Head of Russian-owned Gas Company Elected Mayor of Armenian Capital

Armenia - Karen Karapetian, head of ArmRosGazprom company, was elected as new Mayor of Yerevan, 17Dec2010

Armenia - Karen Karapetian, head of ArmRosGazprom company, was elected as new Mayor of Yerevan, 17Dec2010

Yerevan’s 50-member Council of Elders, which is dominated by 35-strong majority of Armenia’s ruling Republican party representatives, rubber-stamped on Friday President Serzh Sargsian’s proposal to elect Karen Karapetian as new mayor of the Armenian capital.
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Yerevan Families Left Helpless After Fire

More than a dozen private houses burned down in a central Yerevan location at the end of November in the worst fire Armenian capital had seen for years. About 3 weeks have passed, and municipal authorities have done nothing to help. More than 70 people, including children and women, are left to struggle in tents. Continue reading