My main conclusion from today’s opposition rally is that Armenian National Congress (HAK) has nothing to offer his few remaining loyal supporters and will continue its wait-and-see approach hoping that contradictions in Armenia’s ruling coalition will somehow dismantle Serzh Sargsian from power. Continue reading “Ter-Petrossian Opts for "Divid et Impera" Approach”
A group of civil activists organized a protest action in Yerevan last night against the plans to demolish one of city’s old buildings located on 30 Arami street.
The girl was short, skinny, sexless and almost ugly. And there was something startling about her.
I stared – the girl’s frozen eyes were wide open. Too wide. And she walked like a daydreamer.
“Is she under a doze?” I thought to myself. “So young! Just a kid!”
I have been hearing lots of stories about drug-related deaths recently. In most cases those are young males. Very often the deaths are occuring when using petrol (gas) as a drug. I usually take note of such cases and forget. Its just a sad statistic, just like the ever-growing number of car crashes.
But seeing a very young girl so apparently drugged on a central street in Yerevan was my wake-up call.
Drug use is growing in this country and something has to be done about that.
The weekend I spent at Mardamej Social Innovation Camp inspires me with hope, that young innovators and civil activists will turn Armenia into the best country of the world. Continue reading “Armenia's Got Talent”
November. Clouds. Occasional rain. Damp and unpleasant in Yerevan. The perfect time to remember beautiful Summer days in Armenia along with majestic views of OUR Ararat mountain. Continue reading “Summer Tunes To Light Up November Moods”
An Armenian lawyer has filed a suit against “Hraparak” daily newspaper for not moderating readers’ comments on the paper’s online version, which supposedly damage the lawyer’s reputation and which he c onsiders offensive. Continue reading “The Devil's Advocate”
Here’s a rather simplistic video dispatch by STRATFOR, a US based company which provides “analysis and insights into political, economic, and military developments”. Continue reading “The Significance of the Caucasus”