Yelena Osipova

Elena Osipova is a graduate student at the American University in Washington. She was an intern with the Washington office of the Armenian Reporter during the summer of 2008.



Author's articles

Stephen Kinzer .

Turkey and Iran: America's true allies in Middle East?

Jun 25, 2010: HasNa, a Washington-based pro-peace NGO that works in Turkey and Cyprus, hosted one of the many "launches" of Stephen Kinzer's new book: Reset: Iran, Turkey, and America's Future on June 15 and Yelena Osipova who was there shares her impressions  more...



Painting by Alen Salerian.

Armenian Genocide, Kennedy assassination intersect in art

Jan 15, 2010: One might think John F. Kennedy's assassination and the controversy surrounding it are things of the past: dark memories conveniently left in the 20th century. But this is not the case for Dr. Alen Salerian, who has made it his mission to uncover the untold story behind the president's assassination through art and research. Yelena Osipova has his story.  more...



Turkey's Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan, right, at the School of Advanced International Studies at Johns Hopkins University in Washington, Dec. 7, 2009. With him is moderator Daniel Hamilton. Elena Osipova

Erdogan’s centennial dream

Dec 17, 2009: Turkey's Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan, who visited Washington last week, was not modest in stating his objectives for 2023, the centennial of the Kemalist Republic: to be one of the top 10 economies in the world, and to be a major agenda-setter in global affairs. Elena Osipova comments.  more...



Alexander Murinson, right, speaking at the SETA Foundation on Nov. 24.
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Author: Azerbaijan, Israel “betrayed, pained” by Turkey

Dec 04, 2009: Turkey's rapprochement with Armenia has caused feelings of resentment in Azerbaijan, while its leaders' criticism of the Jewish state is "very painful for Israel to sustain," said Alexander Murinson, a scholar who discussed his Ph.D. thesis titled "Turkey's Entente with Israel and Azerbaijan in the post-Cold War era," at the SETA Foundation on November 24. Emil Sanamyan reports from Washington.  more...



Artwork from Bob Sinclar's Born in 69.

Bob Sinclar is live in Yerevan, as the audience holds on

Jul 30, 2009: On July 29 Bob Sinclar performed in Yerevan at Lovers' Park. Yelena Osipova was looking forward to the event, which did not live up to its hype.  more...



 

Abused, mistreated, and stigmatized: Yet there is still hope for gay Armenians

Jun 20, 2009: Elena Osipova looks at the treatment of gay men and Lesbians in Armenia and calls for society to overcome its own stereotypes.  more...



Yelena Osipova in Philadelphia.

A tough internship in Washington is an experience to cherish

Aug 23, 2008: In an essay, Yelena Osipova shares her impressions of her summer internship at the Armenian Reporter's Washington Bureau.  more...



 

Yovanovitch nomination clears a Senate hurdle

Aug 19, 2008: The Senate Foreign Relations Committee on July 29 voted to endorse the nomination of Marie L. Yovanovitch as the next United States ambassador to Armenia. The position has been vacant since September 2006, when Ambassador John M. Evans was recalled for speaking openly about the Armenian Genocide.  more...



 

Marie Yovanovitch confirmed as U.S. ambassador to Armenia

Aug 15, 2008: The Senate on August 1 confirmed Marie L. Yovanovitch as the next United States ambassador to Armenia. The position had been vacant since September 2006, when Ambassador John M. Evans was recalled for speaking openly about the Armenian Genocide.  more...



Washington briefing

Aug 02, 2008: Washington- “It is in the interest of the U.S.-­Armenia bilateral relationship and in the interest of the Armenian people to see the new government in Yerevan succeed in deepening Armenia’s democratic development,” U.S. Assistant Secretary of State David Kramer said in a prepared statement on July 29  more...



 

An exercise in disinformation: linking Kurds to NKR

Aug 02, 2008: WASHINGTON – Turkish and Azerbaijani officials have frequently sought to link Armenians to the Kurdish resistance in Turkey, typically referred to as the Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK). But they have provided little to no evidence to substantiate such linkages. These allegations made a come-back between last October and earlier this year at a fairly high level and with all the hallmarks of an organized disinformation campaign. This analysis seeks to deconstruct the chronology of this effort aimed against Armenia.  more...