Claudia Cardinale:

I like to change and I like to make films with crazy directors

July 13, 2010
Claudia Cardinale
She is a woman who lived over 130 lives in films shot by most famous directors. She won the hearts of most handsome men but always avoided their “traps”. Through the role of mother in Henri Verneuil’s Mayrig film, the actress knew about Armenia. Legendary Claudia Cardinale tells about her life in an interview with PanARMENIAN.Net.

Alan Kasayev:

No progress in Karabakh conflict

June 30, 2010
Alan Kasayev
Nagorno Karabakh issue has again become a subject of hot debates among politicians and experts. The recent statement by Presidents of the OSCE Minsk Group Co-chair countries originated a chain of opinions and comments. Head of RIA Novosti’s CIS and Baltic States Department Alan Kasayev elaborated on the current situation in an interview with PanARMENIAN.Net.

Irina Kotlyarova:

FICC appears as a dynamically developing company

June 21, 2010
Irina Kotlyarova
The First Investment Consulting Company of Bulgaria (ПЬРВА) will establish an office in Yerevan on June 30, 2010. Company’s President Irina Kotlyarova commented on the plans and perspectives in an interview with PanARMENIAN.Net.

Arakel Mirzoyan:

I lifted a 20kg weight at the age of 5

May 18, 2010
Arakel Mirzoyan
Armenian weightlifter Arakel Mirzoyan, 20, is a European champion and World vice-champion in the 69kg weight class. In 2010, the sportsman changed the class to 77kg. Presently, he is training for the World Championships to be held in Antalya, Turkey, in September. PanARMENIAN.Net requested Arakel to tell about his plans for the future.

Alexis Ohanian:

Internet can become an instrument for Diaspora to get to know Armenia

May 8, 2010
Alexis Ohanian
American Alexis Ohanian is first of all known as the cofounder of, a popular social news website where visitors can share, vote and discover interesting links from all over the Internet. However, Armenia learnt of him only after his presentation at TED, which the conference made available online. In 2007, not long after selling reddit to Condé Nast, Alexis founded Breadpig, a social enterprise based on selling geeky things and donating the profits. Their most recent success was the book, xkcd: volume 0, the publisher profits of which built a school in Laos with more schools on the way. Alexis is visiting Armenia for the first time as a volunteer of Kiva, a non-profit online microcredit platform. He is already planning his next visit to his historical homeland.

Eva Medzorian:

Armenia and Diaspora have intensified cooperation

May 6, 2010
Eva Medzorian
In April, Armenia hosted the concerts of American singer of Armenian descent Eva Medzorian. The concert earnings were given to Armenian families and children as charitable contribution. This woman knows Armenia and its problems not by hearsay. She has had time to study them as chairwoman of various charitable organizations, associations and Armenian schools, and also thanks to her ability to listen to others but verify everything herself. For several years spouses Jack and Eva Medzorian have been engaged in charity work in Armenia. Eva Medzorian established a medical fund which in the years of need supplied Armenian hospitals with latest equipment. With the help of this fund Eva was able to assemble 1.5 million dollars in support of the victims of the 1988 Spitak earthquake.

Hranush Hakobyan:

Armenia - home for all Armenians

November 5, 2009
Hranush Hakobyan
For a long time, some in Armenia viewed Diaspora as a kind of "milch cow", without seriously thinking about its problems. Last year, Diaspora Ministry finally came into existence. In an interview with PanARMENIAN.Net, Minister of Diaspora Affairs Hranush Hakobyan introduced Ministry's achievements and further plans.