Armenian Civil Society Outraged by Obama’s Congratulation

Activists made protest action in front of the US Embassy in Armenia towards the congratulation by US President Barack Obama towards Armenian President Serzh Sargsyan

A group of human rights activists, among them recipients of US State Department’s Universal Rights Awards, staged a protest-action in front of the US Embassy in Yerevan to express outrage over US President Barack Obama’s congratulatory message to the Armenian President Serzh Sarkissian for his reelection. Continue reading “Armenian Civil Society Outraged by Obama’s Congratulation”


Commentary: Armenia’s Looming Elections Look to Be “Symbolic”

Screenshot from 2013-01-30 10:54:00 The American bi-monthly international affairs magazine National Interest has published prominent Caucasus expert Sergey Markedonov’s commentary on Armenia’s upcoming presidential elections. Continue reading “Commentary: Armenia’s Looming Elections Look to Be “Symbolic””

Obama Urged to “Reset” Relationship with Armenian Americans

U.S. President Barack Obama launched his second term Monday with a call for the United States to continue its “never-ending journey” to live up to the ideals of its founders. Continue reading “Obama Urged to “Reset” Relationship with Armenian Americans”

Ex-US Envoy says “truth is on Turkey’s side”

In an interview published by, Ex-US Ambassador to Azerbaijan, Former US Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for European and Eurasian Affairs and US mediator in Nagorno-Karabakh talks made a number of remarks, which sound quite sympathetic of Turkey. Continue reading “Ex-US Envoy says “truth is on Turkey’s side””

2011 in review

The stats helper monkeys prepared a 2011 annual report for this blog.

This blog was viewed about 210,000 times in 2011. In 2011, there were 180 new posts, growing the total archive of this blog to 1,232 posts. Continue reading “2011 in review”