The Beautified Project – Kilikia

I have been following “The Beautified Project” band for several years now and either my musical tastes have evolved, or the band has changed, but I’m growing increasingly more fond of their sound. The song, Kilikia, in their interpretation is just great and so I decided to take the chance and publish some info about them on this blog.

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Comparative Chart of Campaign Donations Received by Each Party

While it was evident, that the ruling Republican party would get the biggest amount of donations, it is rather surprising to see, that “Zharangutyun” (Heritage) party, which is currently the smallest opposition party in the National Assembly, comes second by the amount of donations received, surpessing even “Bargavach Hayastan” (Prosperous Armenia) party lead by Armenia’s richest tycoon Gagik Tsarukian. This is one of those cases when numbers talk. # Political party or coalition Donations in…

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Poll: Parliamentary Elections in Armenia

Since this is coming from Armnews TV, which is known to be linked with Armenia’s President Serzh Sargsyan, we can almost be sure, that his Republican party is pretty much content with getting 34 percent of the parliament seats, which will give them a clear majority in parliament if they also win most of the sits via majoritarian system, where in most cases Republican-backed oligarchs are contesting elections.

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Anna Arakelian wins the title of Miss Armenia 2012

[vodpod id=Video.16359313&w=500&h=416&fv=configFilePath%3D%252fGetFlashXml.aspx%253fparam%253d24544807%257cuser%257cphotogalleryEmbeded%2526skin%3Dembeded] Anna Arakelian, a 20-year-old resident of Yerevan, was crowned Miss Armenia 2012 in the country’s first beauty contest in five years held on April 10. (A photo story by Karen Minasyan.)

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Entry Level Professors Worth Only $405 in Armenia

A group of young academics have been demanding an increase to state subsidization of science and education in Armenia. They have created a Facebook group, organized a number of discussions to formulate and put forward their demands. President of Armenia met the group last year and said instead of demanding an increase of funding, the young scientists should think of better utilizing the funding available to them already. This is surely, a valid statement. However,…

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