Richard Stallman:

When there is no more proprietary software, we will completely reach our goal..

November 18, 2010
Richard Stallman
Richard Stallman, the preacher of free software, confirms his status by putting on a frock of Saint IGNUcius, a saint of the Church of Emacs. His sermon calls for free distribution of software, with programmers having access to the code. People call Stallman a crank, a hippy, a communist or even a prophet of free software. A prophet can do anything he wants: he can call Microsoft a malware and label Apple as attacker on users. Being in Armenia for the first time, Stallman said that in Boston, where he lives, he buys bread from a bakery named Sevan. He promised to share impressions about Armenia and Lake Sevan with the bakery owners upon return home.

Berdj Karapetian:

There are over 150 thousand registered voters in California who are of Armenian descent

November 2, 2010
Berdj Karapetian
Currently, public attention, not excluding that of the American Armenian community has been focused on mid-term elections in the U.S. Berdj Karapetian, Chairman of California Armenians for Jerry Brown gave his comments on the situation in an interview with PanARMENIAN.Net.

Yurko Gutsulyak:

Good advertisement is a surprise

October 26, 2010
One of the prominent representatives of advertising design in Ukraine, Yurko Gutsulyak, believes advertisement to be an art. A laureate of Epica Awards, European Design Awards, Golden Drum, Communications Arts, ADI Awards and HOW, he gained popularity thanks to his Matches calendar. On the sidelines of POPOK Advertising Festival, Gutsulyak will give a master class on logotypes as the most important component of a brand.

Shavarsh Kocharyan:

NKR people will decide on their fate, not Baku

October 6, 2010
Shavarsh Kocharyan
In the light of the upcoming OSCE Minsk Group Field Assessment Mission, Azerbaijan has resumed threats to resolve the Nagorno Karabakh conflict by the use of force. Azerbaijani Foreign Minister’s statement that Armenia torpedoes the process in an attempt to maintain the status quo doesn’t fit the format of the ongoing talks. Deputy Foreign Minister of Armenia Shavarsh Kocharyan comments to PanARMENIAN.Net on the current situation.

Leszek Balcerowiczis:

Armenian economy had better avoid booms

September 16, 2010
Leszek Balcerowiczis, Polish economist, former chairman of the National Bank of Poland and Deputy Prime Minister in Tadeusz Mazowiecki's government, who is famous for implementing the Polish economic transformation program, commonly known as shock therapy in the 1990s, visited Armenia lately to attend “Armenia after crisis: challenges and perspectives” conference. In an interview with PanARMENIAN.Net, Mr. Balcerowiczis commented on crisis-prevention tools and prospects of Armenian-Polish relations.

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.

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.