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 October 10, 2003 


Features: People and events of interest

 

Destructive Decoration: Nature preserves become personal plucking grounds for the powerful


The Minister of Nature Protection dug up 10 environmentally sensitive trees from an Armenian nature preserve and used them to decorate his wife's cafe near Yerevan State University.

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Cut Off: Sixty refugee families enter second month of no electricity


When it is getting dark Margarita Garibyan lights candles and the oil lamp and calls her neighbors to play the card game "preference". They play until midnight or even longer though neither Garibyan nor her neighbours are gamblers.

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Commentary: The Autumn of an Apsheron patriarch

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Progress for Poverty: IMF official praises Armenian poverty reduction plan

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The Week in seven days

 
 


The Arts in seven days

 

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Winning looks

Unconfirmed reports say that an unusually high number of girls and women spectators were on hand Friday night at Vazgen Sargsyan Stadium for Spain vs. Armenia. Seems that the Spanish national football team, led in looks by Raul, give the female fans something to cheer about. Even when the home team loses 0-4.

 

 





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