"Apparently, the military base in Gyumri
is an important irritant for the Western sponsors of the new Armenian leaders and they are gradually making attempts to oust Russia, its national interests from the region."
WVS quickly identified that swift action was required and despite the difficult weather conditions and snow, the transfer of the last inhabitants of Gyumri
Zoo was managed seamlessly.
Earlier on Thursday, thousands of people attended funerals of the six members of the family - including a two-year-old girl - in Gyumri
, about 120km (75 miles) north-west of the capital Yerevan.
Valery Permyak is suspected of shooting six members of an extended family with his Kalashnikov rifle after deserting his army unit in the city of Gyumri
In 2011 he teamed up with Deep Purple's Ian Gillan to raise money to build a music school in the Gyumri
Described as a contemplative sci-fi documentary, "Remnants of the Future" is set in the town of Mush, a discarded housing project just outside of the north Armenian town of Gyumri
and named after the once flourishing Armenian town in Eastern Anatolia, which in 1915, during the Armenian genocide, became the site of massacres and deportations.
Apparently, there is another problem - a Russian soldier was arrested on charges of murdering a woman in Gyumri
, who, as it became known, is being held in the base and not handed over to Armenian justice.
Moscow also has a military base in Armenia's Northwestern city of Gyumri
, located near the country's border with Turkey.
And then came Sarksyan, who has not only brought Armenia into the EEU, but also extended the Russian military base lease at Gyumri
for a further 50 years as well as allowing Russia to share its Erebuni airport.
networks will be restored in Gyumri
and Vanadzor towns and full-time water supply will be provided, the minister said.