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Twenty-Five Years After The Armenian Earthquake

Near midday on December 7, 1988, a devastating earthquake struck the northern part of the then-Soviet Republic of Armenia. Tens of thousands of people were killed and many more left homeless in cities like Spitak, Leninakan (Gyumri), and Kirovakan (Vanadzor).

Spitak on December 7, 1988
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Spitak on December 7, 1988

Spitak on December 7, 1988
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Spitak on December 7, 1988

Spitak on December 7, 1988
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Spitak on December 7, 1988

Spitak on December 7, 1988
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Spitak on December 7, 1988

Leninakan (Gyumri) on December 7, 1988
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Leninakan (Gyumri) on December 7, 1988

Leninakan (Gyumri) on December 7, 1988
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Leninakan (Gyumri) on December 7, 1988

Leninakan (Gyumri) on December 7, 1988
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Leninakan (Gyumri) on December 7, 1988

Leninakan (Gyumri) on December 7, 1988
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Leninakan (Gyumri) on December 7, 1988

Leninakan (Gyumri) on December 7, 1988
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Leninakan (Gyumri) on December 7, 1988

Leninakan (Gyumri) on December 7, 1988
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Leninakan (Gyumri) on December 7, 1988

Spitak on December 8, 1988
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Spitak on December 8, 1988

Spitak on December 8, 1988
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Spitak on December 8, 1988

Spitak on December 8, 1988
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Spitak on December 8, 1988

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