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 May 9, 2003 


Features: People and events of interest

Many Memories Ago: WWII veteran paid a price to see "Victory Day"

 

Many Memories Ago: WWII veteran paid a price to see "Victory Day"


"It was four a.m. when our detachment was awakened by the alarm. Each of us was given 15 bullets and we were taken to the deserted field. Three hours later while meeting the enemy we have realized the war had begun."

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Faithful Tradition: Mass baptism meant to strengthen Armenian Church

 

Faithful Tradition: Mass baptism meant to strengthen Armenian Church


A clergyman stands before a congregation of believers and asks a question that links Armenian tradition to this contemporary gathering at Saint Zoravor Church in Yerevan.

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Land Locked: A glimpse at one man's escape to abandonment

 

Land Locked: A glimpse at one man's escape to abandonment


Abandoned villages with five or six ruined buildings each, reached by a dirt road that takes a four-wheel-drive three hours to go 40 kilometers is what the war in Karabakh left the region of Berdzor.

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Water Damage: Village disease outbreak linked to contaminated reservoir

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Starting Over: Tree planting project aimed at undoing destruction

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Place of Honor: "Mother" watches over her people on Victory Day and all others

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Day of Remembrance

May 9 is Victory Day, when Armenia remembers its war veterans with ceremonies that include laying carnations and standing in formation near the Eternal Flame above Yerevan.

 

 





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