Armenia’s “Success” in EAEU: A Summary of Two Years

Friday December 30th, 2016

It has been two years since Armenia became member of the Eurasian Economic Union (EAEU) founded by Russia. Membership in that union was justified by Armenia’s economic and political interests,…

CSTO Does Not Exist?

Thursday December 29th, 2016

On December 29 of 2016, Azerbaijan launched a diversionary infiltration attempt southeast of Chinar village in Tavush region of the Republic of Armenia, and entered into a battle with the…

Armenia: The Most Expensive Electricity in CIS (A Table)

Monday December 26th, 2016

As it is known, recently the RA Public Services Regulatory Commission has decided to reduce the electricity tariff in Armenia by 1.2 AMD. As a result, 1 kWh will cost…

Russian Trace behind Groups Fighting against Domestic Violence Law: A Report

Friday December 23rd, 2016

As it is known, weeks ago a big scandal arose in Armenia concerning the Bill on Preventing and Combating Domestic Violence. A large amount of misinformation was spread related to…

“Union of Informed Citizens” Response to Accusations of the Russian Embassy

Tuesday December 20th, 2016

Today the press service of the Russian Embassy in Yerevan had a publication in which it addressed the publications of the sut.am website founded by the Union of Informed Citizens…

Iranian President’s Visit to Yerevan against the Background of Israeli-Azerbaijani Rapprochement

Tuesday December 20th, 2016

Recently it has become known that President of the Islamic Republic of Iran Hassan Rouhani is visiting Armenia on December 21, and then visits are envisaged to Kazakhstan and Kyrgyzstan….

Armenia caught up within Russian-Israeli Military Industry Competition

Monday December 19th, 2016

On December 13, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu had an official visit to Azerbaijan. Although the visit only lasted 8 hours, the parties managed to make a lot of statements…

Who does Russia Bomb while the IS Retakes Palmyra

Wednesday December 14th, 2016

On December 11 in Syria the Islamic State retook the ancient city of Palmyra from Syrian government troops, the liberation of which was considered  Russia’s greatest achievement during the Syrian…

Grants Received by the RA Government in 2017

Tuesday December 13th, 2016

According to the Draft State Budget for the year 2017, the RA Government envisages to receive grants in the amount of around 31 billion AMD (about 65 million USD) from…

The Russian-Armenian Agreement on Joint Group of Forces and Its Main Theses

Monday December 12th, 2016

The “Union of Informed Citizens” NGO has managed to obtain the Agreement on Joint Group of Forces of the Armed Forces of the Republic of Armenia and Russian Federation (signed…

The Executive Director of the OSF-Armenia about our Publication

Friday December 9th, 2016

Larisa Minasyan, the Executive Director of the Open Society Foundations-Armenia, in an interview to 1in.am spoke about the availability of access to personal data of Armenian citizens for the Russian…

Edmon Marukyan’s Appeal to RA Prime Minister Related to Protection of Armenian Citizens’ Personal Data

Friday December 9th, 2016

RA National Assembly Deputy Edmon Marukyan has written a letter to the RA Prime Minister Karen Karapetyan related to the concern of the “Union of Informed Citizens” NGO that the…

Armenia’s Reputation and Russia’s Games in Syria

Thursday December 8th, 2016

It seems Armenia is getting involved in yet another dangerous game. Armenia is receiving delegations from Syria, and Russian media are spreading news that Armenian peacekeepers may get involved in…

Russian Federal Security Service Has Access to Personal Data of Armenian Citizens

Monday December 5th, 2016

As it is known, the Border Management Information System (BMIS) has been functioning in Armenia since 2006. The system is a database containing data on Armenian citizens and vehicles that…

Foreign Grants Received by the RA Ministry of Energy and Natural Resources

Saturday December 3rd, 2016

The Union of Informed Citizens NGO continues to report on the foreign grants received by the RA state bodies. So, let us turn to the foreign grants received by the…

1.17 billion AMD for Logistics of the Russian Military in Armenia

Thursday December 1st, 2016

It is no secret that the Russian military in Armenia is partly sustained at the expense of Armenia’s state budget. According to calculations made by the Union of the Informed…

EU-Armenia Relations and Their Prospects

Wednesday November 30th, 2016

Relations between the EU and Armenia and negotiations over the new agreement continue to give rise to numerous discussions. Recently, in his interview to Mediamax, EU Commissioner for European Neighbourhood…

Number of Armenians Favoring the EAEU Getting Less and Less: Survey Results

Monday November 28th, 2016

The “Eurasian Monitor” agency has conducted a survey among the populations of EAEU member countries in order to reveal people’s attitude towards the EAEU in these countries. The following question…

Foreign Visits of Armenian Presidents

Saturday November 26th, 2016

Exactly 25 years ago, on November 27, 1991, the RA President made his first official foreign visit. Since that day, Armenia’s three presidents have made 348 official foreign visits to…

Use of Languages in the World: Use of Russian is Declining

Wednesday November 23rd, 2016

Recently Russian MFA’s Ambassador on Special Assignments stated that the Russian language should receive the status of a second language in post-Soviet countries. Though that scenario is still unrealistic in…



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