· October, 2006

Stories about Armenia from October, 2006

Armenia: PDAs

31 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.

Armenia: Hunger

  31 October 2006

Onnik Krikorian reports that 29 percent of Armenians are hungry.

Voices from Central Asia and the Caucasus

  26 October 2006

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...

Armenia: Healthcare

  25 October 2006

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.

Armenia: Foreigner Friendly

  25 October 2006

Blogrel applauds Yerevan for making itself more friendly to foreigners and tourists by putting up bilingual signs and maps.

Armenia: Yerevan Traffic

25 October 2006

At ArmYouth Blog, Pradafreak complains about traffic and transportation in Yerevan.

Armenia: Kashatagh

  24 October 2006

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.

Armenia: Burglaries

20 October 2006

Life in Armenia blogger Raffi K. says that there sppears to be a large number of burglaries in Yerevan.

Armenia: Anti-Corruption

  17 October 2006

At Oneworld Multimedia, Nessuna reports on a presentation of a report on Armenian anti-corruption policy and anti-corruption public service announcements in Yerevan.

Armenia: No Visa

  16 October 2006

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.

Armenia: Genocide Bill Fallout

  13 October 2006

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.

Armenia: Divine Liturgy

  12 October 2006

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.

Voices from Central Asia and the Caucasus

  12 October 2006

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...

Central Asia: Corruption & Parking

  11 October 2006

neweurasia reports on the correlation between a Central Asian and Caucasus states’ levels of corruption and parking violations for members of their UN missions.