF’s Vardanyan Criticizes Other Parties and Blocs Ahead of Election

  Vardanyan: ‘The ARF Has Been the Only One to Instill Systemic Changes in the Country’ ARARAT PROVINCE, Armenia (A.W.)— On March 23, Armenian Revolutionary Federation (ARF) candidates held a campaign rally in the Ararat province, ahead of the April 2 Parliamentary elections. Vardanyan [more...]

March 24, 2017 // 0 Comments

Armenian-American Drummer Sib Hashian of Boston Fame Dies at 67

LYNNFIELD, Mass. (A.W.)—Sib Hashian—the Armenian-American former drummer of the band Boston—died after collapsing onstage on the night of March 22, aboard the Legends of Rock Cruise in the Western Caribbean. Hashian was of Armenian and Italian ancestry and lived in Lynnfield, Mass. Born on [more...]

March 23, 2017 // 4 Comments

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