Category: Artsakh

Benyamin Poghosyan: Artsakh Under Blockade: Day 16 [EP195]

Posted on Tuesday, Dec 27, 2022 | Category: Artsakh, Politics, 168am | Series: cog, video

Guest:

  • Benyamin Poghosyan, Chairman of the Yerevan based think tank Center for Political and Economic Strategic Studies.

“Aliyev’s strategy is ’no Armenians, no problems’. What is our strategy?” -Benyamin Poghosyan

Topic:

More than 120,000 people remain trapped in the Republic of Artsakh (or Nagorno-Karabakh) due to Azerbaijan’s blockade of the Lachin corridor, as this crisis enters its 16th day.

This interview is a continuation of the collaboration between Groong and 168 Hours aiming to bring you more English-language coverage on the developments of this very

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Guest:

Topic:

  • The Artsakh Blockade
    • The Role of the Armenian Government
    • Relations with Russia
    • Latest Draft of “Peace” Proposal
    • Weekend Protests in Artsakh

Episode 194 | Recorded: December 26, 2022

Arthur Khachatryan: Artsakh Under Blockade: Day 15 [EP193]

Posted on Monday, Dec 26, 2022 | Category: Artsakh, Politics, 168am | Series: cog, video

Guest:

  • Arthur Khachatryan, an MP from the Hayastan (Armenia) alliance and member of the Armenian Revolutionary Federation (ARF Dashnaktsutyun). In the past, he held government posts such as Deputy Minister of Territorial Administration and Development, Governor of Shirak, and Minister of Agriculture.

“The Armenian authorities are trying to bury the issue of status of Artsakh” -Arthur Khachatryan

Topic:

More than 120,000 people remain trapped in the Republic of Artsakh (or Nagorno-Karabakh) due to Azerbaijan’s blockade of the Lachin corridor, as this crisis enters its 15th day.

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Edgar Elbakyan: Artsakh Under Blockade: Day 13 [EP192]

Posted on Saturday, Dec 24, 2022 | Category: Artsakh, Politics, 168am | Series: cog, video

Guest:

  • Edgar Elbakyan, a political scientist and social thinker based in Yerevan, Armenia. He is a co-founder of the Armenian Project non-profit organization, which contributes to enhancing Armenian national civil society.

“The problem is not resources or power, the problem is how you put forward your goals”

Topic:

The blockade of Artsakh is now 13 days old. More than 120,000 people remain trapped in the Republic of Artsakh (or Nagorno-Karabakh). Supermarket shelves are empty. Essential medicine is running out.

On Friday, December 23, that’s yesterday, a meeting between Bairamov

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Varuzhan Geghamyan: Artsakh Under Blockade: Day 11 [EP191]

Posted on Friday, Dec 23, 2022 | Category: Artsakh, Politics, 168am | Series: cog, video

“Turkish threats are going to disappear only when there is no Armenia” - Varuzhan Geghamyan

Guest:

Topic:

  • We continue our coverage of the crisis in Artsakh by developments in the UN Security Council as well as Turkish and Iranian concerns in the region.
  • More than 120 thousand people, including 30 thousand children, are under siege. Today is the 11th day of the crisis.
  • This interview is a continuation of the collaboration between ANN/Groong and 168 Hours aiming to bring you more English-language coverage on the developments of this very serious humanitarian
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Aram Orbelyan: Artsakh Under Blockade: Day 11 [EP190]

Posted on Friday, Dec 23, 2022 | Category: Artsakh, Politics, 168am | Series: cog, video

“Current Armenian government blames everyone, but themselves, Azerbaijan and Turkey.” -Aram Orbelyan

Guest:

  • Aram Orbelyan, an international law specialist, who is an attorney and managing partner at Concern Dialog law firm, and PhD in Public international law. Mr. Orbelyan lectures at the Academy of Advocates of the Republic of Armenia, and lectured public international law at French University of Armenia. Mr. Orbelyan was Deputy Minister of Justice of Armenia between 2011 and 2014.

Topic:

This is Day 11 of the complete blockade of Artsakh by Azerbaijan. More than 120 thousand

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Hayk Mamijanyan: Artsakh Under Blockade: Day 10 [EP189]

Posted on Wednesday, Dec 21, 2022 | Category: Artsakh, Politics, 168am | Series: cog, video

“Armenia has to draw a red line - Artsakh can never be part of Azerbaijan” -Hayk Mamijanyan

Guest:

  • Hayk Mamijanyan is the leader of the oppositional Pativ Unem (With Honor) alliance in the Armenian National Assembly, and a member of the Republican Party of Armenia (RPA).

Topic:

This is Day 9 of the blockade of Artsakh by Azerbaijan.

This interview is a continuation of the collaboration between Groong and 168 Hours aiming to bring you more English-language coverage on the developments of this very serious humanitarian crisis in progress.

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Tevan Poghosyan: Artsakh Under Blockade: Day 9 [EP188]

Posted on Wednesday, Dec 21, 2022 | Category: Artsakh, Politics, 168am | Series: cog, video

“Pashinyan, why don’t you go and shake Artak Beglaryan’s hand, like you did in Shushi in 2019” - Tevan Poghosyan

Guest:

  • Tevan Poghosyan, is president of the International Center for Human Development in Yerevan. Mr. Poghosyan was an MP in the National Assembly between 2012 and 2017 from the Heritage party. From 1997 to 1999 he served as the Nagorno-Karabakh Public Affairs Office Director in Washington, D.C.

Topic:

This is Day 9 of the blockade of Artsakh by Azerbaijan. This interview is a continuation of the collaboration between Groong and 168 Hours aiming to bring you more

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Arman Tatoyan: Artsakh Under Blockade: Day 9 [EP187]

Posted on Tuesday, Dec 20, 2022 | Category: Artsakh, Politics, 168am | Series: cog, video

“This is the policy of ethnic cleansing and genocide against the people of Artsakh” -Arman Tatoyan

Guest:

  • Arman Tatoyan, is the former ombudsman of the Republic of Armenia. Currently actively pursues human rights for Armenians in the republics of Armenia and Artsakh, especially through his foundation, the “Tatoyan” Center for Law and Justice.

Topic:

This is Day 9 of the blockade of Artsakh by Azerbaijan.

As we are recording this discussion, more than 120 thousand people remain trapped in the Republic of Artsakh (or Nagorno-Karabakh). For 9 days, Azerbaijan has brazenly blocked all

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