Topic: economy

By Mihran Aroian Special to the Mirror-Spectator Last week, I had an opportunity to attend a lecture by Alar Karis, the president of Estonia. After attending meetings at the United Nations, President Karis came to Austin for the opening of[...]

STEPANAKERT — As a result of the 44-day long Azerbaijani aggression in 2020, Armen Amiryan lost all his greenhouses and his own house in the Ughtasar village of Artsakh, now occupied by the Azerbaijani forces. But on December 10, 2020,[...]

By Dr. Arshavir Gundjian C.M. We would hardly be unveiling a national secret by announcing that the entire Armenian nation, extending from the motherland of Armenia and wounded Artsakh all the way to the vastly dispersed diaspora, lives[...]

PRAGUE (RFE/RL) — The economy of Armenia may be among the latest victims of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine. Thousands of workers at the country’s largest textile factory are facing layoffs or wage cuts amid similar fears at[...]

Anyone interested in the post-Soviet space — whether general reader, sociologist or seasoned economist — will find something of interest in Aleksandr V. Gevorkyan’s Transition Economies. Gevorkyan goes over in detail the changes that[...]

YEREVAN — Inflation, which began to appear in Armenia in 2020, has become a serious problem currently, as a result of which daily the rates of poverty and emigration are increasing. In addition, minor crimes are emerging, reminiscent of[...]

STEPANAKERT — December 10 is a symbolic day for the history of Artsakh (Nagorno-Karabakh). On this day in 1991 its referendum of independence was held and based on its result, the independent Republic of Nagorno-Karabakh (Artsakh) came[...]

YEREVAN — Inflation in Armenia continues to accelerate. The 12-month rate of inflation in the country was 9.6 percent, according to a report published by the Statistical Committee of the Armenian government. In the last quarter, all[...]

STEPANAKERT/WASHINGTON – Every day Zorik Babayan sells souvenirs near Stepanakert’s iconic We Are Our Mountains (aka Grandmother and Grandfather) monument. When I approached him last month, there was only a small group of tourists,[...]

By Danny Donabedian Harut Sassounian is an established, rather well-known political analyst and critic of Armenia’s current leadership and administration. He has claimed, on numerous occasions, to offer fair and balanced accounts of[...]