Topic: Armenian earthquake of 1988

BERLIN — In 1988, after massive earthquakes struck Armenia, leaving behind a trail of death, injuries, crumbled buildings and shattered lives. “That December,” Ambassador Ashot Smbatyan would later recall, “many came to our aid,[...]

YEREVAN (PanARMENIAN.Net) — On December 7, Armenia marked the 32nd anniversary of the devastating earthquake that hit the northwestern regions of the country. On that day in 1988, at 11:41 a.m. local time, northwestern Armenia was hit by[...]

MOSCOW – Sad news arrived from Russia: sculptor Frid Soghoyan (Sogoyan in Russian) passed away at the end of July. He was born in 1936 in the town of Gyumri (back then Leninakan). As a schoolboy Soghoyan would often miss classes in[...]