Press releases

Head of “Kosh” Penitentiary Institution of RA MOJ was Detained
18 september 2019
Head of “Kosh” Penitentiary Institution of RA MOJ was Detained

Officers of the National Security Service of the Republic of Armenia, as a result of undertaken large-scale operational and search measures and investigation activities, detected a case of receiving and giving a bribe. In particular, within the framework...

Case of Smuggling and Illicit Trafficking of Drug from IRI, With Total Weight of 4,2 kg, Was Prevented in Territory of Republic of Artsakh
12 september 2019
Case of Smuggling and Illicit Trafficking of Drug from IRI, With Total Weight of 4,2 kg, Was Prevented in Territory of Republic of Artsakh

As a result of operative measures organized by the Border Guard Troops of the National Security Service of the Republic of Armenia, a case of smuggling and illicit trafficking of drug from the Islamic Republic of Iran, with a total weight of 4,2 kg, was p...

Results of Combat and Operational Service Activities of Border Guard Troops of NSS of RA in First Half of 2019
11 september 2019
Results of Combat and Operational Service Activities of Border Guard Troops of NSS of RA in First Half of 2019

In the first half of 2019, the subdivisions of the Border Guard Troops of RA NSS prevented 52 attempts of violation, with participation of 78 persons, of the state border of RA, detected 42 cases (84 persons) of violation of the boundary regime, 2 cases o...

Case of Demanding and Receiving a Bribe by SRC High-Ranking Person Detected
09 september 2019
Case of Demanding and Receiving a Bribe by SRC High-Ranking Person Detected

The National Security Service of the Republic of Armenia, as a result of operational and search measures and investigation activities undertaken within the framework of implementation of its functions to fight corruption, detected a case of demanding and ...

NSS Director Participated in an Event on the Occasion of RA MES Employee’s Day
04 september 2019
NSS Director Participated in an Event on the Occasion of RA MES Employee’s Day

On September 4, Artur Vanetsyan, Director of the National Security Service of RA, participated in a ceremonial event at the parade ground of the Ministry of Emergency Situations of RA on the occasion of MES employee's day. RA Prime Minister Nikol Pashinya...

To the Attention of Mass Media
03 september 2019
To the Attention of Mass Media

Dear representatives of Mass Media, On 3-16 September 2019, the Press Center of the NSS of RA conducts a short-term accreditation of journalists covering the “Ararat-Antiterror 2019” joint anti-terrorism exercise of the competent authorities ...

BRIEF REPORT
02 september 2019
BRIEF REPORT

Brief Report on Applications, Complaints, Offers, Requests Received from Physical and Legal Entities by the National Security Service of RA in August 2019

Congratulatory Message of Director of NSS of RA Artur Vanetsyan on Occasion of Independence Day of Republic of Artsakh
02 september 2019
Congratulatory Message of Director of NSS of RA Artur Vanetsyan on Occasion of Independence Day of Republic of Artsakh

Dear compatriots, I warmly congratulate you on the occasion of the Independence Day of Artsakh. The fight of the Armenians of Artsakh for freedom, for their right to live with dignity in their own home is one of the glorious pages of our history. It has ...

Preparatory Works of “Ararat-Antiterror 2019” Exercise  Launched in Yerevan
30 august 2019
Preparatory Works of “Ararat-Antiterror 2019” Exercise Launched in Yerevan

On 29 August, a joint command field training was organized and held in Yerevan by the NSS of RA, with coordination of the CIS Anti-Terrorism Center, that was attended by representatives of special services and security agencies of Russia, Belarus, Kazakhs...

Gagik Khachatryan is under arrest
27 august 2019
Gagik Khachatryan is under arrest

On the basis of factual data obtained as a result of extensive longtime operational and search measures and investigative activities within the criminal proceedings initiated still on 2 February  2019, in the Investigation Department of the National ...

NSS Director attended the Meeting of Heads of Diplomatic Missions in RA
27 august 2019
NSS Director attended the Meeting of Heads of Diplomatic Missions in RA

On 27August, the annual conference of the central office of the RA Foreign Ministry and the heads of RA diplomatic missions in foreign countries entitled “Values in Action: Interests of Armenia in the Changing World” was launched. The event w...

Case of Embezzlement in Procurement Process for the RA Ministry of Defence Needs
21 august 2019
Case of Embezzlement in Procurement Process for the RA Ministry of Defence Needs

The National Security Service of RA, as a result of operational and search measures and investigation activities undertaken within the framework of implementation of its functions to fight corruption, detected a case of embezzlement in an especially large...

Evasion of compulsory military service of a number of conscripts in exchange for a bribe
15 august 2019
Evasion of compulsory military service of a number of conscripts in exchange for a bribe

Officers of the National Security Service of the Republic of Armenia, as a result of undertaken large-scale operational and search measures and investigation activities, detected organization of a case of a number of conscripts evading compulsory military...

NSS Director Hosted the Ambassador of China to RA
14 august 2019
NSS Director Hosted the Ambassador of China to RA

Director of the National Security Service of RA Artur Vanetsyan hosted the Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the People’s Republic of China to RA H.E. Mr. Tian Erlong. The purpose of the meeting was to discuss the issues related t...

Case of Embezzlement by Fraud of Sum in Especially Large Amount by Serviceman of Border Guard Troops Detected
13 august 2019
Case of Embezzlement by Fraud of Sum in Especially Large Amount by Serviceman of Border Guard Troops Detected

The National Security Service of RA, as a result of operational and search measures and investigation activities undertaken within the framework of implementation of its functions to fight corruption, detected a case of embezzlement by fraud of a sum in a...