24 June, 2020 22:17 Bright Armenia Reluctant to Join Tsarukyan’s Party in Challenging Constitutional Changes . Justice Minister Rustam Badasyan has announced that constitutional changes forcing high court judges to retire will come into effect in two days.

. The opposition Bright Armenia Party is reluctant to legally challenge the recent constitutional changes.

. 711 new cases of COVID-19 have been confirmed.

. The PM has laid out the situation in Armenia regarding jobs and unemployment.
24 June, 2020 21:36 At the Heart of Yerevan, Firdusi District Will be Dismantled to Make Room for a New Development After days of debate, on June 13, the Yerevan Municipality decided to dismantle the city’s Firdusi District.
Home to historic 19th century buildings, the area will be dismantled to make room for modern residential and business projects. The decision is highly contested by activists and architects.
23 June, 2020 22:30 Armenia Passes Amendments Forcing Retirement of Several High Court Judges . Parliament has passed constitutional amendments that’ll see the retirement of 3 judges of the Constitutional Court.

. More than 1000 covid-19 recoveries have been reported in Armenia in a single day.

. The UNHRC has adopted a resolution on Genocide prevention which was sponspored by Armenia.
23 June, 2020 20:24 Hunot Canyon, Artsakh, photostory | Հունոտի կիրճը․ ֆոտոշարք Hunot Canyon is a state natural-historical reserve in Artsakh. It is one of the most attractive places for tourists in Nagorno-Karabakh, with amazing nature, old ruins and wild caves.

Արցախում՝ Շուշիի շրջանում է գտնվում Հունոտի կիրճը։ Այն բնապատմական արգելոց է։ Ստեփանակերտից մոտ 10 կմ հեռու այս վայրը Արցախի գեղեցիկ անկյուններից մեկն է։ Կիրճով հոսում է Կարկառ գետը։ Այստեղ է Արցախում հայտնի «Զոնտիկներ» ջրվեժը։ Վերջին տարիներին կիրճը հարմարեցվել է զբոսաշրջիկների համար, արահետներին տեղադրվել են ցուցանակներ, ձգվել են նոր շարժական կամուրջներ և այլն։
23 June, 2020 13:09 National Assembly Passes Amendments Dismissing Three Constitutional Court Judges Armenia’s National Assembly adopted constitutional amendments on June 22 that remove several judges on the country’s Constitutional Court. 89 lawmakers, all affiliated with the ruling My Step alliance, voted in favor of the amendments, while representatives from the two opposition parties represented in the 132-seat legislature, Prosperous Armenia and Bright Armenia, boycotted the vote.
22 հունիս, 2020 22:43 PM Nikol Pashinyan Cancels Moscow Visit Prosecutors have appealed a court decision to reject the arrest warrant for Gagik Tsarukyan. 500 oxygen concentrators have arrived in Armenia from China. Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan has cancelled a planned trip to Moscow to attend Victory Day commemorations. It has emerged that wealthy backers in Russia provided the bail money for former President Robert Kocharyan.
22 June, 2020 21:29 Who is Gagik Tsarukyan? Armenia’s Business Tycoon and Politician Prosecuted Armenia’s Court of Jurisdiction in Yerevan refused on June 22 to allow law-enforcement bodies to arrest Gagik Tsarukyan, a business tycoon and the leader of the opposition Prosperous Armenia party.

On June 16, Armenia’s parliament voted to allow law-enforcement authorities to arrest and prosecute him.

Tsarukyan is suspected of evading more than $60 million in taxes from his casinos. He is also accused of bribing voters in the 2017 parliamentary elections and of illegally taking over state land.

One of the last Armenian oligarchs now stands on the cliff’s edge.

But, who is Gagik Tsarukyan?
22 June, 2020 10:49 Armenia Restricts Fishing in Lake Sevan, Though Many Environmental Concerns Still Remain Unaddressed Adopted amid mounting concerns over depleted fish stocks in Sevan, the new legislation aims to regulate fishing by banning the harvesting of all species of fish in the lake except the popular whitefish, mandating that all fishing activities take place at least 500 meters from the shoreline, setting the minimum weight of fish that may be harvested at 500 grams, prohibiting all commercial fishing activities from taking place outside of daylight hours, and outlawing all fishing activities entirely from October 1, 2020 to March 1, 2021. 20 June, 2020 08:22 Pashinyan’s Campaign Against Tsarukyan Was Not Unexpected: Q&A with Emil Sanamyan Emil Sanamyan, editor of the USC Institute of Armenian Studies Focus on Karabakh platform and specialist on the South Caucasus spoke with CivilNet’s Karen Harutyunyan on the recent internal political developments in Armenia. 19 June, 2020 22:27 Armenia’s Prosecutor General to Litigate Kocharyan’s Release on Bail ✓Lithuania has sent 30,000 covid-19 test kits to Armenia.

✓Health authorities have released an online interactive map which shows the locations of self-isolated people.

✓Armenia’s prosecutor general has launched proceedings against the decision to grant bail to former president Robert Kocharyan.

✓A Japanese resident of Yerevan Hiroki Tachiiri, has published a book about Armenia.
18 June, 2020 22:19 Armenia’s Former President Robert Kocharyan is Released Armenia’s former President Robert Kocharyan is released from detention.
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has discussed the Armenian Genocide.
The head of the Venice Commission has voiced support for democratization in Armenia.
665 new cases of COVID-19 have been confirmed.
The government has announced new regulations to prevent overfishing in Lake Sevan.

18 June, 2020 21:00 Former President Robert Kocharyan Released on Bail On June 18, Armenia’s Court of Appeals granted a request by former President Robert Kocharyan’s defense team to release Kocharyan on bail in the amount of roughly $4.1 million.