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April 30, 2004


Features: People and events of interest

Fruitful Partnership: Armenia Tree Project helps villages to put down roots of economic recovery

Earth Day was celebrated in Dzoravank last week, a village hidden at the foot of forested mountains 300 kilometers away from Yerevan.

The Armenia Tree Project and Jinishian Memorial Foundation planted a fruit orchard of about 600 trees on a one-hectare plot next to the village school. Dzoravank’s 230 villagers turned out to welcome their guests and participate in the planting.

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Dying for a Cigarette: Anti-smoking campaign must change minds as well as habits

An appealing cigarette advertisement placed in newspapers comes with two cigarettes attached, carefully wrapped in transparent cellophane. That ad was available to everyone and offered real temptation especially for teenagers, for whom such material offers an incentive to take up the smoking habit.

A year ago health care specialists hoped that the adoption of a law project on cigarettes would introduce restrictions in this area.

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Fruitful Partnership: Armenia Tree Project helps villages to put down roots of economic recovery

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Crackdown on Crackdown: Council of Europe scolds Armenia

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Tanets!

Honored Artist of Russia Nadezhda Babkina was among performers during Russian Cultural Days this week in Armenia.

 






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