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Investors assess Telegram at $ 30 billion

The founder of Telegram, Pavel Durov, refused the offer of a consortium of Western funds to invest in Telegram, The Bell reported, citing sources close to the businessman.

Flights between Yerevan and Saint Petersburg resume

Russian “Rossiya” Airlines on Friday resumed flights on the route Saint Petersburg-Yerevan-Saint Petersburg, “Armenia” International Airports” CJSC reported, news.am reports.

COVID-19 outbreak reported in 2 Artsakh villages

In recent days, 261 coronavirus tests have been conducted, of which 143 new cases of this disease have been confirmed among the residents of Noragyugh and Hovsepavan villages of the Askeran region, Artsakh Ministry of Health reports.

More than 49,000 refugees returned to Artsakh from Armenia

Russian peacekeepers escorted another convoy of refugees who returned to their homes in Artsakh (Nagorno-Karabakh) from the territory of Armenia, the Russian Defense Ministry said in a statement on Friday.

396 new cases of COVID-19 confirmed in Armenia

As of Friday morning, 396 new cases of the coronavirus were confirmed in Armenia, and the total number of these cases has reached 163,972 in the country, according to the National Center for Disease Control and Prevention.

UNICEF chief: Closing schools should be ‘measure of last resort’

Schools should be kept open or reopened as soon as possible, despite the COVID-19 pandemic, the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) chief said on Tuesday, according to Xinhua news agency report.

448 new cases of COVID-19 confirmed in Armenia

448 new cases of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) have been confirmed in Armenia in the past one day, bringing the total number of confirmed cases to 163,576, the ministry of healthcare said today.

More than 300 objects restored in Artsakh

The specialists of the Ministry of Emergency Situation of Russia jointly with representatives of the Ministry of Urban Development of Nagorno-Karabakh, continue to check the housing stock and social infrastructure facilities, the Russian ministry reported.

48,840 refugees returned to their homes in Artsakh

Russian peacekeepers escorted another convoy of refugees who returned to their homes in Artsakh (Nagorno-Karabakh) from the territory of Armenia, the Russian Defense Ministry said in a statement on Wednesday.

Georgia citizens cannot cross Armenia border

Citizens of other countries can cross the Armenian-Georgian border to enter Armenia through the land border of the checkpoints, but on the condition that they have a document confirming a negative test result for COVID-19, and this test needs to be conducted no later than 72 hours ago. Otherwise, the test is conducted at the checkpoint, and the given person is obliged to self-isolate until a negative result of the coronavirus test is received, news.am reports, citing Jnews.

Russian military doctors provide medical assistance to over 1,200 residents of Artsakh

Medical specialists from the Russian peacekeeping contingent provided assistance to more than 250 local residents in the field hospital of the Russian Defense Ministry in the Martakert region of Artsakh (Nagorno-Karabakh).

355 new cases of COVID-19 confirmed in Armenia

As of Tuesday morning, 355 new cases of the coronavirus were confirmed in Armenia, and the total number of these cases has reached 162,643 in the country, according to the National Center for Disease Control and Prevention.

11 more bodies found during search operations

Bodies of 10 servicemen and a civilian have been found during the search operations in the battle zones, in particular in the directions of Sghnakh, Jabrayil and Hadrut, the official of the State Emergency Service of Artsakh Hunan Tadevosyan told Armenpress.

Ombudsman: People cannot use some lands in Armenia’s Nrnadzor border community due to border determination

The visits of Armenia’s Human Rights Defender (Ombudsman) Arman Tatoyan and his staff to Syunik Province of Armenia continue. On Sunday, they visited Meghri and Nrnadzor border communities. The ombudsmen presented details of the visit in a post on Facebook.

Over 48 000 refugees return to their homes in Artsakh

A total of 225 people on Friday were delivered by buses from Yerevan to Stepanakert, Artsakh (Nagorno-Karabakh) escorted by patrols of the Russian peacekeeping contingent, the Russian Defense Ministry said in a statement.

Mother See of Holy Echmiadzin to hold special prayer for captives and missing people

The Mother See of Holy Echmiadzin invited the Armenian people on January 10 for a prayer service for those who were taken captive or missing as a result of the Artsakh war.

108 births registered in Artsakh in December 2020

In December of 2020, 108 births and 609 deaths were registered in Artsakh, the natural growth-501 people, informed Artsakh National Statistical Service.

UN agencies and partners provided assistance to over 17,000 people following Artsakh war

As a result of the heaviest fighting since the early 1990’s, approximately 90,000 people were displaced from the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict zone to Armenia between 27 September and 9 November 2020, 88% of whom being women and children, the UN Office in Armenia said in a news release.

6 more bodies of fallen troops found during search operations. Artsakh Emergency Situations Service

Bodies of 6 fallen servicemen were found during the search operations in the battle zones, in particular in the road leading from Tutakner to Khtsaberd in Hadrut region, the State Emergency Service of Artsakh said.

Armenia confirms 361 new coronavirus cases

361 new cases of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) have been confirmed in Armenia in the past one day, bringing the total number of confirmed cases to 161,415, the ministry of healthcare said today.