Aram Kandayan, the a staff member from President Serzh Sargsyan’s administration, who became famous for his role in the resignation of Yerevan Mayor Gagik Beglaryan, has indicated on his Facebook profile, that he is inspired by Placido Domingo. Continue reading “Ex-Mayor’s Victim Inspired by Placido Domingo”
President Serzh Sarkisian promised “special attention” to criminal investigations into non-combat deaths within the Armenian army ranks on Thursday as he was confronted by angry parents of dead soldiers demonstrating outside his office. Continue reading “Sarkisian Promises Action on Dead Soldiers’ Cases”
In another indication of Russia’s dominating role in settlement of the long-running Nagorno-Karabakh conflict, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov on Monday hosted in Moscow his counterparts from Armenia and Azerbaijan, Edward Nalbandian and Elmar Mammadyarov. Continue reading “Russia Hosts Another Karabakh Meeting”
Council of Europe Commissioner for Human Rights, Thomas Hammarberg has issued a press release on his recent visit to Armenia, which some opposition politicians claimed was an indication of increased pressure on official Yerevan to release jailed oppositionists. The release seems to pull ground away right from under the feet of such claims… Continue reading “CoE Human Rights Commissioner Says March 2008 Wounds Need Healing”
Even though the winter is surprisingly warm in Yerevan this year, I’ve started missing summer already. Those of you, who feel the same, will certainly appreciate this cheerful video, which I first came across with on FAR blog.