The march kicked off in Yerevan’s Freedom square with burning of Turkish and Azerbaijani flags. Whilte
Continue reading “Thousands join Torchlight Procession in Yerevan Honoring Victims of the Armenian Genocide”
Political analyst and Director of the Regional Studies Center, Richard Giragosian about recent developments in Nagorno Karabakh and their regional connotation.
The traffic lights blinked and I reluctantly pressed the accelerator. The car crawled across the crossroad. Norik, the kid across the street is serving military duty in Askeran, on the front-line. I hate the thought of getting home and seeing the questions in the eyes of the neighbors… Continue reading “Large Scale Fighting in Karabakh, Dozens Dead”
Looks like the ‘big, fat, Armenian wedding‘ held in Nagorno-Karabakh in 2008 is starting to bear fruit. Karabakh Prime Minister’s Spokesman Artak Beglaryan cited census data yesterday, according to which the population of the self-proclaimed republic has reached 151,000. That’s a growth rate of 10% in 10 years. Continue reading “Karabakh Population Grows 10% in 10 Years”
Unless Armenia’s next presidential election is fair and gives its winner a strong political mandate, the government will lack the legitimacy needed to implement comprehensive reforms, tackle corruption and negotiate a peaceful end to the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict. Continue reading “2013 Presidential Elections: An Opportunity for Statesmanship”