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· August, 2008

Stories about Armenia from August, 2008

Armenia: Blogger Bank Boycott

The Armenian Observer reports that following the closure of a branch in the self-declared Republic of Nagorno Karabakh, some Armenian bloggers are urging a boycott of the Russian-owned VTB Bank....

Armenia: Reckless Driving

My The Caucasian Knot examines the state of democracy and the rule of law and questions whether there can be either when citizens as well as the government respect neither....

Armenia: Weak Opposition

Notes from Hairenik comments on Friday's rally by the extra-parliamentary opposition led by Armenia's first president, Levon Ter-Petrossian. Noting the low turnout at the unsanctioned rally, the blog says that...

Armenia: Organized Opposition

Unzipped comments on yesterday's opposition rally held in central Yerevan and the formation of a new post-presidential election opposition congress. The blog notes that while the opposition's demands remain the...

Georgia: Armenians in Samtskhe Javakheti

Three Armenian bloggers post an alert over the situation of ethnic Armenians living in the Samtskhe-Javakheti region of Georgia. The bloggers are Ditord, Pigh and Arin Berd and call on...

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