Category: Armenia

Wounded Heroes Fund Provides Military-Grade Medical Kits to Soldiers in Armenia, Artsakh

Wounded Heroes Fund Provides Military-Grade Medical Kits to Soldiers in Armenia, Artsakh

By Alin K. Gregorian Mirror-Spectator Staff NEW YORK — The unexpected Azeri attack on Artsakh in April 2016 that claimed the lives of about 100 soldiers and many civilians in Artsakh shocked not only those in Armenia and Artsakh, but many around the world. This surprise attack led to the founding of the Armenian Wounded […]

Wounded Heroes Fund Provides Military-Grade Medical Kits to Soldiers in Armenia, Artsakh

Wounded Heroes Fund Provides Military-Grade Medical Kits to Soldiers in Armenia, Artsakh

By Alin K. Gregorian Mirror-Spectator Staff NEW YORK — The unexpected Azeri attack on Artsakh in April 2016 that claimed the lives of about 100 soldiers and many civilians in Artsakh shocked not only those in Armenia and Artsakh, but many around the world. This surprise attack led to the founding of the Armenian Wounded […]

Boston College Graduate on Fulbright Scholarship to Explore Armenia’s Geological Setting

Boston College Graduate on Fulbright Scholarship to Explore Armenia’s Geological Setting

CHESTNUT HILL, Mass. — Courtesy of a prestigious Fulbright Scholarship, newly minted Boston College graduate Natasha Bednarz will spend the next year in Armenia working on the most comprehensive exploration ever undertaken of the Caucasus’ geological setting. As a researcher at the National Institute of Geological Sciences, Bednarz will participate in the groundbreaking Transect project, which, […]

President Meets with Luys Scholarship Recipients

President Meets with Luys Scholarship Recipients

YEREVAN — President of the Republic of Armenia, and co-founder of Luys Foundation, Serzh Sargsyan hosted this week a reception for Luys Foundation scholarship recipients for the academic year 2017-2018. The meeting was attended by students supported by the Luys Foundation, many of whom have attended the world’s best universities. The scholarship holders presented to […]

Armenia Ombudsman Urges International Condemnation of Azeri Shelling

Armenia Ombudsman Urges International Condemnation of Azeri Shelling

YEREVAN (PanARMENIAN.Net) — Armenian human rights defender Arman Tatoyan has detailed Azerbaijan’s shelling of Armenian border villages of July 20-22 to the Council of Europe Commissioner for Human Rights in a recent phone call. According to the Ombudsman, Azerbaijani armed forces are specifically targeting civilian settlements and properties, opening fire towards community schools, kindergartens and houses. In the phone […]

Armenian President to Meet with Azeri Leader

Armenian President to Meet with Azeri Leader

YEREVAN (Public Radio of Armenia) — Armenian President Serzh Sargsyan has said that a meeting with Azerbaijani leader Ilham Aliyev may be held in fall, although Yerevan does not expect any particular results from the meeting. Nevertheless, the Armenian side does not have anything against such meetings, the Armenian president noted. “The preliminary agreement was reached when […]

Azerbaijan Sentences Russian-Israeli Travel Blogger to 3 Years Behind Bars

Azerbaijan Sentences Russian-Israeli Travel Blogger to 3 Years Behind Bars

BAKU (Moscow Times) — In a setback for freedom of speech and human rights in Azerbaijan, a Baku court has sentenced popular Israeli-Russian travel blogger Alexander Lapshin to three years in prison, Azerbaijan’s Vesti.Az news reported on Thursday, July 20. Prosecutors asked the court to sentence Lapshin to six and a half years for illegally entering Azerbaijan […]

Yerevan Literary Critic Ter-Khachatryan Speaking in New Jersey, Boston, Glendale in August on Van Artist and Freedom Fighter Panos Terlemezian

Yerevan Literary Critic Ter-Khachatryan Speaking in New Jersey, Boston, Glendale in August on Van Artist and Freedom Fighter Panos Terlemezian

WATERTOWN – Yervand Ter-Khachatryan, a prominent literary critic from Armenia, will be in the United States on a book tour sponsored by the Tekeyan Cultural Association (TCA) of the United States and Canada. He will speak in New Jersey on August 4, Watertown on August 6, and Glendale on August 16, and will be hosted […]