Monthly Archives: July 2013

Culture

On July 30 the Italian International Festival Musica Riva presented Armenian music. State Youth Orchestra of Armenia, headed by the Artistic Director and Principal Conductor Sergey Smbatyan, performed at the concert, named “Armenia-Italy: the bridge between East and West”, dedicated to the 110th anniversary of great Armenian composer Aram Khachaturian. Soloists were Elena Tansky (violin, …

Editorial

The unsuccessful rise of transport fare, the false alternative of Europe-Eurasia, and other shocking events overshadowed the 16th special session of Armenia’s Union of Writers. Earlier, there were some intrigues in the event: Abgar Apinyan was coming “his crew” and starting a squabble with the writers, indecent words, a little squashing, in other words, an …

Analysis

In 1954, Martin Luther King, assuming the office of the priest of State of Alabama Montgomery City Baptist Church, headed the public movement against racial discrimination in transport. Nearly a year later, a public activist Rosa Parks refused to yield the bus seats to white passenger (so was demanded by the driver), for which she …

Legal

According to the “DataLex” informational website, Artak Paytyan, born in 1974, registered in the village Norashen and residing in the city of Yerevan, was charged for the fact that being the manager of Choratan and Norashen Branches of “Mkhitaryan Unity” NGO, as an official person, abusing his official position, with the intention of embezzling funds …

Editorial

If the Pope says about gays, “who am I to judge them,” it absolutely does not mean that the leader of Catholic Church supports and encourages this disease. No Christian priest, and in general, no Christian can have a positive attitude toward the sin of Sodom. The matter is completely different, we, the mortals, can …

Out of yerevan

“Surik Khachatryan’s brothers played a specific role in his organized criminal group, particularly Seyran Khachatryan (nickname Aghalar (translator’s note ‘Mince’) and his sons. Everyone knows that it was Seyran Khachatryan, who in 1999 drunk, armed with a gang, attacked a number of residents in Goris causing serious bodily injuries. It was he, who in 2000, …