Monthly Archives: April 2013

Editorial

The Civilitas Foundation has conducted a telephone survey to find out which problems concerned residents of Yerevan. Perhaps outstanding sociologists might object to that survey, but I consider it as an attempt made by our colleagues to take note of the issues concerning residents of our capital once again before the city council election. The …

Legal

The closing arguments continued in the trial court of the Malatya-Sebastia administrative districts presided by Judge Karen Farkhoyan. Tigran and Lianna Grigoryan, counselors of the citizens of the Islamic Republic of Iran, 73-year-old resident of Tabriz Sargez Noyuk Andounian and his driver Vigen Shasha Novasardian, moved for a two-workday delay to prepare for the closing …

Politics

Taron Margaryan talks about his property, “wasted” budget of Yerevan, his MP brother-in-law, Anastasia Volochkova. –         After the presidential election, there is much talk about Serzh Sargsyan’s defeat in the administrative district of Avan. Many people expected your resignation, which hasn’t happened. Why haven’t you resigned? –         Firstly, I must stress that Serzh Sargsyan didn’t …

World

The operation “Ring”, launched by the special police detachments (OMON) of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Azerbaijan, with the support of the USSR Interior Ministry’s troops in April-May, 1991 holds a peculiar place in the history of the conflict between Azerbaijan and Nagorno-Karabakh, both for its scope and consequences. The operation, which became possible due to a …