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FROM POST TO EXHIBITION

An exhibition of paintings, titled “The Beginning of New Life,” by a young artist Hayk Galoyan was recently displayed at the American University of Armenia’s Akian Art Gallery.

ARMED FORCES ACCOPMLISHED THEIR OBJECTIVES

Gen-Lt Artak Davtyan, the chief of the General Staff of the Armenian Armed Forces, held a news conference on 8 October at the Ministry of Defence.

"INTERNATIONAL PEACEKEEPING: NEW APPROACHES AND MILITARY COOPERATION"

Republic of Armenia Minister of Defence David Tonoyan’s speech at Moscow Conference on International Security
(Moscow, April 25)

WE ARE OFF TO DEFEND OUR PORTION OF THE HOMELAND

It’s the first day of the winter conscription. After a celebration of the New Year’s holidays, the guys have reported to military commissariats where, after doublechecking all the necessary documents and passing another medical examination, they will be sent to the Central Gathering Station. Meanwhile, we are at the Shengavit Military Commissariat, and we are talking with some of the conscripts.

APRIL LESSONS: ASSESSMENT AND ACTIONS

During the recent military actions the Azerbaijani side has accused us in the use of white phosphorus. This chemical agent is banned by international conventions. However, white phosphorus is not used in the open field. This is a chemical weapon, which is usually used in open fields, or to decommission the equipment, but the enemy “discovered” it in the open field. Probably they wanted to say – Armenia tried to use chemical weapons, but missed.

ON THE "HELICOPTER POSITION"

South-east direction. Morning of April 2. Narek Malkhasyan hits the enemy helicopter Mi-24G by antitank grenade. This episode has divided life, the service of soldiers, serving on the position, into “before” and “after”. It changed also the name of the reference point. Now it is known as “helicopter position”.

ONE ARMENIAN MAN IS WORTH 100 TURKS

On May 23, Rafael Hovhannisyan turned 20. He was recently awarded the Order of “Battle Cross” of 2nd degree. During the four-day war he shot down 3 enemy tanks.