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 May 2, 2003 




Bad News: Armenian media rated "not free" by U.S. watchdog


Citing intensifying government efforts to stifle dissent, a major U.S. human rights organization has downgraded Armenia to the ranks of 68 mainly Asian and African nations where it believes mass media are "not free."

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Outside Eye: A non-Armenian's view of life in his adopted home


Some stories you don't tell because you don't like the way they end. I guess this is one of those. Some, you tell in hope that confession will lead to redemption. I guess this is one of those, too . . .

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The Welcoming Business: "B&B" network being developed in villages

 

The Welcoming Business: "B&B" network being developed in villages


It is past midnight and it turns out that the only hotel in Goris doesn't have hot water. Outside, the rain is pouring buckets, and no one is there to tell you where you can find a room for the night. Getting out of the car seems like a big mistake. Now, drenched and frozen, you only need a hot shower.

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Homage to Heroes: "Aram" reflects Genocide and Karabakh and one man's struggle

 

Homage to Heroes: "Aram" reflects Genocide and Karabakh and one man's struggle


It is the war in Karabakh and children are curled up in underground pits away from terrible sounds of the mortal bombing attacks.

Their eyes are full of fear and anguish looking shocked to their grieving mothers.

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Milestone: Museum honors great composer, but no celebration of centennial yet

 

Milestone: Museum honors great composer, but no celebration of centennial yet


When in 1978 music conductor Gohar Harutyunyan was offered the position of director of a new museum dedicated to composer Aram Khachatryan, she was surprised at what she was being asked to oversee.

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Art in the Eyes of the Creators: "Antifreeze" not such a hot exhibition

 

Art in the Eyes of the Creators: "Antifreeze" not such a hot exhibition


Red cloths with English inscriptions on them hanging from the ceiling are the first objects seen, entering the Center for Contemporary Experimental Art (CCEA) where on April 26 an exhibition of youth art opened.

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Sports Digest:

 

Sports Digest:


Football (Premier League)

The third round of Armenian Premier League has finished this week bringing several changes to the season standings.

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Freestyle Wrestling (European Championships)

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  Don't Tread In Here
 
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New Parliament To Be Elected Amid Lingering Political Tensions

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Guilt by Association: Azeri attorney under attack for visit to Karabakh

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Stocking the Cradle: Ororots ready to help infants but needs help itself

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  Gone. Forgotten?
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Gone. Forgotten?

May Day was yesterday. Time to haul out the icons of the past and remember "the good old days".

 





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