From The Armenian Mirror-Spectator

The Armenian Mirror-Spectator

YEREVAN (RFE/RL) — Russian mediation led to a ceasefire starting at 18:30 Yerevan time on Tuesday, November 16 after Azerbaijani attacks on Armenia. Armenia has confirmed casualties — both killed and wounded soldiers — as a result of[...]

By Avo Piroyan Special to the Mirror-Spectator YEREVAN — Armenia inherited its education system from the Soviet Union. For better or worse, during Soviet times there was a clear curriculum, system and comparatively reasonable funding. 30[...]

SAN FRANCISCO – On Sunday, November 14, San Francisco Bay area Armenian clergy led a prayer vigil and commemorative memorial service to honor the soldiers of the 44-day war in Artsakh and to pray for the immediate and safe release of the[...]

MOSCOW (RFE/RL) — The Kremlin has said that Russian President Vladimir Putin is poised to organize fresh talks between the leaders of Armenia and Azerbaijan one year after brokering a ceasefire that stopped the war in Nagorno-Karabakh.[...]

MOSCOW (Tass) — Two scientists have been awarded the first UNESCO-Russia Mendeleev International Prize in the Basic Sciences on November 3. The winners are Russia’s Professor Yuri Oganessian and Italy’s Professor Vincenzo Balzani.[...]

FRESNO — The Society for Armenian Studies (SAS) and the National Association for Armenian Studies and Research (NAASR) will host a roundtable discussion on Vartan Matiossian’s The Politics of Naming the Armenian Genocide: Language,[...]

BELMONT, Mass. — The National Association for Armenian Studies and Research (NAASR) will present a webinar on “The Avedis Derounian Archive at NAASR: A Vital Resource on US-Based Extremism” on Thursday, November 18, at 7 p.m.[...]

By Janice Okoomian The story might be true, or it might not be. It goes thus: Khosrofouhi, educated daughter of an elite, intellectual Armenian family in 1890s Constantinople, had three suitors. Two suitors lived in Constantinople. The[...]

By Pinar Tremblay Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s health has been a major issue in Turkish politics. Now the focus of public conversations is shifting towards his death. In the late hours of November 2, and into the early hours[...]

YEREVAN (Mediamax) — Brice Roquefeuil on November 4 was appointed as the new French Co-Chair of the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE) Minsk Group. Roquefeuil will replace Stephane Visconti who served in this post[...]

PARIS ( — On November 9,  the election of the Chair and the Vice Chairs of the 41st session of the UNESCO General Conference took place. As the Armenian National Commission for UNESCO reports, Armenia was elected as vice[...]