Monthly archives: July, 2018

The Task of CSTO is to Fully Control the Situation in Armenia

The Task of CSTO is to Fully Control the Situation in Armenia

In the light of recent events at the border between Armenia and Nakhichevan, kitchen and sofa experts of questionable expertise raised hell that Armenia once again refused to resort to the potential of the Collective Security Treaty Organization (CSTO) after the attempt of Azerbaijan to violate the Armenian state border. Various individuals with surnames ending …

Jerry Tarkanian, The Shark of American Basketball

Jerry Tarkanian, The Shark of American Basketball

Jerry Tarkanian was known as one of the most successful coaches of college basketball teams in the US. Over the years of his coaching career, he won 706 and lost 198 games. He achieved his biggest success while coaching the team of the University of Nevada, Las Vegas (UNLV), reaching the Final Four four times …

Glkho Monastery – Talish, Artsakh

Glkho Monastery – Talish, Artsakh

Glkho Monastery (otherwise known as Orek, also referred to as Urekavank or Orekavank in ancient accounts) is located on the slopes of one of the mounts beyond the village of Talish in Martakert District of the Republic of Artsakh. Historian Movses Khorenatsi writes that the monastery was established in the 5th century. Over the centuries …

Khuchap Monastery – Lori Province, Armenia

Khuchap Monastery – Lori Province, Armenia

Khuchap Monastery is located in Lori Province, Armenia, on the wooded slope of Mount Lalvar in the vicinity of the village of Privolnoye. The earliest structures of the monastery are dated back to the 9th-10th centuries AD, though accounts tell us that the monastery was established in the 8th century. The oldest building of the …

Nakhichevan Province – Where Noah Descended

Nakhichevan Province – Where Noah Descended

Nakhichevan Province is believed to have been the land where Noah descended to from the peak of Mount Ararat after the Great Flood. The city of Nakhichevan is one of the oldest settlements of historic Armenia, occupying the site of a prehistoric settlement Kültəpə. “Nakhichevan” means “the pre-shelter” in Armenian. According to a tradition, Noah …