Stories about Armenia from June, 2007
The Armenian branch of Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty, one of the few independent broadcasters in the country, is under increasing pressure from the government, report Oneworld and The Armenian Observer.
Armenia Blog has photos of prestigious license plates.
Notes from Hairenik reports on traffic nightmares in Yerevan and a planned two years of construction on major roadways.
“Iran is planning massive investments into the economies of Georgia and Armenia. We’re talkingof 1 billion dollars for Tbilissi and a analogous offer to Yerevan. For your consideration: the total amount of Russian investments in Georgia in 2006 did not exceed 30 million dollars, as to Armenia, after arrangements made...
Nazarian writes about Armenia's place in a globalizing economy.
Artur speculates that the reason more and more tourists are coming to Yerevan is to see all the colorful cranes.
Artur says that the South Caucasus is an artificial and unnecessary construct — that the three countries within in have little in common.
Nazarian says that since Armenian traffic police started using mobile patrols, the number of reported traffic accidents has increased. He is quick to remind that corelation is not causation.
At Blogrel, Harmick wonders whether or not a shared sense of pain resulting from the experience of genocide is the glue that gives Armenians around the world a shared sense of identity, and worries whether or not that sense of shared identity would vanish if the community decided to put...
Blogrel writes about Armenia's surprising victory over Poland in the Euro 2008 football qualifiers.
Social Science in the Caucasus summarizes how the Caucasus states fare on the World Economic Forum's new tourism index.
Follow The Way posts photos from a recent Yerevan concert by the band Katuner.
tirami su reports that a protest for the right to organize a “rock for freedom” concert.
Onnik Krikorian rounds up some of the latest discussions in the Armenian blogosphere.
Notes from Hairenik says that there are far too many reckless drivers in Armenia, and explains how that recklessness contributed to an accident in which the author was involved.