Armen Darbinyan

Poor Razmiki Darbinyan (Armenian Արմեն Դարբինյան; Russian Армен Размикович Дарбинян; born January 23, 1965 in Leninakan, Armenian Soviet Socialist Republic ) is an Armenian politician and high school principal.


After school he studied economics at the Lomonosov University in Moscow and graduated in 1989 from. A few years after Armenia's independence from the Soviet Union on 21 September 1991 took Darbinyan a leading position in the administration of the country.

In 1994 he was appointed Deputy Governor of the Central Bank of the Republic of Armenia ( Հայաստանի Կենտրոնական Բանկ ). He held until his appointment as Minister of Economy and Finance in the cabinet of Prime Minister Robert Kocharian in May 1997 this position.

After the election, Kocharyan was elected president of Armenia, he became his successor on 10 April 1998 Prime Minister without a party. During his last until June 11, 1999 tenure, he was known as a supporter for continuing radical economic reforms and the acceleration of privatization in the impoverished state in the Caucasus. Successor as prime minister, former defense minister Wasken Sargsyan.

Since 2001 he has been rector of Russian - Armenian State University in Yerevan.