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· February, 2009

Stories about Armenia from February, 2009

24 February 2009

Armenia: Illegal hunting in nature reserve exposed

Illustrating how online activism could make a difference in Armenia, a YouTube video of a chief forester hunting wild boar at the Khosrov nature reserve has resulted in his dismissal.

23 February 2009

Armenia: Nationalist agitation in Georgia

Armenia-Azerbaijan: A Girl's War

Unzipped: Gay Armenia posts details of a theatrical play performed in 2001 set against the backdrop of the Nagorno Karabakh war between Armenia and Azerbaijan. The blog says the play...

20 February 2009

Armenia: Remembering the Budapest Murder

Yesterday marked the fifth anniversary of the murder of 26-year old Gurgen Margarian, an Armenian officer attending a NATO Partnership for Peace program in Budapest, Hungary. Killed in his sleep...

17 February 2009

Armenia: Obama and the Genocide

Armenia: Repressive Religious Laws

Armenia-Azerbaijan: High-profile assassinations

On 3 February, less than a month before the first anniversary of post-election violence in Yerevan, an Armenian Deputy Police Chief was gunned down. Eight days later, and five weeks...

16 February 2009

Armenia: Be Free

15 February 2009

Armenia: St. Sargis Day

Armenia: New and old traditions mix on St. Valentine's Day

Founded in 301 AD, Armenia’s longest surviving institution, the Apostolic Church, is considered the world’s oldest national Christian order. But, over 1,700 years years later, pagan traditions remain alive in...

Armenia: Social Problems

10 February 2009

Armenia-Azerbaijan: LGBT roundup

With the traditional media in the South Caucasus rarely reporting on sexual or religious minority rights maturely, blogs have stepped in to fill the gap and Unzipped: Gay Armenia continues...

9 February 2009

Armenia: Eurovision Hopefuls

Although considered by most viewers in Europe as somewhat of a joke, there is no doubt that the Eurovision international song contest is taken very seriously indeed in the South...

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