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Vardanyan Criticizes Republican Party Candidate for Beating an ARF-D Supporter

(armenianweekly.com) YEREVAN— Armenian Revolutionary Federation – Dashnaktsutyun (ARF-D) Parliamentary Faction secretary Aghvan Vardanyan has sharply criticized Member of Armenia’s Parliament and Republican Party of Armenia’s (RPA) candidate for the upcoming parliamentary elections Bazmaser Arakelyan, who has been accused of beating a resident of the village of Parbi. Arakelyan reportedly beat the man after finding out…

ARF-D Youth Participate in Regional Meeting in Iran

(ARMENIAN WEEKLY) TEHRAN, Iran—Representatives of Armenian Revolutionary Federation-Dashnaktsutyun (ARF-D) student and youth associations participated in a regional meeting entitled “The Armenian Youth and the Envisioned Future in Armenia and the Middle East,” on Feb. 15-17 in Tehran, Iran. The meeting was organized by the ARF-D “Hovnan Davtian” Student Association and the ARF-D Bureau Youth Office.…

Why Vote for the ARF-D?

(armenianweekly.com) Why Vote for the Armenian Revolutionary Federation – Dashnakstutyun (ARF-D)? Because the ARF-D is consistent with their views and keeps their promises. Armenia is currently preparing for its upcoming parliamentary elections. Political parties, political movements, and well-known public figures are busy working on establishing alliances and publishing election lists. Over the last couple of…

‘A New Beginning, a Just Armenia’: ARF-D Announces Election List, Campaign Motto

Vardanyan: ‘A Just Armenia is a Free Armenia. A Just Armenia is a Developing, Strong, Self-Governing, Prosperous, Youthful Armenia, Where a Culture of Justice and Fairness Prevails’ (ARMENIAN WEEKLY) YEREVAN—The Armenian Revolutionary Federation – Dashnaktsutyun (ARF-D) has published the names of the party’s election list for the upcoming elections, ARF-D Parliamentary Faction secretary and election…

Armenia’s Minister of Education Urges Schools Not to Engage in Election Propaganda

(armenianweekly.com) YEREVAN – Armenia’s Minister of Education and Science Levon Mkrtchyan of the Armenian Revolutionary Federation – Dashnaktsutyun (ARF-D) said that he will urge all schools in the country not to engage in partisan politics ahead of the upcoming parliamentary elections. “School principals have the right to belong to political parties, however, they shouldn’t engage…

Pamboukian’s Multi-Volume Series on the History of the ARF-D Launched in Yerevan

(armenianweekly.com) YEREVAN — On February 10, 2017, the launch of former Armenian Revolutionary Federation – Dashnaktsutyun  (ARF-D) Bureau member, editor, and historian Yervant Pamboukian’s Materials On The History of the ARF-D (Նիւթեր Հ.Յ. Դաշնակցութեան պատմութեան համար) multi-volume series took place at the Mesrob Ashjian hall of Armenia’s National Academy of Sciences (NAS) Institute of History.…

ARF-D Delegation Takes Part in Socialist International Committee for the CIS, Caucasus and Black Sea Meeting

A working meeting of members of the Socialist International Committee for the CIS, Caucasus and Black Sea was held in Chisinau, Moldova, on 6 February 2017, hosted by the Democratic Party of Moldova, DPM. The meeting was attended by delegations from Moldova, Belarus, Azerbaijan, Ukraine, the Russian Federation, Kazakhstan, Armenia and Hungary. Also present was…

ARF Eastern U.S. Issues Statement on Executive Order on Immigration and Refugees

On Jan. 27, United States President Donald Trump issued an Executive Order to indefinitely halt the resettlement of Syrian refugees and to temporarily ban people from seven predominantly Muslim nations from entering the U.S. This decision was announced on International Holocaust Remembrance Day—a day on which people around the world condemn all manifestations of religious…

ARF-D Bureau Representative Hrant Markarian Outlines Three National Priorities

Armenia’s Development, Artsakh, and Foreign Influence Addressed in Year-End Message (Armenian Weekly) — In his year-end message to party members, Armenian Revolutionary Federation-Dashnaktsutyun (ARF-D) Bureau representative Hrant Markarian outlined the ARF-D’s three national priorities for the upcoming year: Armenia’s development, a just resolution to the Nagorno-Karabagh (Artsakh/NKR) conflict, and the removal of foreign influence in…