Topic: Amulsar

By Arshaluys Barseghyan YEREVAN (OC-Media) — Operation of the contested Amulsar goldmine has been greenlit after Armenia’s government accepted a 12.5 percent share in the mines on Thursday. The agreed[...]

YEREVAN (Azatutyun) — United States Ambassador to Armenia Kristina Kvien has emphasized Washington’s support for the sovereignty and security of Armenia on a trip to the South Caucasus country’s region[...]

By John Harker, LL.D. John Harker is a world-renowned conflict resolution, social engagement and international development expert. He was Nelson Mandela’s special advisor and helped him set up South Africa’s[...]

YEREVAN — On August 20, a hot Thursday afternoon, scores of demonstrators from the Armenian Environmental Front (AEF) and the Save Amulsar movement assembled in front of the Armenian National Academic[...]

YEREVAN (Reuters) — Anglo-American mining firm Lydian International on February 20 called on the Armenian government to help in solving a dispute with environmental protesters and to end their blockade[...]

YEREVAN (Reuters) — Armenia’s prime minister called on Saturday, January 25, for environmental protesters to end their 18-month-old blockade of a foreign-owned gold mine, saying the protest was not in[...]

YEREVAN (RFE/RL) — Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan on Monday, September 16, accused environmental activists campaigning against the Amulsar gold mining project of misleading the public and said they must stop “demonizing”[...]

YEREVAN (Combined Sources) —  Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan on September 9 asked the residents of Jermuk to open the roads leading to the Amulsar gold mine. He said that even[...]

YEREVAN (RFE/RL) — A British-American mining company has accused a Lebanese-based consultancy of misleading the Armenian government about the environmental risks of its project to develop the Amulsar gold deposit[...]

YEREVAN (RFE/RL) — A major gold mining project launched in Armenia by a Western company poses only “manageable” environmental risks, a senior law-enforcement official who has investigated it insisted on Monday.[...]