Monthly Archives: March 2016

"Aravot" daily

Two days ago, my interlocutor on “Shant” TV was the former Chairman of the Central Bank and renowned economist Bagrat Asatryan. The theme was the Eurasian Economic Union about which he estimates are mostly negative. But I have always liked his style of criticism. First, prior to coming to any interview, he is definitely “armed” …

"Aravot" daily

Renowned pianist Alexander Ghindin about the dominant position of Jews in the field of talent and culture Artistic Director of the international project “Musicians for Peace”, Honored Artist of Russia, pianist Alexander Ghindin kindly gave an interview to “Aravot”. He was in Yerevan these days and among other musicians, he took part in My Way concert-initiative …

World

On March 29, the House of Representatives of the U.S. State of Hawaii adopted a resolution H.R. 167 entitled “Honoring and Recognizing the Nagorno-Karabakh Republic”. The text of the resolution follows:  Resolution HONORING AND RECOGNIZING THE NAGORNO-KARABAKH REPUBLIC. WHEREAS, the Nagorno-Karabakh Republic is an ethnically Armenian region in the South Caucasus that has a long …

Official

Yerevan, Armenia –On March 30, Leigh Carter, wife of U.S. Ambassador to Armenia Richard M. Mills, kicked off the U.S. Embassy’s fourth annual Women’s Mentoring Program with a press conference held at the American University in Armenia (AUA). The 2016-2017 mentoring program, which is organized in partnership with AUA PSIA (Political Science and International Affairs) Program and the Women and …

"Aravot" daily

About 10 years ago. on April 19, 2006, the German Frankfurter Allgemaine Zeitung newspaper published the then National Assembly Speaker Artur Baghdasaryan’s interview, in which he has said that “Armenia’s future is the EU and NATO” and “Russia must not stand in the way to Europe.” This statement was strongly criticized by the then President …

Politics

Washington, DC–Raffi K. Hovannisian, Armenia’s first minister of foreign affairs, is in the American capital at the invitation of the world-renowned Atlantic Council. Today, in a wide-ranging presentation at the Council moderated by Ambassador John Herbst, Hovannisian provided American decision makers and strategic analysts a tour d’horizon of Armenia’s contemporary political landscape, its democratic deficiencies, and …