Easy Money: Implications of Armenia’s Recent Sovereign Bond Issuance

There are a lot of reasons why Armenia’s issue of its first sovereign bond issue was a bad idea. Policy Forum Armenia has published an interesting analysis, listing a total of 6 reasons. Continue reading


Young crook fools high-ranking Armenian officials

Artur Poghosyan in what he claims to be "U.S. Astranaut uniform"

A young crook, claiming to be a great scientist and a member of a NASA space mission, has embarrassed the hell out of high-ranking Armenian officials, using a couple of badly fabricated documents and taking advantage of the atmosphere of total ignorance in the Armenian government. Continue reading