Why Moldova’s ‘anti-oligarch’ gov’t has been dismissed after just five months in power

Why Moldova’s ‘anti-oligarch’ gov’t has been dismissed after just five months in power

"You got cold feet – the government stopped your corruption schemes," said former Prime Minister Maia Sandu, now speaking to supporters of the former oligarch in parliament

November 13, 2019
Several dozen detained at opposition rally in Baku

Several dozen detained at opposition rally in Baku

At the Musavat party rally, oppositionists were ten times outnumbered by police

November 12, 2019
Biological laboratories created by Pentagon in Armenia one of topics of Russian FM visit to Yerevan

Biological laboratories created by Pentagon in Armenia one of topics of Russian FM visit to Yerevan

Among other issues of discussion were prospects for the settlement of the Karabakh conflict and relations with Turkey

November 11, 2019
Yerevan: Hundreds of protesters demanding resignation of education minister

Yerevan: Hundreds of protesters demanding resignation of education minister

Protesters accuse the minister of education of ‘neglecting’ the Armenian language and national culture. The minister himself does not intend to resign

November 8, 2019
American expert proposes stationing American soldiers in Georgian region of Javakheti

American expert proposes stationing American soldiers in Georgian region of Javakheti

Georgian experts have responded that though Coffey’s initiative ‘sounds nice’, it is far from reality

October 25, 2019
Op-ed: the only way out for the newly elected president of Abkhazia

Op-ed: the only way out for the newly elected president of Abkhazia

Raul Khajimba has, it seems, just one way of calmly serving through his second term – coming to an agreement with the opposition about reforms

October 21, 2019
Op-ed: why the idea of returning the death penalty in Russia is a sign of distrust in the gov’t

Op-ed: why the idea of returning the death penalty in Russia is a sign of distrust in the gov’t

If a similar same prison term is given for a picket with posters and for murder, people will begin to support more primitive forms of justice.

October 16, 2019
Kurds enter alliance with Russia, Syrian President Assad – US to blame?

Kurds enter alliance with Russia, Syrian President Assad – US to blame?

Trump's sudden decision to withdraw troops from Syria intensified Turkey's military operation and attack on the Kurds. All the details: what is happening in Syria and why America is being called a traitor

October 14, 2019
Teachers join protesting students in Yerevan, go on one-day strike

Teachers join protesting students in Yerevan, go on one-day strike

The reason for the protest is a Ministry of Education bill proposing to make the study of the Armenian language, literature and history of Armenia optional for non-humanities students in universities

November 13, 2019
Armenia’s automobile boom and the car dealers who brought thousands of old cars into the country

Armenia’s automobile boom and the car dealers who brought thousands of old cars into the country

Car dealers have staged a protest and blocked the road at the Yerevan customs building, because they do not want to go through the customs clearance in Gyumri and stand in line. All the details below

November 12, 2019
Azerbaijan: police call in October 19 rally participants ahead of opposition rally

Azerbaijan: police call in October 19 rally participants ahead of opposition rally

Everyone who was in the area of ​​the last rally has been questioned

November 11, 2019
Chaotic Tbilisi: is the city becoming a modern metropolis or playground for powerful leaders?

Chaotic Tbilisi: is the city becoming a modern metropolis or playground for powerful leaders?

A documentary about clashes between old and modern architecture in Tbilisi, the tourism boom in the city, controversial projects and urban activism

October 16, 2019
New form of tourism in Armenia: wilderness, adrenalin – and developing local businesses

New form of tourism in Armenia: wilderness, adrenalin – and developing local businesses

70 kilometers through the mountains, with crossings through rivers and gorges, and stopovers in ancient villages

October 14, 2019
JAMnews taking photos at the bazaar in Abkhazia

JAMnews taking photos at the bazaar in Abkhazia

Here is a preserved 'piece of art', characteristic of the era of communism

October 5, 2019