MOSTLY FOREIGNERS ADOPT CHILDREN FROM ARMENIA
- 41 children (out of which 23 are girls) were adopted in Armenia on January - June 2011. 15 children were adopted by Armenian citizens living in Armenia the other 26 were adopted by foreigners, the National Statistical Service informed Armenian News-NEWS.am.
In 2010, 120 children were adopted in Armenia, 67 were girls.
In 2009, only 44 children were adopted, 22 out of which were girls.
As the National Statistical Service informs, in 2005, 79 children were adopted in Armenia and 32 were adopted by foreigners. In 2006, 84 children were adopted, 36 by foreigners. In 2007, 126 children were adopted, 67 by foreigners. In 2008, 110 children were adopted, 70 by foreigners.
- 1884 Birth in Batoom of Levon Takhtajian, lecturer of Yerevan State University (agricultural economy and linguistics).
- 1901 Birth of Kostandeen Hakobian, Scientist, Doctor and Professor of Agricultural Sciences, in Meerzeek. He got a State Award for the creation of a Kazakh species of white-headed cattle.
- 1914 Birth of Balasan (Vruyr Balasanyan), translator and writer, in Moscow, .
- 1918 Start of the Trebizond negotiations between the delegations of Turkey and the Transcaucasian Seym. The German-Turkish attack took place at the same time. The negotiation effort was in vain as the Mensheviks, led by Chkhenkely, agreed to cede to the territorial demands of Turkey.
- 1921 Start of the Red Army's extensive attack on Yerevan, which ended in its victory two weeks later.
- 1921 End of the London Conference. It made indefinite allusions to a national home for the Armenians in Western Armenia. The Turkish part rejected it later.