Topic: gyumri

It is as if history and fate have been conspiring together to hit Armenia with a disaster every time it reaches a level of recovery. In the aftermath of the genocide, when Armenia was incorporated in the newly-formed Soviet Union and began[...]

YEREVAN (Armenpress) — The restoration of the disaster zone in Gyumri is a priority for the government of Armenia, Acting Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan told reporters during a press conference on November 20. “In terms of the[...]

SCHRUNS, Austria — Thirty years ago, Gyumri was almost totally obliterated by an earthquake that devastated nearby Spitak and other cities of the Shirak region. Slowly the city, known as the cultural capital of Armenia, has been rebuilt[...]

By Suzi Banks Baum Special to the Mirror-Spectator GYUMRI, Armenia — The world is a small and marvelous place. Those who are fortunate to know the sweet bite of preserved Armenian apricots stirred in to fresh yogurt or honeyed green[...]

By Muriel Mirak-Weissbach Special to the Mirror-Spectator   BERLIN — Gyumri has good reason to celebrate. One of its most prominent sons has been chosen as the honorary consul of Germany and this will bring relations between the two[...]