Lucy Martirosyan is a producer at The World focusing on the post-Soviet space, French-speaking countries, and immigration.
Lucy graduated from the University of Massachusetts Amherst with a BA in Journalism and French and Francophone studies.
She frequently conducts and interprets interviews in French and Russian. She loves to listen to music in those languages, too.
Lucy used to host a Franco-Russo pop radio show on WMUA 91.1 called Chère Sputnik.
Lilit Martirosyan made LGBTQ history last month in Armenia when she became the first transgender woman to speak to parliament. She’s received numerous death threats since then.
French President Emmanuel Macron vowed to cut taxes in his national address Thursday. But some social justice activists aren’t satisfied with his plans for reform.
The world is mourning the destruction to Notre-Dame cathedral in Paris. Some of The World's readers and listeners shared their memories of the medieval church.
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Transgender activist Karina Samala is one of many — including George Clooney — who is calling for a boycott of hotels owned by Brunei because of the Southeast Asian nation's plans to impose the death penalty for people having gay sex or committing adultery.
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Arts, Culture & Media
Leaving the end of the third season with a twist, Netflix recently announced they would not be renewing "One Day at a Time" for a fourth season, prompting swift backlash from fans and a social media push to #SaveODAAT.
Hundreds of thousands of Algerians have been protesting against President Abdelaziz Bouteflika’s bid for a fifth term.
Jesse Morton, a former jihadi recruiter who now runs the group "Parallel Networks" to rehabilitate other radicalized individuals says, "Foreign fighters with ISIS can sometimes be the most credible voices in deterring others."