Daily Archives: Friday, 21 September, 2012

Russia’s Defense Minister Hails ‘Strategic’ Ties With Armenia

Russia’s Defense Minister Hails ‘Strategic’ Ties With Armenia

YEREVAN (RFE/RL)—Russian Defense Minister Anatoly Serdyukov emphasized the “strategic significance” of his country’s relations with Armenia after meeting Armenian leaders and watching military exercises held by the Russian-led Collective Security Treaty Organization (CSTO) near Yerevan on Wednesday. Serdyukov joined President Serzh Sarkisian as well as his Armenian and Belarusian counterparts in monitoring the concluding phase […]

Armenia enjoys excessive harvest

Armenia enjoys excessive harvest

2012 was productive for Armenian agriculture. Fruits and vegetables flooded the Ararat Valley, the main agricultural region of the country. But instead of gaining additional income, farmers lost what they earned in the previous years. Supply of peaches, plums, grape and some vegetable types exceeded the demand, resulting in average prices of about $0.25-1.25. The […]

14-year-old reflects on trip to Armenia

As a 2012 graduate of the Armenian Sisters Academy, I traveled to Armenia in June with nine of my classmates. During the school year preceding the trip, we were busy fundraising and wondering what the motherland would be like. During Armenian class in school, I would think, “Wow, I’m going to be experiencing this for […]

Armenian media warn of Taliban penetration

A terse, unconfirmed report about a “Taliban infiltration” first run by a local opposition daily has stirred a major controversy in Armenia, a country that last week controversially appeared on the list of only four dozen or so states worldwide where U.S. citizens received security alerts from their embassies in the wake of rising Islamic […]

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