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Bryon Bradley

News and Views (May 28, 2012)

by | May 29th, 2012 | 0 comments

This week, the expensive Aivazovsky, Yerevan’s threatened architectural heritage, a review of da Waal’s new book on the Caucasus, anti-LGBT violence in Yerevan, Armenia’s NATO boycott and more.

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Arson Attack on Gay-Friendly Bar in Yerevan Raises Fears of Nationalist Extremism

by | May 24th, 2012 | 11 comments

An arson attack on a bar popular with alternative types in Yerevan has rung alarm bells among civil society activists concerned that ultra-nationalism is on the rise in Armenia.

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News and Views (May 21, 2012)

by | May 22nd, 2012 | 0 comments

News & Views is a weekly summary of some of the week’s most important stories, links and material of interest to Ararat readers. — It was the morning of May 8 when two Iranian-Armenian brothers [...]

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News and Views (May 8, 2012)

by | May 8th, 2012 | 0 comments

This week, Armenia’s “mixed marks” election, an accident last Friday injures 144 in Yerevan, a bar bombed in Yerevan, Aznavour interviewed in LA and more…

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Armenian Parliament E-lections

by | May 6th, 2012 | 1 comments

Ahead of the upcoming May 6, 2012, parliamentary election for all 131 seats of ex-Soviet Armenia’s National Assembly, an opposition rally in capital Yerevan featured not only the country’s tricolor but also a purple flag with eight white letters. “I brought the Facebook flag to the rally to show the government that now there is a unique, reliable alternative [for information] to be used by everyone,” explained the 24-year-old activist to EurasiaNet.

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Ararat Editor Aris Sevag Passes Away

by | May 3rd, 2012 | 34 comments

On Saturday, April 28 at 8am EST, Ararat editor Aris Sevag passed away at his home in Jackson Heights, Queens after a courageous battle with cancer. He was 65 years old.

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News and Views (Apr 9, 2012)

by | April 12th, 2012 | 1 comments

This week, Armenian schools in Turkey, Slovakian-Turkish tensions, Armenians of the Titanic, Taner Akçam’s new Genocide book, Nina Katchadourian’s “lavatory” portraits, how to win an Armenian Easter egg fight and more.

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