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Margarit Yesayan
District
Birth date
24.10.1958
Party
"Republican Party of Armenia" /RPA/
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Born on October 24, 1958 in Yerevan.

1982 - Graduated from the faculty of Philology of Yerevan State University. Specialist of Armenian language and literature.

2002 - Participated in the training course of “The Role of Media in the Electoral Processes,” conducted by the U.S. Government in the framework of “International Visitor.”

1983 - 1996 - Journalist for the children and teen-ager newspaper “Pioneer Kanch” (later-“Kanch,”) then editor for the school division.

1996 - 2012 - Political journalist, commentator for the  “Aravot” daily.

1999 - 2001 - Cooperation with the radio station “Freedom.”

Since 2011 - Lecturer at V. Brusov Yerevan State Linguistic University.

May 6, 2012 - Elected Deputy of the National Assembly by the proportional electoral system from the Republican Party.

2003 - Awarded Letter of thanks of the Ministry of Social Safety of the Republic of Armenia.

2008 - Awarded Title of “Journalist of the Year” (magazine “De Facto”.)

2010 - Awarded Letter of thanks of the EU “TI Report” program.

2011 - Awarded Prize of “Journalistic Investigation” of Yerevan Press Club for binding and editing the “Tiezerakan” (Universal) book.

2012 - Awarded the Commemorative Medal “20th Anniversary of the Armenian Army” of the Ministry of Defense of the Republic of Armenia.

Married, with three children.