24 Years Since Armenian Pogroms in Sumgait, Azerbaijan – February 1988

It is difficult to define the exact number of victims of Sumgait massacre due to refusal of Azerbaijani government to help. Based on the data provided by the Prosecutor’s office of Azerbaijan, the Prosecutor’s office of the USSR announced that 26 citizens of Armenian nationality perished in Sumgait (“Izvestiya”, 03.03.1988). Below is the incomplete list of innocent victims of Sumgait. Continue reading “24 Years Since Armenian Pogroms in Sumgait, Azerbaijan – February 1988”

The Symbol of Armenia’s Liberty Cracks

Armenia -- Liberty square facing Armenia's Opera house in Yerevan, 27Feb2012
Armenia -- Liberty square facing Armenia's Opera house in Yerevan, 27Feb2012

The roof of the underground parking facility built under Yerevan’s Liberty square has cracked less than two years after construction. Continue reading “The Symbol of Armenia’s Liberty Cracks”

Armenian rock band ready to sing in Baku

No official announcement has yet been made, but the online social networking sites are filled with the video of the Armenian rock band, The Dorians, for its new song “This Is Our World”. This group is described by many as a plausible pick to represent Armenia in the Azerbaijani capital.

The Armenian Cyber Army hacks over 20 Azerbaijani websites

Armenian Ciber Army hacks over 20 Azerbaijani sites to mark the 8-year anniversary of officer Guren Margaryan's murder

Armenian Ciber Army hacks over 20 Azerbaijani sites to mark the 8-year anniversary of the Armenian officer Gurgen Margaryan’s murder in Budapest. Continue reading “The Armenian Cyber Army hacks over 20 Azerbaijani websites”

Boutique construction at the expense of Mashtots park resumes amid protests

A week-long sit-in by Armenian environmental activists was dispersed today as police used force to make space for the construction of fashion boutiques in one of central Yerevan’s few remaining green areas. Continue reading “Boutique construction at the expense of Mashtots park resumes amid protests”