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  • Unrequited Love and Hatred of Armenians - Lragir.am - Armenia Online
    the world Love and hatred go together whether in everyday life or politics and this circumstance is especially obvious for peoples living with community not political set of values and perceptions What do the Armenians like and what do the Armenians dislike in this case It turns out that they love the supply of weapons to Azerbaijan social and economic misery corruption humanitarian and technological recession the gas deals the isolation etc In the long run they also love the Armenian government because this government does nothing that Putin is against Because they love all this logically they must dislike the opposite which is Obama During Obama s office the United States thwarted the Russian Azerbaijani plans in Artsakh at least three times which supposed the deal Artsakh for Russian peacekeepers The United States has provided billions of dollars to Armenia to create infrastructures that will improve people s life to pay salaries and pensions and is now funding the fight on corruption Of course there are more serious issues such as the United States is the guarantee of the security of Armenia and contains the danger coming from Turkey but it is meaningless to talk about these things It

    Original URL path: http://m.lragir.am/index/eng/1/society/view/35109 (2016-02-14)
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  • Lragir.am - Armenia Online
    of Armenia partners with Ria Money Transfer to provide inbound and outbound remittance services 11 03 11 01 2016 9 8 Billion Flew Illicitly from Armenia 12 42 12 12 2015 World s Best Robots in Yerevan 13 00 09 12 2015 Robots Inc and Ameriabank Introduce World s Best Robots in Yerevan 16 55 04 12 2015 The Only Way Out Is to Cut Exports to Russia 23 23

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  • Why Price of Petrol Isn't Going Down in Armenia - Lragir.am - Armenia Online
    in Armenia is very low In other words the taxes in the United States are significantly low and in Russia 60 of the value is tax RON 92 costs 390 drams per liter in Armenian refueling stations The Russian Rosneft has monopoly of supply of petrol to Armenia Under the Eurasian Economic Union rules petrol bought from Rosneft is not subject to customs duties Since the price at which the Armenian importers buy petrol from Rosneft is not known we may try to calculate the price based on Russian data In Moscow RON 92 costs 34 rubles 207 drams in Rosneft s refueling stations in Moscow Out of 34 rubles 20 4 rubles is tax 4 4 rubles is processing 1 35 rubles is the price of oil Hence Rosneft might be selling petrol to Armenian importers for at least 26 15 rubles 160 drams To this amount add transportation costs the income of refueling stations The taxes on petrol include the VAT and the excise tax which total at least 112 000 AMD per ton of petrol irrespective of the customs value of petrol 1 ton of petrol equals 1330 liters Average net profit from retail is 5 9 In July 2015 SCPEC studied the petrol market and found no breaches This income is also subject to a lump sum tax on petrol and diesel 1 of accrued revenue from sales of petrol but no less than an AMD amount equal to 5 USD This tax has a small share in the price of petrol As to transportation the share of railway transportation in the price of 1 liter of petrol is 6 drams the director of South Caucasian Railway Victor Rebetz announced in 2012 He meant transportation from Ayrum to Yerevan No information is found in open sources

    Original URL path: http://m.lragir.am/index/eng/1/economy/view/35218 (2016-02-14)
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  • Report on the Generalised Scheme of Preferences Plus (GSP+) - Lragir.am - Armenia Online
    and effective implementation of the relevant international conventions reporting to the international monitoring bodies and cooperation with the EU side in its monitoring process The report concludes that during the first GSP monitoring cycle Armenia demonstrated genuine efforts to comply with its committments At the same time Armenia has to continue and in some cases step up its work to further improve its implementation of the conventions not least striving to ensure that Armenian citizens experience human rights protection improvements in their everyday life in order to keep the GSP benefits In particular in 2014 2015 Armenia made an overall effort to address the shortcomings identified in its implementation of the conventions primarily related to missing or inadequate legislation and awareness rising At the same time Armenia needs to further step up its efforts to effectively address several persisting human rights problems in particular regarding the independence and integrity of the judiciary and of the political system as a whole the insufficient legislative and enforcement framework against torture and ill treatment widespread corruption discrimination against minorities discrimination and violence against women and child poverty Regarding labour rights Armenia s legislation and practice on the official labour market are broadly in line with the ILO fundamental conventions However both should be improved on a number of points in particular the freedom of association for employers and workers more regular and effective labour inspection and prevention of discrimination at workplace Armenia should also make more efforts to curtail unregulated employment Armenia continued to make efforts to protect the environment through implementation of the legal framework and introduction of new specific legislation in several sectors e g air water nature protection Overall Armenia takes good advantage of the EU substantial assistance on environmental protection and tackling of climate change and intends to continue doing so also to support its future priorities and objectives in these areas Based on the report s findings priority actions will be identified at the beginning of the next two year monitoring cycle in 2016 While these may reflect deep rooted and long term issues clear evidence of concrete progress to tackle these shortcomings will be expected over the next monitoring period A number of projects can be launched to build Armenia s capacity in meeting its GSP obligations Close cooperation with a wide range of partners is crucial to the success of the GSP Apart from the Armenian authorities the EU works with local and international human and labour rights experts and engages in an active dialogue with the civil society organizations in Armenia In many cases the civil society has welcomed the GSP arrangement as an incentive for change The next report on Armenia s compliance with its GSP commitments will be published by November 2017 The conventions covered by the GSP are grouped in the following four themes 1 seven conventions on human rights protection against torture anti discrimination rights of women children and minorities civil and political rights including freedom of expression and association right

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  • Zvartnots Terminal becomes First airport to earn Energy Management System ISO 50001 Certification in the Caucasus - Lragir.am - Armenia Online
    framework for integrating energy performance into their management practices It specifies requirements applicable to energy use measurement documentation and reporting design and procurement practices for equipment systems that contribute to energy performance Full commitment from all levels and functions of the organization assured the successful implementation and timely results Marcelo Wende General Manager of AIA said We are committed to minimize our energy consumption by maximizing energy efficiency in a

    Original URL path: http://m.lragir.am/index/eng/1/economy/view/35196 (2016-02-14)
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  • HayPost of Armenia partners with Ria Money Transfer to provide inbound and outbound remittance services - Lragir.am - Armenia Online
    ability to send cash to their loved ones in Armenia using Ria Money Transfer Customers can also send money online at www riamoneytransfer com with payout at any authorised HayPost post office in Armenia General Director of HayPost Trust Management BV Juan Pablo Gechidjian said The cooperation between HayPost and Ria Money Transfer is a great opportunity enabling customers to send and receive cash remittances to and from different parts of the world One of our missions is to provide quality fast and affordable services to our customers We are confident that our partnership with Ria Money Transfer fits within this mission and are hopeful our work together will yield tangible results in the near future Ria s President and CEO Juan Bianchi added The launch of our new money transfer service with HayPost is especially timely given their recent expansion to the United States and we re delighted to partner with Armenia s National Postal Operator Part of Ria s global vision is to provide greater access to affordable remittances worldwide and post offices are an excellent channel to facilitate these flows HayPost also has many strategically located branches in remote locations and we re looking forward to better serving Armenians living abroad by giving them a secure and affordable alternative for sending money home to their families In 2014 the World Bank estimated that Armenia received 2 2 billion in remittances and that remittances accounted for 21 of the country s GDP in 2013 This data places Armenia in the top 10 countries most dependent on remittances globally About HayPost HayPost CJSC is the national postal operator of the Republic of Armenia which provides postal financial and retail services HayPost currently operates through 875 of its postal offices across Armenia from urban to the most remote rural regions

    Original URL path: http://m.lragir.am/index/eng/1/economy/view/35140 (2016-02-14)
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  • 9.8 Billion Flew Illicitly from Armenia - Lragir.am - Armenia Online
    analysis shows that over the past 4 years 1 trillion dollars illicitly flowed out of the developing countries of the world Of this amount 800 billion flew by way of violating invoicing legislation In 2004 2013 the annual average flow from Armenia was 983 million dollars Armenia ranks 70 In 2004 the movement of money from Armenia was 403 million dollars in 2013 the amount increased 4 5 times totaling 1 848 billion dollars Overall 9 8 billion dollars was illegally exported from Armenia over ten years In 2013 the flows through Trade Misinvoicing totaled 1 547 billion dollars and the rest of the amount was the Hot Money Of the other South Caucasian countries Azerbaijan ranks 17 The annual average flow from this country is 9 5 billion dollars This number grew year by year in Azerbaijan In 2004 1 1 billion flew out in 2013 14 736 billion Over 10 years 95 billion dollars flew out of Azerbaijan About 15 billion dollars was illicitly exported from Georgia in ten years Unlike Armenia and Georgia illegal flow of capital from Georgia is decreasing In 2011 flows totaled 1 479 billion dollars in 2012 1 422 billion in 2013 1

    Original URL path: http://m.lragir.am/index/eng/1/economy/view/35058 (2016-02-14)
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  • Lragir.am - Armenia Online
    06 09 02 2016 Samples of Georgian Arms Industry 14 17 30 01 2016 Recalling Revolution in Egypt Past Five Years 23 01 25 01 2016 Masks Against Swine Flu 23 34 14 01 2016 Water Blessing at Saint Grigor Illuminator Church 00 04 07 01 2016 Event to Celebrate 23rd Anniversary of Armed Forces Reconnaissance 09 43 09 11 2015 Commemoration Ceremony Was Held at London s Westminster Abbey

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