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1988 Armenian earthquake

Index 1988 Armenian earthquake

The 1988 Armenian earthquake, also known as the Spitak earthquake (Սպիտակի երկրաշարժ Spitaki yerkrašarž), occurred on December 7 at with a surface wave magnitude of 6.8 and a maximum MSK intensity of X (Devastating). [1]

166 relations: Abdul Sattar Edhi, Agnieszka Piotrowska, Alain Manoukian, Alexander Arutiunian, Alexandria, Virginia, Alik Gunashian, American University of Armenia, AmeriCares, Andrew Coburn (catastrophe modeller), Andrey Soloviev, Antonov Airlines, Antonov An-22, Anush Babajanyan, Araksya Karapetyan, Armen Der Kiureghian, Armen Vardanyan, Armenia, Armenia–Denmark relations, Armenia–Greece relations, Armenia–Serbia relations, Armenia–Switzerland relations, Armenia–Turkey relations, Armenian American Wellness Center, Armenian Americans, Armenian Earthquake (Sogoyan), Armenian Earthquake Memorial Day, Armenian energy crisis of 1990s, Armenian eternity sign, Armenian General Benevolent Union, Armenian National Radio Chamber Choir, Armenian Nuclear Power Plant, Armenian Soviet Socialist Republic, Armenians in Belarus, Armenians in Cyprus, Armenians in France, Armenians in Greece, Armeno-Tats, Arshak Sarkissian, Austrian Forces Disaster Relief Unit, Bob Walsh, Cathedral of Ani, Cathedral of the Holy Mother of God, Gyumri, Charles Aznavour, Chess in Armenia, City Park in Zemun, Cleopatra Birrenbach, Crisis in the Kremlin, David C. Turnley, December 7, Demographics of Armenia, ..., Dimitri Devyatkin, Dissolution of the Soviet Union, Earthquake (2016 film), Economy of Armenia, Electricity sector in Armenia, Ernest Vardanean, Farag Foda, FEMA Urban Search and Rescue Task Force, Fund for Armenian Relief, Garo Kahkejian, Geography of the Soviet Union, George Reid (Scottish politician), Greta Vardanyan, Gyumri, Harout Pamboukjian, Hayk F. Gyolchanyan, History of Armenia, History of Armenians in Cyprus, History of the Armenian Americans in Los Angeles, Holy Saviour's Church, Gyumri, House Museum of Minas Avetisyan, Hrazdan Stadium, Humanitarian response by national governments to the 2010 Haiti earthquake, Ian Gillan, Ian Gillan & Tony Iommi: WhoCares, Ilyushin Il-76, Independence Square, Gyumri, Index of Armenia-related articles, International Rescue Dog Organisation, International Search and Rescue Advisory Group, José Moré, Joseph Kobzon, Julia V. Taft, Juris Podnieks, Karabakh Committee, Karabakh movement, Karekin II, Karen Demirchyan Complex, Kecharis Monastery, Kino (band), Kirk Kerkorian, Lake Sevan, Laurence Kirwan, Levon Ichkhanian, Linde Lindström, List of 20th-century earthquakes, List of commemorative coins of the Soviet Union, List of deadly earthquakes since 1900, List of earthquakes in Armenia, List of power stations in Armenia, List of Soviet Union–United States summits, List of structural failures and collapses, Lists of earthquakes, Lord Byron School (Gyumri), Lori Province, Loris Tjeknavorian, Louise Manoogian Simone, Luciano Pavarotti, Marten Yorgantz, Metakse, Mets Parni, Metsamor, Mikhail Gorbachev, Milva, Ministry of Emergency Situations (Russia), Mkhitar Manukyan, Mother Teresa, Mukurob, Nagorno-Karabakh War, Nikolai Ryzhkov, Out of My Mind / Holy Water, Out of the Ruins, Pierre Schaeffer, Pour toi Arménie, Raffi Hovannisian, René-Louis Baron, Republic of Artsakh, Rhabdomyolysis, Robert Emmiyan, Rock Aid Armenia, Rosy Armen, Royal Christmas Message, Sarkis Soghanalian, Sergei Parajanov Museum, Shirak Province, Shirakamut, Smoke on the Water, Sochi, Spitak, Spitak (disambiguation), St. Demetrios Greek Orthodox Church (Seattle), Stepan Zoryan, Stepanavan, Sylvia Hassenfeld, Terry Phillips, The Holgate Academy, Timeline of modern Armenian history, Timeline of Yerevan, Tony Iommi, Torkom Manoogian, Tourism in Armenia, Urban Search and Rescue Florida Task Force 1, Urban Search and Rescue Virginia Task Force 1, Vanadzor, We Are the World, What's Going On (Marvin Gaye song), WhoCares, World Press Photo of the Year, Yerevan Metro, Yuri Dubinin, 1980s, 1988, 1988 in Armenia, 1988 in the Soviet Union, 1988 in the United States, 247th Guards Air Assault Regiment. Expand index (116 more) »

Abdul Sattar Edhi

Abdul Sattar Edhi (عبدالستار ایدھی; 28 February 1928 – 8 July 2016) was a Pakistani philanthropist, ascetic, and humanitarian who founded the Edhi Foundation, which runs the world's largest volunteer ambulance network, along with homeless shelters, animal shelter, rehab centres, and orphanages across Pakistan.

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Agnieszka Piotrowska

Agnieszka Piotrowska (?1968) is an "award-winning film-maker...

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Alain Manoukian

Alain Manoukian (Ալեն Մանուկյան, born 19 February 1946) is a French fashion designer and owner of the Manoukian fashion group.

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Alexander Arutiunian

Alexander Grigori Arutiunian (Ալեքսանդր Գրիգորի Հարությունյան), also known as Arutunian, Arutyunyan, Arutjunjan, Harutyunian or Harutiunian (23 September 1920 – 28 March 2012), was a Soviet and Armenian composer and pianist, widely known for his 1950 trumpet concerto.

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Alexandria, Virginia

Alexandria is an independent city in the Commonwealth of Virginia in the United States.

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Alik Gunashian

Alik Gunashian or Gyunashyan (born 1955, Leninakan, Armenia) is an Armenian popular singer.

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American University of Armenia

The American University of Armenia (AUA) (Հայաստանի ամերիկյան համալսարան, ՀԱՀ; Hayastani amerikyan hamalsaran, HAH) is a private independent university in Yerevan, Armenia.

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AmeriCares

Americares is a non-profit disaster relief and global health organization providing immediate response to emergency medical needs and supporting long-term health care initiatives for people in the United States and around the world.

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Andrew Coburn (catastrophe modeller)

Andrew William Coburn (born 1956 in Chester, England) is known in the discipline of catastrophe modeling and is the Director of External Advisory Board, Centre for Risk Studies at the University of Cambridge.

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Andrey Soloviev

Andrey Borisovich Soloviev (Андрей Борисович Соловьёв) (1953 – September 27, 1993) was a Russian war photographer.

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Antonov Airlines

Antonov Airlines is a Ukrainian cargo airline, a division of the Antonov aviation company.

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Antonov An-22

The Antonov An-22 "Antei" (An-22 Antej; English Antheus) (NATO reporting name "Cock") is a heavy military transport aircraft designed by the Antonov Design Bureau in the Soviet Union.

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Anush Babajanyan

Anush Babajanyan is an Armenian photojournalist and a founder of the women's photography collective, 4Plus.

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Araksya Karapetyan

Araksya Karapetyan (Արաքսյա Կարապետյան; born August 27, 1982) is an Armenian-born American television personality and anchor woman for the Los Angeles-based KTTV Channel 11's Morning News.

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Armen Der Kiureghian

Armen Der Kiureghian (Արմէն Տէր-Կիւրեղեան, October 4, 1947), is an Iranian-born Armenian-American academic, serving as the president of American University of Armenia (2014), Professor of Civil Engineering at the University of California, Member of the US National Academy of Engineering and Foreign Member of the National Academy of Sciences of Armenia.

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Armen Vardanyan

Armen Vardanyan (Արմեն Վարդանյան, Армен Фрунзікович Варданян, born 30 November 1982) is an Armenian-Ukrainian Greco-Roman wrestler.

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Armenia

Armenia (translit), officially the Republic of Armenia (translit), is a country in the South Caucasus region of Eurasia.

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Armenia–Denmark relations

Armenia–Denmark relations refers to the current and historical relations between Armenia and Denmark.

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Armenia–Greece relations

Greco-Armenian relations refer to the bilateral relations between Armenia and Greece.

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Armenia–Serbia relations

Armenia–Serbia relations are bilateral relations between Armenia and Serbia.

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Armenia–Switzerland relations

Armenian-Swiss relations are foreign relations between Armenia and Switzerland.

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Armenia–Turkey relations

Armenia–Turkey relations are officially non-existent and have historically been hostile.

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Armenian American Wellness Center

The Armenian American Wellness Center, in Armenia, is a humanitarian project of the Armenian American Cultural Association (AACA), a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization incorporated in Arlington, Virginia in February 1995.

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Armenian Americans

Armenian Americans (ամերիկահայեր, amerikahayer) are citizens or residents of the United States who have total or partial Armenian ancestry.

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Armenian Earthquake (Sogoyan)

Armenian Earthquake is a bronze sculpture by Frederic Sogoyan.

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Armenian Earthquake Memorial Day

Armenian Earthquake Memorial Day is a day of remembrance in Armenia for the earthquake of magnitude 6.9 on the Richter scale that struck in north-west Armenia (then part of the Soviet Union) on December 7, 1988.

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Armenian energy crisis of 1990s

The energy crisis in Armenia, popularly known as the dark and cold years (Մութ ու ցուրտ տարիներ), refers to the energy crisis in Armenia during the 1990s, when the newly-independent Armenia's population lived in shortage of energy and basic consumer goods.

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Armenian eternity sign

The Armenian eternity sign (հավերժության նշան, haverzhut’yan nshan) or Arevakhach (Արևախաչ) (English: Sun Cross) is an ancient Armenian national symbol and a symbol of the national identity of the Armenian people.

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Armenian General Benevolent Union

The Armenian General Benevolent Union (AGBU, Հայկական Բարեգործական Ընդհանուր Միություն, ՀԲԸՄ, Haykakan Baregortsakan Endhanur Miutyun) is a non-profit Armenian organization established in Cairo, Egypt, in 1906.

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Armenian National Radio Chamber Choir

The Armenian Radio Chamber Choir is an Armenian chamber choir founded in 1929.

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Armenian Nuclear Power Plant

The Armenian Nuclear Power Plant (ANPP), commonly known as the Metsamor Nuclear Power Plant, (Armenian: Մեծամորի ատոմային էլեկտրակայան) is the only nuclear power plant in the South Caucasus located 36 kilometers west of Yerevan.

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Armenian Soviet Socialist Republic

Armenia (translit,; Армения; Armeniya), officially the Armenian Soviet Socialist Republic (Armenian SSR; translit; translit), also commonly referred to as Soviet Armenia, was one of the constituent republics of the Soviet Union in December 1922 located in the South Caucasus region of Eurasia.

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Armenians in Belarus

Armenians in Belarus refers to ethnic Armenians living in Belarus.

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Armenians in Cyprus

Armenians in Cyprus or Armenian-Cypriots (Կիպրահայեր, Αρμενοκύπριοι, Kıbrıs Ermenileri) are ethnic Armenians who live in Cyprus.

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Armenians in France

Armenians in France (ֆրանսահայեր fransahayer; Arméniens de France) are French citizens of Armenian ancestry.

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Armenians in Greece

The Armenians in Greece (Αρμένιοι, Arménioi) are Greek citizens of Armenian descent.

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Armeno-Tats

Armeno-Tats (հայ-թաթեր – hay-tater) are a distinct group of Tat-speaking Armenians that historically populated eastern parts of the South Caucasus.

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Arshak Sarkissian

Arshak Sarkissian (born December 26, 1981 in Gyumri), is an Armenian painter artist.

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Austrian Forces Disaster Relief Unit

The Austrian Forces Disaster Relief Unit (short AFDRU) is an Urban search and rescue (USAR) and disaster relief unit of the Austrian federal army (the Bundesheer).

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Bob Walsh

Robert "Bob" Walsh (September 20, 1940 to January 23, 2017) is a television producer, marketing executive, sports executive, business consultant, and humanitarian.

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Cathedral of Ani

Cathedral of Ani (Անիի մայր տաճար, Anii mayr tačar; Ani Katedrali) is the largest standing building in Ani, capital of medieval Bagratid Armenia, located in present-day eastern Turkey, on the border with modern Armenia.

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Cathedral of the Holy Mother of God, Gyumri

Cathedral of the Holy Mother of God (Սուրբ Աստվածածին Մայր Եկեղեցի), also known as the Our Lady of Seven Wounds (Սուրբ Աստվածամոր Յոթ Վերք), is a 19th-century church in Gyumri, Armenia.

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Charles Aznavour

Charles Aznavour (born Shahnour Vaghinag Aznavourian, Շահնուր Վաղինակ Ազնավուրեան; 22 May 1924) is a French, later naturalised Armenian, singer, lyricist, actor, public activist and diplomat.

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Chess in Armenia

Chess has been played in Armenia since the early Middle Ages; however, it was institutionalized during the early Soviet period.

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City Park in Zemun

City Park in Zemun or Zemun Park (Градски парк у Земуну / Земунски парк) is a park in Zemun, a neighborhood of Belgrade, the capital of Serbia.

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Cleopatra Birrenbach

Cleopatra Broumand Birrenbach is a Persian-American designer, innovator, conceptualist, and entrepreneur in the apparel and related industries.

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Crisis in the Kremlin

Crisis in the Kremlin is a 1991 strategy video game with managerial aspects in which the player acts as General Secretary of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union from 1985 to 2017.

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David C. Turnley

David Carl Turnley (born June 22, 1955 in Fort Wayne, Indiana, nytimes.com, retrieved February 20, 2014Elizabeth A. Brennan, Elizabeth C. Clarage, Seymour Topping: Who's Who of Pulitzer Prize Winners. Oryx Press, 1998) is an American photographer, winner of the Pulitzer Prize, two World Press Photos of the Year, and the Robert Capa Award for Courage.

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December 7

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Demographics of Armenia

After registering a steady increase during Soviet period, the population of Armenia declined from peak value of nearly 3.6 mln to 2.92 mln in 2016.

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Dimitri Devyatkin

Dimitri Devyatkin (born July 31, 1949) is an American director, producer, screenwriter, video artist, and journalist.

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Dissolution of the Soviet Union

The dissolution of the Soviet Union occurred on December 26, 1991, officially granting self-governing independence to the Republics of the Soviet Union.

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Earthquake (2016 film)

Earthquake (երկրաշարժ) is a 2016 Russian-Armenian drama film directed by Sarik Andreasyan about the 1988 Armenian earthquake.

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Economy of Armenia

The economy of Armenia grew by 7.5% in 2017 and reached a nominal GDP of $11.5 billion per annum, while per capita figure grew by 10.1% and reached $3880.

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Electricity sector in Armenia

The electricity sector of Armenia includes several companies engaged in electricity generation and distribution.

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Ernest Vardanean

Ernest Vardanean (born May 11, 1980 in Yerevan) is a journalist and political scientist who lives in the breakaway Moldovan region of Transnistria.

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Farag Foda

Farag Foda (also Farag Fouda, فرج فوده, or; 1946 – 9 June 1992), was a prominent professor, writer, columnist, and human rights activist.

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FEMA Urban Search and Rescue Task Force

World Trade Center after the 9/11 attacks. A FEMA Urban Search and Rescue Task Force (US&R Task Force) is a team of individuals specializing in urban search and rescue, disaster recovery, and emergency triage and medicine.

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Fund for Armenian Relief

The Fund for Armenian Relief (FAR) is a US humanitarian organization.

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Garo Kahkejian

Garo Kahkejian (Կարո Քահքեջյան; 24 March 1962 – 26 June 1993) was a famed Armenian military commander and participant in the Nagorno-Karabakh War.

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Geography of the Soviet Union

The geography of the Soviet Union includes the geographic features of the countries of the former Union of Soviet Socialist Republics.

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George Reid (Scottish politician)

Sir George Newlands Reid (born 4 June 1939) is a Scottish politician.

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Greta Vardanyan

Greta Vardanyan (born February 20, 1986) is an Armenian powerlifter and Para-alpine skier.

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Gyumri

Gyumri (Գյումրի), is an urban municipal community and the second largest city in Armenia, serving as the administrative centre of Shirak Province in the northwestern part of the country.

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Harout Pamboukjian

Harout Pamboukjian (Հարութ Փամբուկչյան), (born in 1950 in Yerevan, Armenian SSR, Soviet Union), also known as Dzakh Harut (Ձախ Հարութ Left Harout), is an Armenian American pop singer living in Los Angeles.

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Hayk F. Gyolchanyan

Hayk F. Gyolchanyan (born November 11, 1982) is a Russian record producer, sound director, musician and songwriter, works with many representatives of Russian show business.

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History of Armenia

Armenia lies in the highlands surrounding the Biblical mountains of Ararat.

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History of Armenians in Cyprus

Armenians have a long history in Cyprus, with the first confirmed presence of Armenians on the island dating back to 578 AD, during the reign of Byzantine Emperor Justin II.

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History of the Armenian Americans in Los Angeles

The Los Angeles metropolitan area has a significant Armenian American population.

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Holy Saviour's Church, Gyumri

Holy Saviour's Church (Սուրբ Ամենափրկիչ Եկեղեցի), is a 19th-century church in Gyumri, Armenia.

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House Museum of Minas Avetisyan

The House museum of painter Minas Avetisyan was opened in July 21, 1982 in Jajur, Armenia, the village where he was born.

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Hrazdan Stadium

Hrazdan Stadium (Հրազդան մարզադաշտ) is a multi-use, all-seater stadium in Yerevan, Armenia, opened in 1970.

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Humanitarian response by national governments to the 2010 Haiti earthquake

The humanitarian response by national governments to the 2010 Haiti earthquake included numerous national governments from around the world pledging to coordinate and send humanitarian aid to the Haitian people affected by the disaster.

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Ian Gillan

Ian Gillan (born 19 August 1945) is an English singer and songwriter.

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Ian Gillan & Tony Iommi: WhoCares

WhoCares, full title Ian Gillan & Tony Iommi: WhoCares is a music project by Deep Purple frontman Ian Gillan and Black Sabbath guitarist Tony Iommi and a charity release by the supergroup WhoCares they had formed with the help of other musicians, to raise money to rebuild a music school in Gyumri, Armenia after the destruction of the city in the 1988 earthquake in Armenia.

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Ilyushin Il-76

The Ilyushin Il-76 (Илью́шин Ил-76; NATO reporting name: Candid) is a multi-purpose four-engine turbofan strategic airlifter designed by the Soviet Union's Ilyushin design bureau.

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Independence Square, Gyumri

Independence Square (Անկախության Հրապարակ Ankakhutyan Hraparak) is a large square at the centre of Gyumri city, Armenia.

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Index of Armenia-related articles

Articles (arranged alphabetically) related to Armenia include.

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International Rescue Dog Organisation

The International Rescue Dog Organisation (IRO), is a global umbrella organisation for national recue dog organisations with headquarter in Salzburg, Austria.

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International Search and Rescue Advisory Group

The International Search and Rescue Advisory Group (INSARAG) is a network of disaster-prone and disaster-responding countries and organizations dedicated to urban search and rescue (USAR) and operational field coordination.

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José Moré

José Moré is an American photojournalist, a longtime staff photographer for the Chicago Tribune, covering news, features and sports assignments in Chicago and around the world.

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Joseph Kobzon

Iosif (Joseph) Davydovich Kobzon (Ио́сиф Давы́дович Кобзо́н; born 11 September 1937) is a Russian singer, known for his crooner style.

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Julia V. Taft

Julia Ann Vadala Taft (July 27, 1942 – March 15, 2008) was a United States official who was involved in international humanitarian assistance, and who served as Director of the Office of Foreign Disaster Assistance from 1986 to 1989, and as Assistant Secretary of State for Population, Refugees, and Migration from 1997 to 2001.

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Juris Podnieks

Juris Podnieks (December 5, 1950, Riga – June 23, 1992, Kuldīga District) was a Latvian film director and producer.

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Karabakh Committee

Liberty Square, Yerevan --> Karabakh Committee (Ղարաբաղ կոմիտե) was a group of Armenian intellectuals recognized by many Armenians as the de facto leaders in the late 1980s.

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Karabakh movement

The Karabakh movement (Ղարաբաղյան շարժում, also the Artsakh Movement Արցախյան շարժում) was a mass nationalist movement in Armenia and Nagorno-Karabakh from 1988 to 1992 that advocated for the transfer of the mainly Armenian-populated Nagorno-Karabakh Autonomous Oblast of neighboring Azerbaijan to the jurisdiction of Armenia.

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Karekin II

Catholicos Karekin II (Գարեգին Բ) (born August 21, 1951) is the current Catholicos of All Armenians, the supreme head of the Armenian Apostolic Church.

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Karen Demirchyan Complex

Officially Karen Demirchyan Sports and Concerts Complex (Armenian: Կարեն Դեմիրճյանի անվան մարզահամերգային համալիր), also known as Demirchyan Arena, Sports & Music Complex, or simply Hamalir (for complex in Armenian), is a large sports and concert complex with 184 stairs leading up Tsitsernakaberd hill which dominates over the western parts of Yerevan, near the Hrazdan River gorge.

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Kecharis Monastery

Kecharis Monastery, is a medieval Armenian monastic complex dating back to the 11th to 13th centuries, located 60 km from Yerevan, in the ski resort town of Tsakhkadzor in Armenia.

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Kino (band)

Kino (lit) was a Soviet rock band formed in Leningrad in 1982.

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Kirk Kerkorian

Kerkor "Kirk" Kerkorian (June 6, 1917 – June 15, 2015) was an American businessman, investor, and philanthropist.

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Lake Sevan

Lake Sevan (Սևանա լիճ, Sevana lič̣) is the largest body of water in Armenia and the Caucasus region.

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Laurence Kirwan

Laurence Anthony Kirwan (born 31 March 1952 in Liverpool) is a British doctor.

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Levon Ichkhanian

Levon Ichkhanian is a Toronto-based guitarist/world stringed instruments specialist, versed in Jazz, World and Traditional music.

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Linde Lindström

Mikko Viljami Lindström (born 12 August 1976), more commonly known as "Linde", is a Finnish musician and songwriter, best known as the guitarist for the Finnish gothic rock band HIM.

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List of 20th-century earthquakes

This list of 20th-century earthquakes is a global list of notable earthquakes that occurred in the 20th century.

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List of commemorative coins of the Soviet Union

Commemorative coins were released in the USSR between 1965 and 1991.

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List of deadly earthquakes since 1900

The following list compiles known earthquakes that have caused one or more fatalities since 1900.

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List of earthquakes in Armenia

This is an incomplete list of earthquakes in Armenia.

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List of power stations in Armenia

This page lists all power stations in Armenia.

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List of Soviet Union–United States summits

Soviet Union–United States summits were held from 1943 to 1991.

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List of structural failures and collapses

This is a list of structural failures and collapses, including some aircraft, bridges, dams, and radio masts/towers.

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Lists of earthquakes

The following is a list of earthquake lists, and of top earthquakes by magnitude and fatalities.

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Lord Byron School (Gyumri)

Lord Byron School №20 was founded in 1990 in Gyumri (formerly Leninakan) following the Spitak earthquake that devastated the city, by funds provided by the British Government as well as donations raised by the British people.

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Lori Province

Lori (Լոռի), is a province (marz) of Armenia.

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Loris Tjeknavorian

Loris Haykasi Tjeknavorian (also spelled Cheknavarian, Լորիս Ճգնավորյան; لوریس چکناواریان., born 13 October 1937 in Borujerd) is an Iranian Armenian composer and conductor.

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Louise Manoogian Simone

Louise Manoogian Simone (born May 19, 1933) is an Armenian American philanthropist.

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Luciano Pavarotti

Luciano Pavarotti, Cavaliere di Gran Croce OMRI (12 October 19356 September 2007) was an Italian operatic tenor who also crossed over into popular music, eventually becoming one of the most commercially successful tenors of all time.

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Marten Yorgantz

Marten Yorgantz (born 24 June 1946 in Istanbul) is a popular French-Armenian singer and composer.

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Metakse

Metakse or Metakse Poghosian (Մետաքսե (Մետաքսե Պողոսյան), December 23, 1926 – August 10, 2014, Yerevan) was an Armenian poet, writer, translator and public activist. She was a member of the Advisory Board of the Writers Union of Armenia.

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Mets Parni

Mets Parni (Մեծ Պառնի; also, Parni; formerly, Bekyand) is a town in the Lori Province of Armenia, 33 km north-west of the regional capital Vanadzor.

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Metsamor

Metsamor (Մեծամոր), is a town and urban municipal community in the Armavir Province of Armenia.

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Mikhail Gorbachev

Mikhail Sergeyevich Gorbachev, GCL (born 2 March 1931) is a Russian and former Soviet politician.

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Milva

Maria Ilva Biolcati, (born 17 July 1939), known as Milva, is an Italian singer, stage and film actress, and television personality.

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Ministry of Emergency Situations (Russia)

Russian President Boris Yeltsin established the Ministry of the Russian Federation for Affairs for Civil Defence, Emergencies and Elimination of Consequences of Natural Disasters (Министерство России по делам гражданской обороны, чрезвычайным ситуациям и ликвидации последствий стихийных бедствий), also known as The Ministry of Emergency Situations, MChS (Министерство по чрезвычайным ситуациям – МЧС России), or internationally as EMERCOM (derived from "Emergency Control Ministry") on January 10, 1994.

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Mkhitar Manukyan

Mkhitar Manukyan (Մխիթար Մանուկյան, born 20 September 1973) is a retired Armenian-Kazakh Greco-Roman wrestler.

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Mother Teresa

Mother Teresa, known in the Roman Catholic Church as Saint Teresa of Calcutta (born Anjezë Gonxhe Bojaxhiu,; 26 August 1910 – 5 September 1997), was an Albanian-Indian Roman Catholic nun and missionary.

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Mukurob

The Mukurob, also Mukorob, (Finger of God) near Asab in Namibia, was a sandstone rock formation in the Namib desert which collapsed on 7 December 1988.

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Nagorno-Karabakh War

The Nagorno-Karabakh War was an ethnic and territorial conflict that took place in the late 1980s to May 1994, in the enclave of Nagorno-Karabakh in southwestern Azerbaijan, between the majority ethnic Armenians of Nagorno-Karabakh backed by the Republic of Armenia, and the Republic of Azerbaijan.

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Nikolai Ryzhkov

Nikolai Ivanovich Ryzhkov (Ukrainian: Рижков Микола Іванович, Russian: Николай Иванович Рыжков, Nikolaj Ivanovič Ryžkov; born 28 September 1929) is a former Soviet official who became a Russian politician following the dissolution of the Soviet Union.

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Out of My Mind / Holy Water

"Out of My Mind / Holy Water" is a fund-raising two-track CD single from the supergroup WhoCares, a Tony Iommi and Ian Gillan collaboration, a direct continuation of the Rock Aid Armenia project.

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Out of the Ruins

Out of the Ruins is a choral work by Michael Nyman for an eponymous BBC documentary by Agnieszka Piotrowska in commemorating the first anniversary of the 1988 Spitak earthquake in Armenia 7 December 1988, which aired on the BBC's 40 Minutes.

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Pierre Schaeffer

Pierre Henri Marie Schaeffer (English pronunciation:,; 14 August 1910 – 19 August 1995) was a French composer, writer, broadcaster, engineer, musicologist and acoustician.

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Pour toi Arménie

"Pour toi Arménie" (English Translation: "For You, Armenia") is a 1989 song written and composed by Charles Aznavour, and recorded by a group of French singers (and also a few actors and TV presenters) who were popular at the time.

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Raffi Hovannisian

Raffi K. Richard Hovannisian (Րաֆֆի Կ. Ռիչարդ Հովհաննէսեան; born 20 November 1959) is an American-born Armenian politician, the first Foreign Minister of Armenia and the founding leader of the national liberal Heritage party.

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René-Louis Baron

René-Louis Baron (born February 9, 1944 in Romans-sur-Isère) is a French inventor, author and songwriter.

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Republic of Artsakh

The Republic of Artsakh (Արցախի Հանրապետություն Arts'akhi Hanrapetut'yun), or simply Artsakh, commonly known by its former name of the Nagorno-Karabakh Republic between 1991 and 2017, is a state with limited recognition in the South Caucasus internationally recognized as part of Azerbaijan.

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Rhabdomyolysis

Rhabdomyolysis is a condition in which damaged skeletal muscle breaks down rapidly.

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Robert Emmiyan

Robert Emmiyan (Ռոբերտ Էմմիյան; born 16 February 1965 in Leninakan, Armenian SSR).

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Rock Aid Armenia

Rock Aid Armenia, also known in earlier stages as Live Aid Armenia, was a humanitarian effort by the British music industry to raise money to help those affected by the 1988 Armenian earthquake.

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Rosy Armen

Rosy Armen (Ռոզի Արմեն) is a French singer of Armenian descent.

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Royal Christmas Message

The Queen's Christmas Message (also known as The King's Christmas Message in the reign of a male monarch, formally as Her Majesty's Most Gracious Speech) is a broadcast made by the sovereign of the Commonwealth realms to the Commonwealth of Nations each Christmas.

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Sarkis Soghanalian

Sarkis Garabet Soghanalian (Սարգիս Սողանալեան; February 6, 1929 – October 5, 2011), nicknamed Merchant of Death, was an international private arms dealer who gained fame for being the "Cold War's largest arms merchant""." Frontline/World (produced in March 2001).

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Sergei Parajanov Museum

The Sergei Parajanov Museum (Սերգեյ Փարաջանովի թանգարան) is a tribute to Soviet Armenian director and artist Sergei Parajanov and is one of the most popular museums in Yerevan.

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Shirak Province

Shirak (Շիրակ), is a province (marz) of Armenia.

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Shirakamut

Shirakamut (Շիրակամուտ; also, mistakenly, Shirakarnut; formerly, Nalband) is a town in the Lori Province of Armenia.

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Smoke on the Water

"Smoke on the Water" is a song by the English rock band Deep Purple.

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Sochi

Sochi (a) is a city in Krasnodar Krai, Russia, located on the Black Sea coast near the border between Georgia/Abkhazia and Russia.

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Spitak

Spitak (Սպիտակ), is a town and urban municipal community in the northern Lori Province of Armenia.

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Spitak (disambiguation)

Spitak (Սպիտակ), is a town in the northern Lori Province of Armenia.

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St. Demetrios Greek Orthodox Church (Seattle)

Saint Demetrios Greek Orthodox Church is a church in Seattle, Washington.

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Stepan Zoryan

Stepan Yeghiayi Zoryan (Arakelyan) (Ստեփան Եղիայի Զորյան (Առաքելյան), September 15, 1889, Karakilisa – October 14, 1967, Yerevan) was a Soviet Armenian writer.

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Stepanavan

Stepanavan (Ստեփանավան), is a town and municipal community in the Lori Province of Armenia.

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Sylvia Hassenfeld

Sylvia K. Hassenfeld (September 19, 1920 – August 15, 2014) was an American Jewish communal leader, philanthropist, human rights advocate, and one of the first women to head a major international Jewish aid organization.

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Terry Phillips

Terry Phillips is a journalist, author and media consultant.

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The Holgate Academy

The Holgate Academy (formerly Holgate School) is a coeducational secondary school and sixth form with academy status, located in Hucknall, Nottinghamshire, England, a former mining community north of Nottingham.

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Timeline of modern Armenian history

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Timeline of Yerevan

The following is a timeline of the history of the city of Yerevan, Armenia.

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Tony Iommi

Anthony Frank Iommi (born 19 February 1948) is an English guitarist, songwriter and producer.

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Torkom Manoogian

Patriarch Torkom Manoogian (טורקום מנוגיאן; 16 February 1919 – 12 October 2012) was the Armenian Patriarch of Jerusalem serving the Armenian Patriarchate of Jerusalem.

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Tourism in Armenia

Tourism in Armenia has been a key sector to the Armenian economy since the 1990s when tourist numbers exceeded half a million people visiting the country every year (mostly ethnic Armenians from the Diaspora).

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Urban Search and Rescue Florida Task Force 1

Urban Search and Rescue Florida Task Force 1 (FL-TF1) is a FEMA Urban Search and Rescue Task Force based in Miami-Dade County, Florida and sponsored by the Miami-Dade Fire Rescue Department.

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Urban Search and Rescue Virginia Task Force 1

Urban Search and Rescue Virginia Task Force 1 or VA-TF1 is a FEMA Urban Search and Rescue Task Force based in Fairfax County, Virginia.

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Vanadzor

Vanadzor (Վանաձոր), is an urban municipal community and the third-largest city in Armenia serving as the capital of Lori Province in the northern part of the country.

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We Are the World

"We Are the World" is a song and charity single originally recorded by the supergroup United Support of Artists (USA) for Africa in 1985.

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What's Going On (Marvin Gaye song)

"What's Going On" is a song by American recording artist Marvin Gaye, released in 1971 on the Motown subsidiary Tamla.

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WhoCares

WhoCares was a supergroup formed by Ian Gillan of Deep Purple and Tony Iommi of Black Sabbath in 2011 with the participation of a great number of rock artists as a charity project to raise money to rebuild a music school in Gyumri, Armenia after the destruction of the city in the 1988 earthquake in Armenia.

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World Press Photo of the Year

The vote for Press Photo of the Year is taken during the World Press Photo Awards, hosted by the Dutch foundation World Press Photo.

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Yerevan Metro

Officially Karen Demirchyan Yerevan Subway (Կարեն Դեմիրճյանի անվան Երևանի մետրոպոլիտեն, Karen Demirchyani anvan Yerevani metropoliten; since December 1999), colloquially known as the Yerevan Metro, is a rapid transit system that serves the capital of Armenia, Yerevan.

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Yuri Dubinin

Yuri Vladimirovich Dubinin (7 October 1930 – 20 December 2013) was a Russian Soviet-era diplomat.

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1980s

The 1980s (pronounced "nineteen-eighties", commonly shortened as the "'80s", pronounced "eighties") was a decade of the Gregorian calendar that began on January 1, 1980, and ended on December 31, 1989.

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1988

In the 20th century, the year 1988 has the most Roman numeral digits (11).

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1988 in Armenia

The following lists events that happened during 1988 in Armenia.

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1988 in the Soviet Union

The following lists events that happened during 1988 in the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics.

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1988 in the United States

This is a list of events from the year 1988 in the United States.

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247th Guards Air Assault Regiment

The 247th Guards Air Assault Regiment is a regiment of the Russian Airborne Troops, currently part of the 7th Guards Mountain Air Assault Division.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1988_Armenian_earthquake

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