Armenia

YEREVAN — December 5 is the International Volunteer Day. Thanks to the efforts of Birthright Armenia and Armenian Volunteer Corps (AVC) programs, in 2021 the number of volunteers who arrived in Armenia is almost equal to the data of[...]

YEREVAN – The Board of Trustees of the Hayastan All Armenian Fund announced in a statement dated December 1 that a working group it had formed “reported that they did not receive any credible evidence that funds were misappropriated”[...]

The following exclusive interview was conducted by correspondent Muriel Mirak-Weissbach with Ashot Smbatyan, Ambassador of the Republic of Armenia in Berlin, at the conclusion of his term, on November 26. Through your association with[...]

LOS ANGELES and YEREVAN — My great-grandmother, a survivor of the Armenian genocide and the Great Repatriation to the Armenian SSR, was considered someone who had “lost her mind” during the last years of her life. Now, her condition,[...]

Every political development in the Caucasus has an existential significance for Armenia. That is why the news media was in a frenzy while the political establishment was caught in a sadistic self-flagellating mood, during the course of the[...]

By Margarita Arakelyan STEPANAKERT — The 2020 Artsakh war instigated by Azerbaijan dragged on for 44 days. In that agonizing six and a half weeks, thousands were killed and wounded. Hundreds of POWs still languish in Azerbaijan’s[...]

YEREVAN — Solo guitarist, singer and songwriter Boris Andreasyan (born in 1953 in Nakhichevan) is one of the most unique figures of the Armenian music scene. He plays a variety of music: blues, rock, pop, folk, funk, fusion, jazz,[...]

YEREVAN — Much of the world today seems to have discovered (or rediscovered) a passion for chess, arguably due to freed up time during the COVID-19 and the hit Netflix Show “Queen’s Gambit.” For Armenians on the other hand, chess[...]

YEREVAN — The forthcoming winter for a number of villages of Syunik and Gegharkunik provinces of Armenia promises to be a difficult one due to the sudden losses of land and placement of Azerbaijani military posts in their proximity in[...]

BRIGHTON, Mass. –There is a stereotype that most Armenians go into careers for the money and personal advancement, but this is belied by the plethora of Armenians in the arts and academia. There are also some Armenians who follow their[...]