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Why Vote for the ARF?

  By Vatche Proodian Why Vote for the Armenian Revolutionary Federation (ARF)? Because the ARF is consistent with its views and keeps its promises. ‘Why vote for the ARF? Because the ARF is consistent with their views and keeps their promises.’ Armenia is currently preparing for [more...]

February 16, 2017 // 1 Comment

‘Tzur Nstink, Shitak Khosink’: Talking Straight About Artsakh

    Special for the Armenian Weekly It has been more than two decades since the ceasefire created the de facto state of Artsakh (Nagorno-Karabagh Republic). During this same time-frame we have been forced to depend upon Russia as our principal proponent and supplier of military [more...]

February 16, 2017 // 16 Comments

Speaking with Heroes: An Exclusive Interview with Artsakh Servicemen

  The Armenian Weekly’s Ani Avetyan Speaks to NKR Servicemen Who Captured an Azerbaijani Solider Last Week Senior Lieutenant Hovhannes Arakelyan has been the talk of the town in Artsakh (Nagorno-Karabagh/NKR) lately. Senior Lieutenant Hovhannes Arakelyan (Photo: Ani Avetyan/The Armenian [more...]

February 9, 2017 // 1 Comment

Hrant: A Light in the Darkening

The following is a reflection piece by screenwriter, filmmaker, and photojournalist Eric Nazarian on the 10th commemoration of Hrant Dink’s assassination, which took place in Istanbul on Jan. 19.  *** Special for the Armenian Weekly On Jan. 15, 1929, a son was born to a pastor and a teacher [more...]

January 20, 2017 // 4 Comments

A Decade Later, I Thank you, Hrant Dink

  I was a freshman in college when I got the news in class. “Hrant Dink was shot dead today,” the e-mail simply read, accompanied by a BBC News report link. We Remember Hrant Dink I remember leaving class early that day and heading down to my department’s student center, where the news [more...]

January 19, 2017 // 1 Comment

Despite the Calmness, Villagers Remain Alert in Nerkin Karmiraghbyur

  Special for the Armenian Weekly NERKIN KARMIRAGHBYUR, Armenia (A.W.)—The border village of Nerkin Karmiraghbyur in the province of Tavush is approximately 200 kilometers from Yerevan and about 500-600 meters away from Azerbaijani military posts. It shares a nine-kilometer border with [more...]

December 19, 2016 // 1 Comment

The OSCE’s False Parity: Far from ‘Excellent’

  In a recent exclusive interview with RFE/RL Armenian service’s Sargis Harutyunyan, Co-Chairman of Armenian Assembly of America Anthony Barsamian spoke about United States-Armenian relations under President-elect Trump’s administration. During the interview, Harutyunyan asks Barsamian if [more...]

December 14, 2016 // 3 Comments

Artsakh’s PM in D.C.: ‘Our Struggle is Also Your Struggle’

Artsakh Prime Minister Arayik Harutyunyan’s Speech at the Dec. 6 Capitol Hill Event Dedicated to the 25th Anniversary of the Proclamation of Artsakh’s Independence   Artsakh PM Arayik Harutyunyan Washington, D.C. The United States Congress Dec. 6, 2016 Your Eminence, Honorable Members of [more...]

December 7, 2016 // 1 Comment

Why A Second Generation Armenian-American Became a Dual Citizen

The Diaspora The survivors of the Ottoman Turkish genocide that took the lives of some 1.5 million Armenian men, women, and children were left traumatized, destitute, malnourished, ill, and torn from family and friends. Yet wherever chance took them, they were able to lay the foundation that has [more...]

December 6, 2016 // 5 Comments

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