Daily Archives: Tuesday, 17 April, 2012

Armenia to produce UAV for domestic use

Armenia is considering producing its own unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV), Prime Minister Tigran Sargsyan said in an interview with the Nezavisimaya Gazeta daily of Russia. “We already have a ready-product. We have introduced our designs for robot soldiers and unmanned helicopters. The testing is currently in progress. If it becomes clear that their production is […]

Edited list: Armenian police say the number of voters has been decreased after being checked

Edited list: Armenian police say the number of voters has been decreased after being checked

The Passport and Visa Department of the Police of Armenia reports that as a result of checking the lists of voters the number of voters was decreased by 3,000; 2,000 are deceased and 1,000 are removed from the state registry list. According to Hovhannes Kocharyan, head of the Passport and Visa Department of the Police, […]

The Armenian Side of Cher

The Armenian Side of Cher

Say what you want about Kim Kardashian and the other sisters. But for my money, Cher continues to be my dream girl. Always was. Always will be. Not that I have a love affair with the woman. An infatuation for beauty and talent mixed is more like it. And durability. To continue going this strong […]

Two Faces of Turkey: Veneer of Gentility Masking Ruthlessness

Two Faces of Turkey: Veneer of Gentility Masking Ruthlessness

When Turkey’s Foreign Minister met secretly with a group of Armenians in Washington last month, he wooed them with his sly smile and sugar-coated words. This was the fake facade of traditional Turkish diplomacy. Last week, Turkey’s UN Ambassador in New York revealed the nasty and aggressive face of his government. Upon learning that a […]

Revisiting the Turkification of Confiscated Armenian Assets

Revisiting the Turkification of Confiscated Armenian Assets

If one person murders another, then takes over that murdered person’s property and possessions, he would be living off the proceeds of his crime. Once authorities discover his crime, he would be found guilty—by any court, anywhere—and then sentenced, punished, and forced to return the unlawfully obtained property and possessions. But if a people murders […]

Armenia: Symbols of Status, Culture in Crisis

With the fall of the Soviet Union and the emergence of an independent Armenian Republic, the tectonic landscape of Armenia, culturally, economically, socially, and of course political, has drastically shifted. Twenty years on and the ground is still unsteady, although clear patterns of change are emerging, and these changes seem less than positive. While political […]

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