Happy New Year!


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.

Yerevan's Homeless To Celebrate New Year in Temporary Shelters

Armenia -- Municipal authorities show a homeless person his temporary shelter, Yerevan, 23Dec2011
Armenia -- Municipal authorities show a homeless person his temporary shelter, Yerevan, 23Dec2011 | Photo from Yerevan.am

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”

Turkish guy makes a fool of Turkey as France steps closer to criminalizing Genocide denial


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”

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