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Noun1.Hayastan - a landlocked republic in southwestern AsiaHayastan - a landlocked republic in southwestern Asia; formerly an Asian soviet; modern Armenia is but a fragment of ancient Armenia which was one of the world's oldest civilizations; throughout 2500 years the Armenian people have been invaded and oppressed by their neighbors
3rd October Organization, Armenian Secret Army for the Liberation of Armenia, ASALA, Orly Group - a militant Marxist-Leninist terrorist organization formed in 1975 to force Turkey to acknowledge killing more than a million Armenians and forcibly removing them from border areas in 1915; wants Turkey to pay reparations and cede territory to Armenia; "ASALA bombing at Orly Airport in Paris in 1983 killed 8 and wounded 55 people"
Armenian Apostolic Orthodox Church, Armenian Church - an independent Christian church established in Armenia since 300; was influenced by both Roman and Byzantine traditions
CIS, Commonwealth of Independent States - an alliance made up of states that had been Soviet Socialist Republics in the Soviet Union prior to its dissolution in Dec 1991
Transcaucasia - a geographical region to the south of the Caucasus Mountains and to the north of Turkey that comprises Georgia and Armenia and Azerbaijan
capital of Armenia, Erivan, Jerevan, Yerevan - capital of Armenia
Aras, Araxes - a river that rises in northeastern Turkey (near the source of the Euphrates) and flows generally eastward through Armenia to the Caspian Sea; ancient name was Araxes
Armenian - a native or inhabitant of Armenia
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Menu Group has raised USD 6m in investment from SOLventures, Granatus Ventures, Perea Capital Partners, Hayastan 1 and others.
Bargavatch Hayastan (Prosperous Armenia) Party received 8,27%, with 103,824 votes.
Armenia has completed another collection of taxes from the diaspora held under the title of charity marathon of the Hayastan Foundation.
(37) One poem, "Dig!," published in Sovetakan Hayastan celebrated the physical labor of repatriates building themselves new houses.
"Hayastan" All-Armenian Fund's Gala Dinner Party was held in Moscow on Nov 8, the press-service of the Fund
Lina Hallajian indicated (Personal Interview, 13th of May, 2014) that tuition fees have also been covered for about 350 students during the 2012-2013 academic year and 400 students during the 2013-2014 year, with funding from RA Government, the "Hayastan" All-Armenian Foundation, the "Gulbenkian" foundation, the Armenian General Benevolent Union and the Kuwaiti State.
As for Armenia (which is also a Latin name for the native Hayastan), after the creation of an Armenian written language by Mesrop Mashtotz in the fifth century, a rise of Armenian culture began in Artsakh/ Aran, which remained under the Persian rule until the Arab invasion of the seventh century, which broke Albania into several small principalities, some of which rapidly Armenized in the face of coercive conversion into Islam enforced by the Caliphate.
(Erevan: Haygagan SSR Gidoutiwneri Agatemiai Hradaragchoutiwn, 1959); Henri Francois Tournebize, Hayastan ev Hay Ekeghetsagan Patmutiwn [Armenia and Armenian Ecclesiastical History] (Venice: San Lazarus, 1930).
The name "Armenia" was actually given to the country by its neighbors; inhabitants of Armenia refer to it as "Hayastan" derived from the name Haik, a descendent of Noah (from the Bible), and "stan" which means "land" in Persian.