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 November 7 , 2003 


Features: People and events of interest

 

We, children of October: A reflection on an (almost) forgotten holiday


Today, our former "Soviet society" if not celebrating, at least recalls the Great October Revolution that had marked the beginning of the Bolshevik Regime.

November 7 is still a "red-letter day" on many calendars. But only in the cradle of revolution, in Russia, where even there the name has been changed to "A Day of Reconciliation and Concord". "Reconciliation with whom?" critics often mock.

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Buyer Beware: Activists say few know their consumer rights and few laws protect them


When Anahit Soghomonyan returned to her Yerevan neighborhood food store with a box of soured milk and demanding a refund, the response she got was: "Is it worth making so much noise because of 300 drams, lady? You'd better buy a fresh one, we just got it".


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Water Worries: Portions of Yerevan still taking extreme measures resulting from broken pipes

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We, children of October: A reflection on an (almost) forgotten holiday

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Outbreak: Schools shut down to curb spread of mumps

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The Week in seven days

 
 


The Arts in seven days

 

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Holy Land

The blessing of the territory for a new church in Masis took place this week. It will be the first dominical temple in this town (for years it has been populated by Azerbaijanis) and the second biggest after the St. Grigor Lusavorich in Yerevan. The construction is estimated at $1 million and is sponsored by "Vardanyan Family" foundation.

 

 





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