Recent attacks against Member of Parliament candidates who belong to the Pre-Parliament opposition initiative are said to be politically motivated.
Wednesday night, seven cars belonging to Pre-Parliament candidates were set afire, and Thursday night MP candidate Gevorg Safaryan was attacked and knocked unconscious.
While Russia discusses the question of reopening the Abkhazian railway, there are opinions that Armenia must exert more effort on the issue, considering the fact that next year Armenia will become a member of the European Economic Union (EEU).
While the ruling Republican Party of Armenia (RPA) is skeptical about the success of the impeachment of opposition MP Nikol Pashinyan against President Serzh Sargsyan, there speculation in the political field that this bid will become a acid test to help distinguish “non-governing parties” from the real opposition.
Azerbaijan has blacklisted two more foreign journalists for allegedly “distorting the realities of the Karabakh conflict” after their film about the region was shown on Ukrainian television earlier this month.
An annual Thanksgiving Day telethon broadcast from Los Angeles, USA, last night has raised more than $12.4 million in donations and pledges in favor of continued support for a major road project to connect Armenia and Nagorno-Karabakh.
Armenia intends to join the Eurasian Economic Union of Russia, Belarus and Kazakhstan on January 1. But this trade bloc, even before starting to function, is showing signs of some serious contradictions.
The Armenian General Benevolent Union (AGBU) has released The Armenian Highland, the first in a series of interactive eBooks designed to introduce readers to Armenian history, culture, and contemporary affairs, the Armenian Weekly reports.
People’s Artist Violeta Grigoryan, who shone at Armenian drama stage in the 1980s and was distinguished by her superb performances in Hrant Matevosyan’s Autumn Sun play, was honored at the Sundukyan State Academic Theater in Yerevan Wednesday night in a concert dedicated to her 70th birthday anniversary. Grigoryan emigrated to the United States in the late 80s.
An event raising awareness about problems of justice for convicts sentenced to life imprisonment in Armenia was held at Yerevan’s Narekatsi Art Center on November 26. The event entitled “Listen To Our Voice” included a performance by the Mayilyan vocal ensemble and a presentation of lifer Mher Yenokyan’s book “Towards Lifelong Freedom”.