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Defending the Armenian Church in Georgia

Among the 29 Armenian Churches functioning in Tbilisi in the beginning of the 20th-Century, only 1 remains active. Many analysts and members of the Armenian Community in Georgia view this as an attempt to completely assimilate or drive out what remains of this centuries old ethnic-Armenian population.

In Talks with EU Caucasus Envoy, Tchoboian Echoes Calls for a Federated Georgia

BRUSSELS–The Chairperson of the European Armenian Federation (EAF), Hilda Tchoboian met on September 24 with the EU’s special envoy to the South Caucasus, Peter Semneby, for talks on the European Union’s policy on the South Caucasus. Tchoboian relayed to Semneby the concerns of Georgia’s disadvantaged Armenian minority, primarily concentrated in the southern region of Samtskhe-Javakheti

Addressing Nation, President Sarkisian Signals ‘Daring Changes’ Ahead

YEREVAN–In a 40 minute speech before the nation, President Serzh Sarkisian stood at the speaker’s podium in the National Assembly Thursday evening and presented his administration’s intention to implement “daring changes” to drastically raise Armenia’s competitiveness as it faces a new era of “serious geopolitical and regional changes.” Addressing the republic’s top leadership, including the