Stories about Armenia from October, 2006
Nareg, who descirbes himself as a “nice, quiet (i.e., conservative) Armenian boy” reports on an outbreak of making out in public in Yerevan.
Onnik Krikorian reports that 29 percent of Armenians are hungry.
Onnik Krikorian has posted his first Armenian parliamentary election monitor, a weekly roundup of news regarding the coming election.
The Armenian Odar shows how bad an Armenian traffic jam is.
Alpine Pastures – Jailoo (c) Christopher Herwig, www.herwigphotos.com It's time to strike our tents (or Kyrgyz yurts in the Jailoo in this case), the summer is over (although in Kazakhstan's capital Astana there's snow even in August…). Which also means more time for Central Asia buffs to spend in front...
Onnik Krikorian recounts some horror stories from the Armenian medical system, saying that seeking medical care in Armenia might be more dangerous than Russian roulette.
Blogrel applauds Yerevan for making itself more friendly to foreigners and tourists by putting up bilingual signs and maps.
At ArmYouth Blog, Pradafreak complains about traffic and transportation in Yerevan.
Notes From Hareinik draws attention to the depopulation of Kashatagh, territory captured by Armenian during and settled by Armenians after the war between Azerbaijan and Armenia.
Onnik Krikorian rounds up the Armenian blogosphere.
At ArmYouth Blog, akhtamar reports on October 22nd's Critical Mass in Yerevan.
Life in Armenia blogger Raffi K. says that there sppears to be a large number of burglaries in Yerevan.
Onnik Krikorian reports that Vostan Hayots, the “Armenian Metallica,” is reuniting for a few shows.
At Oneworld Multimedia, Nessuna reports on a presentation of a report on Armenian anti-corruption policy and anti-corruption public service announcements in Yerevan.
Notes From Hareinik reports on what it calls “corruption…in play” possibly leading to the denial of visas to those behind Yerevan's popular New Delhi restaraunt.
Onnik Krikorian rounds up posts on the Armenian genocide from across the blogosphere.
Blogrel outlines some of the impacts and consequences of the passage of France's law against denying the Armenian genocide. While the author is happy the bill passed, he hopes that it ultimately fails in the interests of free speech.
Raffi K and readers of Life in Armenia discusses France's bill that would make denying the Armenian genocide in Turkey a crime
Raffi Meneshian reviews Winds of Passion's Divine Liturgy at Life in the Armenian Diaspora, noting that the Armenian Church's Divine Liturgy is some of the finest spiritual music from Armenia.
Meat vendor in Osh market, Kyrgyzstan Just returning from a shopping tour on Osh Market, we welcome you to the latest roundup of notable online conversations that took place during the last two weeks, brought to you bi-weekly by neweurasia. Armenia: France's new legislation to make the denial of the...
neweurasia reports on the correlation between a Central Asian and Caucasus states’ levels of corruption and parking violations for members of their UN missions.