Internet speed in Armenia continues to grow at a mind-blowing pace. A direct indicator of this comes from the statistics provided by YouTube, according to which average download speed of videos from Armenia has reached about 3.2 mbps in March 2012.
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Hovhannes Ishkhanian, a young Armenian writer, is facing prosecution for a limited edition (300 copies) book he published, which the Armenian police claim contains pornography. Continue reading “Author of The Book about Armenian Army Faces Prosecution”
The Economist Intelligence Unit has published the “Women’s Economic Opportunity Index 2012” along with a report, which attempt to measure progress in the economic advancement of women around the world. Continue reading “In Armenia women are worse off than in Georgia, better off than in Azerbaijan”
Wheat futures have tumbled 17 % in the past year as global production and inventories headed for all-time highs. A further 7% decline in world wheat indicator price is expected this year and the price is expected to average at around 275$ a ton. Meanwhile in Armenia the price of bread and cereals rose 11% in December 2011 year on year, according to eMedia. Continue reading “Armenia's Twisted Reality: Bread Prices Rise as Wheat Gets Cheaper Globally”
More than 10 thousand voters took part in Russia’s presidential polls in Armenia on Sunday, Caucasus Knot reports. Continue reading “Putin Gets 89% Votes of Armenia's Russian Citizens”
Students at a school in Hartashen village of Syunik region claim, that the village mayor has raped a 14-year old student of the the school. Continue reading “Village Mayor Accused of Raping 14 Year-Old Student”
Armenian opposition held a rally on March 1 to commemorate the 4th anniversary of post-election violence in Yerevan. The rally was concluded by a march from the Liberty square to Grigor Lusavorich avenue, the scene of the bloody events 4 years ago.