Gorky 's "The Lower Depths". His cinema career began in 1955. His famous roles in Rolan Bykov's "Aybolit-66" (1966), Leonid Gaidai's "Kidnapping, Caucasian Style" (1966), and Georgi Daneliya's "Mimino" (1977) earned him the reputation of one of the leading comedy actors in the Soviet Union. But that reputation sometimes overshadowed his real talent and emotional depth which he put into his roles in such classics of Armenian
here. Nevertheless, as in the most cities of its size, in crowded places and transport beware of pickpockets. The traffic can be quite rough, so pay close attention when crossing the street, especially in non designated area. There are about 3000 Dram (9 USD) fine for jaywalking. Connect Mobile phone providers There are three GSM service providers operating in Armenia. It is strongly advised to acquire a temporary prepaid SIM card as they are cheap and convenient, allowing both local
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, and it was transported to Kaliningrad and is now placed near the Baltic Fleet Naval Aviation headquarters in Kaliningrad, Russia. During the Soviet era, a large fishing trawler and Pioneer (Young Pioneer organization of the Soviet Union) detachments were named after him. However, as the terms of defeat were being negotiated between Karabekir and Armenian Foreign Minister Alexander Khatisyan, Joseph Stalin, on the command of Vladimir Lenin, ordered Grigoriy Ordzhonikidze to enter Armenia from Azerbaijan in order to establish a new pro-Bolshevik government in the country. On November 29, the Soviet Eleventh Army (Eleventh Army (Soviet Union)) invaded Armenia at Karavansarai (present-day Ijevan). Fearing the capture of Yerevan and Echmiadzin by Turkish forces in the case that the Bolsheviks should not arrive, the Armenians signed the Treaty of Alexandropol on December 2 with Turkey in which Armenia was to disarm most of its military forces, cede more than 50% of its pre-war territory, and to give up all the territories granted to it at the Treaty of Sèvres, which was not ratified by the Armenian Parliament as the Soviet invasion took place at the same time. '''Hasmik Papian''' ( WikiPedia:Yerevan Commons:Category:Yerevan
authorlink Jean-Marie Chopin The 18th-century Blue Mosque of Yerevan (Blue Mosque, Yerevan) was restored and reopened in the latter half of the 1990s funded by Iran, to become the only active mosque throughout the Republic of Armenia. Nowadays, Islamic religious services are conducted within the Blue Mosque
publicized cases of man-made disasters, the most prominent of which was the Chernobyl' nuclear power plant accident in 1986, highlighted the fragility of the manproduction -nature relationship in the Soviet Union and forced a reconsideration of traditional attitudes and policies toward industrialization and development. - 1997 WikiPedia:Yerevan Commons:Category:Yerevan
Armenia became part of the Soviet Union. In a few decades, Yerevan was transformed from a provincial town within the Russian Empire, to Armenia's principal cultural, artistic, and industrial center, as well as becoming the seat of national government. With the growth of the economy of the country (Economy of Armenia), Yerevan has been undergoing major transformation as many parts of the city have been the recipient of new construction since the early 2000s, and retail outlets
and library. The '''State Engineering University of Armenia''' (SEUA) ( ) is a technical university located in Yerevan, Armenia. Established as the '''Yerevan Polytechnic Institute''' in 1933, it provides educational and research programs in various fields of technology and science related to engineering. Currently there are more than 10,000 students and more than 1,000 faculty members. Kholmov scored one of the best results
takeoff from Tehran (W:Tehran) heading to Yerevan (w:Yerevan), Armenia. It was the worst accident in Iranian aviation history. ''RIA Novosti (w:RIA Novosti)'' has stated that this fleet is aging and in urgent need of maintenance and repair work, while Iran blames international sanctions which they claim prevent the import of spare parts except low-quality products from Russia. File:Ձմռան Երեւանը.JPG 350px thumb Yerevan and Mount
. There are plenty of historical sites, churches and citadels in areas and regions surrounding the city of Yerevan, such as the (Garni Temple, Zvartnots Cathedral, and Khor Virap, etc.). Leisure and nightlife thumb Yerevan Water World (File:WaterWorld Yerevan.jpg) thumb Dalma Garden Mall (File:Dalma Garden Mall.jpg) Yerevan has an extensive nightlife scene with a variety of night clubs (Nightclub),
and Tumanyan Park in Ajapnyak (Ajapnyak district), Komitas park in Shengavit (Shengavit District), Vahan Zatikian park in Malatia-Sebastia (Malatia-Sebastia district), David Anhaght park in Kanaker-Zeytun (Kanaker-Zeytun district), the Family park in Avan (Avan district), Fridtjof Nansen park in Nor Nork (Nor Nork district) and the Lyon Park (Lyon Park (Yerevan)) in Erebuni (Erebuni district). *Yerevan Water World and ''Play City'' amusement park are also among the favourite
'''Yerevan''' ( Situated along the Hrazdan River, Yerevan is the administrative, cultural, and industrial center of the country. It has been the capital (Historical capitals of Armenia) since 1918, the thirteenth in the history of Armenia, and the seventh located in or around the Ararat plain.
The history of Yerevan dates back to the 8th century BC, with the founding of the fortress of Erebuni (Erebuni Fortress) in 782 BC by king Argishti I (Argishti I of Urartu) at the western extreme of the Ararat plain. The city expanded rapidly during the 20th century as Armenia (Soviet Armenia) became part of the Soviet Union. In a few decades, Yerevan was transformed from a provincial town within the Russian Empire, to Armenia's principal cultural, artistic, and industrial center, as well as becoming the seat of national government.
With the growth of the economy of the country (Economy of Armenia), Yerevan has been undergoing major transformation as many parts of the city have been the recipient of new construction since the early 2000s, and retail outlets such as restaurants, shops, and street cafes, which were rare during Soviet times, have multiplied.
As of 2011, the population of Yerevan was 1,060,138, making up to 35.1% of the total population of Armenia.
Yerevan was named the 2012 World Book Capital by UNESCO.