ARMENIA'S ROADS ARE PASSABLE FOR MOST PART
- YEREVAN. - Armenia's interstate highways, local roads, and mountain passes are drivable, for the most part, as of Wednesday 10 a.m.
But Selim Mountain Pass, and the Berd-Chambarak and Makenis-Akhpradzor highways are closed, and there is hidden ice on some road sections, Rescue Service informed Armenian News-NEWS.am.
Snow removal and road cleaning are in progress.
And according to the information received from Georgia's Emergency Situations Department, as of Wednesday 9 a.m., travel at Georgia's Mtskheta-Stepantsminda-Larsi Highway, which leads to the Armenian border, is prohibited for trailers, semi-trailers, and buses seating more than thirty passengers. Traffic is solely permitted for other vehicles with chained wheels, and for two-passenger jeeps.
- 1YEREVAN. - Armenia's Education and Science Minister Armen Ashotyan seems to be determined to bring to Armenia the pagan goddess Anahit's bronze head from the British Museum in London, Haykakan Zhamanak ...
- 1810 Headed by Hakob Shahan Jrpetian, the Chair of the Armenian Language is created, at the School of Oriental Languages in Paris.
- 1885 Birth of Ruben Sevak (poet). He died in 1915.
- 1903 The French public figure, Jean Jaures, gives a speech criticizing the European countries' position on the Armenian Genocide organized by Sultan Abdul-Hamid.