Telethon-2016 intro. Photo:

25 November 2016, 11:30

Armenian Telethon raises 15.4 million US dollars

This year, the annual Telethon organized by the All-Armenian "Hayastan" Foundation has raised 15,428,777 US dollars, the "Caucasian Knot" correspondent reports.

This year, the Telethon was held under the slogan of "My Artsakh". All proceeds from the Telethon will be directed to restore the regions of Nagorno-Karabakh, affected by hostilities, and to ensure the safety of its residents.

The money raised by the Telethon will also be sent for construction of houses for families with many children. The All-Armenian Telethon has been held for the 19th time, the "Armenian Public TV" reports today.

The "Caucasian Knot" has reported that in 2015, the Telethon held under the slogan of "Our House" raised more than 10 million US dollars. The money was sent for construction of houses for families with many children and poor families of Artsakh. In 2014, organizers of the Telethon raised 12.4 million US dollars.

The largest amount of money was raised by the Telethon in 2008, when the amount of donations reached 35 million US dollars.

Full text of the article is available on the Russian page of 24/7 Internet agency ‘Caucasian Knot’.

Author: Inessa Sargsyan; Source: CK correspondent

All news

September 18, 2019 19:01

  • NAC reports details of CTO in Chegem

    In Chegem, two persons who were plotting a terror act, were killed a shootout, while no law enforcers were injured, the National Antiterrorist Committee (NAC) reported. The killed suspects were members of a banned terrorist organization, reported a source from the law enforcement bodies of Kabardino-Balkaria.

September 18, 2019 18:58

September 18, 2019 18:46

  • NAC reports prevention of terror act in Dagestan

    A detained supporter of the "Islamic State" (IS), a terrorist organization banned in the Russian Federation, manufactured a powerful improvised explosive device (IED) while he was plotting a terror act in Dagestan, the National Antiterrorist Committee (NAC) reported.

September 18, 2019 16:17

  • Akhmat Kadyrov Foundation's balance exceeds Chechnya's reserve by over 8 times

    In 2018, the Akhmat Kadyrov Foundation increased its assets due to donations up to 3.68 billion roubles. The amount exceeds the official reserve funds of the Chechen Republic by more than 8 times. Meanwhile, the Akhmat Kadyrov Foundation, which owns large Chechen enterprises, showed zero income from entrepreneurial activity.

September 18, 2019 16:12

  • "Musavat" Party activist Abulfaz Sadygbeili interrogated in Azerbaijan

    On September 17, Abulfaz Sadygbeili, an activist of the "Musavat" Party, serving his suspended sentence, was summoned and interrogated at the General Prosecutor's Office of Azerbaijan for two hours as a witness. Abulfaz Sadygbeili compared the situation with the case earlier instituted against him when he was first questioned as a witness, then charged and arrested.

News archive