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The way to championship

Armenian athletes tell about struggle for medals

April 29, 2016
The way to championship
The first official weightlifting competitions were held in the United States in the middle of the 19th century. As a competitive sport, weightlifting was included in the program of the Olympic Games in 1896.

Interesting facts

Armenian merchant authored first Chinese translation of Bible

April 27, 2016
Interesting facts
PanARMENIAN.Net will tell about Hovhannes Ghazarian, who became one of the first translators of the Bible into the Chinese language. There are no Armenian sources referring to Hovhannes Ghazarian, more known as Joannes Lassar. The information about his courtesy we possess nowadays has originated from notes by English missionaries, who worked in China and India.

Armenian companies offer space solutions

NASA global initiative in Byurakan

April 23, 2016
Armenian companies offer space solutions
On April 22-23, Armenia hosted the fifth International Space Apps Challenge organized by the U.S. National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA). The contest which took place at the international conference center of Byurakan observatory will help unite efforts of IT specialists for solutions of global tasks and raise awareness about space exploration.

Armenian-Azeri enclave war

Formula of Armenian land division

April 20, 2016
Armenian-Azeri enclave war
It’s a known fact that during the soviet era the territory of the Armenian republic included 3 Azerbaijani exclaves (enclaves for Armenia), while Armenia’s Artsvashen exclave (see the map) was situated in the soviet republic of Azerbaijan. It’s also known that at the beginning of the 1990s all of the four enclaves ceased to exist as a result of the Armenian-Azerbaijani conflict.

Cinema in your pocket

A small startup creates an Armenian version of Netflix

April 12, 2016
Cinema in your pocket
With the development of communication technologies, platforms offering video streaming services become more popular. One of the biggest U.S. companies, Netflix, vows to totally change the traditions of watching movies. It’s no more necessary to visit a movie theater and stand in queues in order to comfortably watch a film, as mobile technologies allow carrying the world cinematography in your pocket. To keep up with the global trends, a small Armenian startup developed its own analog of Netflix, incorporating an almost complete collection of Armenian films.

Drone Wars

Drones deployed in Karabakh conflict

April 11, 2016
Drone Wars
For the first time since the 1994 ceasefire agreement, unprecedented military actions were unleashed on the contact line between Nagorno Karabakh and Azerbaijan on April 2, 2016. The Azerbaijani army attempted a blitzkrieg, making use of virtually all its military arsenal. In the course of the clashes, Baku, among other things, employed unmanned drones many of which were destroyed by the Karabakh armed forces. The battles didn’t go without casualties; an Israeli kamikaze drone, IAI Harop struck a bus carrying volunteers, leaving 7 killed.

7 semplici fatti che spiegano il Nagorno Karabakh e gli ultimi conflitti

(In Italian)

April 8, 2016
7 semplici fatti che spiegano il Nagorno Karabakh e gli ultimi conflitti
Molti di voi avranno sentito parlare degli ultimi conflitti attualmente in corso in Nagorno Karabakh e non hanno ben compreso le ragioni scatenanti, o hanno forse letto qualcosa sul confitto e vorrebbero magari saperne qualcosa di più.

Overview of Karabakh escalation

Interactive map

April 8, 2016
Overview of Karabakh escalation
On the night of April 1-2, Azerbaijan initiated overt offensive actions in the southern, southeastern and northeastern section of the contact line with Nagorno Karabakh.

7 simple facts explaining Karabakh and the latest clashes

April 5, 2016
7 simple facts explaining Karabakh and the latest clashes
Many of you may have heard about the clashes currently underway in Nagorno Karabakh and are not sure about the reasons, or have read about the conflict and would perhaps like to learn more about it.

5 Armenian apps to make your journey more pleasant

March 21, 2016
5 Armenian apps to make your journey more pleasant
With little time left till the start of the tourist season, it would be useful to learn about mobile platforms which can considerably ease a traveler’s life. Innovative technologies have become irreplaceable companion of any groover, especially when traveling. With the help of various applications, one can find the way or a needed place in a strange locality.
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