Garik Kurghinyan lives in a cave for already 5 years near Yervanian lake. During 2008 bloody events he taped the mouths of his sculptures as a sing of protest. The sculptures were destroyed and and he was evicted from a studio he used to work. And he lost his house after a divorce.
Armed men who seized a police station in the Armenian capital, Yerevan, surrendered to police on the evening of July 31 after a two-week stand-off. The Armenian National Security Service said that 20 people were arrested. (Police handout video, via Reuters)
Gunmen stormed a police station in the Armenian capital, Yerevan, and have kept control of it for the past 10 days amid a tense standoff with security forces. What are they trying to achieve? And why are crowds of supporters marching in the streets? (Margot Buff and RFE/RL's Armenian Service)