On February 26 the RA President Robert Kocharian appointed his new press-secretary to be Victor Soghomonian. Victor Soghomonian was born in 1979. Having graduated from the Department of Russian Language and Literature of the Yerevan State University in 2001, he continued studying at the graduate school of the Abeghian Literature Institute of the RA National Science Academy, has a PhD in philology. In 2000-2002 Victor Soghomonian taught at the Armenian-Russian (Slavic) University. He started to practice TV journalism since 1997. In 2000-2003 he was the political observer of the “Lraber” newscast of “Prometheus” TV company. Since June 2003 till January 2004 he headed the administration of the Chairman of the RA National Assembly.
The previous press-secretary of the RA President Ashot Kocharian was appointed the RA Ambassador in India (see YPC Weekly Newsletter, February 18-24, 2005).