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The Weekly Digest

Thursday, February 28, 2019
Issue No. 9, Vol. 85

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News from the 121st ARF Eastern Region Convention

The long-awaited ARF-ER convention wrapped up last week, and the results of that meeting are in. Find out who's on the newly elected Central Committee. Also to emerge out of this convention was an official statement opposing recent discussions about changing Armenia's national anthem. 






Yerevan Gearing Up for Subway Extention

Yerevan's transit system is branching out with a new subway station & a cable-car network in the proposed blueprints. Weekly correspondent Raffi Elliott has the latest on the huge underground development project.






Setting Sail 'Armenian-Style'

Barbara Haroutunian offers highlights from this year's Armenian Heritage Cruise, which saw 1,200 Armenians get together for a week-long cruise that featured everything from lectures to music performances.


On Laws, Suspicion, and Education 

Disgust, suspicion, and hatred are tearing away at Armenian society. Weekly reader Hratch Tchaghatzbanian discusses how the feeling of “DSH” has permeated post-Soviet Armenia and how to work against this attitude to progress.






This sketch by the Weekly's Senior Illustrator Bill Terian is inspired by Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan's recent meeting with the Catholicos of the Holy See of Etchmiadzin and the Catholicos of the Great House of Cilicia. The leaders discussed Armenia's 'National Agenda.'