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 December 5 , 2003 


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Cultural Concern: Armenia's few cases of glue sniffing are enough to worry officials


A major youth problem in Eastern European countries and Russia, glue sniffing is slowing making its way onto the list of social dangers for young people in Armenia.

Over the past two years, three teenagers have been taken for treatment at the Center of Narcology in Yerevan. One was kept for addiction therapy. Two others were vagrants who had only tried it a few times and use had not become habitual.


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Frontier Spirit: Residents dig deep for survival in a city on the edge


It seems that the road from Vanadzor to Noyemberian passes through a fairy tale of high mountains covered with forests. The Debed River flows to the right of the road, while a railway runs on the left side.

Noyemberian comes into view, a city located only five kilometers from the border with Azerbaijan. The weather is so warm that it seems Spring is coming. It seem as if the blood orange is the symbol of this region. Each garden is full of ripened and yellowish fruits.

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Unrest in the Neighborhood: After Georgia's "velvet revolution", what now?

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Cultural Concern: Armenia's few cases of glue sniffing are enough to worry officials

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The Week in seven days

 
 


The Arts in seven days

 

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Play for Pay

A concert in Yerevan last weekend promoted Thursday's All Armenia Fund telethon. Overall the telethon raised more than $6 million, with some $600,000 coming from within Armenia.

 

 





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