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Armenia and Its Russian-Imperialism Problem

Christopher Atamian | Posted 10.08.2014 | World
Christopher Atamian

Earlier this summer, a minor kerfuffle over an exhibition of artworks by famed Armenian filmmaker Sergei Parajanov (1924-1990) underscored a more serious problem facing Armenian culture and Armenia in general -- and, by extension, many of the former Soviet republics.

Must See Yerevan

Jared S. Baumeister | Posted 07.06.2014 | Travel
Jared S. Baumeister

While you are unlikely to confuse Yerevan with Paris, Tamanyan's plans were successful in making Yerevan a city that is quite distinct from many of the grey, monolithic ex-Soviet cities that litter the territory of the former USSR.

Time In The Wilderness: Remembering The Armenians

Rev. Michelle L. Torigian | Posted 06.24.2013 | Religion
Rev. Michelle L. Torigian

To those who have survived traumas and those of us who love them, let us strive to keep stories alive. Let us make sure that our fellow Armenians and fellow humans never find this wilderness again.

Kourtney and Kim, Will You Take Orran? An Open Letter to Kim Kardashian

Kristy Khachigian | Posted 05.05.2013 | Impact
Kristy Khachigian

Like you, I am one of a million Armenians living in the United States with endless, everyday opportunity. Our "cousins" in Armenia are creative and entrepreneurial -- just like us -- but in the shadow of the former Soviet Union, they constantly fight poverty and repression.

Assaulting Armenians in Turkey: This Time It's Old Ladies

Christopher Atamian | Posted 01.31.2013 | World
Christopher Atamian

What kind of a coward attacks eighty- and ninety-year-old women on their way to church, stabbing them to death in one case and beating another senseless in the other?

Make the Punishment Fit the Nuclear Crime

Emma Belcher | Posted 08.17.2011 | World
Emma Belcher

Countries must increase the penalty for all forms of nuclear smuggling, including small quantities and scams. Surely nuclear smuggling deserves punishment befitting the gravity of the crime.

Turkey's Answer to the Armenian Question

Elmira Bayrasli | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Elmira Bayrasli

Turkey dodged yet another bullet in the U.S. House of Representatives when a resolution "recognizing" the Armenian "genocide" failed to reach the floor for a vote.

Rare Manookian Paintings Removed from the Hotel Hana-Maui

John Seed | Posted 06.12.2011 | Arts
John Seed

It has been reported that a group of seven rare oil paintings by Arman Tateos Manookian was removed from the historic Hotel Hana-Maui earlier this year.

Erdogan: Fake Friend of Palestinians

Harut Sassounian | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Harut Sassounian

In the past week the world witnessed an amazing performance by a government leader that even the most accomplished Hollywood actor could not match! T...

Save a Mom's Life -- and Learn How to Get People to Give

Maia Szalavitz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Maia Szalavitz

What's the best way to get people to give and help others? A story right now of a New Jersey mother of three contains many of the key elements.

60 Minutes Exposes Turkey's Oppression of Minority Rights

Harut Sassounian | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Harut Sassounian

CBS' 60 Minutes recently featured a devastating exposé on the violation of Greek minorities' rights in Turkey. This may be the first time that a major American TV network broadcast such coverage.

Turkish Prime Minister Admits Ethnic Cleansing

Harut Sassounian | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Harut Sassounian

Erdogan is politically shrewd enough to realize that his condemnation of fascism would resonate at home and in the West, while winning him accolades and support against his powerful domestic opponents.

Turks' Apology for Armenian Genocide: Good First Step, but not Good Enough

Harut Sassounian | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Harut Sassounian

During the past week, two public appeals were issued on the Armenian Genocide -- one by Turkish intellectuals and the other by prominent individuals in Armenia.