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· March, 2006

Stories about Armenia from March, 2006

Georgia: Ethnic Tensions

Raffi K. of Life in Armenia writes about tensions in Georgia between ethnic Georgians and ethnic Armenians.

Armenia: Eclipse

Nessuna writes about seeing yesterday's eclipse from Armenia and posts to some photos and local online discussions.

Armenia: Deforestation

Onnik Krikorian reports on deforestation in Armenia and efforts to protect the country's treest. He also posts photos of people planting trees in Ijevan and Gosh.

Armenia: MCA

Onnik Krikorian notes that the US plans to release significant aid to Armenia despite the Armenian government's failure to demonstrate a commitment to democratic reforms.

Armenia: Kjell Engebretsen Interview

Onnik Krikorian interviews Kjell Engebretsen, the Armenia Country Director of the Norwegian Refugee Council.

Armenia: Peace Corps Impact

A post by Nessuna at Oneworld Multimedia about visiting the town of Berd with a friend who is a Peace Corps Volunteer prompts a discussion about the impact of these...

Armenia: Notes from the Armenian Blogosphere

Oneworld Multimedia has a roundup of the English-language and Armenian-language Armenian blogosphere.

Armenia: Visiting Berd

Oneworld Blog has two posts about visits to Berd, an Armenian town close to the Azeri border. While Onnik posts a picture he took in 2004, Nessuna recounts her weekend...

Voices from Central Asia and the Caucasus

Lunch – by Dushanbe Pictures, Erik Petersson, 2006 With that fresh portion of Tajik plov on your plate, we bid you welcome to the latest roundup of the Central Asian...

Armenia: National Geographic Award

Onnik Krikorian, whose blog Oneworld features many of his photos, has been nominated for the prestigious National Geographic All Road's photography award.

Armenia: Cops at Work

ArmYouth Blog reports that pay increases for police that went into effect last year might actually be having the intended, positive effect of reducing corruption.

Armenia: Turkish Trade

Christian Garbis explains how it is that trade with Turkey flourishes despite it being illegal and complaints about low-quality Turkish products.

Caucasus: Education

At young caucasus women, young women from Georgia, Azerbaijan, and Armenia discuss issues related to education in their countries.

Armenia: Progress

Zarchka reports that there are small signs of progress in the music played on Armenian transit.

Armenia: “Rabiz”

Christian Garbis writes about the music, social stereotype, and culture of “rabiz” in Armenia.

Armenia: The Cost of Dying

Zarchka writes about the cost of dying in Armenia.

Armenia: Waitressing

Nessuna writes about the trials, tribulations, and joys of waitressing in Armenia.

Armenia: Notes from the Blogosphere

Oneworld Multimedia carries roundups of the English-language and Armenian-language Armenian blogospheres.

Armenia: Korfball

Zarchka of Life Around Me writes about korfball in Armenia and says she is excited that a team from her country will be playing in the first youth world championship...

Armenia: Eurovision Protest

Onnik Krikorian notes that the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict between Azerbaijan and Armenia is now touching Armenia's entry in to the Eurovision Song Contest. The entrant's listing of the “Republic of Nagorno...

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