1 հուլիս, 2019 16:21 Լույս, ստվեր, խավար | Light, Shadow, Darkness Trailer 2 Վավերագրական ֆիլմը պատմում է Հայաստանի կույրերի միավորման երգչախմբում երգող մարդկանց մասին: Երգչախումբը ձեւավորվել է դեռ ԽՍՀՄ-ում եւ գոյատևել անկախ Հայաստանի սոցիալական ծանր պայմաններում: 1976-ից երգչախմբի անդամների շուրջ 70 տոկոսը կույր երգիչներ են: 2018-ին Հայաստանի «Թավշյա հեղափոխությունը» նրանց մոտ նոր հույսեր ու սպասումներ է արթնացրել՝ ավելի մեծ աջակցության եւ ավելի լավ պայմանների համար: Սակայն այսօր երգչախմբի ճակատագիրը մնում է անորոշ: 1 հուլիս, 2019 11:49 Czech Republic’s Demonstration Revives 1989’s Velvet Revolution Monika Durajová is a journalist from the Czech Republic and is currently working as an intern here in Yerevan at CivilNet’s office. The Czech Republic has been facing massive demonstrations on June 23 and is described by organizers as “the biggest protest since the fall of communism”.

CivilNet’s Ani Paitjan talks with Monika Durajová about the context that led to this massive demonstration.
28 հունիս, 2019 14:42 Լույս, ստվեր, խավար | Light, Shadow, Darkness Trailer Վավերագրական ֆիլմը պատմում է Հայաստանի կույրերի միավորման երգչախմբում երգող մարդկանց մասին: Երգչախումբը ձեւավորվել է դեռ ԽՍՀՄ-ում եւ գոյատևել անկախ Հայաստանի սոցիալական ծանր պայմաններում: 1976-ից երգչախմբի անդամների շուրջ 70 տոկոսը կույր երգիչներ են: 2018-ին Հայաստանի «Թավշյա հեղափոխությունը» նրանց մոտ նոր հույսեր ու սպասումներ է արթնացրել՝ ավելի մեծ աջակցության եւ ավելի լավ պայմանների համար: Սակայն այսօր երգչախմբի ճակատագիրը մնում է անորոշ: 28 June, 2019 01:11 Armenia and Georgia Strengthen Ties Following the 10th session of the Armenia-Georgia Inter-Governmental Commission on Trade-Economic Cooperation which took place in Yerevan on June 27, Tigran Avinyan, Armenia’s Deputy Prime Minister, said that this is a basis for further strengthening and developing ties between the two neighbouring countries. 27 June, 2019 18:54 The Plight of Armenian Migrants in Turkey Experts from Istanbul Bilgi University’s Center for Migration Research were in Yerevan to talk about the current plight of 15,000 to 20,000 Armenian migrants living in Turkey. Most of these migrants left Armenia to find work abroad in order to support family members who stayed behind.

Experts underlined the lack of accessibility to basic rights for thousands of those migrants, particularly for children.
26 June, 2019 01:17 Armenia and Azerbaijan Exchange Post-Meeting Criticism Armenia’s Foreign Ministry slammed Azerbaijani Foreign Minister Elmar Mammadyarov for making ‘destructive’ statements on June 24, following a meeting that took place in Washington on June 20, with Armenian Foreign Minister Zohrab Mnatsakanyan under the auspices of the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe OSCE Minsk Group. 26 June, 2019 00:58 Former President Robert Kocharyan to Be Arrested Again On June 25, Armenia’s Criminal Court of Appeals ruled to arrest Armenia’s second president Robert Kocharyan. In addition, the court dismissed the decision of the Court of First Instance of General Jurisdiction to suspend the case of the March 1 events and to send the case to the Constitutional Court. 25 June, 2019 04:26 Armenian Air Carriers Seize Opportunity to Connect Georgia and Russia  Various Armenian airlines will increase flights between Georgia and Russia following Russia’s announcement that it would not permit Russian carriers to enter Georgian airspace. Demonstrations broke out in Tbilisi on June 20 to protest a member of Russia’s parliament presiding over a meeting in Georgia’s parliament. 22 June, 2019 05:25 Armenian and Azerbaijani Foreign Ministers Meet in Washington D.C. Armenian Foreign Minister Zohrab Mnatsakanyan met with his Azerbaijani counterpart Elmar Mammadyarov on June 20 in Washington D.C. 20 June, 2019 16:24 Valid Data for Democratic Armenia Organizations from Armenia and around the world were invited to showcase their work at Innovate Armenia, a festival of ideas and action that took place at the University of Southern California on May 18.

The Caucasus Research Resource Centers (CRRC), a network of research, resource and training centers, was represented by their Armenia center. With offices in all three South Caucasus countries - Armenia, Azerbaijan and Georgia - CRRC’s goal is to strengthen data-based social science research.

Heghine Manasyan, Chief Executive Officer at CRRC, talked about the importance of collecting valid data for policy making.
20 հունիս, 2019 10:47 Armenian, Azerbaijani Foreign Ministers to Meet in Washington Foreign Ministers Elmar Mamedyarov and Zohrab Mnatsakanyan arrived in Washington for the June 20 meeting organized by the OSCE Minsk Group co-chairs. The two were also due to meet with President Trump’s National Security Adviser John Bolton and Deputy Secretary of State John Sullivan. Bolton tweeted about their meeting and offered that “the United States stands ready to assist in advancing the cause of peace in the region.”

Armenian and Azerbaijani minister previously met two months ago in Moscow and issued an upbeat statement as a result. However, instead of a positive dynamic on the ground, the security situation, which has been generally stable over the past eighteen months, began to show signs of deterioration.
20 June, 2019 03:56 Lawyer Vahe Grigoryan Confirmed to Armenia’s Constitutional Court By Ani Paitjan
Armenia’s National Assembly parliament confirmed lawyer Vahe Grigoryan as a judge in the country’s Constitutional Court on June 18 He will serve alongside eight other judges in the highest legal body for constitutional review
The prominent lawyer was confirmed through a secret ballot with 99 in favor, 22 against and one invalid One hundred and twenty two parliamentary deputies took part in the vote
Grigoryan has previously represented former Armenian President Levon TerPetrossian and the Armenian National Congress party in Constitutional Court hearings during their appeals against the results of the 2008 presidential election that put Serzh Sargsyan as the head of the government In addition, he has represented survivors of the postelection violence that broke out during protests against the 2008 presidential election results
 
Opposition members have criticized Grigoryan’s strong ties with members of Pashinyan’s ruling My Step Alliance, which has 88 o