Daily Archives: Thursday, 14 June, 2012

War and Peace: An interview with NKR Prime Minister Ara Haroutyunyan

War and Peace: An interview with NKR Prime Minister Ara Haroutyunyan

On May 2, Armenian Weekly Assistant Editor Nanore Barsoumian sat down with Nagorno Karabagh Republic (NKR) Prime Minister Ara Haroutyunyan in his Stepanakert office to discuss the challenges facing the young republic. Below is the full text of the interview. Nanore Barsoumian—Thank you for this opportunity. First, I want to ask you about Karabagh’s domestic […]

Postcard from Armenia: Yerevan, A First Impression

Postcard from Armenia: Yerevan, A First Impression

In a far-flung corner of London Heathrow Airport—beyond the reassuring glow of McDonalds and the aseptic comfort of Starbucks—I waited for my connecting flight among veiled women tugging at their children’s hands and swarthy men clutching passports. A sign—ominous to an American journalist with no intention of going there—read “destination: Tehran.” Onboard the plane, the […]

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