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News Armenia » Economy: Armenian opposition demands early election on eighth day of protests

News channel or source: https://www.reuters.com/article/us-armenia-politics-protests/armenian-opposition-demands-early-election-on-eighth-day-of-protests-idUSKBN1HR30Q
Publication date: Friday 20 April 2018

Armenia seceded from the Soviet Union in 1991 but remains dependent on Russia for aid and investment. Many Armenians accuse the government of corruption and mishandling an economy that has struggled to overcome the legacy of central planning.

News Armenia » Economy: Protests in Armenia might again end in nothing

News channel or source: http://menafn.com/1096749877/Protests-in-Armenia-might-again-end-in-nothing
Publication date: Friday 20 April 2018

Here I stop. It is easy for everyone to check and make sure that all vital indicators of Armenian economy – unemployment, poverty, migration, sovereign debt, foreign investment, etc. – have been worsening since the beginning of the Nagorno-Karabakh ...

News Armenia » Economy: Armenia records unprecedented economic activation growth

News channel or source: https://armenpress.am/eng/news/930825.html
Publication date: Friday 20 April 2018

YEREVAN, APRIL 20, ARMENPRESS. Armenia recorded unprecedented growth of economic activation in the first quarter of 2018. As ARMENPRESS was informed from the Ministry of the Economic Development and Investments, the growth amounted to 10.6% against the ...

News Armenia » Economy: Armenia’s Changing Political Winds Threaten a Rare Moment of Stability

News channel or source: https://www.worldpoliticsreview.com/articles/24572/armenia-s-changing-political-winds-threaten-a-rare-moment-of-stability
Publication date: onday 16 April 2018

For the first time in years, the Armenian economy seems to be doing reasonably well, registering relatively strong 7.5 percent growth in 2017, better than international darling Georgia, whose economy grew 4.8 percent last year, and even oil- and gas-rich ...

News Armenia » Economy: Armenian president calls for dialogue amid protests against new PM

News channel or source: https://www.reuters.com/article/us-armenia-politics/armenian-president-calls-for-dialogue-amid-protests-against-new-pm-idUSKBN1HQ30G
Publication date: hursday 19 April 2018

Armenia seceded from the Soviet Union in 1991 but remains dependent on Russia for aid and investment. Many Armenians accuse the government of corruption and mishandling an economy that has struggled to overcome the legacy of central planning.

News Armenia » Economy: Armenia’s Sargsyan Appointed PM As Protestors Declare “Velvet Revolution”

News channel or source: https://lobelog.com/armenias-sargsyan-appointed-pm-as-protestors-declare-velvet-revolution/
Publication date: hursday 19 April 2018

Yet he acknowledged frustrations and economic decline. “I am sure that many, many people in Armenia, at least 60 percent or maybe even more, are unhappy with everything,” Sargsyan said. “In any family, children may well be unhappy with their parents ...

News Armenia » Economy: Blockchain technologies for Armenia’s economy: Yerevan to host leaders of the field

News channel or source: https://armenpress.am/eng/news/929446
Publication date: uesday 10 April 2018

YEREVAN, APRIL 11, ARMENPRESS. Armenia’s government, declaring the development of technological field as a priority direction, also attaches importance to the development of blockchain technologies and their installation in different branches of the economy.

News Armenia » Economy: Tens Of Thousands Protest In Yerevan, Other Armenian Cities Against Sarkisian As New Prime Minister

News channel or source: https://www.rferl.org/a/armenia-opposition-protests-parliament-vote-sarkisian-prime-minister/29172095.html
Publication date: uesday 17 April 2018

Sarkisian has also faced criticism from opponents who accuse the government of Armenia of corruption and economic mismanagement. Many members of the ruling party contend that the 63-year-old Sarkisian is the best candidate for prime minister given his ...

News Armenia » Economy: Political Protests Continue in Armenia

News channel or source: https://armenianweekly.com/2018/04/15/political-protests-continue-in-armenia-highlights-from-our-correspondent/
Publication date: Sunday 15 April 2018

(Photo: Sofia Manukyan/The Armenian Weekly) Speaking about some of the socio-economic declines in the country such as the widespread loan burden and continuous monopolies stagnating the economy, Nikol Pashinyan expressed his anger at the widening gap ...

News Armenia » Economy: Protesters, Armenian Riot Police Clash Over Nomination For Prime Minister

News channel or source: https://www.rferl.org/a/armenia-opposition-activists-block-roads-bridge-subway-in-yerevan-protesting-sarkisian-expected-shift/29169981.html
Publication date: onday 16 April 2018

Sarkisian has also faced criticism from opponents who accuse the government of Armenia, which gained independence in the 1991 breakup of the Soviet Union but relies on Russia for aid and investment, of corruption and economic mismanagement. Two opposition ...