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Concert-lecture dedicated to the anniversaries of Alexander Spendiaryan and Arno Babajanyan in London
  • Press release
  • 2021-12-02 18:29:33

Concert-lecture dedicated to the anniversaries of Alexander Spendiaryan and Arno Babajanyan in London. On 27 November a lecture and a concert dedicated to the 150th anniversary of Alexander Spendiaryan and

OPEC Fund Partners Ameriabank to Address Problems and Help to Improve the Life of People in Armenia. T. Alnassar
  • Press release
  • 2021-12-02 17:02:17

  Tareq Alnassar, OPEC Fund Assistant Director-General, Private Sector and Trade Finance Operations, talks about OPEC Fund’s partnership with Ameriabank, projects implemented by the fund, private sector support and the

HayPost and Latvijas Pasts start a new cooperation
  • Press release
  • 2021-12-01 19:32:42

  HayPost and Latvijas Pasts announce the launch of a new cooperation. A cooperation agreement was signed at the renovated post office 0056 in Yerevan city between the CEO of

UNITY – “HAPPY NEW TARIFF!” UCOM LAUNCHES ITS BEST OFFER EVER
  • Press release
  • 2021-12-01 18:10:49

  Ucom has introduced a new – Unity tariff, which combines both fixed and mobile services for the entire family. By joining Unity tariffs, on a monthly basis subscribers can

Statement by the Board of Trustees of the Hayastan All Armenian Fund regarding Agenda Item 1 of the 30th meeting of the Board on November 27th
  • Press release
  • 2021-12-01 16:47:51

The Board of Trustees of the Hayastan All Armenian Fund received and acknowledged reports made by the Working Group convened by the Board, the outside auditor conducting the Fund’s

Generation A: Edition 14. Exclusive Chance to Begin Your Professional Career with Ameriabank
  • Social
  • 2021-12-01 15:42:25

  December 01, 2021 For the second time this year, Ameriabank opens its much-anticipated youth program Generation A.    Generation A 14 is an exclusive chance for all who missed out on

AGBU CONGRATULATES CENTRAL BOARD MEMBER ERIC ESRAILIAN ON RECEIVING MEDAL FROM POPE FRANCIS
  • Press release
  • 2021-12-01 11:06:45

  Physician, film producer, human rights advocate, and entrepreneur Eric Esrailian of Los Angeles recently received the Benementi medal, the highest civilian honor conferred by Pope Francis. The pontifical award

Israeli Cluster Bombs Sold to Azerbaijan- Kill & Maim Innocent Armenian Civilians
  • Politics
  • 2021-12-01 10:47:34

  Israeli journalist Yossi Melman wrote a lengthy critical article in the Haaretz newspaper about Israel’s sale of banned deadly cluster bombs to Azerbaijan to kill and maim innocent Armenian

SCHOOL GARDENS: TOWARDS A HEALTHY FUTURE IN ARMENIA
  • Press release
  • 2021-11-30 12:55:48

  YEREVAN – The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) and the Social and Industrial Foodservice Institute (SIFI) celebrated the winner of the “Best Mini Garden in Armenia” competition.    School N3

WITH THE TECHNICAL SUPPORT OF UCOM "CAPTURE THE FLAG" INFORMATION SECURITY CONTEST TOOK PLACE
  • Press release
  • 2021-11-29 16:44:52

  Оn November 27-28, 2021 with the technical support of Ucom “Capture the Flag” Information Security Contest, organized by the Enterprise Incubator Foundation (EIF), took place at the Microsoft Innovation

The Armenian science and technology potential attracts US funding agencies
  • Press release
  • 2021-11-26 18:37:26

At the initiative of the Foundation for Armenian Science and Technology (FAST), the representatives of the US Office of Naval Research Global (ONRG) and US Army Development Command  (DEVCOM)

BLACK FRIDAY AT UCOM: UP TO 70% DISCOUNT FOR SMART HOME DEVICES, GADGETS AND SMARTPHONES
  • Press release
  • 2021-11-26 16:40:49

  As of today till November 28th inclusive, in Ucom sales and service centers, as well as at Ucom’s online shop, up to 70% discount is applicable to a number

US Invites Armenia to Democracy Summit; But not Azerbaijan and Turkey
  • Politics
  • 2021-11-24 10:56:09

  The White House announced recently that it has invited over 100 countries to a virtual ‘Summit for Democracy’ on Dec. 9-10. Among the invitees to the Summit are Armenia and

Artsakh Ombudsman Publishes Report on Illegal Prosecution and Trials by Azerbaijan of the Armenian POWs
  • Press release
  • 2021-11-23 18:00:47

  The Human Rights Ombudsman’s staff of the Republic of Artsakh published a Report on Malicious Prosecution by Azerbaijan of Captured Armenian Servicemen and Civilians.   The report provides information on fabricated

THE 20-EPISODE MEDICAL MELODRAMA TO BE BROADCAST ON UCOM’S ARMENIA PREMIUM TV CHANNEL
  • Press release
  • 2021-11-23 17:23:12

  As of today, subscribers can watch the 20-episode medical melodrama directed by Varsham Gevorgyan available in the “Video on Demand” section of Ucom TV service. As of November 29,

First Step Crossed in UK Recognition of- The Armenian Genocide: Many More to Go
  • Politics
  • 2021-11-17 15:57:16

I would like to dispel a few misunderstandings about the bill proposed last week in the UK House of Commons to recognize the Armenian Genocide.   Some reports accurately described the

Aurora and UN Armenia to Organize a Christmas Charity Market
  • Social
  • 2021-11-15 12:13:38

  A chance to make a real difference for the people in need while shopping for holiday gifts   November 15, 2021 – Yerevan, Armenia – The winter season is fast approaching,

UCOM KEEPS ON SUPPORTING THE “42 YEREVAN” PROGRAMMING SCHOOL
  • Press release
  • 2021-11-11 16:40:11

Ucom keeps on supporting the “42 Yerevan” free programming school by providing fixed internet on special terms.    To note, the European Union-funded EU Tumo Engineering and Applied Sciences Center as

Comprehensive Report Reveals Turkey’s -Total Failure in Washington Lobbying
  • Politics
  • 2021-11-10 10:56:52

  Over the years, I have written countless articles describing the activities of U.S. lobbying firms hired by Turkey and Azerbaijan for millions of dollars.   Fortunately, no matter how much money

Galaxy Group of Companies expands its activities in Belarus: a new TI’ME and Pandora store launched
  • Press release
  • 2021-11-03 16:27:57

  The company “Timeless”, a part of the Galaxy Group of Companies, expands its presence in Belarus. In the city of Grodno, which is a cultural and industrial centre, a

The More Things Change in Armenia,The More They Stay the Same
  • Politics
  • 2021-11-03 14:02:06

  The title is derived from a French expression which I have used to describe the situation in Armenia.   After 30 years of independence, one would expect substantial changes in the

I think it’s a good moment to invest in Armenia. Head of Markets at Symbiotics Vincent Lehner
  • Social
  • 2021-11-03 12:22:10

  It was a great pleasure to host Vincent Lehner, Head of Markets at Symbiotics, during his first post-Covid business trip. During this past year, Ameriabank and Symbiotics signed two

Deputy Assistant Secretary Olson Visits Armenia
  • Press release
  • 2021-11-02 10:16:45

  November 2, 2021   Erika Olson, the newly appointed Deputy Assistant Secretary in the Bureau of European and Eurasian Affairs at the U.S. Department of State, will travel to Armenia, Azerbaijan,

Ameriabank has Raised USD 17.5M Tier 2 Capital
  • Economy
  • 2021-11-01 16:00:41

Ameriabank has signed long-term subordinated loan agreements with total volume of USD 17.5M during recent months, with an option to increase by USD 15M if required. The USD 17.5M

Прием номинаций на премию «Аврора» – 2022 закрыт. сотни людей со всего мира выдвинули 592 уникального кандидата
  • Press release
  • 2021-11-01 14:18:47

  November 1, 2021 – Yerevan, Armenia – The Aurora Humanitarian Initiative has announced the end of the nomination period for the seventh Aurora Prize for Awakening Humanity. Nominations officially

APPEAL The National Assembly (Parliament) of Western Armenia to the people of Afghanistan
  • Articles and Analyses
  • 2021-11-01 12:44:29

    Over the millennia, one of the most important tools for ensuring the existence, integrity and development of human civilization has been formed, improved and expanded - the Communicator,

HayPost and the Yerevan Subway Inaugurate an Expo of Stamps
  • Press release
  • 2021-10-29 14:00:51

  HayPost and the Yerevan Subway jointly organize an expo of stamps at «Yeritasaradakan» station of the Yerevan subway.    The expo is aimed to present once again the Armenian culture to

«UNIGHT» TO UNITE. UCOM CELEBRATED ITS REBIRTH
  • Press release
  • 2021-10-28 15:40:03

  Recently, 1500 employees of Ucom celebrated the rebirth of the Company and their direct involvement in it during the event, which consisted of 2 parts. The first part of

Aurora Honors the Memory of Vartan Gregorian with a $50,000 Grant to the Library of the Mekhitarist Congregation at San Lazzaro
  • Press release
  • 2021-10-28 13:44:10

  The announcement was made during the 2021 Aurora Prize events in Venice   October 28, 2021 – Yerevan, Armenia – The Aurora Humanitarian Initiative has allocated $50,000 to support the library

Joint Project of HSBC Group and Jinishian Memorial Foundation Improved IT and Entrepreneurial Skills of Unemployed People in the Regions
  • Social
  • 2021-10-27 14:14:31

  The concluding event of the project "IT and Entrepreneurial Skill Enrichment of Unemployed Population to Boost Regional Economic Development”  took place on 21 October 2021. The project was funded

Pres. Erdogan Withdraws Empty Threat-To Expel 10 Western Ambassadors
  • Politics
  • 2021-10-27 10:20:10

  Once again, Pres. Recep Tayyip Erdogan made empty threats. He boastfully proclaimed that he would expel the ambassadors of 10 Western countries, including the United States, for issuing a

Ameriabank and HSBC Armenia to provide their customers access to each other’s ATMs without additional fees Press release
  • Press release
  • 2021-10-26 16:45:02

 A new offer for cardholders from Ameriabank CJSC (Ameriabank) and HSBC Bank Armenia CJSC (HSBC Armenia). From this time forward, the cardholders of Ameriabank and HSBC Bank Armenia can

On the delimitation and demarcation of the border between Armenia and Azerbaijan
  • Articles and Analyses
  • 2021-10-26 11:15:16

  Part-1   A reminder of the Appeal of the Republic of Western Armenia (Armenia) to the UN and to the Heads of the States – Permanent Members of the UN Security

UCOM OFFERS BUYING XIAOMI SMART SENSOR SET FOR HOME SAFETY
  • Press release
  • 2021-10-22 19:40:28

At Ucom’s online shop, as well as in a number of Ucom sales and service centers, anyone can buy Xiaomi smart sensor set which enables to control a house

Ameriabank. 62.5% Growth in Taxes YOY
  • Press release
  • 2021-10-22 19:19:58

According to Q3 2021 data, Ameriabank is the largest taxpayer among Armenian banks.     Overall, the Bank paid AMD 7.13 billion in taxes (as of September 30, 2021), up by 62.5%

Office of Armenian Identity Card (HyeID) organization opened in Armenia
  • Social
  • 2021-10-22 10:50:21

    On October 8, at the Marriott Hotel in Yerevan, the non-profit organization Armenian Identity Card (HyeID) opened its office in Armenia. The opening ceremony was attended by representatives of thePresident's

Event Dedicated to the 25th Anniversary of the "Peace of Art" organization
  • Press release
  • 2021-10-21 18:57:35

October 11, 2021, Imperium Plaza, Yerevan. Event Dedicated to the 25th Anniversary of the "Peace of Art" organization.   Writer-poet Mary Poghosyan, the host of the event began by greeting those

President Arayik Harutyunyan visited Taghavard community of Martuni region
  • Press release
  • 2021-10-20 15:55:04

  President of the Artsakh Republic Arayik Harutyunyan visited Taghavard community of Martuni region and got acquainted with the programs implemented with state and charitable means in the current year.   The

U.S. Mayors Rescind False Proclamations-They Had Issued at Azerbaijan’s Urging
  • Politics
  • 2021-10-20 13:01:57

  The Azeri government does not seem to understand that you can’t always get what you want by bribing and paying politicians. There is a limit to what money can

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

UCOM HAS OFFICIALLY LAUNCHED THE SALE OF IPHONE 13
  • 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

Why Did the Turkish Institute- In Washington Close Down?
  • Politics
  • 2021-10-13 10:33:29

  The Hoya, the student newspaper of Georgetown University in Washington, DC, published last week a lengthy investigative article about the demise of the Institute of Turkish Studies, established by

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

AT UCOM ONLY: TV SETS AT 10% DISCOUNT + 1 MONTH FREE UMIX PACKAGE + 4K TV CHANNEL
  • 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

Pres. Aliyev’s 11-Year-Old Son Owned $45 Million Property in Central London. By Harut Sassounian
  • Politics
  • 2021-10-06 10:47:32

   This sensational report was exposed by the international news media on Oct. 3, 2021. While this is not the first time it has been revealed that the family of

"Fall forward": Gurgen Khachatryan, the Co-Founder of the Galaxy Group of Companies, addressed a message to young people in Armenia
  • Social
  • 2021-10-06 10:31:10

  Galaxy Group of Companies, one of the largest employers and taxpayers in Armenia, announces the launch of development projects campaign for 2022. The campaign launch is marked with an

UCOM HOSTED INTERNS OF RUSSIAN CBOSS CORPORATION FOR A MONTH
  • 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

THE 20-EPISODE “BLOODY BET” THRILLER TO BE BROADCAST ON UCOM'S “ARMENIA PREMIUM” TV CHANNEL
  • 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

Aliyev-Pashinyan Duel via Video- At United Nations General Assembly
  • Politics
  • 2021-09-29 10:35:28

  Just days before the first anniversary of the 44-day war, the Prime Minister of Armenia Nikol Pashinyan and the President of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev clashed once again, this time

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

Turkish-American Groups Contributed $2.2 Million to Politicians Since 2007
  • Politics
  • 2021-09-22 11:00:17

  I came across a Turkish-American website, “tenthousandturks.org,” which is described as: “Ten Thousand Turks Campaign.”   The website includes the combined information of five separate Turkish-American political action committees (PACs): 1)

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

The Galaxy Group of Companies celebrates 22nd anniversary. The occasion was marked by a special rock-classical concert
  • Social
  • 2021-09-20 10:39:02

  The Galaxy Group of Companies is 22 years old. One of the first and largest conglomerates in Armenia, with its 2,500 employees in 15 companies, celebrated its 22nd anniversary

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

UCOM PROLONGS THE UNLIMITED INTERNET OFFER FOR THE LEVEL UP 4700 AND LEVEL UP 5500 SUBSCRIBERS
  • 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

Pashinyan Should not Follow Sargsyan’s Mistaken Policy on Relations with Turkey
  • Politics
  • 2021-09-15 14:57:53

  Here we go again. Back in 2009, Pres. Serzh Sargsyan engaged in a misguided effort to sign an agreement with Turkey ostensibly to open the mutual border. Even though

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

UCOM EMPLOYEES RECEIVED RECOGNITION FOR THEIR SERVICES TO THE HOMELAND
  • 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

New Controversy Looms in Jerusalem -Over Land Leased by the Patriarchate
  • Politics
  • 2021-09-07 10:29:13

  As if Armenians did not have enough problems these days with the disastrous developments in Artsakh, we are now faced with a new controversy in the Diaspora. I have

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

Armenian Parliamentarians Brawl -While the Barbarians are at the Gates
  • Politics
  • 2021-09-01 15:18:31

  Another appropriate title would have been, “Parliamentarians fiddle while Armenia burns,” which is my version of the well-known historic phrase, “Nero fiddles while Rome burns,” referring to Emperor Nero’s

"UDAYS" SPECIAL OFFER AT UCOM: DISCOUNTS FOR ALL SMARTPHONES AND ACCESSORIES FOR 2 DAYS ONLY
  • Social
  • 2021-08-31 14:49:37

   For two days only, on August 31st and September 1st, 2021 within the special offer of "uDays" at Ucom sales and service centers, as well as in Ucom’s online

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

Candidate for Governor of Virginia, A Turkish Lobbyist, Should be Defeated
  • Politics
  • 2021-08-25 10:28:02

  The Washington Free Beacon online newspaper published on Aug. 20, 2021 an article by Chuck Ross, titled: “Turkey Paid McAuliffe’s Firm to Lobby US Against Recognition of Armenian Genocide.”   Terry

TRANSFORMATION AND TRUST ARE IMPORTANT FOR SUCCESS IN MODERN BANKING. ARTAK HANESYAN
  • 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

The Azerbaijani serviceman directed his rifle upon us: the RA Human Rights Defender became convinced by own experience that Azerbaijani Military presence on the roads in Syunik is a real threat to a person
  • Press release
  • 2021-08-23 12:07:00

      Last week, we became convinced by our own experience that presence of Azerbaijani servicemen on the roads between Armenia’s Syunik province is a violation of the right to life

NEW SUBSCRIBERS OF THE UCOM’S MOBILE INTERNET UGO 5500, UGO 7500 AND UBOX 12500 TARIFF PLANS TO GET 2X MORE INTERNET
  • Press release
  • 2021-08-20 12:04:13

  Until September 30, all new subscribers of Ucom's mobile internet uGo 5500, uGo 7500 and uBox 12500 postpaid tariff plans will receive 2X gigabytes, as well as an additional

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

AT UCOM ONLY: ONEPLUS NORD N100 SMARTPHONE + LEVEL UP 2700 INCLUSIONS 3 MONTHS FOR FREE + SIM-CARD WITH A NICE NUMBER
  • 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,

UCOM SUBSCRIBERS TO BENEFIT FROM ROAMING RATES STARTING FROM 4.4 AMD PER 1 MB
  • 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

Turkey Banned Armenian Overflights; Why Didn’t Armenia Reciprocate?
  • Politics
  • 2021-08-17 11:24:23

  I just became aware that the Government of Turkey banned Armenian aircraft from overflying its air space as of a year ago. This was disclosed earlier this month by

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

UCOM TV SUBSCRIBERS TO WATCH UEFA SUPER CUP MATCH ON FIRST ARMENIAN SPORTS TV CHANNELS
  • 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,

Greek Foreign Minister Makes Excuses for-Ambassador’s Propaganda Tour of Shushi
  • Politics
  • 2021-08-11 15:50:23

The Armenian National Committee of Greece sent a letter to the Greek Foreign Minister Nikos Dendias complaining about the Greek Ambassador’s propaganda tour of occupied Shushi, orchestrated by the

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

UCOM IS THE FIRST COMPANY IN ARMENIA TO REBROADCAST A 4K TV CHANNEL
  • 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

Erdogan’s Huge Mosque Near Washington-Is a Trojan Horse for Turkey’s Interests
  • Politics
  • 2021-08-04 12:40:47

  Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan inaugurated one of the largest mosques in the United States in April 2016. It is officially called the Diyanet Center of America (DCA), a

"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

Erdogan’s Huge Mosque Near Washington-Is a Trojan Horse for Turkey’s Interests
  • Politics
  • 2021-08-03 11:48:52

  Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan inaugurated one of the largest mosques in the United States in April 2016. It is officially called the Diyanet Center of America (DCA), a

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

“UCOM SPORT” CHALLENGE KICKS OFF DURING TOKYO 2020 TIMEFRAME
  • 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 U.S. Department of State declassified on March 24, 2021 a ‘secret’ government cable, under a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request
  • Politics
  • 2021-07-28 10:46:09

  The cable described the extensive efforts made by the Clinton administration in late October 2000 to block the vote in the House of Representatives on a resolution to recognize

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

UCOM OFFERS WI-FI AS A SERVICE TO ITS BUSINESS CUSTOMERS
  • 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

Exposing the Fake Appeal Allegedly. Sent by Baku Armenians to Catholicos
  • Politics
  • 2021-07-14 10:42:02

  Several Azeri websites claimed that Armenians in Azerbaijan sent last October, in the midst of the Artsakh War, an appeal to “Catholicos Karekin II, Armenians of the world, and

“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

United States Arrests Turkish National. For Exporting Defense Data to Turkey
  • Politics
  • 2021-06-30 10:24:06

  Michael Balestra, Special Agent of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, submitted a 16-page sworn affidavit on June 21, 2021 to Judge Jennifer Boal against Arif Ugur, a Turkish

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

The People in Armenia Have Spoken. Whether we Like it or not!
  • Politics
  • 2021-06-23 11:46:14

  The snap parliamentary elections have been tumultuous. A lot has been written and said about the candidates in these elections as to who should lead Armenia in light of

The People in Armenia Have Spoken. Whether we Like it or not!
  • Politics
  • 2021-06-22 10:10:02

  The snap parliamentary elections have been tumultuous. A lot has been written and said about the candidates in these elections as to who should lead Armenia in light of

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

Pashinyan’s Six-Month Roadmap of Promises: What Was Completed and What Was Not?
  • Politics
  • 2021-06-16 10:25:25

  On November 18, 2020, a few days after the end of the Artsakh War, Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan published a roadmap of promised actions in the following six-months. The

WITH UCOM'S LEVEL UP TARIFF PLANS SUBSCRIBERS HAVE UNLIMITED ACCESS TO TIKTOK, SPOTIFY AND COURSERA
  • 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