Monthly Archives: August 2012

Official

President Serzh Sarkisian suspended all relations with Hungary Friday in the aftermath of that country decision to covertly extradite an Azeri office who brutally murdered an Armenian soldier in 2004 during a joint NATO military retreat, reported the presidential press service. After meeting with Armenian National Security Council, Sarkisian convened a meeting of foreign diplomatic …

Culture

The conversation between www.aravot.am and Gagik Gyurjyan, the head of the ICOMOS-Armenia NGO, was on the problems with the restoration of Armenian monuments in Turkey. We inquired of Mr. Gyurjyan whether the Armenian side had taken necessary steps to supervise the correct restoration of monuments in Turkey. Mr. Gyurjyan replied, “Commenting on correctness and incorrectness …

Legal

The protest outside the prosecutor’s office demanding to release the ANC activists condemned to imprisonment has ended a short while ago. “To release Tigran Arakelyan who has been in jail for almost one year, to acquit our youths who were condemned by a complaisant court up to 6 years in prison and to launch an …

Out of yerevan

Political scientist Gagik Hambaryan doesn’t rule out that it will be so Armenian businessmen living in Aleppo, the economic capital of Syria, will continue prospering that country, if it comes out what policy the Syrian opposition is going to pursue toward the local Christians. Political scientist Gagik Hambaryan thinks this way. “Here, it is important …

Editorial

Before September 1 of each year, different social figures and teachers start to say that the educational programs should be changed and brought into compliance with the demands of the market. Those generally right speculations are against the background of nostalgic sentiment as if in those good Soviet times, the youth were given comprehensive education …