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· September, 2006

Stories about Armenia from September, 2006

Armenia: Dusty Yerevan

Christian Garbis says that a Soviet era song still played occasionally on Armenian radio, “Clean Yerevan,” is totally removed from reality, that not only is there lots of litter, but...

Voices from Central Asia and the Caucasus

After a busy summer, we bid you welcome to a new roundup of notable online conversations from Central Asia and the Caucasus, brought to you by neweurasia and read out...


Onnik Krikorian from Oneworld Multimedia has written a series of wonderful articles about the Yezidis, ethnic Kurds, who live in Georgia and Armenia. Traditionally, information gathered about the Yezidis focus...

Armenia & Georgia: Yezidis and Kurdish Identity

Onnik Krikorian continues his periodic reporting on Yezidis in Armenia and neighboring countries, touching on issues of how Yezidis fit into the Kurdish community.

Armenia: Suffering for Russia

At Blogrel, “Observer” argues that Armenia will suffer because of anti-Russian moods on the international scene.

Armenia: Notes from the Blogosphere

Onnik Krikorian has a roundup of the Armenian blogosphere.

Yezidis in Georgia

Onnik Krikorian has an extensive post on the Yezidi minority in Georgia, which he recently visited together with an ethno-musicologist. Onnik provides exclusive photography, interviews, and compares the minority's situation...

Visiting Tblisi

Onnik Krikorian has just come back from a visit to Tblisi/Georgia, where he – amongst other things – looked into the situation of the Yezidi minority.

Armenia: A Yorkshire Kurd in Ferik

Onnik Krikorian reports on a visit to the Yezidi village of Ferik in Armenia.

Armenia: Football & the Flag

Akhtamar, blogging at ArmYouth Blog, writes that he and his friends decided to show their national pride while attending the recent football match between Armenia and Belgium by painting the...

Armenia: Assassination

There has been another assassination in Central Yerevan. Onnik Krikorian notes that assassinations have been on the rise since the 2003 elections. He expects that there will only be more...

Armenia: Desert Nights

Blogger Ara Manoogian helped make a documentary on the trafficking of Armenian women to the UAE for prostitution. After hosting the video on YouTube, he reports that the popular video...

Armenia: Love for Humanity

Zarchka reports on Onnik Krikorian's photo exhibition for Habitat for Humanity of Armenia. Examples of his stellar photography for Habitat for Humanity can be found at his blog.

Armenia: Nessuna

Onnik Krikorian notes the disappearance of another Armenian blog written by Nessuna, who often shone a light on issues not covered by other bloggers.

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