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Presentation by Professor Richard Hovannisian at Navasartian Centre

Presentation by Professor Richard Hovannisian at Navasartian Centre Professor emeritus Richard Hovannisian presented his latest book on Armenian Communities in Asia Minor in London on the 29th November 2014. The evening was organised by Hamazkayin London Chapter. I would vigorously recommend Armenians of any age, political or social background, who has not attended Prof. Richard […]

Voice of Russia: Armenia Could Be Left Without Armenians By 2040

Voice of Russia: Armenia Could Be Left Without Armenians By 2040 Country – Thursday, 28 November 2013, 11:50 The Russian Central Information Agency’s Voice of Russia Radio broadcast a long report with an interesting title, “Armenia Could Be Left without Armenians by 2040”, the Haykakan Zhamanak reported. The authors of the report dwelled on the […]

Union of Armenians of Israel launched census of Armenian population

Union of Armenians of Israel launched census of Armenian population   October 10, 2013 – 14:00 AMT   PanARMENIAN.Net – The Union of Armenians of Israel Ararat launched a census of the country’s Armenian population. The census aims at further unification of the Armenian community, with data collected not to be published. “Armenian communities worldwide […]

Armenia’s ‘Silent’ National Security Threat

Armenia’s ‘Silent’ National Security Threat

As we make our plans and commit to new resolutions for 2013, at least for some of our compatriots in Armenia new plans will unfortunately mean immigrating to new countries. More than 20 years after independence, outward migration remains the “answer” to the poverty and socio-economic issues affecting many in Armenia today. As many as […]

Reversing the Depopulation of Armenia: People Need Reasons to Stay

Armenia has a people problem. While many Hayastancis may be proud of their country, they’re leaving in droves, having less children, and aren’t hopeful about their futures. Emigration and a low birthright are existential challenges for Armenia that its leaders are not able to face. Instead of promoting bad policies like paying for families to […]

Exodus Realities: Russian Ambassador Asks “Why are people leaving Armenia?”

Exodus Realities: Russian Ambassador Asks “Why are people leaving Armenia?”

In June of last year, Armenian President Sargsyan instructed his government agencies dealing with migration issues to manufacture data that would show that more people were entering the country than leaving. This manipulation of the numbers was doomed from the start. Average citizens of Armenia daily see long lines of people waiting outside foreign embassies […]

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