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Valery Permyakov

Permyakov Sentenced to Life in Prison for Gyumri Massacre

GYUMRI, Armenia (A.W.)—Valery Permyakov, the Russian serviceman accused of murdering seven members of the Avetisyan family in Gyumri, was found guilty on Aug. 23 on all the charges against him and sentenced to life in prison. Valery Permyakov Permyakov—whose trial was being held at a Russian [more...]

August 23, 2016 // 1 Comment

Armenia’s Olympic team won a total of four medals—one gold and three silver medals—at the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, which came to an end on Aug. 21.

Armenia Finishes With Four Medals at Rio 2016 Olympics

RIO DE JANEIRO, Brazil (A.W.)—Armenia’s Olympic team won a total of four medals—one gold and three silver—at the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, which came to an end on Aug. 21. Armenia’s Olympic team won a total of four medals—one gold and three silver medals—at the [more...]

August 21, 2016 // 9 Comments

A scene from the meeting

NKR President Meets with ARF Bureau Members

STEPANAKERT, NKR (A.W.)—Nagorno-Karabagh Republic (NKR/Artsakh) President Bako Sahakyan met with Armenian Revolutionary Federation (ARF) Bureau members Hrant Markarian (Bureau representative) and Armen Rustamyan (head of political affairs) in Stepanakert on Aug. 18. A scene from the meeting [more...]

August 19, 2016 // 0 Comments

Gor Minasyan

Weightlifter Minasyan Wins Armenia’s Third Silver Medal at Rio Games

RIO DE JANEIRO, Brazil (A.W.)— Gor Minasyan won Armenia’s third silver medal at the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, in men’s Weightlifting (+105 kg) on Aug. 16. Georgia’s Lasha Talakhadze and Irakli Turmanidze won gold and bronze respectively. Gor Minasyan Minasyan had [more...]

August 16, 2016 // 0 Comments

Artur Aleksanyan after his gold medal win

Artur Aleksanyan Wins Armenia’s First Gold Medal at Rio 2016

RIO DE JANEIRO, Brazil (A.W.)—Artur Aleksanyan won Armenia’s first gold medal at the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, after defeating Yasmany Daniel Lugo Cabrera of Cuba in the Greco-Roman Wrestling 98 kg final on Aug.16. Artur Aleksanyan after winning the gold medal match [more...]

August 16, 2016 // 13 Comments

Martirosyan at the 2014 Summer Youth Olympics

Simon Martirosyan Wins Armenia’s First Medal at Rio Olympics

Martirosyan Wins Silver in Weightlifting (105 kg) RIO DE JANEIRO, Brazil (A.W.)—Simon Martirosyan (b. 1997) became Armenia’s first medal winner at the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, after winning a silver in men’s 105 kg weightlifting on Aug. 15. Martirosyan lifted a total [more...]

August 15, 2016 // 7 Comments

Aghvan Vardanyan (Photo: Photolure)

Vardanyan: The ARF’s Work Remains the Same

YEREVAN (A.W.)—Armenian Revolutionary Federation (ARF) Parliamentary Faction Secretary and ARF Supreme Body of Armenia member Aghvan Vardanyan said that the ARF continues to work as an opposition party, even after signing the co-operation agreement with the ruling Republican Party of Armenia [more...]

August 15, 2016 // 3 Comments

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