Chief Editor of “Novoye Vremya” newspaper

Date and Place of Birth: September 28, 1948, Yerevan, Armenia


1968-1972 Yerevan State University; Russian Section of Philology Department; philologist


1992-present chief editor of “Novoye Vremya” newspaper

1989-1990 executive secretary of “Golos Armenii” newspaper

1985-1989 deputy minister of culture of Armenia

1980-1985 instructor of culture department of Central Committee of Communist Party of Armenia

1972-1980 correspondent, head of department of letters, information, satire of “Communist” newspaper

Membership in Journalistic Associations and Their Governing Bodies:

Since 1980 Journalists Union of Armenia

Since 2000 President of Armenian Journalism Center

Publications: “Pravda”, “Izvestiya”, “Crocodile”

Collected satirical stories “Monkey on the Bonnet” (“Hayastan” publishing house, 1985); author of three plays staged in the Yerevan Theater of Music Comedy (“Monument” – 1978-1979) and in a number of regional theaters, etc.

Hobbies: walking, reading

Languages: Armenian, Russian, fair knowledge of English

Marital Status: married with two children

Contact Information:

2nd floor, 2, Arshakuniats ave., Yerevan, Armenia

Tel./Fax (374 10) 52 73 62, (374 10) 56 55 80

E-mail: [email protected]