17 January, 2019 10:53 Lavrov Hopes to Return Russian-Armenian Prisoner from Azerbaijan Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov says he hopes that the return of Marat Weldanov-Galustyan, a Russian citizen of Armenian descent, will be solved through dialogue.
Weldanov-Galustyan was arrested in Baku, Azerbaijan in 2016. He was accused of the acquisition, production, storage and dissemination of large quantities of illegal substances and was sentenced to eight years in prison.
17 January, 2019 10:49 Hrant Markarian, ARF Bureau Chairman, Will Not Run for Reelection Hrant Markarian, chairman of the Armenian Revolutionary Federation (ARF) Bureau, will not run for reelection, he announced in an article published on Yerkir.am. He has been the chairperson of the Bureau, the top executive body of the party, since 2000.

The 33rd World Congress of the ARF began in Nagorno Karabakh on January 14 and will last until January 24. At the end of the meeting, the ARF Bureau's new members will be elected.
16 January, 2019 18:00 LIVE. First Session of Armenia’s New Parliament - Day 3 Armenia’s new parliament began its first session on January 14 and it continues today. During the last two days, members elected Ararat Mirzoyan (My Step Alliance) as president of parliament. Following a heated discussion between the parties, Lena Nazaryan (My Step Alliance), Alen Simonyan (My Step Alliance), and Vahe Enfiajyan (Prosperous Armenia Party) were elected as vice presidents of parliament.
16 հունվար, 2019 11:52 ARF Convenes 33rd World Congress in Karabakh The 33rd World Congress of the Armenian Revolutionary Federation (ARF) will be held on January 16th to 24th, 2019 with more than 100 delegates from all regions of the organization, as well as guests from around 30 countries. The opening of the World Congress took place on January 16 at 11 AM in the session hall of the Artsakh Republic National Assembly.

The ARF World Congress will discuss the activities of the ARF for the past four years, determine the strategy and plans for the party’s coming years. At the end of the meeting, the new executive body of the party, ARF Bureau and its representative will be elected.
15 January, 2019 20:16 Armenia Elects President and Vice Presidents of National Assembly Armenia’s new parliament held its first session on January 14-15, during which members elected Ararat Mirzoyan (My Step Alliance) as president of parliament. Following a heated discussion between the parties, Lena Nazaryan (My Step Alliance), Alen Simonyan (My Step Alliance), and Vahe Enfiajyan (Prosperous Armenia Party) were elected as vice presidents of parliament.

15 January, 2019 18:00 LIVE in English - Session of Armenia’s New Parliament On January 15, Armenia’s new parliament continues its session. The session that started on January 14, elected Ararat Mirzoyan as Speaker of the National Assembly. Deputies are going to elect three vice-chairpersons of the parliament. 15 հունվար, 2019 11:48 Where is Serzh Sargsyan? When Serzh Sargsyan cast his vote at a school gymnasium in Armenia’s December 9 parliamentary elections, it took several tries for the machine reading his fingerprints to recognize him. A video of the event went viral in Armenia; it was a rare public appearance for the former president – and once the country’s most recognizable man – who since being cast out of office last April has been almost completely invisible. 15 January, 2019 10:42 Putin Congratulates Pashinyan on His Appointment as Prime Minister Russian President Vladimir Putin has sent a note congratulating Nikol Pashinyan on his appointment as prime minister.
According to Kremlin’s official website, Putin mentioned that the relations between Armenia and Russia are based on "good traditions of friendship and mutual respect" and the countries have accumulated a significant experience of fruitful cooperation in different spheres.
14 January, 2019 20:08 Pashinyan Appointed as PM, New President of Parliament Elected Nikol Pashinyan, the leader of the “velvet revolution” has been appointed prime minister of Armenia.

Armenia’s new parliament held its first session on January 14, during which deputies elected Ararat Mirzoyan as president of parliament. Following an eight hour session, parliament members failed to appoint new deputy chairmen and will continue on Tuesday 15.
14 January, 2019 18:00 Deputies of Armenia’s New Parliament Take Their Oaths Deputies of Armenia’s new parliament have taken their oaths. Knyav Hasanov, a deputy representing the Kurdish minority in Armenia, is conducting the first session of the new parliament. 14 January, 2019 11:37 December 9 Elections Have Given a New Legitimacy to the Parliament Armenia’s President Armen Sarkissian addresses members during the first session of the country’s new parliament. 14 January, 2019 11:00 1st Session of Armenia’s New Parliament Armenia’s new parliament will hold its first session on January 13, 10pm PST. For the first time since the 1990s, the former ruling Republican Party of Armenia, as well as the Armenian Revolutionary Federation, have been voted out of parliament. Following parliamentary elections on December 9, Nikol Pashinyan’s My Step Alliance now holds majority in Parliament. Pashinyan, the leader of the “velvet revolution” who will be appointed prime minister, has promised sweeping reforms and anti-corruption strategies in the former Soviet country.