Stories about Armenia from December, 2006
Onnik Krikorian has a pessimistic take on the latest developments in the lead-up to Armenia's parliamentary election, saying that everyone might as well just enjoy the show.
Notes From Hareinik has some bad news on deforestation prevention in Armenia and encourages readers to take action.
Onnik Krikorian writes about encountering the dead body of a homeless man while walking his son to school. He says that many homeless people die on the streets in Yerevan due to a lack of services to assist them.
neweurasia looks at Central Asia and the Caucasus 15 years from now in a series of posts addressing the fates of the various countries of the region.
The Armenian Economist asks why there are so few .am domains.
Christian Garbis reports on the Araz Petition, an online petition named after an Iranian teenager struck and killed by a speeding driver in Yerevan. The petition aims to pressure the government into making Armenia safe for pedestrians, which Garbis says involves addressing reckless driving and jaywalking.
Onnik Krikorian has the latest updates on the 2007 Armenian parliamentary elections, including the news that a popular war hero got arrested for allegedly plotting a coup d'état.
Onnik Krikorian marks the 18th anniversary of the 1988 Armenian earthquake that killed 25,000 and continues to impact northern regions of the country.
Onnik Krikorian reports on methods of controlling the media in Armenia and Armenian diaspora communities.
Notes From Hareinik writes about strategies for heating one's home in Armenia.
As of today, Armenia has no national anthem. Onnik Krikorian explains why.
Zarchka writes about her experiences teaching English for the past month in a Yerevan school.
Onnik Krikorian rounds up news on Armenia's 2007 parliamentary elections.
Zarchka reports on the transition to new traffic rules for vans that serve as public transportation that requires them to stop only at bus stops. After some chaos, she says that some sort of order has been restored, but that there have been unintended consequences.