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Armenia Unlocked

Jun 21, 2019

On June 24, the trial of Osman Kavala and 15 other people will begin in Istanbul, Turkey. They are civil society activists who have been charged with attempting to overthrow the Turkish government by organizing and financing the 2013 Gezi Park Protests, among other charges. If found guilty, the defendants could face...

Jun 18, 2019

Together with Eric Hacopian, we are covering the most important news in Armenia, from judicial reform to the economy. Eric Hacopian is a political analyst from Los Angeles who is currently based in Armenia.

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Jun 14, 2019

On June 4, for the first time, Armenia abstained from voting on a UN resolution that reaffirms the rights of Georgians displaced from South Ossetia and Abkhazia to return to their homes. This decision by Armenia’s government has wide implications – it’s a gesture of friendship towards Georgia, but it also exposes...

Apr 29, 2019

Today, the Deputy Foreign Minister of Karabakh, or the Republic of Artsakh, joins the show. Armine Aleksanyan was born in Karabakh and is a graduate of both the Artsakh State University, and the Diplomatic Academy of London at University of Westminster. She began her work in the foreign ministry in 2000 and has been...

Mar 22, 2019

A bit of news from Armenia, Russia, and Kazakhstan. And, we talk to Anna Hess Sargsyan from the Center for Security Studies in Switzerland about Karabakh.

The biggest stories and ideas — from Armenia and the region — in less than 15 minutes. ARMENIA UNLOCKED, a podcast from CivilNet TV, brings you reporting and...