A Hetq team of reporters covering the war in the northeast section of Artsakh had the chance to talk to a group of volunteers patrolling the frontline.
Video: Karabakh Frontline - Oct. 25
Shahumyan native Mamikon Avanyan arrived from Russia as soon as he heard news about the fighting. He says there are many more in Russia who want to make it to Artsakh.
Yesterday afternoon, Azerbaijan targeted Shushi’s Holy Savior (Ghazanchetsots) Cathedral twice with rocket fire. Here’s the aftermath.
Today, Azerbaijan, violating all possible international norms, launched rocket attacks on the Holy Savior Cathedral (Ghazanchetsots) in Shushi, one of the symbols not only of the Armenian fortress city, but also of Artsakh.
The Hetq correspondents also report that the sound of an Azerbaijani drone explosion was heard on the way to Stepanakert.
This is what Hadrout, a town of some 4,100 in Artsakh's southeast region, looked like after Azerbaijani missiles hit on October 2.
This is what the Artsakh capital of Stepanakert looks after Azerbaijani artillery units indiscriminately targeted the town of some 55,000 on October 2.
The guys barely leave their shelter when an order is received to prepare to fire. The guns start working.
Residents of Stepanakert, the capital of Artsakh, take refuge from Azerbaijani shelling.
Artsakh President Arayik Harutyunyan today, in Stepanakert, met with men who have volunteered to fight alongside Armenian servicemen on the border with Azerbaijan.
Construction waste has been dumped in the area called "Korean Gorge" in the Yerevan’s Arabkir Administrative District since Soviet times.
One of the damaged homes belongs to Mr. and Mrs. Samvel Udoumyan. When a Hetq camera crew arrived on the scene on July 15, Samvel was tending to the trees, and his wife Hasmik was watering their garden’s cucumber plants.
Half joking, Norik’s father Nado says they wash their hands with vodka, in addition to imbibing the spirit with meals.
Svetlana says that they have been living together for forty years, but she has just started to understand her husband. Simon's mind wandered into space. As he talked, Svetlana was hunched over, picking greens.
This video shows a snippet of life in Yerevan after yesterday’s government decision to severely restrict the movement of people to halt the spread of the novel coronavirus.
Armenia: Ararat Valley Village Life Under State of Emergency
Those opposed to the Amulsar gold mine in Armenia today demonstrated outside the Presidential Palace in Yerevan.
On the way to Kapan, the provincial capital of Syunik, many tourists mistake Armenia’s largest tailings dump for a beautiful lake, a “blue gem”.
Photos of oil-soaked storks, Armenia’s non-official state bird, recently appeared in the local social media, causing a minor public uproar.
Hetq has started to investigate leasing contracts of state-owned forest lands in Armenia.
Flowers, tears, laughter, memories…
Mr.Khachatryan hasn’t driven a tractor in fifteen years. He’s gifted the tractor he privatized after the collapse of the Soviet Union to one of his five daughters. His son-in-law now uses it to work the land.
Karaberd, a village in Armenia’s Lori Province, is slowing becoming a ghost town.
Since Armenia's independence in 1991, 14 public kindergartens have been liquidated and closed in Yerevan’s Kentron District.
They broke down the doors at 5 in the morning. My eldest daughter heard the commotion and rushed out to the hallway. She passed out from fear.
Yerevan Votes: Snap Parliamentary Elections
The march is part of the alliance’s campaign in the run-up to the December 9 parliamentary election.
Yerevan Mayor Hayk Marutyan and scores of other cyclists today pedaled from Shahumyan Square in the Armenian capital to the Erebouni Museum to mark the 2,800th anniversary of the founding of Yerevan.
Hetq journalists spent 10 days in several villages in Akhalkalaki region, visiting families that have been parted as a result of seasonal work. You may find the stories of those families here.
Yerevan Celebrates Vardavar
A anti-government rally is planned for 7pm today in Republic Square.
Nikol Pashinyan supporters, gawkers, and those just out for a little walk in the sun mingled in the square against a backdrop of cars and trucks festooned with a variety of political banners.
Yerevan: Protesters March from Nzhdeh Square to Republic Square
Several marchers were injured and hospitalized.
Hundreds of Etchmiadzin residents are marching along Isakov Avenue to join the anti-government protests in Yerevan
At noon today, police prevented people protesting the April 17 election of Serzh Sargsyan as Armenian prime minister from marching down Azatutyun Avenue, a major artery located in the northern Zeytun section of Yerevan.
Thousands gathered this evening in Yerevan’s Liberty Square to voice their opposition to former Armenian president Serzh Sargsyan from becoming the country’s next prime minister.
The road this time led us towards Antaramedj, a village in Armenia’s Gegharkounik Province. The school, in this village of 161 residents mostly engaged in farming and animal husbandry, has an enrollment of 18.
The photos they took of residents and their daily lives appeared in the Shoushi 48 Hours” book that was launched on September 12, in the town, the second largest in Artsakh.
Khosrov Forest։ After the Wildfires
Armenian Army: Calisthenics
Yerevan, April 24: Tzitzernakaberd Genocide Memorial
Photo Yerevan: July 21 (Night Falls on Protesters Outside Seized Police Building)
Today’s “Dem Em” (I am Opposed) demonstration and march in Yerevan against the mandatory pension system drew a crowd of several thousand and representatives of the four non-coalition political parties in the parliament.
Yerevan’s Freedom Square: March 1, Six Years On