Stories about Armenia from November, 2006
Onnik Krikorian registers his hatred of ArmenTel over their high prices for substandard service.
At Life in the Armenian Diaspora, Raffi Meneshian reviews “Ethnic Experiments” from Deti Picasso, a band based in Russia with two Armenian members. Onnik Krikorian has more on the band and thoughts on the Armenian music scene.
Onnik Krikorian discusses the latest news that a deal on a peace deal over Nagorno-Karabakh between Armenia and Azerbaijan is close, commenting that he does not expect such a deal to come before parliamentary elections next year in Armenia or presidential elections in both countries the following year.
Onnik Krikorian disagrees with other Armenian bloggers who are calling on fellow Armenians to vote for Silva in the BBC's The Next Big Thing contest. He says that they should instead vote for the best entrant and let Armenians succeed in such competitions on their own merits.
Christian Garbis is outraged about a new Armenian law legitimizing the government to tear down any building by decree when the government says it is necessary for government or public needs.
Simon of Blogian posts a video he made on deforestation in Armenia.
Onnik Krikorian reports on the possibility of a peace deal being close over Nagorno-Karabakh.
Onnik Krikorian and Zarchka both report on a recent rally in Yerevan to mark the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women.
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Onnik Krikorian rounds up the Armenian blogosphere while Vadim does the same for the Tajikistani one.
Blogrel reports on the death of Big Brother, a large advertising screen in Yerevan's Republic Square.
Onnik Krikorian says that the Economist Intelligence Unit's democracy rankings come at an important time for Armenia.
Onnik Krikorian has a report on the Armenian parliamentary campaign.
Thomas Seropian has photos of removal of racist graffiti in Yerevan.
Onnik Krikorian rounds up posts in the Armenian blogosphere on protests against racism.
Onnik Krikorian reports on and has photos from a protest against racism that took place in Yerevan.
At Blogrel, Burnell argues that Armenia must cultivate economic ties with more countries than just Russia.
Christian Garbis reports that Yerevan's air quality is significantly decreasing and says that natural gas rather than gasoline for fueling is necessary to improve the city's air quality.
Onnik Krikorian reports more swastika graffiti in Yerevan while Thomas Seropian has photos.
Raffi K. reports that there is finally some strong evidence that Armenia's internet monopoly will be broken up.
Onnik Krikorian has an extensive update on Armenia's parliamentary election campaign.