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Public Radio of Armenia. Retired Armenian American footballer Alecko Eskandarian will auction off jerseys signed by football greats Pele, Raul, Henrikh Mkhitaryan and others to raise funds for war-affected families from Artsakh. “For months, I’ve been working on organizing a signed jersey auction to raise funds that will be donated to Armenian families that have been …

Society

Statement of the Aurora Humanitarian Initiative on the Passing of Vartan Gregorian April 17, 2021 – Yerevan, Armenia – We are deeply saddened by the loss of Aurora Co-Founder and member of the Aurora Prize Selection Committee Vartan Gregorian (1934–2021) – an outstanding Armenian-American humanitarian, scholar, author, educator and mentor and a dear friend to …

Politics

Interview with Edward Nalbandian* This Interview was conducted by the Editorial Board of Politique Internationale   Politique Internationale – A simple question to begin with: who started the last war in NagornoKarabakh? Edward Nalbandian – There is no doubt who started. The first war in 1992-94 and the military aggression in April 2016 as well …

Culture

The Armenian Weekly GLENDALE, Calif.—She Loves Collective, an alliance of female artists who share a strong belief in the power of creating social change through art, presents their latest work MY RELIC, three pop-up exhibits from April 11th-April 25th. Following COVID-19 guidelines, these exhibits will be viewable from the windowscapes located at 117, 123, and 127 North Artsakh Avenue, a pedestrian friendly …

Society

Public Radio of Armenia.  Co-Founder and member of the Aurora Prize Selection Committee, an outstanding Armenian-American humanitarian, scholar, author, educator and mentor Vartan Gregorian passed away today aged 87, Aurora Humanitarian Initiative informs. Born in Tabriz, Iran, Vartan Gregorian overcame countless challenges he faced as a young immigrant to the United States and went on to build …

"Aravot" daily

Yesterday, I listened to another jab towards an unnamed general (I don’t know who, perhaps Seyran Ohanyan, Movses Hakobyan, or Onik Gasparyan) from a young deputy. There is no doubt that the “boss” of the ruling party deputies loves speeches like these, which, by the way, makes use of the uncertain “opposition general” phrase. It’s …

Society

Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan attended the Police Board meeting held on the occasion of Police Day. Prior to the meeting, the Premier laid flowers at a memorial plaque installed in the courtyard of Police Headquarters, paying tribute to those police officers who fell for the sake of our homeland. The Prime Minister addressed the event …

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Public Radio of Armenia. Lebanon’s President Muchel Aoun has assigned Youth and Sports Minister, Mrs. Vartine Ohanian, to attend and represent him in the ceremony commemorating the 106th anniversary of the Armenian Genocide, Lebanon’s National news Agency reports. Earlier today Armenia’s Ambassador to Lebanon Vahagn Atabekian conveyed an official invitation from Armenian President Armen Sarkissian to …

Politics

The discussion of the implementation of the government plan continues. Today was the fourth day and the quota was not met in the beginning. Instead of the necessary 67 deputies, 65 had registered. Two more deputies came late, and the session began. My Step deputy Hovik Aghazaryan presented his personal analysis of the defeat during …

Military

Armenian communities from different cities joined the call to #FreeArmenianPOWs – Geneva, Berlin, Rome, New York, Moscow, Paris, Hamburg, Montreal, Los Angeles, Yerevan, etc. Armenians around the world demand the immediate release of our prisoners of war, who continue to remain in Azerbaijan after the ceasefire. The protests will continue. For more information https://www.facebook.com/HayrenPartnersForHumanity/ High …

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COPENHAGEN, 16 April 2021 – Following up on an online meeting last month, several OSCE parliamentarians met virtually today with Leonid Volkov, Chief of Staff of jailed Russian opposition figure Alexei Navalny. Volkov informed OSCE Parliamentary Assembly members of the latest developments in Navalny’s situation, noting that after being transferred to a penal colony known as …

Politics

Speeches of NA Factions on Implementation of Procedure and Results of Government Programme for 2020 On April 16, the regular sitting of the National Assembly continued. The representatives of the NA Factions gave a speech referring to the Implementation of the Procedure and the Results of the Government Programme for 2020. Edmon Marukyan gave a …

Artsakh

The lead researcher at the Moscow State Institute of International Relations (MGIMO) and editor-in-chief of the International Analysis magazine, Sergey Markedonov, is convinced that if it were not for Russia, Azerbaijan would have caused a storm in Stepanakert, and Turkey would have invaded Armenia from Gyumri. In response to the observation made during the online …

Press

New York, April 15, 2021 – Russian authorities should immediately drop all charges against DOXA editors Armen Aramyan, Natalia Tyshkevich, Vladimir Metelkin, and Alla Gutnikova, and allow them to work freely and safely, the Committee to Protect Journalists said today. Yesterday, law enforcement officers in Moscow raided the office of the independent student-run magazine DOXA and the apartments of …

Politics

The official welcoming ceremony of the President of the Republic of Armenia Armen Sarkissian, who arrived in Georgia on an official visit, took place at the “Orbeliani” Palace, the Residence of the President of Georgia. The military orchestra performed the anthems of Armenia and Georgia. The Presidents of Armenia and Georgia, accompanied by the Commander …

Out of yerevan

The Ministry of ES of RA has informed that some roads are closed in the Republic of Armenia. The roadways leading from “Amberd” high mountain meteorological station to Amberd fortress and to Kari lake in Aragatsotn province are closed. About Larsi According to the information provided by the Department of Emergency Situations of the Ministry of …

Politics

The Deputy Speaker of Parliament Lena Nazaryan delivered an extraordinary speech on the procedure and the results of the implementation of the Government Programme for 2020. Touching upon the voiced criticism, he noted: “As you see, nobody ab oids questions. The Prime Minister comes to the National Assembly according to the law, and gives clarifications to …

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“Armenian-Turkish relations today are not about 1915, but 2020,” Sergey Markedonov, the lead researcher at the Moscow State Institute of International Relations (MGIMO) and editor-in-chief of the International Analysis magazine, said during an online discussion in the “Let’s Talk About the Future” series co-sponsored by Futures Studio journalist and author Mark Grigoryan. In his opinion, …

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The Prime Minister’s latest speech in parliament once again showcased several of his personal characteristics, such as the fact that many of his statements are based on his own assumptions, so to speak, which are logically disputable and not strengthened by evidence. Also, the fact that his ideas and knowledge about the military are at …

World

Asbarez. SACRAMENTO—Senator Anthony J. Portantino (D – La Canada-Flintridge) administered the oath for the State Bar of California to Anahit Sargsyan, the first Walter and Laurel Karabian Fellow and former Legislative Assistant in his Capitol office. “Anahit was an outstanding choice to be the inaugural Karabian Fellow,” commented Senator Portantino. “She served our Sacramento office and …