(S)elections in Armenia 2007

Onnik Krikoryan in this post at Oneworld Multimedia say’s “its about time someone injected a little humor alongside the predictable cynicsm which surrounds what usually are mere formalities“, speaking of the upcoming elections. Before pointing the readers to Dr. Spurkian’s post full of exactly that “injected little humour”, Onnik summerizes his understanding of what seems to be the task set by the authorities for the upcoming (s)elecitons:

That is, making things look like an election with ballot boxes and polling stations, but which are in reality simply a fascade to the real task at hand. This year that task is very simple — to create the environment in Parliament that will allow Kocharan to pass on power to a hand-picked successor and to ensure that the political and economic interests of the ruling regime are not threatened…

So, make sure to read the original post here

Artur Papyan

Journalist, blogger, digital security and media consultant