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Legal Society

Armenian Traffic Police have wearable cameras and they're not afraid to use them

Armenian Traffic Police have been required to wear special surveillance cameras since June 2016. The cameras were introduced as part of the Government’s anti-corruption efforts [More info about cameras in this video]. A controversial incident on September 4th, which has caused a bit of uproar around the Armenian segment of the internet, has raised many questions about these cameras.

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Armenia Podcasts

Armenian opposition group under fire: 7 arson attacks, 1 assault in 24 hours

A small but vocal anti-government movement called PreParliament announced today that 7 cars belonging to its supporters have been set on fire yesterday and today.

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Armenia Legal Politics Society

Remember. March 1 Will Never Be The First Day of Spring Again

Armenia -- Tribute to victims of March 1 violence in Yerevan, 01Mar2013Armenia -- Tribute to victims of March 1 violence in Yerevan, 01Mar2013Armenia -- Tribute to victims of March 1 violence in Yerevan, 01Mar2013Armenia -- Tribute to victims of March 1 violence in Yerevan, 01Mar2013Armenia -- Tribute to victims of March 1 violence in Yerevan, 01Mar2013
PS:  Where are the authorities, who are directly responsible for the 10 deaths of March 1? Why don’t they show up and pay tribute?

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Armenia Education Legal Society

Village Mayor Accused of Raping 14 Year-Old Student


Students at a school in Hartashen village of Syunik region claim, that the village mayor has raped a 14-year old student of the the school.
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Armenia

Armenian Police Will Have New Uniforms

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The uniforms presented yesterday have caused a stir in the Armenian segment of the Internet. Some have even come up with humorous representations like this one.
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Armenia Politics

Journalist of top opposition daily detained on charges of running over a pedestrian. UPDATED

Armenia -- Journalist Hayk Gevorgyan covers and opposition rally, Yerevan, undated

Rock-solid and self-assured Hayk Gevorgyan projects an image of a reliable man. Tall and tireless, Hayk is one of those rare Armenian journalists, who has always been on the spot to face riot police, their water cannons and stun grenades with a camera and a hell of a lot of courage.

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Map of Speed Cameras in Yerevan


More info on speed cameras here>>>.
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Armenia

Noble Armenian Police

A man in police uniform sitting in a police car shows his middle finger to Armenian journalists in Yerevan. Another one sitting on the backseat of the car films the journalists with earnest.

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Armenia

Gagik Tsarukian detained

Gagik Tsarukian, 23, has been detained in Gyumri on charges of attempting to forge 1000 AMD notes. The Gyumri inhabitant has admitted to making a printing machine, printing and using at least 2 banknotes.
The reason this story from A1plus attracted my attention (and probably yours too), is because this young man from Gyumri is the namesake of the richest Armenian oligarch – Gagik Tsarukian, owner of a range of businesses, founder of “Prosperous Armenia” party.
How ironic.

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Politics

Opposition leader predicts “humanitarian crisis” in Armenia

Citing major challenges faced by Armenia due to looming economic crisis and strained regional ties, opposition leader Levon Ter-Petrosian on Sunday addressed a rally to mark first anniversary of the 2008 post-election clashes in Yerevan, saying he’ll have to “disappoint” radically minded supporters and rejected call for “decisive action” for the time being.