Armenia’s Press Freedom Score Highest in The Past Decade

2013 Reporters Without Borders World Press Freedom Index

Armenia’s rank has improved by 3 points in this year’s Press Freedom Index published by Reporters Without Borders, but we’re still ranked in the “noticeable problems” category. Continue reading “Armenia’s Press Freedom Score Highest in The Past Decade”

Average Monthly Wage in Armenia Lowest among Caucasus States

Average Monthly Wages using ILO data
Average Monthly Wages in Caucasus Countries vst Global Average, based on ILO data

Average monthly wage in Armenia is more than 3 times less than the global average, which is estimated to be equal to $1,480 a month according to the study published last year by the United Nations’ International Labour Organization (ILO). Furthermore, the average wage in Armenia is the lowest among the three Caucasian states.

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Villagers Trapped on Georgian – Armenian Border after Demarcation

Villagers in Djiliza, Chanakhchi, Akhkyorpi and about 7 other Armenian villages have found themselves cut from relatives and vital roads following the reckless demarcation of the Armenian-Georgian border. Continue reading “Villagers Trapped on Georgian – Armenian Border after Demarcation”

Home Internet Access in Armenia Higher than Global Average

collage from google search for internet and Armenia

In Armenia, 33% of adults in 2011 reported having home internet access, according to Gallup surveys conducted in 148 countries. This is by 1 percentage point more than the global average, which stands at 32% according to the same source. Continue reading “Home Internet Access in Armenia Higher than Global Average”

Saakashvili.”If you hate Armenians – I am an Armenian”

Georgia -- Georgian President Mikheil Saakashvili,  July 2012: Photo of the Day, Photo from the official website: www.president.gov.ge
Georgia — Georgian President Mikheil Saakashvili, July 2012: Photo of the Day, Photo from the official website: http://www.president.gov.ge

Georgian President Mikheil Saakashvili gave an interview to Kanal PIK last week, speaking about a range of topics, including the Russia-Georgia 2008 war, Georgia’s reforms and answered to a personal question about his nationality. Continue reading “Saakashvili.”If you hate Armenians – I am an Armenian””