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Yerevan-based published this photo of Armenian serviceman Albert Postolokyan. The Armenian Weekly could not confirm its authenticity.

Twenty-Year-Old Armenian Serviceman Dead; Details Unclear

STEPANAKERT, NKR (A.W.)—Armenian serviceman Albert Postolokyan (b. 1996) was fatally shot at his army unit on the northeastern direction (Martakert) of the Nagorno-Karabagh (Artsakh/NKR) Line of Contact (LoC) on the night of Dec. 7-8. Though the NKR Defense Ministry has announced that the details [more...]

December 8, 2016 // 0 Comments

Armen Rustamyan (Photo: PanArmenian Photo)

Rustmayan: No Truth to Reports of ARF Armenia-Diaspora Rift

  YEREVAN (A.W.) – The leader of the Armenian Revolutionary Federation (ARF) Parliamentary Faction and member of the ARF Bureau Armen Rustamyan refuted the rumors that the ARF in Armenia would no longer receive funding from ARF bodies in diaspora. Armen Rustamyan (Photo: PanArmenian Photo) [more...]

December 7, 2016 // 0 Comments

President Aoun (L) with members of the ARF delegation

ARF Central Committee of Lebanon Meets with President Aoun

  BEIRUT, Lebanon (A.W.)—Representatives from the Armenian Revolutionary Federation (ARF) Central Committee of Lebanon met with Lebanese President Michel Aoun on Dec. 5. The delegation included Member of Parliament Hagop Pakradouni, and ARF Central Committee members Avedis Gidanian, and [more...]

December 6, 2016 // 0 Comments

Gagik Tsarukyan

Gagik Tsarukyan to Return to Armenian Politics

YEREVAN (A.W.)—The former leader of the opposition Prosperous Armenia Party (PAP), Gagik Tsarukyan, is returning to Armenian politics, PAP chair and head of its parliamentary faction, Naria Zohrabyan told reporters on Dec. 5. Gagik Tsarukyan (Photo: PAP) While Zohrabyan said that Tsarukyan will [more...]

December 5, 2016 // 0 Comments

Yuri Tsolakovich Oganessian

Element Officially Named After Armenian Physicist

  RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C. (A.W.)—On Nov. 28, the International Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry (IUPAC) approved the name and symbols for the four following elements: Nihonium (Nh), Moscovium (Mc), Tennessine (Ts), and Oganesson (Og)—after Russian-Armenian physicist Yuri [more...]

December 1, 2016 // 3 Comments

Defense Minister Sergey Shoygu (R) meets with his Armenian counterpart Vigen Sargsyan in Moscow (Photo: Armenian Defense Ministry)

Russia, Armenia Agree to Joint Military Force

Russia Expands Cooperation with Azerbaijan MOSCOW, Russia (A.W.)—The Defense Ministers of Russia and Armenia, Sergey Shoygu and Vigen Sargsyan, signed an agreement establishing joint troops between the two countries, reported the Russian news agency TASS. Defense Minister Sergey Shoygu (R) meets [more...]

November 30, 2016 // 6 Comments

Tigran Sarkuni

Longtime ARF Activist Tigran Sarkuni Passes Away

The Armenian Revolutionary Federation (ARF) Western United States Central Committee announced the passing of one of its devoted members, unger Tigran Sarkuni, which occurred on Nov. 26 in Los Angeles. Tigran Sarkuni The late Sarukuni held leadership roles in the party on both the Western and [more...]

November 29, 2016 // 0 Comments

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