Nathan Hamm · November, 2006

Latest posts by Nathan Hamm from November, 2006

Mongolia: Fake Hijacking

  30 November 2006

Tom Terry has more on Tuesday's hijacking of a plane in Mongolia by government agencies saying they were conducting a drill. One post includes comments from passengers and the government while the other comments on how the media and the government handled the story.

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.

Mongolia: Fake Hijacking?

  28 November 2006

Tom Terry, Managing Director of Eagle TV in Mongolia, has a long, information-rich post on what appears to have been a fake hijacking by government agencies of a plane in Mongolia.

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.

Kazakhstan: Video & Image

  28 November 2006 discusses the very different images created by Kazakhstan's promotional videos and videos of the destruction of a Hare Krishna community in southern Kazakhstan.