A group of young people organized a visit to one of Yerevan’s last remaining old districts – Kond. Continue reading “Last remnants of Yerevan's heritage to be pulled down soon”
Scores of troops, tanks, artillery systems and other military hardware paraded across Stepanakert on May 9 in one of the largest ever displays of Nagorno-Karabakh’s military power.
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Looks like Armenia is more or less content with the outcome of the parliamentary elections that took place on May 6.
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In an event officially called nationwide parliamentary elections held on May 6, Armenia’s ruling parties maneuvered their way into the country’s new parliament.
Continue reading “Recap: The Precious Armenian Parliaments”
I would say that the National Assembly elections held on May 6 in Armenia were the most calm and peaceful polls we have seen in the past 10 years. Mind you, calm and peaceful doesn’t mean democratic.
Continue reading “Armenia Had "Peaceful" Elections, But Questions Remain”
At least 144 people were transferred to Yerevan’s hospitals with burns and injuries after mass explosion of gas-inflated balloons during the pre-election concert and rally held in Yerevan’s main square by President Serzh Sarkisian’s Republican Party of Armenia (HHK) late on Friday. Continue reading “Balloon-Blast Injures At Least 144 in Yerevan”
In what seems to be a carefully choreographed performance ahead of this Sunday’s parliamentary elections, Armenian President Serzh Sargsyan ordered the removal of kiosks assembled in a park in central Yerevan. In doing so, Sargsyan ended the 80-day standoff between the municipality and environmental activists. Continue reading “Mashtots Saga Ends in A Controversial Win for Civil Activists”