A recent sociological research shows a majority of young people in Armenia would like to see their future connected with their country, but problems they encounter in everyday life often lead them to thinking of leaving.
With most political analysts still arguing that returning to Communism is not a real prospect in Armenia, the local survivors of the once omnipresent Soviet Bolshevik party are making increasingly bolder statements about their chances of success in next year’s parliamentary vote.
Armenian children’s writers and literary critics are concerned about the current state of literature targeting children. They appeal to media to raise the concerns and make the public at large aware of the dangers that the lack of proper contemporary literature for kids may pose.
The Republican Party of Armenia (RPA) has officially reacted to leader of Heritage Party Raffi Hovannisian’s official letter addressed to President Serzh Sargsyan early this week, welcoming the initiative of the opposition figure, however, at the same time, calling Hovannisian’s ideas “subjective”.
The Public Council of Armenia has formed a working group to consider a proposal by which scarcely populated border areas would be populated by prison inmates considered to be non-threatening to society.
Representatives of Yerevan Municipality officially refuse to comment on speculations spread by the Armenian press on Thursday that Yerevan’s former Mayor Karen Karapetyan has left ‘astronomical’ debts for present Mayor Taron Margaryan.
The society of Armenia and mass media are waiting for a response from the authorities and the oligarchy, related to well-known Armenian businessman Levon Hayrapetyan’s interview which has sharply criticized the present economic-political situation in Armenia, in which he blames corruption for Armenia’s failures.