Armenia

Paul Stronski: Georgia has carved out as much independence as possible against very large and aggressive neighbor

By | June 6th, 2018|Categories: Interviews|Tags: , , , , , , |

Paul Stronski is a senior fellow in Carnegie’s Russia and Eurasia Program, where his research focuses on the relationship between Russia and neighboring countries in Central Asia and the South Caucasus. Voice of America’s Ani Chkhikvadze sat down with Paul Stronski, Carnegie Endowment fellow in Washington DC to discuss Georgia’s domestic and foreign affairs. […]

In pictures: Cross-border music festival One Caucasus

By | September 1st, 2016|Categories: Minorities|Tags: , , , , |

Tserakvi, DFWatch – Festival brings South Georgia’s multi-ethnic community together with visitors from Armenia and Azerbaijan for music, art, sport, and activism. The festival was held for the third time with more guests and artists performing. […]

MP’s call for formal recognition of Armenian Genocide reignites debate

By | April 14th, 2016|Categories: Minorities|Tags: , , |

MP Azer Suleimanov, still from the video TBILISI, DFWatch–A call to formally recognise the Armenian Genocide further strains interethnic relations in the context of recent hostilities in Nagorno-Karabakh, upcoming annual genocide commemorations, and impending parliamentary elections. […]

Anti-Putin protests in Yerevan

By | December 2nd, 2013|Categories: News|Tags: , , |

(Photo: lur.am.) TBILISI, DFWatch–Armenians protested on Liberty Square in Yerevan Monday against Russia’s President Vladimir Putin, who is visiting. Blognews Armenia informs that the protesters brought posters reading ‘Stop Russia’, ‘Serzh the Betrayer’ and shouted ‘Stop Russia’ […]

Putin visiting Armenia

By | December 2nd, 2013|Categories: In brief, News|Tags: , , |

Russian President Vladimir Putin. (Interpressnews.) TBILISI, DFWatch–Russian President Vladimir Putin will visit Yerevan today for the first time in five years. Russian media report that during his visit, Putin will meet with his Armenian counterpart Serzh Sargsyan. There will also be held a Russia-Armenia regional […]

Georgia and Armenia plan common market

By | January 18th, 2013|Categories: News|Tags: |

TBILISI, DFWatch — A common economic market between Georgia and Armenia. This was one of the tangible results of a visit by Georgia’s Prime Minister Bidzina Ivanishvili to neighboring Armenia Thursday. He was accompanied on his official visit by a government […]

Fired for expressing their opinion

By | October 23rd, 2011|Categories: Media, News|Tags: , , , |

TBILISI, DFWatch - In 2011, several journalists have lost their job for simply expressing their opinion on the internet. The ability to freely acquire and distribute information should be recognized as a basic human right. That was the message from media commentators from the three south Caucasus countries who had gathered in Tbilisi this weekend to [...]