May 16, 1953 – April 24, 2019

Date and Place of Birth: May 16, 1953, Damala, district of Aspindz, Georgia


1970-1975 Yerevan State University; Philology Department; Journalism section; journalist


2001-2019 executive director of “Hanrapetutiun” closed joint-stock company, chief editor of “Hayastani Hanrapetutiun” newspaper

1995-2001 chief editor of “02” weekly (police lieutenant colonel)

1990-1995 observer of the editorial board of “Hayastani Hanrapetutiun” newspaper, deputy chief editor, editor of “Petrvar” youth supplement (“February”)

1987-1990 instructor of the ideological department of Yerevan City Committee of the CP of Armenia, coordinator of work with media

1976-1987 correspondent, head of “Yerekoyan Yerevan” newspaper (1986)

Membership in Journalistic Associations and Their Governing Bodies:

Since 1982 Journalists Union of Armenia

Membership in Parties and Their Governing Bodies:

1984-1990 member of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union


1982 “For Tourism Coverage” award of Journalists Union of Armenia

2000 was awarded individual arm (“Beretta” gun) by the RA Ministry of Interior Affairs

Publications: “Avangard”, “Sovetakan Hayastan“, “Communist”, State TV and Radio of Armenia

Hobbies: tourism (hiking), driving

Languages: Armenian, Russian

Marital Status: married with three children