The Baku-Tbilisi-Kars Railway is being built 32 metres away from Harutyun Kazaryan’s house. It causes a lot of inconvenience to the residents of the house, which is now in danger of collapsing.
People from Akhalkalaki Municipality complain about their local ambulance service; they say that it is not fast enough. The manager of the service counters that the reason is a shortage of doctors and crews. [Read more…]
Catholics celebrated the Christian holiday of Epiphany in the Village of Eshtia in Ninotsminda Municipality on 6 January. Despite poor weather and frost, locals braved the cold water to complete the ritual. Local resident Armen Simonyan was the first to swim across the river to retrieve the ceremonial cross. He was awarded $300 by local priest Volik Halachyan.