Armenia’s Controversial ALM TV Closes Down

January 20th marks the last broadcast day of ALM TV. An estimated 7,000 supporters turned up in the Armenian capital the day before the TV company’s forced closure, to hear Tigran Karapetian issue his list of demands of the government.
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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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