Interviews The Velvet Revolution and Daron Malakian: A New Surprise from the Band “Scars on Broadway”
00:21 | June 2, 2018
“Dictator” is a strong song to put out as a single and will feature the album art, which was created by my
father Vartan Malakian.
Interviews Actor Vardan Petrosyan: “No revolutionary movement has ever used humanity and virtue as weapons”
18:24 | May 2, 2018
Yesterday, I arrived in a country that was different from the Armenia that used to be. See the happiness
of people, so many smiles and courage!
Interviews TRACE in Armenia: Recruiting “Safe” Local Partners for International Businesses
18:06 | April 2, 2018
Alexandra Wrage is the president and founder of TRACE, an anti-bribery business organization based in
the U.S. that provides third party risk management solutions to its corporate clients.
Interviews President of Yezidi Organization in Armenia Travels to Iraq: Points to Uncertain Future
16:07 | April 2, 2018
Hetq recently spoke to Boris Mourazi, who heads the Sinjar Yezidi National Union in Armenia. Mourazi
travelled to Iraq to better understand the plight of Yezidis in the country.
Interviews The Sad State of the Sciences in Armenia: “It mirrors the situation of the country as a whole”
15:36 | March 26, 2018
Many will perhaps remember Ghazar Galoyan, who heads the Laboratory of Petrology and Isotope
Research at Armenia’s Institute of Geological Sciences, for voicing his concerns about the state of
science and the plight of scientists during the annual general session of the National Academy of
Sciences four years ago.
Interviews Jailed Armenian Activist Released on Parole: “We haven’t seen freedom; we just read about it in books”
18:23 | March 21, 2018
"Colonizers do their best to make people leave Armenia and economically weaken our country. But no
one will hand our independence to us – we should liberate our homeland and our people."
News Parliamentary Committee Chair to be Appointed to Constitutional Court
13:10 | February 16, 2018
Hrayr Tovmasyan, who chairs the Standing Committee on State and Legal Affairs and Protection of
Human Rights in Armenia’s parliament, will renounce his membership in the ruling Republican Party of
Armenia in order to qualify for appointment to the Constitutional Court.
Interviews 700 Women in Columbia Vaccinated with Gardasil Sue Merck for $160 Million: Researcher Advices
Girls in Armenia to Understand the Risks
15:44 | December 18, 2017
Hetq explores the efficacy of the Gardasil vaccine imported to Armenia. The vaccine is supposed to
prevent HPV (Human Papillomavirus - the most common sexually transmitted infection).
Interviews ''It’s much better to have a million people give you one dollar, than one rich organization giving you a
million,'' says ICIJ's Marina Walker-Guevara
22:24 | November 25, 2017
An interview with International Consortium of Investigative Journalists (ICIJ) Deputy Director Marina
Interviews Ex-President of Armenia's Central Bank: 'This regime needs a generation of uneducated young people'
17:02 | November 11, 2017
I have a position regarding the deferment matter. Deferments cannot be done away with. The
government claims it will lessen corruption risks. So why don’t they deal with the corruption, rather than
removing the deferments.
Interviews Armenian Church Primate: Gumburdu Church is Georgian, Permit Needed for Stone Cross
14:39 | October 6, 2017
Samvel Karapetyan never said it was an Apostolic church. Only a part was Apostolic. It occurred in
1830 when they built an adjacent wooden vestibule as the Holy Resurrection Church.
Interviews Documenting the Past: "Arm Arch" Team Creates Online Encyclopedia of Armenian Architecture of
15:36 | August 29, 2017
I talked talk to project manager Yeva Sargsyan about the idea of creating the online encyclopedia of
architecture, ArmArch, the working process and upcoming developments.
Interviews Armenian Actor Samvel Tadevosyan: "Theater is the present for me"
12:33 | August 5, 2017
We lack ambition that would drive us to create, lead us upwards.
Interviews David Barsamian: “Journalists Should Not Have Any Friends”
20:58 | June 12, 2017
David Barsamian is the founder and director of Alternative Radio in the United States. In addition to
running audio projects, he has authored books with several well-known intellectuals, including
Noam Chomsky, Edward Said, Arundhati Roy and others.
Interviews “They Shall Not Perish”: American Documentary on Armenian Genocide Premiers in Armenia
21:26 | May 31, 2017
The documentary is about America's humanitarian activities at times of the Armenian Genocide
refugee crisis, with some rare archival footage (digitized photographs and archival documents from
the Rockefeller Center).
Interviews Interview with Conductor Alexander Iradyan: Trying to Remain a “Pure” Artist in Commercial Europe
10:37 | May 27, 2017
I’ve discussed a variety of topics with composer, conductor Alexander Iradyan over the years.
Interviews Armenia: Businesses Are Subsidizing the State Budget: Tax Credits Exceeded 260 Billion Drams by
the End of 2015
16:50 | February 17, 2017
The numbers above show that more than half of the tax revenue in the budget is still contributed by
large businesses. However, the contribution of SMEs is not proportionate to their role in economic
Interviews EBRD Director: “Breaking existing monopolies is the first step to resolving corruption problems in
15:48 | February 9, 2017
Armenia is one of the countries where the EBRD's Local Currency and Capital Markets Development
(LC2) Initiative has delivered its best and most visible results, setting the stage for further development
of local capital markets.
Interviews David Leigh: 'There Are Many Dangers In Trying to Be An Independent Journalist'
03:29 | December 19, 2016
David Leigh is an award-winning British investigative journalist and author and the former
investigations’ executive editor at The Guardian.
Interviews Media Researcher Louise Lief: 'Why Did The American Media Fail to Grasp Trump’s Powerful
16:36 | December 11, 2016
Polling surveys all showed that Clinton had a big advantage. No one was predicting that Trump
would win. Trump himself didn't think he would win.