Georgia

YEREVAN — An Armenian who passed through the Upper Lars crossing point between Russia (North Ossetia) and Georgia recently described his experience as traumatic to this reporter. The Lars checkpoint is the only place where it is possible[...]

A cloak-and-dagger story is currently unfolding in and around Armenia, as the security chiefs of three major powers have visited Yerevan in quick succession. First came Ali Shamkhani, the secretary of Iran’s Supreme National Security[...]

By Ronald Grigor Suny This essay, in the form of a newspaper article reviewing reviews of a recent prizewinning book, is actually – full disclosure – written by the author of that book, the recipient of some positive reviews, and the[...]

A new order is taking shape in the Caucasus, following the 44-day war between Armenia and Azerbaijan last year. Although the war was between those two countries, the instigators and beneficiaries were two major players, namely Russia and[...]

BELMONT, Mass. — It is interesting to note that some of the most influential American artistic figures of Armenian descent have been controversial in the eyes of the critics. Writer William Saroyan won the Pulitzer Prize in the 1940s[...]

One hundred and six years after the Genocide, the unrepentant perpetrator is still next door, and its Turanic plans still being driven forward, at the expense of Armenia. President Recep Tayyip Erdogan calls the surviving Armenians[...]

By Soso Dzamukashvili Tbilisi’s Armenian heritage is danger of being forgotten entirely, but there is some hope. Armenian intellectuals, wealthy merchants and leading cultural figures have been an integral part of life in the Georgian[...]

TBILISI (Panorama.am) — Georgian Defense Minister Juansher Burchuladze and his Azerbaijani counterpart, Zakir Hasanov, signed a bilateral cooperation plan in Tbilisi on October 5, the local sources reported. The document was signed as[...]

YEREVAN (RFE/RL) — Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said on Sunday, September 19, that Armenian Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan has offered to meet with him for talks on improving Turkish-Armenian relations. Erdogan appeared to make[...]

This comforting Armenian soup, Babo’s Abour (also called tahnabour or spas), is courtesy of Vera Sarkissian from Aptos, California. Abour is commonly made and eaten during the winter months, and is known for its nourishing and beneficial[...]