The plant was shut down after a devastating earthquake of 1988 in the town of Spitak
. However, in 1995, despite numerous protests of international community, the Armenian government resumed the operation of the NPP, and moreover, the second reactor was launched.
The death toll in the Armenian quake hit 25,000 as the Soviet Union declared a day of mourning and President Gorbachev visited Spitak
Metsamor NPP, built in 1970, was closed down after the devastating earthquake in Spitak
in 1988, but it resumed its operation in 1995 despite international outcry.
Harry Holloway in collaboration with the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) involved survivors of the 1988 Spitak
earthquake in Armenia.
The power plant was closed after a devastating earthquake in Spitak
Depression and PTSD symptoms among bereaved adolescents 6 1/2 years after the 1988 Spitak
This is evident in his work at The Tea House which features the homeless people of the northern region of the Republic of Armenia, who were disenfranchised following the Spitak
earthquake in 1988 and the collapse of the Soviet Union.
(1990) Discovering of ultra-low-frequency emissions connected with Spitak
earthquake and its aftershock activity on data of geomagnetic pulsations observations at Dusheti and Vardzija.
(3) The participant seems to refer to the 1988 earthquake in the area of Spitak
Fubrizius, "Geoacoustic precursor of Spitak
earthquake," Volcanology and Seismology, vol.
Heavily damaged by the Spitak
Earthquake in 1988, the cathedral was restored in 2008.