A Stepanakert resident tells Hetq that Azerbaijan continues to shell the Artsakh capital, saying people have taken refuge in their basements.
At seven every morning, Haig Apelian opens the door of his workshop, turns on the music, and goes to work. He mainly listens to classical music, especially Bach.
Earlier this month, Chaarat Gold Holdings (CGH) reported that it’s selling its only operating mine in Armenia (Shahumyan/Kapan) for US$55.4 million to Armenian miner Gold Mining Company LLC.
Harout finds abandoned animals and takes care of them. Some people bring animals they’ve found to Harout, knowing the boy will care for them.
Dr. Karen Eguiazarian, a Professor of Signal Processing at the Department of Computing Sciences, Tampere University (Finland), is bullish about plans to open an international robotics center in Armenia.
Sekhposyan participated in the second annual conference of the Armenian Cultural and Scientific Society (ASOF) in Dilijan at the end of June.
On April 17th, a delegation from the Austrian Space Forum (OeWF) signed a cooperation agreement with the Armenian Aerospace Agency in Yerevan to carry out a four-week Mars mission simulation in Armenia in March-April 2024.
He told Hetq that after the quake hit people living in his building fled to the streets outside for safety. He describes the scene as one of unimaginable fear and chaos.
I want to live for them at least a little. That is why I am asking for someone to come forward in this world to relieve me of these pains.
Lebanon’s foreign ministry issued a statement prior to the rally expressing the country’s displeasure over Azerbaijan’s closure of the Lachin Corridor, the sole lank link connecting Artsakh and Armenia, and the ensuing humanitarian crisis.
Melikyan, who served as Armenia’s Ambassador to Kazakhstan (1993-1999), accused the Pashinyan administration of not having a clear strategic agenda regarding Artsakh and relying on reactive short-term tactics instead.
The Armenian Defense Ministry has confirmed social media posts that Azerbaijani troops violated the ceasefire last night by firing in the direction of the Armenian village of Nerkin Hand.
Before the 2020 Artsakh war, cheesemaker Vardan Shakhanumyan would make a weekly early morning car trip from his home in the village of Verishen, outside Goris in Armenia, to Artsakh to buy milk.
Satineh Dallakyan used to live in Ishkhanadzor, a village in Artsakh’s Kashatagh district.
Gevorg Parsyan, mayor of Armenia’s southern Syunik provincial capital Kapan, is on a mission to turn the community of 35,000 into something resembling a small European town while retaining what he calls “our ethics”.
A Hetq source at the Biochemistry Institute, who wishes to remain anonymous, says the biochemists will be transferred to the fourth floor of the nearby Institute of Chemical Physics.
The algal blooms that have increasingly choked Armenia’s Lake Sevan are nothing new.
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The oppressive afternoon heat hangs like an invisible curtain over the Barabatum district of Kapan, the capital of Armenia’s southern Syunik province.
Twenty-two-year-old Eric Grigoryan doesn’t like to talk much about the 2020 Karabakh war and how he barely survived the fighting while serving as a tank driver/mechanic.
An international conference focusing on the protection of Artsakh's cultural heritage was held in Vienna recently, despite the Azerbaijani government’s attempts to overthrow it.
Fifteen Armenians have been killed in the war in Ukraine so far according to Davit Mkrtchyan, Vice President of the Union of Armenians of Ukraine (UAU).
Turkey, according to Safrastyan, will put forth preconditions in normalizations talks with Armenia and that the Pashinyan government must adhere to a very principled approach and not make concessions.
In comparison, bilateral trade between France and Azerbaijan in 2019 amounted to 749 million euros. The sharp yearly fluctuations result from the bulk of Azerbaijani exports being hydrocarbons.
Father Husik Nurijanyan, who serves at the Saint Astvatzatzin Armenian Apostolic Church in the Zaporizhzhia region of southeastern Ukraine, told Hetq by telephone today that he heard explosions last night before Russian troops captured the Zaporizhzh
Artist Boris Yeghiazaryan, who lives in Kyiv, says that there is no panic in the Ukrainian capital, nor among local Armenians.
The situation is explosive, and it’s possible that direct war will begin between Russia and Ukraine.
Safrastyan said that Kılıç, a former Turkish ambassador to the U.S., not only has extensive diplomatic experience but is fully informed of Turkey’s foreign and domestic policy interests.
Seven hundred people have visited the museum since it opened. The museum also wants to hold workshops and other events, including international winemaking conferences.
Dr. Robert Gevorgyan worked as a surgeon at Artsakh’s Hadrut Hospital for ten years before Azerbaijan launched its attack on September 27, 2020.
Istanbul-based Armenian political activist Kayuş Çalıkman Gavrilof says she was surprised when Armenian PM Nikol Pashinyan recently stated that Turkey has been sending “positive signals” about gradually normalizing relations with Armenia and fosteri
Khachik Galstyan was a third-year clinical residency surgeon at Yerevan’s Tonoyan Medical Center when Azerbaijan launched its offensive against Karabakh on September 27, 2020.
Rudik Sarkhoshev used to tend apple trees in his garden in Armenia’s Arzni village before war broke out in Karabakh last fall.
32-year-old Edgar Ozmanyan lies on the bed of his father's house, his injured leg outstretched, holding a cigarette in one hand, and straightening out his injured leg with the other.
On October 10, 2020, an Azerbaijani military unit burnt the houses of Armenians in Hadrut, a town in southern Artsakh.
"He asked me, 'Mom, will you let me get the medal?' And he keeps saying, 'I want to be like my father,'" said Mrs. Yeghiazaryan.
Father Psak Mkrtchyan says he’s seen the face of hell.
Viken Euljekian, another Lebanese Armenian who planned to resettle in Artsakh, was also taken prisoner with Ani. He remains captive in Azerbaijan.
The new Armenia today must bring talented individuals from the diaspora who are able to realize a meaningful vision for both sides of the Armenian world.
Illiteracy permeates all spheres. Pick any sector and you’ll see that there is no critical thinking. You have not created a concept to correct your mistakes. Thirty years of this has led to the current situation.
The Goris Teacher's House is a historical and cultural monument and is registered as such in a 2005 compiled government list of Syunik sites.
“Humanity is very cheap. If it were their sons being held captive, would they let them remain there? They would do anything to return their children," Ani answers.
"This is a big deal. We act in the name of our heroes. Both nations have experienced genocide. We share this. We have to show that we support each other," says Anahit Sharoev.
The two feldshers, no matter how much they try, cannot forget what they witnessed during recent war in Artsakh.
The tour guides say they don’t expect a positive turnaround in 2021.
When the war broke out on September 27, all were on the frontline. Artur says that at first it seemed that the war would be over quickly. He was wrong.
When asked if Armenian Armed Forces be deployed at some points as well, Parsyan said probably not, that it would be the work of border guards.
Satenik places her husband’s medals and honorary awards on the writing desk. Mark and Maria aged four, quickly run to the table and pick them up.
Gnel was eleven when his younger brother was born, the same age as his son Minas today. When Minas first saw the black ribbons bearing his father’s name, he asked his uncles why Gnel's name appeared on the street.