Baku Gets Armed While Yerevan Remains Silent

Wednesday February 22nd, 2017

On February 20, Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI) published its report on trends in international arms transfers. Among other issues, the report also addresses the arms trade imbalance between…

Foreign Ministry Provides List of Classified Information

Monday February 20th, 2017

Since the Soviet times, all the government agencies had been keeping the ministerial lists of classified information in secret. In 2012, based on the claim by the Helsinki Citizens’ Assembly…

On the Possible Closure of the OSCE Office in Yerevan

Thursday February 16th, 2017

15, February 2017 Lamberto Zanier Secretary General Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE) Wallnerstrasse 6 A-1010 Vienna Austria   On the Possible Closure of the OSCE Office in…

EU Structures Support Further Establishment of the Ombudsman’s Office

Tuesday February 14th, 2017

“Union of Informed Citizens” NGO continues the series on reporting about foreign grants received by RA state bodies. This time we will address the property and grants received by the…

Press Release of “Independent Observer” Public Alliance

Monday February 13th, 2017

On February 12, 2017, the “Independent Observer” Public Alliance with 15 observers monitored the elections of the Council of Elders in Semyonovka village of Gegharkunik marz (region) during which the…

RA National Debt Continues to Grow

Friday February 10th, 2017

The level of national debt is one of the basic indicators describing the economic system of the country. The importance of the national debt consists in that it affects the…

Why Is Armenia Procuring Low Quality Superjets

Thursday February 9th, 2017

Russia’s Industry and Trade Minister Denis Manturov has recently told the journalists that Armenia is interested in obtaining Russian Sukhoi Superjet 100 civil aircraft. In particular, the airplanes will be…

“Just Business” Approach in Weapons Sales is a Boomerang

Tuesday February 7th, 2017

On February 7 the Belarus Supreme Court rejected blogger Alexander Lapshin’s appeal against the decision to extradite him to Azerbaijan. He’s currently awaiting extradition, which could take place within a…

No Real Growth in Exports to Russia

Friday February 3rd, 2017

During last year, “Union of Informed Citizens” addressed the topic of nature and causes of sharp increase in exports from Armenia to EAEU member countries. Export to EAEU member countries…