“Natural Born Killer” Kocharian Is Back

Armenia -- Screenshot of the funny twit by Twitter user Robert Kocharian, Yerevan, 14Jan2014

Armenia — Screenshot of the funny tweet by Twitter user Robert Kocharian, Yerevan, 14Jan2014

The tweet from Twitter account Robert Kocharian with the about line indicating “Natural Born Killer” made my day today. It was funny, I admit. But that was the only funny thing today. Continue reading

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Wow!

Armenia -- Tycoon Gagik Tsarukian gives a golden lion to ex-president Robert Kocharian, 28Dec2011

Armenia -- Tycoon Gagik Tsarukian gives a golden lion to ex-president Robert Kocharian, 28Dec2011


This happened yesterday. That’s all I know. Here’s another interesting photo apparently from the same event. Continue reading

Silent Scandal: Tsarukyan says just enough to preserve shaky coalition

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Gagik Tsarukyan, the leader of “Prosperous Armenia” party (BHK) and a key member of Armenia’s ruling coalition, failed to endorse President Serzh Sargsyan’s reelection bid on Saturday, despite pressure from senior coalition partner, Sargsyan-led Republican Party (HHK).

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Former President Kocharian’s Family Sues Newspaper For Libel

Armenia -- Former President Robert Kocharian with his wife and children.

Armenia -- Former President Robert Kocharian with his wife and children.

Armenia’s former President Robert Kocharian and his family have filed a libel suit against a pro-opposition newspaper “Zhamanak” over series of reports published in September, claiming ex-president is involved in large-scale imports of pharmaceuticals and medication trade via a large chain of drug-stores. Citing an unnamed source, “Zhamanak” daily also alleged that Kocharian’s older son Sedrak has purchased a diamond mine in India. Continue reading