Two months after Daily Mail published a touching story (albeit not very accurate) about the starving bears and lions in a private zoo in Armenia’s second largest town, the two bear, Masha and Misha, are being transferred to Libearty Bear Sanctuary in Romania. Continue reading
Our people seem to have had a nomadic, adventurous streak from early on, weaving their way into many nations and embedding their roots where business could thrive. We like novelty, culture, food and winning, no matter what the prize. Unfortunately for those who would have kept close to their family hearths despite this curious streak to find a new El Dorado somewhere` somehow, they too would be forced to abandon all they held dear to start anew in strange worlds, among strange people bearing customs entirely foreign to our traditions. Continue reading
We were the only family getting the tickets for “autorally” at Gyumri’s City Park – an all time favorite attraction for Gyumri kids for decades. I remember the days, when as a kid I had to stand in the line for 15-20 minutes to get on the little electric car…
A Russian website, which claims to be a partner to whistleblowing website Wikileaks, has published a number documents, which it says come from the U.S. Embassy in Armenia and are part of thousands of secret diplomatic cables leaked in November.
The sign above is posted on a kiosk located in central Yerevan, meters away from the main Republic Square, a top tourist area.