A young and promising military doctor died 12 days after being beaten up by security guards in a restaurant belonging to one of Armenia’s influential oligarchs, RFE/RL reports.
“Armenia has a class of “30-something” technocrats, whose western education and global outlook means they are less rooted in the Soviet mentality than their elders. That bodes well for the future,” The Economist writes in a blog-post about Armenia published this week.
Our people seem to have had a nomadic, adventurous streak from early on, weaving their way into many nations and embedding their roots where business could thrive. We like novelty, culture, food and winning, no matter what the prize. Unfortunately for those who would have kept close to their family hearths despite this curious streak to find a new El Dorado somewhere` somehow, they too would be forced to abandon all they held dear to start anew in strange worlds, among strange people bearing customs entirely foreign to our traditions.
Around fifty cars and motorcycles from Armenia and Georgia took part in the “Tunining Show 2012” held in Yerevan’s Victory park on Sunday.
The OSCE Office for Democratic Institutions and Human Rights (ODIHR) has released its final report on Armenia’s parliamentary elections, held on 6 May 2012.