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GERMAN-ARMENIAN RELATIONS AFTER THE VELVET REVOLUTION: Germany will continue its support to Armenia

by Marine Meliksetyan To attract more foreign investors Armenia first needs stable judiciary. The Chairman of German-Armenian Society NGO Dr. Raffi Kantian believes that if a country doesn’t have a stable judicial system, it will have certain problems. “You don’t … Continue reading

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CHESS VALLEY

by Marie Illner Armenia is located in the Caucasus in a geopolitically tense region. Closed borders, few export products. This is why the country strives to occupy a niche with full force: the IT-Sector. The country does not only want … Continue reading

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ARMENIANS IN GERMANY: SEEKING NEW LIFE AND OPPORTUNITIES

by Ani Grigoryan At the Gesundbrunnen station in Berlin, a young man in sportswear is walking in front of us. We are Armenian journalists talking in our native language at the station. The man suddenly turns around, looks at us … Continue reading

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SYRIAN ARMENIANS: BACK IN THE “HOMELAND”, SAFE FROM WAR

by Florian Bayer Being part of a traumatized and displaced diaspora, Syrian Armenians refuse to be labelled as “refugees” back in the home of their ancestors, Armenia. Most are here to stay, since the grueling war in Syria goes on, … Continue reading

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MIGRATION AS A MEANS OF SOLVING SOCIO-ECONOMIC PROBLEMS

by Anahit Baghdasaryan Armenians and Germany It is already 2 years that Anna (name changed) has been living with her family in Wiesbaden, Germany. The reason they chose specifically Germany has a simple explanation: her husband had opportunity to work … Continue reading

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TO BEARD OR NOT TO BEARD: THE CHOICE OF EUROPE

by Tatevik Lazaryan ‘Hysteria’: this may be another answer during non-official talks in response to the question on what is happening in Europe in terms of the migrant issue. It is undeniable that the problem does exist; however, the representatives … Continue reading

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THE GRANDMASTER AND HIS CHILDREN

by Laurenz Schreiner Chess is the national sport in the small country of Armenia. Children are learning it at school, the government supports the young talents. But this could change after the so called “Velvet Revolution”. Oleg places the pawns … Continue reading

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