Stories about Armenia from June, 2006
Onnik Krikorian reports on interesting political developments in Armenia as the 2007 parliamentary election approaches.
Standing at the edge of the abyss close to Kyrgyzstan's Pik Lenin, let's not waste any time to present you the highlights from two weeks of online conversation from Central Asia and the Caucasus. Armenia: Onnik Krikorian posts another one of his indispensable roundups from the Armenian blogosphere on his...
David Underwood writes on sunflower seed consumption in Armenia.
Notes from Hareinik has a guide to Yerevan dining.
Myrthe writes on Tineke van Geel, a Dutch woman who has been teaching Armenian dance for almost 30 years.
Onnik Krikorian has photos and a brief report on a candlelight vigil in Yerevan in support of the current US Ambassador to Armenia, who is being removed after publicly calling the 1915-1918 masscre of Armenians by Ottoman Turkey a genocide.
Onnik Krikorian reports on and has photographs from the blessing of a house built by Habitat for Humanity in Armenia.
Akhtamar of ArmYouth Blog has a strategy for fighting petty corruption.
Anxieties about the possibility of resumed war between Azerbaijan and Armenia over Nagorno Karabakh are spilling over into the dreams of Christian Garbis, who says that he thinks the resumption of hostilities is inevitable.
Onnik Krikorian has a brief roundup of the Armenian blogosphere.
Nessuna has a public service advertisement and a translation of the ad that was produced by an Armenian radio station for distribution throughout the CIS to combat xenophobia in Russia.
Onnik Krikorian writes about Azeri jazz musician Aziza Mustafa Zadeh, an album of whose he picked up for a friend. He remarks that it is “good to see that music can actually cross geopolitical borders, especially when the two countries in question are Armenia and Azerbaijan.”
Jeremy in Armenia writes about visits to Garni and Geghard, the former of which is a magnificent pre-Christian temple.
Christian Garbis offers random photos from Yerevan, many of which are of old buildings set for demolition.
Oneworld Multimedia reports on efforts to save Armenia's forests.
Onnik Krikorian carries a roundup of discussions in the Armenian blogosphere.
Christian Garbis writes about dual citizenship in Armenia and the Armenian diaspora. He asks why some people want Armenian citizenship when the only major difference between that and special residency status is the right to participate in politics.
Christian Garbis writes that the appreciation of the Armenian dram has led some Armenian businesses to threaten to close up in Armenia and move to neighboring countries.
Nessuna notes that the analysis of the black box from the Armenian jet that crashed near Sochi recently is finished, but says that it does not answer all the questions about the crash. She also says that the results of the investigation should be public.
Onnik Krikorian interviews Christine Allison, a researcher curently in Armenia studying the oral history traditions of Kurds.
Onnik Krikorian discusses Georgian and Armenian plans to promote tourism to their countries to Western audiences.