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 July 11 , 2003 


Features: People and events of interest

 

Battle Lines: How two families became hostage keepers on opposite sides of war.


The defense of Martakert (1992) was one of the most significant episodes in the Karabakh War (1991-95), when both Armenia and Azerbaijan sustained heavy casualties during battles.

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Winners: Armenians participate in Special Olympics for first time


Four Armenians were among 7,000 mentally impaired athletes who recently participated in the Special Olympics in Dublin, Ireland.
The games were held June 21-29, with 159 countries entered including Armenia's first-ever delegation.

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Concern for Culture: Echmiadzin's unique museum in need of attention, repair


About 14 years ago, Soviet authorities decided to create an open-air museum in Echmiadzin with replicas of famous Armenian churches and monasteries. Since, 12 miniatures have been an attraction in the city square.

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Pollen Nation: The Lori region offers health in the air


The four-hour journey from Yerevan is hardly noticed when a traveler reaches the Lori region. The final pass is through a one-kilometer long tunnel from which is entered evergreen forests and the beauty that produced the great novelist, Pushkin.

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New Start: Analysts hope coalition government will create stable political future

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Winners: Armenians participate in Special Olympics for first time

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The National Chamber Orchestra made a tour of Karabakh last weekend, including an open-air performance at the College of Applied Sciences in Shushi. THe Orchestra is back from a recent tour of Moscow and St. Petersburg.

 

 





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