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Disturbing Sightings… of the Ghosts of Two Evil Empires

by Tatul Sonentz-Papazian (armenianweekly.com) – Almost a century after their violent “demise” at the hands of Vladimir Ilyich Lenin and Mustafa Kemal Ataturk—two impromptu revolutionaries whose cross-purposes of international and national socialism shaped the gruesome decades that followed their success—the restless specters of the “defunct” empires of the Russian czars and the Turkish padishahs are…

Manoyan: Aliev Needed Putin’s Support More Than Any Political Figure In Armenia

(aravot.am) – “No. I think Aliev needed Putin’s support more than any other political figure in Armenia. Putin understood it and tries, so to speak, sell at a high price to Aliyev, and generally Azerbaijan”, – so answered the head of Armenian Cause Office, ARF Giro Manoyan to the question of Aravot.am, responding to the…

US Senate Appropriations Committee Prioritizes Aid to Mountainous Karabagh

Senate Measure Remains Silent on Specific Funding Levels for Caucasus (armenianweekly.com) —The Senate Appropriations Committee on July 25 adopted a Fiscal Year 2014 (FY14) foreign aid bill that prioritizes continued U.S. assistance for Nagorno-Karabagh, reported the Armenian National Committee of America (ANCA). In a legislative report, which accompanies and explains the foreign aid bill, the…

Rustamyan Meets Swedish Ambassador

On July 26, ARF-D Supreme Council of Armenia Chairman and Head of the Parliamentary Faction, Armen Rustamyan held a meeting with the Ambassador of Sweden Diana Janse at the party’s “Kristapor Mikaelyan” premises. Ambassador Janse who is stationed in Tbilisi and accredited to Armenia, paid a visit to Yerevan in order to have a series…

Australian Politicians Visit Armenia And Mountainous Karabakh

Delegation of New South Wales politicians visit Armenia with ANC Australia (armenia.com.au) A delegation of seven politicians from Australia’s largest state of New South Wales (NSW) have paid their respects at Yerevan’s Armenian Genocide monument (Dzidzernagapert), met with His Holiness Karekin II (Catholicos of All Armenians) and President Serzh Sargsyan on an historic visit to…

Aleppo Crisis Worsens

(asbarez.com) —The closure of roads to and from Aleppo is threatening severe shortages of supplies and worsening living conditions in this highly-Armenian-populated city as the Syrian crisis continues to worsen. Reports indicate that constant security concerns in Aleppo have been compounded in recent days by the closure of all access routes to and from the…

[Updated] Newly Established EU Parliament-Armenia Friendship Group Delegation Visits Armenia

The European Parliament’s EU-Armenia Friendship Group is making its first visit to Armenia this week. The delegation is headed by the President of the group, Dr. Eleni Theocharous (Cyprus) and comprised of  MEPs Frank Engel, Vice-President of the group (Luxembourg), Ewald Stadler (Austria), Kyriakos Triandafyllides (Cyprus),  France-Armenia Parliamentary Friendship Group Vice-President Guy Teissier, France-Armenia Parliamentary Friendship Group…

Akhalkalak Regional Assembly’s Decision Causes Much Noise In Georgia

(akhaltskha.net, March 18) – The decision of Akhalkalak Regional Assembly to apply to Georgia’s Parliament for the latter to ratify the European Charter for Regional or Minority Languages and therefore give the status of a regional language to Armenian has caused much noise in that country. Yesterday in reference to this matter, President Saakashvili stated…

Mountainous Karabakh’s Freedom Celebrated on US Capitol Hill

Chairman of the House Foreign Affairs Committee Headlines Congressional Tribute to 25 Years of Liberty (armenianweekly.com, WASHINGTON)—The Chairman of the U.S. House Foreign Affairs Committee, Ed Royce (R-Calif.), joined with fellow members of the Congressional Armenian Caucus and the visiting Minister of Youth and Culture from the Republic of Nagorno Karabakh, Narine Aghabalyan, in a…

Armenian Community of Georgia, Reintegration Minister Meet

Press Release On March 12, 2013 members of the Armenian Community of Georgia Executive Body had a meeting with state Minister of Georgia for Reintegration, Paata Zakareishvili. During the meeting, issues that concern Georgian Armenians were presented and ways to solve complex situations were elaborated. Among them were the participation of Georgian citizens of Armenian…