Topic: Velvet Revolution

By Marine Petrossian The Turkish border has come closer to my home. Or to put it another way, now I realize more clearly how close it is to my home. I write these words sitting at my desk, in my apartment at Arabkir district of Yerevan.[...]

NOVA SCOTIA, Canada – The Cultural Impact Foundation (CIF) is thrilled to announce that its first project, “Bloodless: The Path to Democracy,” commissioned to multiple award-winning filmmaker, Bared Maronian, about the pivotal[...]

By Philippe Raffi Kalfayan Special to the Mirror-Spectator On the eve of 2020, Armenia is facing political chaos: the executive power is eliminating all institutional components of an effective system of checks and balances; the fight[...]

YEREVAN (RFE/RL) — Law-enforcement authorities brought on Wednesday, December 4, corruption charges against Serzh Sargsyan, Armenia’s former president toppled during last year’s “Velvet Revolution.” The Special Investigative[...]

By Philippe Raffi Kalfayan Special to the Mirror-Spectator I have never described the events of April-May 2018 as a “revolution” for two reasons. The first is that Serzh Sargsyan gave up power with reason and wisdom, making the[...]

By Archi Harutyun Galentz BERLIN — On August 14 an exhibition opened in Berlin, which was not only dedicated to the revolution in Armenia, but also, with the help of a special perspective, analyzed that acclaimed process of social[...]

TORONTO — The documentary capturing Armenia’s Velvet Revolution, titled “I am not Alone, directed by Garin Hovannisian and executive produced by Serj Tankian, premiered to a sold-out crowd Saturday evening at the Toronto[...]

YEREVAN (RFE/RL) — Armenian Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan has dismissed the director of the National Security Service. Pashinian told a news conference on September 16 he had signed a motion for Artur Vanetsyan’s removal from office,[...]

  CAMBRIDGE, Mass. — Deputy Prime Minister of Armenia Tigran Avinyan visited New York and Boston in mid-July. The main goal of the trip was to participate in a United Nations high level political forum on sustainable development,[...]

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. — Ararat Mirzoyan, the speaker of the National Assembly and its leader, recently concluded a tour of the US with Deputy Prime Minister Tigran Avinyan. On Saturday, July 20, during his stay in Boston, Mirzoyan sat down[...]