Monthly Archives: February 2014

World

Russia’s pressure, “frozen” conflict, mutual confidence and Norwegian experts’ concerns The Norwegian Helsinki Committee (NHC) Secretary General, Bjørn Engesland, and Head of the Education Department on NHC Human Rights, Enver Djuliman, days ago, visited Armenia and Georgia, and met with regional partners. In the conversation with Aravot, the experts spoke about the regional projects and …

Politics

Hovhannes Igityan, an international expert, and Stepan Grigoryan, Director of the Institute on Globalization and Regional Cooperation, are discussing the topic in the “Face to Face” talk show of Aravot online. Aram Abrahamyan – In my subjective perception, our Maidan happened, however, not on March 1, 2008, but in 1988 until 1990, as a result, …

Editorial

When it became known that Russia has toughened migration laws, people in Armenia who see “destruction” and “critical moment” in everything, said, that’s the end, now all migrant laborers will return home, the “transfers”, with which most of the population in Armenia was living, will stop, and the country will eventually be destroyed. When the …

Economy

The sale of Nairit is profitable for the state since it has stick in its craw. How to swallow if you can’t swallow, then you need to solve it by another mechanism,” said economist Gagik Makaryan in ArmNews club, in response to the question of Aravot.am of how he will assess the sale of Nairit …

Politics

“The RA opposition fails in the matters of organization, lack of strategic vision, and leadership-related issues,” so opines Richard Kirakosyan, Director of Center for Regional Studies, referring to the RA opposition’s activities. To the questions whether these problems might be corrected in the upcoming March 1 rally, Mr. Kirakosyan so responded, “I am disappointed, because …

Editorial

Can you can imagine a bad violinist, who realizing his limited possibilities, nevertheless, justifies his horrible performances, indicating that there are worse violinists in the world than he. This last assertion by itself is indisputable. There will be always worse of bad, more stupid of stupid, more scoundrel of scoundrel. How sad is the life …