There’s a lot more I wanted to write about and discuss this year (e.g. issues of Kajaran mining project, Yerevan’s closed market and Parisian surch cafe), but everything ends at some point, so I will stop here and wish all the readers of this blog a very Happy New Year! Hope to see you here, at this blog – next year.
This happened yesterday. That’s all I know. Here’s another interesting photo apparently from the same event. Continue reading “Wow!”
Armenia’s largest mobile operator, VivaCell-MTS, announced today about the commercial launch of its fourth generation 4G/LTE (Long Term Evolution) network. Continue reading “VivaCell-MTS Deploys First Commercial 4G Network in Armenia”
Armenian capital witnessed today an amusing crowd of young and energetic Santas running trough Yerevan’s central Abovyan street for a chance to win an iPad2, Wii and lots of MOJO yogurt. Continue reading “A Crowd of Santas Seen Running in Yerevan”
The number of Yerevan’s homeless is a mystery. Municipal and State Social Welfare Administrations don’t have reliable data, because the homeless are constantly on the move and in many cases avoid the authorities. And yet, Yerevan’s mayor Taron Margarian has come up with a plan to solve the problem of sheltering them. Continue reading “Yerevan's Homeless To Celebrate New Year in Temporary Shelters”
General Assembly resolution 260 (III) of 9 December 1948 (Prevention and Punishment of the Crime of Genocide) states, that (a) Genocide, (b) Conspiracy to commit genocide, (c) Direct and public incitement to commit genocide, (d) Attempt to commit genocide and (e) Complicity in genocide are all acts, which shall be punishable. Continue reading “Denial and Freedom of Speech”
This is the Leningradian – Shinararner crossroad.
As the French parliament passed a bill criminalizing the denial of the Armenian Genocide, a Turkish guy’s hillariously failed attempt to post pro-Turkey messages in an Armenian group in Facebook have grabbed the attention of Armenian social networks and blogs. Continue reading “Turkish guy makes a fool of Turkey as France steps closer to criminalizing Genocide denial”
Armenia plans to build a railway and a new road which will both serve to better connect Zvartnots international airport with capital Yerevan. Continue reading “Zvartnots Airport to connect with Yerevan's Metro”
Yerevan’s main Christmas Tree is up and shining with lights.