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.
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.
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?
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.
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.
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.
More info on speed cameras here>>>.
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.