The OSCE is closing its Office in Yerevan today. Continue reading “OSCE Office in Yerevan discontinues its operations in Armenia”
I snapped this pic a couple of weeks ago. The cows were enjoying themselves on the shore of Lake Sevan. Somehow, the whole sight seemed incredibly peaceful to me, so I decided to share it with you.
I stumbled upon this 3-minute video by the “National Geographic” today and decided to share it just in case you haven’t seen it either. Here’s a block-quote from the video’s description:
Starting in 1915, 500,000 to 1.5 million ethnic Armenians living in Turkey were killed or expelled from their ancestral lands, where they’d lived mainly peaceably with the Turks for centuries. Armenians call the slaughter genocide; Turks say it was the consequence of the larger war, in which many groups, including Turks, suffered terribly. Five of the few remaining Armenian survivors reflect on the horrors they faced fleeing their homeland as children and on what life has been like for them in exile.
Armenian special police forces shot an killed a hostage taker in Yerevan’s Erebuni district. Continue reading “Hostage Taker Shot and Killed in Yerevan”
The vast majority of Armenian women and men age 15-49 have at least secondary education; just 7% of women and 13% of men have basic education. Around 3 in 10 women and men have higher education, according to the “2015-16 Demographic and Health Survey” published by the National Statistics Service.
The report is full of other interesting data on Armenian households as well, so make sure to check it out.
Sixty-nine percent of Armenian households have a computer, and the same proportion have an internet connection, according to the new survey published by the National Statistics service. Continue reading “69 Percent of Armenian Households Own a Computer. Study”
Meet The Tree at Yerevan’s Kilikia district. It is a proud, 12 meter loner growing right out of the paved road.
Continue reading “The Tree”
Yerevan is stunningly beautiful by night, so it is a welcome move by Yerevan’s municipality to launch a new evening tour, which will run on Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays from the Republic square from 20։30 to 21։15. Continue reading “Yerevan by Night: New City Tour Launched”