Features: People and events of
Many Memories Ago:
WWII veteran paid a price to see "Victory
"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
Mass baptism meant to strengthen Armenian
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.
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.
Water Damage: Village disease outbreak
linked to contaminated reservoir
Starting Over: Tree planting project
aimed at undoing destruction
Place of Honor: "Mother"
watches over her people on Victory Day and all others
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.