Here is what Pashinyan says about war and peace in a conversation with the … Serb ultra-nationalist smuggler and gun dealer Marco. Pages 20 and 21 Գիտե՞ս ինչ Մարկո, ես քեզ հասկանում եմ, լաւ եմ հասկանում, շատ լաւ հսասկանում եմ նաեւ իմ այն հարենակիցներին, որոնց կարգախոսը համընկնում է սերբականի հետ. Մահ կամ ազատություն: Հավատա, որ… Continue reading “Բռնեք Ինձ, Եթէ Կարող Եք” Catch Me If You Can. Part 3.
Let me start this part 2 by saying that it will be too long to present the quotations within the full context setting. But I will try to remain true to the intent and the meaning of the quotations. I will try also to be as clear and true when I loosely translate the text.… Continue reading “Բռնեք Ինձ, Եթէ Կարող Եք” Catch Me If You Can. Part 2.
The Title of this Monologue is from a book, titled “Երկրի Հակառակ Կողմը” Loosely translated “The Country From The Opposite Side”, written by the Prime Minister of Armenia Nikol Pashinyan. It is a Novel. It was published in 2018 by Antares Publishing House in Yerevan. At the time it was a best seller in Armenia.… Continue reading “Բռնեք Ինձ, Եթէ Կարող Եք” Catch Me If You Can. Part 1.
“A new chief prosecutor shows promise.” The above is the title of an article in the December 14th- 20th issue of The Economist The article is all about fighting the corruption in South Africa. It sounded so familiar to the situation in Armenia that I could not resist the temptation to highlight and make comparisons.… Continue reading CORRUPTION IN SOUTH AFRICA
The following nationwide poll in Armenia conducted by the International Republican Institute’s (IRI) Center for Insights in Survey Research might be considered a yearly Report Card on the work done by the current administration of Armenia that came to power after the parliamentary elections of Dec. 9. 2018. The “Data was collected throughout Armenia between… Continue reading Report Card After One Year?
The snap parliamentary election in Armenia was held on December 9. This election was hailed as the first fair and transparent parliamentary election for the Republic of Armenia since its establishment 27 years ago. It was reported that the election was monitored by thousands of local observers and over 500 international observers and no major… Continue reading Dawn of a New Era
Armenia’s Central Electoral Commission (CEC) released the list of the Political Parties (Party) and their lists of candidates for the early parliamentary election scheduled on December 9. There are 2 Alliances (Tashink), and 9 Parties registered to take part in the election. The two big absentees seem to be the Congress Party headed by the… Continue reading Parliamentary Elections in Armenia
During a two-day visit to Beirut, Lebanon Prime Minister of Armenia Nikol Pashinyan had a question/answer meeting with the Armenian community members. He answered a multitude of questions in a straightforward manner with some humor that was well received by the audience. One of the questions was, what he will do to eliminate the use… Continue reading Foreign Words Used in Armenian Language
Last week Prime Minister of Armenia, Nikol Pashinyan, proposed a snap parliamentary elections to be held in December 2018. He met with the representatives of the Political Parties (that are represented in the current Parliament), to negotiate a process, and set a date. Unfortunately, they did not succeed to come to an agreement and contradictory… Continue reading Snap Parliamentary Elections in Armenia.
Yesterday the Central Electoral Commission of Armenia finished summing up the voting results in Sunday’s snap municipal election for the city of Yerevan Council of Elders. (Council). Although it is called the preliminary report, it is considered to be fairly accurate. (The official count will be announced in 10 days). There were 12 Political Parties… Continue reading Municipal Elections in Yerevan.