A wooden bicycle was presented in Yerevan’s Freedom square on Sunday. The bike was developed as part of the “Ticcson” project funded by the Awesome foundation, and looked, well… funny, I guess. And yet, it has a pretty ambitious goal: to “contribute to the development of that culture of changing cars into bicycles” in Yerevan. Continue reading →
Armenia’s economic freedom score is 68.9 according to the Index of Economic Freedom 2014, making its economy the 41st freest in the world. This annual index and ranking is created by The Heritage Foundation and The Wall Street Journal in 1995 to measure the degree of economic freedom in the world’s nations. The question is — does it tell us the full story? Continue reading →
Armenia — Screenshot of the funny tweet by Twitter user Robert Kocharian, Yerevan, 14Jan2014
The tweet from Twitter account Robert Kocharian with the about line indicating “Natural Born Killer” made my day today. It was funny, I admit. But that was the only funny thing today. Continue reading →
RFE/RL Armenian Service Director Harry Tamrazian has discussed the political, social and economic developments in Armenia and the CIS region with Tom de Waal, senior associate at the Carnegie Endowment.