The House of Representatives on Tuesday, October 29 voted in favor of a resolution affirming the United States record on the Armenian Genocide. The bill was approved with a vote of 405 yeas against 11 nays. Following Rules Committee passage a day earlier, House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer (D-MD) had announced that the H. Res. 296 would be on the House docket on Tuesday.
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"5 Reasons Why You Should Visit Armenia Right Now": travel filmmaker, vlogger Eva zu Beck, who has many followers in social networks, released a video about Armenia. "The Heart of the Caucasus", this is how the vlogger describes Armenia. She starts her video from Yerevan. “The number one reason why you should visit Armenia is its capital, Yerevan”, she says, adding that the city also holds some surprises.
A team of researchers and students from HKU unearthed huge storage jars, animal bones and fortress walls from 3,000 years ago in Armenia as they initiated the Ararat Plain Southeast Archaeological Project (APSAP) during the summer of 2019, the University of Hong Kong reported.
APSAP is a collaborative research project between HKU and the Institute of Archaeology and Ethnography of the Republic of Armenia’s National Academy of Sciences. Dr. Peter J. Cobb, assistant professor in the Faculties of Education and Arts, directs the project in collaboration with Artur Petrosyan and Boris Gasparyan of the Armenian Institute.
Armenia’s capital Yerevan is on CNN’s list of most beautiful cities with not as many tourists as there should be. “With a history going back more than 2,800 years, there’s a palpable sense of the past here, without the shoulder-to-shoulder crowds of regular tourist hotspots,” the CNN writes.
Armenia is among the top 5 best destinations for culinary tourism preferred by Russian travelers, analytical agency TurStat reveals. Besides, Georgia, Belarus, Italy and France, as well as St. Petersburg, Moscow, Kazan, the Moscow region and the Vladimir region inside Russia are also among the best destinations for foodies.
Analytical agency TourStat presented the ranking of the best resorts for summer holidays of the CIS member states. Visa-free travel, knowledge of the Russian language and the hospitality of the locals, inexpensive rest, delicious local food and fruits are the main advantages of summer holidays in the CIS countries.
If you thought Georgia was just a state, you’re probably not terribly familiar with Armenia either. These two Eastern European nations, both former Soviet republics, border the Middle East and are packed with majestic landscapes from volcanoes and canyons to the snow-kissed peaks of the Caucasus Mountains, with picturesque villages punctuating the spaces between. The long history of the region is both complicated and inspiring, and their rich culinary heritage helps unravel the tales. Famous for flavorful spices complementing fresh ingredients, the traditional dishes of Georgia and Armenia are the perfect entrée into the culture of this undersung region, and an immersive culinary tour may be your best option for exploring new territory in delicious style.
Famous vlogger Nuseir Yassin, better known by his nickname Nas Daily, who is currently exploring Armenia’s traditions, culture and the daily life, has revealed that a road near Mount Aragats is one of the craziest places he has been to.
Nuseir’s one-minute Facebook videos showing life from all the corners of the world now garner millions of views.
The village of Yenokavan in Armenia's Tavush province will be connected with Yell Extreme Park through a new 2400-meter-long zipline, co-founder of the project Tigran Chibukhchyan told reporters on Sunday, July 22.
A zipline is designed to enable a user propelled by gravity to travel from the top to the bottom of the inclined cable by holding on to, or attaching to the freely moving pulley.