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· May, 2006

Stories about Armenia from May, 2006

Armenia: Montenegro Precedent

Onnik Krikorian asks whether or not Montenegro's vote for independence is a precedent for Nagorno-Karabakh.

Armenia: Fire in Kond

A fire broke out in Yerevan's historic Kond neighborhood, destroying five homes. Blogrel notes some strange inaccuracies in the local media's coverage of the fire. Onnik Krikorian discusses the issue...

Voices from Central Asia and the Caucasus

Vakhs valley, March 2006, Erik Petersson, Dushanbe Pictures. Welcome to the latest roundup from the Central Asian and Caucasian blogosphere, brought to you by neweurasia. First off, apologies for the...

Armenia: A1 Denied Frequency

Onnik Krikorian says that the popular A1 has been again denied a broadcast frequency, a decision Onnik says is “yet another blow to press freedom” in Armenia.

Armenia & Azerbaijan: Momentum for Peace

Onnik Krikorian says that momentum for peace between Azerbaijan and Armenia over Karabakh continues.

Yerevan: Destroying the Past

Christian Garbis continues his reporting on the destruction of Yerevan's pre-Soviet buildings to make way for new construction.

Central Asia & Caucasus: Nationality

Stavros explains how one determines nationality in the former Soviet Union.

Armenia: The First Republic

Nessuna writes about an event presenting the Armenian-language publication of the first volume of Richard Hovannisian's history of the first year of the first Armenian Republic, and notes that the...

Armenia: Armavia Rumors

Oneworld Multimedia writes about rumors surrounding the Armavia plane crash near Sochi at the beginning of May.

Armenia: Bikers

Onnik Krikorian has more photos and posts on Armenian bikers, including an interview with the leader of a biker club, Norayr Martirosian.

Armenia: Andre

Harmick and Der Hova are excited that Armenia's Eurovision entry has made the contest's finals.

Armenia: Clean Green Center

Nessuna wonders whether or not the designer of signs promoting a clean central Yerevan has a sense of humor.

Armenia: Bikers

Onnik Krikorian posts on Armenia's small biker scene.

Armenia: Women & Peace

ArmYouth Blog reports on two forum discussions on the Nagorno Karabakh conflict and women's role in conflict resolution.

Armenia: Notes from the Armenian Blogosphere

Onnik Krikorian rounds up the Armenian blogosphere.

Armenia: Sharm El

Christian Garbis raves about his favorite Indian restaurant in Yerevan and says that it has been so successful that it is taking over the kitchen at another location.

Armenia: Andres, Pop Culture

Harmick plugs his site, Andre For Armenia, promoting Armenia's entry into the Eurovision contest and rounds up Armenian pop culture news at Blogrel.

Armenia: Political Shakeup

At Blogrel, Harmick writes that Armenia's speaker of the parliament has stepped down and that his party has resigned from the ruling coalition government. He goes on to say that...

Armenia: Yezidi Funeral

Onnik Krikorian attended a Yezidi funeral and has photos from it as well as an interview about Yezidi music's role in the culture and its relation to Muslim Kurdish music.

Armenia: Remembering Independence

Neesuna remembers achieving independence in Armenia.

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