Armenia’s shadow economy "expected to shrink by 3% in 2019" Armenian Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan said that shadow economy in Armenia will shrink by 3% in 2019.
Armenian National Security Service chief resigns Director of the National Security Service Artur Vanetsyan has been relieved of his duties, said Nikol Pashinyan.
Russia, Belarus agree on partial unification of their economies The integration program initialed by the countries in early September is designed for a year and a half.
System Of A Down announce Findland concert for June 25 System Of A Down have announced a new concert in Findland on June 25. "We are excited to announce the first of many shows in Europe next year. First up is our return to Finland for @ProvinssiFest on the 25th of June," the band said in a tweet. Though no albums have been released since 2005, the band continue to perform live. Lead singer Serj Tankian continues to compose and release solo music under his own name, while guitarist Daron Malakian's next Scars on Broadway album, “Dictator”, is out July 20. System Of A Down, whose members are all descendants of survivors of the Armenian Genocide, performed live in Armenia for the first time to mark the 100th anniversary of the atrocity. The band's concert in Armenian’s capital Yerevan on April 23, 2015 closed their Wake Up The Souls Tour, a month-long world tour to commemorate the Genocide, which saw the slaughter of 1.5 million Armenians by the Ottoman Turks in 1915.