There was a big flaxseed oil workshop in the village during the Soviet era, and although it doesn’t exist now, some villagers keep the tradition alive.
Kostanyan said that there wouldn’t be a major staff shake-up at the Yerevan Municipality as a result of the election.
Residents of Dadivank, in the north of Artsakh, had staged demonstrations for the past several days, demanding that Ohanyan resign because she was using construction material allocated by the government for personal use.
The mayor says that Karindj’s budget doesn’t allow any assistance to residents, even the most unfortunate ones.
Responding to growing complaints that Sanitek, the company hired by the Yerevan Municipality to collect and dispose of trash in the Armenian capital, isn’t doing a good job, Sanitek Director Nicholas Tawil, told reporters today that the company has invested $14 million in Armenia so far and has greatly improved garbage collection in Yerevan.
Silva Adamyan, who represents the Yerevan Community Alliance, says that the former regime conducted a policy of consumerism regarding the Armenian capital.
In Armenia, killing is still the main method of controlling the number of stray dogs, whereas the civilized world has been sterilizing them for quite some time.
Instead, the ministry launched a fundraising drive this year to save the mural.
Spruce trees are being cut down in the town of Dilijan, an area known as the Switzerland of Armenia, to make way for a three-story hotel.