Azerbaijan has blacklisted two more foreign journalists for allegedly “distorting the realities of the Karabakh conflict” after their film about the region was shown on Ukrainian television earlier this month.
Armenia intends to join the Eurasian Economic Union of Russia, Belarus and Kazakhstan on January 1. But this trade bloc, even before starting to function, is showing signs of some serious contradictions.
At a press conference Thursday before the ruling Republican Party of Armenia (RPA) Supreme Body sitting, Prime Minister Hovik Abrahamyan told reporters that his government is “talking, negotiating, communicating” with opposition parties.
The amendments to the Law on Funded Pensions in force since this July caused many young professors and scientists to quit their positions, and they hope that by December 25 the government will solve this problem at least for them.
An annual Thanksgiving Day telethon broadcast from Los Angeles, USA, last night has raised more than $12.4 million in donations and pledges in favor of continued support for a major road project to connect Armenia and Nagorno-Karabakh.
The Armenian General Benevolent Union (AGBU) has released The Armenian Highland, the first in a series of interactive eBooks designed to introduce readers to Armenian history, culture, and contemporary affairs, the Armenian Weekly reports.
Against Legal Arbitrariness NGO received a negative response to its appeals to international organizations to follow the trial of two Azerbaijani citizens suspected of sabotage in Nagorno-Karabakh and conduct monitoring.
People’s Artist Violeta Grigoryan, who shone at Armenian drama stage in the 1980s and was distinguished by her superb performances in Hrant Matevosyan’s Autumn Sun play, was honored at the Sundukyan State Academic Theater in Yerevan Wednesday night in a concert dedicated to her 70th birthday anniversary. Grigoryan emigrated to the United States in the late 80s.
An event raising awareness about problems of justice for convicts sentenced to life imprisonment in Armenia was held at Yerevan’s Narekatsi Art Center on November 26. The event entitled “Listen To Our Voice” included a performance by the Mayilyan vocal ensemble and a presentation of lifer Mher Yenokyan’s book “Towards Lifelong Freedom”.