27 հունիս, 2017 17:46 A Small Nation Can Maneuver Amid Big Powers Dr. Benyamin Poghosyan, Vice President for Research at the National Defense Research University of Armenia, spoke with CivilNet's Maral Tavitian about Armenia's foreign policy and its evolving relationship with Russia. Dr. Poghosyan also discussed how Armenia can leverage the diaspora for economic and social progress. 26 հունիս, 2017 17:30 Global Security in a Local Context On June 23 and 24, Eurasia International University in Yerevan hosted a conference on global security studies. Participants applied questions of global peace to a local framework, exploring the connections between security and issues such as corruption, environmental degradation and domestic violence. Stonehill College in Massachusetts, Eurasia International University and the Eurasia Partnership Foundation co-sponsored the conference.
25 հունիս, 2017 14:21 International Humanitarian Law in an Age of Changing Warfare International humanitarian law expert Ady Niv speaks with CivilNet's Maral Tavitian about enforcing the laws of armed conflict as more non-state actors enter global warfare. He also discussed applications of international law to the ongoing conflict in Nagorno Karabakh. Mr. Niv is an attorney for the United Nations Mechanism for International Criminal Tribunals, and a former military prosecutor for the Israel Defense Forces.
24 հունիս, 2017 14:07 Yerevan’s Aleppo Market Creates Community for Syrian-Armenian Refugees Dalida Degirmenjian says Armenian women lived like queens in Aleppo. The mother of three tended to the family home while her husband earned a steady income as an auto mechanic.

Now the Syrian-Armenian entrepreneur spends her days preparing traditional Middle Eastern sweets for customers inside Yerevan’s Republic Square metro station.

“In Aleppo, we wouldn’t work,” Degirmenjian says. “But when we came here, and the men didn’t find work, the women have to assist.”
23 հունիս, 2017 21:27 A Taste of Aleppo in Yerevan Since the start of the Syrian Civil War in 2011, approximately 22,000 Syrian-Armenian refugees have settled in Armenia. Aleppo Market, a marketplace in Yerevan's Republic Square metro station, has created a community for Syrian-Armenians adjusting to life in their new home. 23 հունիս, 2017 11:27 Four Azerbaijani Servicemen Killed on Frontline, Nagorno Karabakh Army Reports   The Defense Army of Nagorno Karabakh reported the prevention of a foiled saboteur attack and at least four Azerbaijani military casualties. According to Karabakh’s Defense Army report, during the pre-dawn hours of June 22, Azerbaijani special units attempted a saboteur incursion along the line of contact between the two conflicting sides.
"The units of the Defense Forces which were on patrol duty, thanks to high level of training, preparedness and sufficient technological advances, were able to swiftly identify the forward movement of the opponent, inflict losses, at least four casualties, on the advancing force and push them back to their initial position,” the report said. “The Azerbaijani side, while on retreat, had left behind personal belongings on the area adjacent to Armenian positions.”
22 հունիս, 2017 09:42 Another Armenian Civilian Captured by Azerbaijan In the morning of June 21, the Azerbaijani defense ministry issued a statement claiming that its forces “prevented an Armenian sabotage attempt” the previous evening, capturing one Armenian. Shortly after, the Armenian defense ministry spokesman denied any such attempt or capture of any of its servicemen.

21 հունիս, 2017 22:05 Running Through the Motherland In June 2017, Telma Altoon became the first person to run the Janapar Trail, a 178-mile route through the backcountry of Armenia and the Nagorno-Karabakh Republic. The ultra-marathoner talked with CivilNet about the journey and its significance to her as an Armenian-American. 21 հունիս, 2017 16:39 Ronald Suny: The Historical Shaping of Armenians in the World Today Ronald Grigor Suny, Emeritus Professor of Political Science and History at the University of Chicago, presented a five-part lecture series at the Hrant Dink Foundation in Istanbul under the theme of "Armenians and Armenia in the Age of Extremes." Part five explains how history has shaped the modern-day Armenian experience. 21 հունիս, 2017 16:36 Ronald Suny: Dispersion and Resurgence, Armenians in the Diaspora Ronald Grigor Suny, Emeritus Professor of Political Science and History at the University of Chicago, presented a five-part lecture series at the Hrant Dink Foundation in Istanbul under the theme of "Armenians and Armenia in the Age of Extremes." Part four describes the unique characteristics of the global Armenian diaspora, and examines the complex relationship between the diaspora and the Republic of Armenia. 21 հունիս, 2017 16:29 Ronald Suny: Armenians in the USSR Ronald Grigor Suny, Emeritus Professor of Political Science and History at the University of Chicago, presented a five-part lecture series at the Hrant Dink Foundation in Istanbul under the theme of "Armenians and Armenia in the Age of Extremes." In part three, Professor Suny describes the complexities of Armenian life in the former Soviet Union. 21 հունիս, 2017 16:25 Ronald Suny: Ottoman and Russian Armenians in the Last Years of Imperial Rule Ronald Grigor Suny, Emeritus Professor of Political Science and History at the University of Chicago, presented a five-part lecture series at the Hrant Dink Foundation in Istanbul under the theme of "Armenians and Armenia in the Age of Extremes." Part two explores the experiences of Ottoman- and Russian-Armenians in the final years of imperial rule. 21 հունիս, 2017 16:11 Ronald Suny։ Making Modern Armenians, National Formation in the Russian and Ottoman Empires Ronald Grigor Suny, Emeritus Professor of Political Science and History at the University of Chicago, presented a five-part lecture series at the Hrant Dink Foundation in Istanbul under the theme of "Armenians and Armenia in the Age of Extremes." Part one examines the early formation of national identity under the Russian and Ottoman Empires.