One of the leaders of the opposition Armenian National Congress (HAK) party has been attacked in Yerevan by an unknown assailant. Continue reading
The Armenian parliament ratified on Thursday Armenia’s controversial accession treaty with the Russian-led Eurasian Economic Union. Continue reading
Lavash, the preparation, meaning and appearance of traditional bread as an expression of culture in Armenia has been entered into UNESCO’s list of Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity.
There are fresh flowers, Ukraine flags and photos of fallen heroes near every tree and step on the Alley of Glory leading to Kiev’s Maydan Nezalezhnosti from Khreschatiki metro station. Ukraine remembers those who died in Maydan fighting for their political beliefs, and yet, Kiev looks like it is tired of politics. Continue reading
A court in Yerevan issued harsh sentences to a group of activists along with their leader, Shant Harutyunian, who were arrested on November 5 last year, as they clashed with the riot police blocking their march towards the Presidential palace under a ‘revolution’ banner. Continue reading