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YEREVAN AND ROSTOV-ON-DON BECAME TWIN CITIES

Pan Armenian 11.10.2005 13:31 GMT+04:00

/PanARMENIAN.Net/ Yesterday an agreement on the Armenian capital and Rostov-on-Don becoming Twin Cities was signed in Yerevan Administration.

Besides, the Don delegation headed by Governor Vladimir Chub took part in festivities in Yerevan marking the opening of the memorial complex to Hero Cossacks killed during Russian-Persian and Russian-Turkish Wars in 19th century. It should be reminded that the memorial is erected at the place where once Cossack regiments were stationed. The seven-meter stele is embraced with plates that have names of Cossack regiments on them. The proverb on the monument reads: "To Cossacks of Russia from Grateful Armenian People." The raising of the monument was initiated by Cossack circles of Rostov region and Nakhichevan Armenian community.


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