Unseen Armenia: Explorations Around Sisian

A friend and I returned to Yerevan after three days of exploring selected sites around Sisian in the Syunik province. We stayed at the Basen hotel where Hasmik, the manager, was extremely helpful. One of our objectives was to visit some of the villages in the vicinity of the Tatev Monastery. [more...]

June 23, 2017 // 0 Comments

Charles Aznavour to Receive a Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame

HOLLYWOOD, Calif.—Famed French-Armenian crooner Charles Aznavour has been selected to receive a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. Aznavour will join Lin Manuel Miranda, the creator and star of the hit Broadway musical “Hamilton” in the Live Theatre/Live Performance category, the Walk of [more...]

June 23, 2017 // 0 Comments

Shirinian: A New Era of Public Policy in Armenia

A significant political transformation in Armenia was the election of the new Parliament (National Assembly) early in April. Whether the new Parliament will be able to recreate itself as an effective political institution largely depends on how it addresses the mounting instability in the economic [more...]

June 22, 2017 // 0 Comments

Artsakh Dismisses Azerbaijani Reports of Captured Armenian Soldier

STEPANAKERT, Artsakh (A.W.)—On June 21, the Artsakh Defense Ministry dismissed the news of a captured Armenian serviceman that was reported by the Azerbaijani Defense Ministry. The Azerbaijani Defense Ministry published a video of what they claimed to be an Armenian soldier who was captured [more...]

June 21, 2017 // 0 Comments

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