· November, 2006

Stories about Armenia from November, 2006

Armenia: ArmenTel

  30 November 2006

Onnik Krikorian registers his hatred of ArmenTel over their high prices for substandard service.

Armenia: Deti Picasso

  30 November 2006

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.

Armenia, Azerbaijan: Karabakh Deal Close

  29 November 2006

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.

Armenia: Vote Quality

  28 November 2006

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.

Armenia: Destruction on a Whim

  28 November 2006

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.

Armenia: Women in Action

  28 November 2006

Onnik Krikorian and Zarchka both report on a recent rally in Yerevan to mark the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women.

Voices from Central Asia and the Caucasus

  27 November 2006

Astana (Kazakhstan) – Waiting for a bus – photograph taken by Richard Messenger (Many more bus stops here) While we're waiting for the bus, why not check out some of this week's highlights from the Central Asian and Caucasian blogosphere, brought to you bi-weekly by neweurasia? Web 2.0 in Central...

Armenia: Democracy Ranking

21 November 2006

Onnik Krikorian says that the Economist Intelligence Unit's democracy rankings come at an important time for Armenia.

Armenia: Yerevan Air Quality

  15 November 2006

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.