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Suren Khachatryan

Liska’s No More, But for How Long?

Liska’s No More, But for How Long?

On Thursday, the government announced that the notorious governor of Syunik Province, Suren Khachatryan, also known as Liska, will step down from his post, which he has used for years to curry favors for President Serzh Sarkisian and deliver him bundles of votes during elections.

Executive Director Jeanmarie Papelian (right) and Nursery Manager Samvel
Ghandilyan (left) hosted interns from the AYF-YOARF and forestry expert
Chris Fox at the ATP nursery in Karin Village (Photo: Armenia Tree Project)

ATP Keeps Up With Trees During Busy Summer Months

“For schoolchildren, summer is a time to lie on the grass and watch clouds float by. It is a time to be free of responsibilities and worries, and a time to slow down. For trees, on the other hand, it’s a whole different story. For even during the warmest summers our green friends are hard at work.”

This sign welcomes visitors to Artsakh

EDITORIAL: No Other Option Except Independence for Artsakh

A simple sentence on a sign that greets visitors entering Artsakh speaks volumes about the endurance, resilience, humility and strength of the people of Nagorno-Karabakh Republic.