Arsen Melik-Shahnazarov:

Georgian-Ossetian confrontation affected Karabakh process

September 2, 2008
Arsen Melik-Shahnazarov
The Nagorno Karabakh Republic is marking the 17th anniversary of its independence on September 2. The recent developments in the South Caucasus will one way or another affect the settlement process. Recognizing independence of South Ossetia and Abkhazia, Russia will hardly do the same as regards Nagorno Karabakh. PanARMENIAN.Net requested Arsen Melik-Shahnazarov, advisor to NKR Foreign Minister to comment on the situation.

Eduard Abrahamyan:

Armenia could play more important role in the region

May 7, 2008
Eduard Abrahamyan
Election of new Presidents in Armenian and Russia, upcoming presidential election in Azerbaijan and shift of leader in the White House will inevitably influence on foreign policy of many states. It's especially vivid in the South Caucasus. Armenia's relations with neighbors and world powers depend on the republic's foreign policy. Chairman of Mitq analytical center, historian Eduard Abrahamyan comments to PanARMENIAN.Net on his vision of the situation.

Habet Madoyan:

EU would prefer transit dependence on Armenia rather than on Turkey

February 12, 2008
Habet Madoyan
The phenomenon of transregional projects draws attention of politicians and investors. Geographical location of transit countries, like Armenia, appears as a significant factor. However, the policy led by Turkey and Azerbaijan is targeting at keeping Armenia aside of major energy projects. At that same time, Armenia faces a good outlook for cooperation with Iran and Russia. Habet Madoyan, expert of Mitq analytical center, presents his vision of the problem to PanARMENIAN.Net.

Veniamin Smekhov:

Yerevan's new image gladdens the eye

December 3, 2007
Veniamin Smekhov
Russia is not only a strategic partner and ally for Armenia. Our countries are united by a community of cultures, regard for cultural heritage and people. Russian actors have always been welcome visitors to Armenia. Arrival of Russian and world cinema stars such as Veniamin Smekhov, Armen Jigarkhanyan, Alexander Shirvindt and Igor Kostolevsky to Armenia was traditionally an outstanding event. People's Artist of Russia and author Veniamin Smekhov shared impressions with PanARMENIAN.Net.