Deputy Chief Editor of “Golos Armenii” newspaper

Date and Place of Birth: June 28, 1958, Tbilisi, Georgia


1976-1981 Yerevan State University; Department of Russian Language and Literature; philologist


2006-present observer, deputy chief editor of “Golos Armenii” newspaper

2008-2009 editor of Russian version of ArmeniaNow magazine (

2006-2008 public information officer of “Shushi Renaissance” Fund

2006 (March-June) chief editor of “De Facto” news analytical agency

2004-2006 head of Information and Public Relations Department of RA Human Rights Defender’s Office

1993-2004 political observer, Moscow correspondent of “Golos Armenii” newspaper

1996-2002 correspondent of Radio France International (RFI)

1996-1998 political observer of “Ayzhm” weekly

1992-1993 editor of the department of politics and information of “Novoye Vremya” newspaper

1990-1992 observer, editor of department of politics and human rights of “Respublika Armenia” newspaper

1985-1990 correspondent of “Communist” newspaper

Membership in Journalistic Associations and Their Governing Bodies:

1995-2012 Yerevan Press Club

Membership in Elective State Administration Bodies:

1995 candidate for RA National Assembly seat


1998 laureate of competition of journalists of Open Society Institute (Soros Foundation)

Publications: “Communist”, “Golos Armenii”, “Respublika Armenia”, “Novoye Vremya”, “Ayzhm”, “Komsomolskaya Pravda”, “Literaturnaya Gazeta”, “Izvestiya”, “Novosti-Vremya moskovskoye”, RFI

Hobbies: literature, cinema, traveling

Languages: Armenian, Russian, English

Marital Status: divorced, has a daughter

Contact Information:

Tel. (374 10) 52 92 45 (office)

E-mail: [email protected]