28 August, 2019 02:16 Armenia’s National Security Service to Detain Former Finance Minister  During a briefing on August 27, Artur Vanetsyan, head of the National Security Service (NSS) of Armenia, told reporters that former Minister of Finance Gagik Khachatryan will be detained.

The NSS has launched a criminal case against Khachatryan on charges of large-scale financial embezzlement and abuse of official position. According to Vanetsyan, the NSS will release a report on the criminal case.
27 August, 2019 20:31 “Little Armenias” Throughout the World Robin Koulaksezian in the author and editor of a guide book entitled “Little Armenias”. The book takes the reader through 94 countries where one can find Armenian communities, churches, cross-stones and shops.

Robin Koulaksezian talks to CivilNet’s Ani Paitjan about the presence of multicultural Armenian communities that he met while traveling,and that led to the creation of his guide book.
27 August, 2019 15:35 Building Drones from USC to Armenia Isaac Mcsherry is a 19-year-old junior at the University of Southern California. He spent his summer in Armenia, teaching students how to build drones at the TUMO Center for Creative Technologies. He lived in both Gyumri and Yerevan. He talks to Civilnet's Sareen Habeshian about how volunteering in a foreign country provided him with new opportunities, perspectives and skills.
26 August, 2019 16:36 Pashinyan Visits Jermuk to Discuss Amulsar Mine Operation During a trip to the spa town of Jermuk on August 23, Armenia’s Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan told residents that he would hold a consultation meeting with representatives of Earth Link and Advanced Resources Development (ELARD) - the company which carried out an examination of the controversial Amulsar Gold Mine.
23 օգոստոս, 2019 18:48 Kooyrigs․ նոր հարթակ հայ աղջիկների համար Խնդիրներով և տպավորություններով կիսվելու հարթակ՝ հայ աղջիկների համար․ մոտ մեկ տարի արդեն գործում է Kooyrigs - Քույրիկներ նախագիծը։ Հիմնադիր Կարինե Օրդուկյանը 22 տարեկան է, ծնվել և մեծացել է ԱՄՆ-ում։ Այսօր նա Հայաստանում է, և աղջիկների համար զորեղացման դասընթացներ ու երեկոներ է կազմակերպում։ 23 August, 2019 05:14 Pashinyan’s Controversial Decision on Amulsar Gold Mine Triggers Backlash On August 19, Armenia’s Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan gave the green light for the controversial Amulsar Gold Mine project to commence. Pashinyan’s decision has resulted in heated debate and protests throughout the country.

The mine is operated by Lydian International. The company is officially registered in the Jersey, Channel Islands. The island is known as one of the leading offshore financial centers.
22 August, 2019 11:40 Jobs. Jobs. Jobs. But please, no minimum wage jobs Armenia does not need low paying, minimum wage jobs that do not enable people to escape the poverty level. It is rare that people can escape the lowest economic class if wages do not allow for savings, healthcare, proper nutrition or investments for the present and the future. Moreover, in order for the capitalist form of democracy (not my choice but it seems to be the choice made by Armenia) to grow and take root in Armenia, a sizeable and well-established middle class is a necessity. Without it, people will always be susceptible to being loyal to the mega-employers. 21 օգոստոս, 2019 13:19 Corporate Courts: The Latest Threat to Democracy in Armenia A controversial mining development in Armenia has proven to be a major test for the post-revolutionary government. Now, international arbitration courts are poised to be involved in resolving the dispute. 12 օգոստոս, 2019 20:10 British Ambassador to Armenia Talks to CivilNet Ambassador Judith Farnworth has been serving as British Ambassador to Armenia since 2015. She sat down with Civilnet’s Sareen Habeshian to discuss democratic change in Armenia, women’s representation in government and Brexit. 8 August, 2019 17:15 Brewing a Tradition of Craft Beer in Armenia Dargett, the first craft brewery in Armenia, opened its doors in 2016. Hovhannes Durgaryan, co-founder of Dargett, talks to Civilnet’s Sareen Habeshian about how they changed the culture of drinking beer in Armenia. 8 August, 2019 13:56 Pashinyan Speaks at Pan-Armenian Games in Karabakh On August 5, Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan spoke in Nagorno Karabakh, at a rally celebrating the 7th Pan Armenian Games. For the first time in its 20 year history, the opening ceremony and commemorative events are taking place in Karabakh. 8 August, 2019 00:04 Pan-Armenian Games Commence in Karabakh The opening ceremony of the seventh Pan-Armenian Games took place on August 6 at Stepanakert Republican Stadium in Nagorno Karabakh. For the first time in its 20 year history, the opening and a portion of the games took place in Karabakh.