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B A R I U . S . E m b a s s y Y e r e v a n

Issue 17

May 17, 2018


YEREVANSHUKA The Shuka is intended for the personal use of employees of the U.S. Embassy Yerevan. The submission deadline is the Monday before publication. All late submissions will be published in the following issue. Please submit items as unformatted text by email to:

FOR SALE Coffee table for sale. Used, but in a great condition. Has two drawers. Price: 20,000 AMD. If interested, please call Lilit at 095418449.

FOR SALE Updated Ad! 1. ABCs Learning Carpet. Price: 10,000 AMD. 2. Transportation Learning Carpet. Price: 10,000 AMD. 3. MobiGo Toddler Learning Games. 1 pink, 1 blue, price: 10,000 AMD each 4. Melissa and Doug Learn to Play Piano. Price: 15,000 AMD. 5. Plastic sleds (one pink, one blue). Price: 5,000 AMD each. 6. Over the sink shelf. Price: 10,000 AMD. 7. Chair Heavy Duty Folding Camp Chair – Grey. Set of 2 for 15,000 AMD. If interested contact at



New Ad! Xbox One 1TB Console - Limited Edition. Xbox One console with controller and second gen Kinect (good for dancing games and Skype) $250 If interested, please contact Timo Mitchell

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NEW Ad! 1. Adjustable bench with ab extension. Adjustable Weider dumbbells 5-45 pounds each. Price: USD175 for everything (negotiable). Contact Brad at 2. Ski equipment. Ski K2 Photon All-Mountain skis with travel bag. 176mm Boots- Salomon Quest Access 70, Mondo size 28 (U.S. men’s 10). Make me an offer for all or part. Contact Brad at




FOR SALE NEW Ad! 1. Snow skis and poles for children or small adult. Skis are Fischer KOA 140cm with adjustable bindings. Excellent condition with sharp edges and fresh wax. Voelkl Phantastik ski poles, 100cm, excellent condition. Retail price: AMD148,000 dram. Price: AMD 30,000. 2. Ski helmet and goggles. Pret Cynic VTT1 with MIPS. Size M. Smith goggles Size small. Retail price USD 84. Price: AMD 8,000. 3. Ski helmet. UVEX. Size L/XL. Retail price: USD 120. Price: AMD 3,000.




WANTED: Dog and cat crates, different sizes for sale or donation. Contact: Christina at 055641153 or email at chuko460906@gmail.

Contact Duke at Items are viewable in the Annex.

RENTALS New Ad! Playskool Ball Popper for sale. Used, but in a great condition. Price: 4,000 AMD. If interested, please email at


Apartment for rent: 3 bedroom apartment with 125 sq.m. area, on the 3rd floor of 5 story building on Baghramyan Ave. The apartment is newly renovated, furnished and equipped with all necessary appliances, A/C in every room, centralized heating, cable TV and internet connection are available. The apartment has 2 small balconies overlooking Baghramyan Ave, and one enclosed balcony. Garage and outdoor parking are also available. For more information please call 091416440.




AUTO SALES Reduced Price! Mercedes Benz E270 CDI. Engine: 2,7 L Turbo Diesel (132

KW/177 HP). Production year: 2004. Purchased and serviced in “Mercedes Benz Armenia”. No need for customs clearence. Mileage: 116 700 Km. Price: EUR 7,000 (negotiable). Contact: Embassy of Greece in Yerevan. E-mail: Phone: 011 531 051, 011 538 051, 011 536 754

BMW320i, Mileage: 10,200k, Price EUR 10,900.

For further details contact Gevorg Margaryan at tel: 091 16 42 42 or e-mail:

Toyota Land Cruiser Not customs cleared. Engine: 4.5 l (gasoline) 4WDTransmission: manual. Production year: 2007. Mileage: 85 000 Km. Price: EUR 13,000 negotiable. Contact Renata: +375 29 873 39 15.

Reduced price! Audi Q 5. 7-speed automatic S-tronic, 4x4 “Quattro”. Production

year: 2016. Milano leather, Audi drive select, climate controlled comfort front seats, three-zone automatic air conditioning. Mileage: 1900 Km. Tires: 4 summer tires on alloy, 4 winter tires on alloy (new and in original packaging). Price: EUR 35.000. Contact: Wolfgang Huber wolfgang. 096 82 63 67.

Reduced price! 2014 Mazda 6 Touring. Silver color. Excellent condition. 41000 miles. Automatic transmission. Leather seats, BOSE sound system, navigation system, blind spot monitor, rear view camera. 2.5L engine. Reduced price: USD13, 000. Contact Makeesha at or 055 45 65 15. BMW X5: Excellent condition. Engine 4.4l. 175000km. Automatic transmission. Leather seats. New tires. Injector gas 2.2. Price USD10,500 negotiable. Contact: Hovhannes Hovhannisyan 093 27 14 13 or by e-mail:

AUTO SALES Land Rover Freelander 2 Si4 XS-4WD. Automatic. 5 tires: Goodyear

235/65R17 104V with tool kit. 4 winter tires Bridgestone Blizzak WS70. Mileage is 20,200 km. Price: EUR 29,000. Contact: Annemarie Kulmann, Tel: 095-409888,

RAV4. Available first week of July: Get your very own RAV4, the most popular

Foreign Service vehicle! Our dark green 2012 model has 33,071 miles on it at listing, and has been a very reliable companion on our explorations in Armenia and is in excellent condition. Customs clearance eligible in December 2018. Comes with winter and summer floor mats, snow tires in good condition, and a brush for those snowy winter days. Asking USD15, 000 OBO. Please contact Diana at

New Ad! 2010 BMW Hybrid X6. Excellent

condition, black exterior, ivory leather interior, 98,600 miles, 4.4 liter v8 engine, auto with sport options, allwheel drive, spare set of winter tires, sunroof, memorized settings, excellently maintained only at official BMW service locations, great on gas, run flat tires, all power and fully loaded with winter package. Price: USD 25,000. If interested contact at 055 05 08 68 or at

New Ad! Mercedes-Benz E350 3.5 liter V-6. 77,000 miles. Well maintained, great condition. Customs cleared and import taxes have been paid. Price: USD 10,500 Contact Brad at

Nissan Qashqai 2.0dCi: Engine 1994 cc; 150hp; Diesel. Milage: 98,000

km. Comes with 4 (almost new) winter tires and 4 summer tires. Price EUR10,500. Contact: Karin Marmsoler or Matthias Kiesler Currently with diplomatic plates (German Embassy); Imported to ARMENIA in September 2015 – can be sold to Armenian citizens without customs duties as of September 2018.



YEREVANSHUKA CLASSIFIEDS- Nanny, Housekeeper, Cook New Ad! Child care provider. Armine Grigoryan has been the childcare provider for my family for 3 years. We have been very lucky to have her. Armine has 18 years’ work experience with American and European families. Her formal education was as a teacher, which has allowed her to not only entertain our children, but educate them. Her work ethic is superb; she actively finds activities to engage our children – thanks to her, my children now swim, have a foundation in ballet and were enrolled in karate. Although Armine is not employed as a housekeeper, she is wonderful about helping out around the house and took on cooking duties when my husband moved back to the U.S. She is very punctual, extremely hard-working, loyal and responsible. She adores my kids, and my kids mutually share the same feelings. She will make your family as happy as she has made ours during your stay in Armenia. I highly recommend Armine Grigoryan as a nanny for a incoming family. Please contact me for further information at or contact Armine directly at 093554888, 091662274 or Nanny/Housekeeper. Nune is energetic, reliable, trustworthy person. She speaks good English. She loves children. Contact number 095 892 088. Nanny/Housekeeper. Hazmik is amazing. She is kind, patient, and focuses intently on our children, but she is also

a good cook and can clean up a storm. She is a very positive person and always accepting of feedback. She keeps up with our very active children (2 and 4), engaging them in games and activities indoors and out. She is honest, reliable and a very hard worker; we would trust her with anything. During nap times, she helps us around the house (dishes, laundry, cooking, floors, etc.). She speaks English well and is fluent in Armenian and Russian. Hazmik has worked with us for the last year, but now we are staring our 2 y.o. son in school. She wants to work full time and/or evenings and is available now for whatever you need: nanny/sitter, cook, housekeeper. Contact Hazmik directly at 095 510 040 or 077 281 511, or For a further info email Gina Grotelueschen at or call 098 123 301.

Housekeeper/Cook. Naira (Nara) Garibyan has worked for our family three days a week for three years. She is wonderful and I would not have been able to manage our busy lives without her. Her cooking is fantastic, she keeps the house sparkling clean, and she shops and runs errands. She can manage dinner parties large and small and can cook and bake anything you ask or she will suggest the best dishes for your particular guests or needs. She does all of this cheerfully and without needing much direction. She is completely dependable, trustworthy, and reliable. She has 25 years experience working for international families. You could not ask for a better cook and housekeeper. She speaks English, Armenian, and Russian. She is available after July 15th part-time or full-time. Please call Naira directly at 093 837 555. Feel free to contact Dana for any more details or for a more detailed recommendation at Nanny/Housekeeper. Part-time hours. Anna has been our nanny since November, and is now looking to add morning hours to her workload, as either a nanny or a housekeeper. She has three years of experience working at a school for children with disabilities, and can speak English, Arabic, and Armenian. Anna has lots of energy, a loving relationship with our kids, and tons of ideas for games and creative projects. Please contact her directly at 055 593 771 or email Tuve at for a reference. Nanny/Housekeeper. Gohar has been working for us for 2 years as a nanny/housekeeper and we couldn’t be

happier. She has been a great addition to our family and will be sorely missed. She works full-time for us – cleaning the house and preparing dinner each day, and then retrieving our kids from school in the afternoon. She is always punctual and has been available on short notice or on evenings/weekends. Gohar speaks fluent Russian and Armenian and some English. She can be contact directly at 094 450 948, or you can contact me at for more information.

Nanny. Asya Manukyan-Avetisyan is seeking an employment. She has worked for a number of American families for

several years, all of whom have been happy with her work. Please feel free to contact her directly at 099 552 297.


YEREVANSHUKA CLASSIFIEDS- Nanny, Housekeeper, Cook Nanny/Babysitter/Housekeeper/Cook. Full-Time/Part-Time hours. Nazik Petrosyan is an experienced

house-lady. She also has an experience in working with Americans and she has hosted American Peace Corps Volunteer Volunteers in her house. She is very caring person, and always ready to help and assist, and does an excellent house work and can use house cleaning and washing equipment in very proper way, as way cooks perfectly tasty. She has basic English skills, as well as speaks Russian, in addition to her native Armenia. She is single mother with 3 children, who are students. Originally being from Tatev, she now lives in Yerevan and looks for a job. For further references and CV, you can contact 098 67 04 63.

Housekeeper/Nanny/Cook. Part-time hours. Margarita is a diligent housekeeper, great cook and fantastic

with children. She has over 20 years of experience and speaks enough English to communicate all the necessary things. My kids both absolutely adored her. The only reason I let her go is because I needed a full-time nanny, and she is only available on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays. Please email me at or call/text 055 053 588 if you have any questions at all! Housekeeper/Cook. Full-time/Part-time hours. Anna has worked for me for over a year part time, and has worked for two other Americans besides me. I’ll miss her greatly when I transfer this summer! Her skills include pet care (inc. my large dog), shopping, cooking, and housekeeping. She is a trustworthy, highly responsible person, who works hard. She speaks English, Armenian, and Russian. Please contact her directly at 077 093 382. I can be reached at as well with questions.

Babysitter. Siranush was our 3-year old daughter’s babysitter who we called upon on weekends and evenings to help take

care of her. Our daughter and Siranush developed a loving relationship. Our daughter always looked forward to her visits which made it easier for us to be away. She was also good company for our older kids and cooked for them when asked. Siranush speaks Armenian, Russian and some English. We found it very easy to get along with her and her to be someone who we can trust. If you have any questions, feel free to contact me at Recommended by Anna Anderson.

Babysitter and cook available weekends and after 5:30 pm weekdays anywhere within the town center. Anahit

Hamzyan can be contacted at 093 523 942 or Please contact Robert Kent (robjkentjr@gmail. com) for a reference.

Housekeeper: We are so sad to be leaving our wonderful housekeeper Susanna! She is incredibly kind, hard-work-

ing, honest and dependable. She can do any work at the house, such as laundry, ironing, cleaning and cooking. She is so loving towards our children and great with our dog, which is really hard to find! She speaks Armenian, some Russian, and is learning English. We will really miss her when we leave Armenia. She is so sweet and feels like a part of our family now. If interested, please call her at 093 770 219. Available 1 day a week. For references please email Amy at alardiz9@

Housekeeper/ Cook. Luisa is looking for full time or part time work. Luiza has been employed by us since Oc-

tober 2016, however as I am leaving Yerevan with the children at the end of August she will only be working for my husband a few hours a week. Luiza is reliable, honest and hard working. For further details please contact Lindsey on Luiza can be contacted on 010 260 695 or 091 459 180.

Housekeeper. Our Housekeeper Ms. Marina Sarkisova is looking for additional days as a nanny/housekeeper (Two

days per week she is working for our Family). She is hardworking, very caring and lovely person. She is always smiling and listening to what you say and how you want the things to be. She is a perfect cook too if needed. She speaks Armenian and Russian. For more details please contact Roxana Pazos. Tel: 093 091 453.

Housekeeper. Mariam Sargsyan, former U.S. Embassy employee who worked as a janitor at the Embassy for 23

years, is now retired and looking for a housekeeper work. Mariam speaks English and can be a wonderful housekeeper for taking great care of your house. Please contact Mariam at 095 421 849.




CLASSIFIEDS- Nanny, Housekeeper, Cook

CLASSIFIEDS- Nanny, Housekeeper, Cook

Housekeeper and Exceptional Cook. Greta is seeking full-time hours. She is an excellent housekeeper and

Housekeeper. Ruzanna Zaqaryan is looking for a job as a nanny/housekeeper. She is hardworking, very caring and lovely person. She is a perfect cook too. She is a med nurse and has musical education. She speaks Armenian, Russian and English. She has been working in Vinsent Fretei’s (former director of Yerevan Brandy Factory) house as a nurse for a year (Feb 2011Feb 2012) and has a guarantee letter from them. If you want to know more details about her, contact at 099 667 337 or

cook. She easily handles cleaning, laundry, cooking, managing the gardener, deliveries, and various other appointments for me over the past two years. Additionally Greta has stayed in my home to dog sit over my R&R’s, she is hardworking and trustworthy. She has initiative to take care of things you don’t even think of (like finding a ladder to clean all the ceiling lights), I can’t say enough good things about her. She speaks Armenian, Russian and limited English but she understands English enough to communicate about her duties and is taking English classes to improve. Please feel free to contact me for a reference at Or contact CLO to set up an interview or Greta directly at 098 470 527.

Housekeeper. Anahit Makvetsyan 093 021 210 has worked for me and my family since July 2011 as a housekeeper providing meticulous care and service. Anahit works hard and is eager to please and will come in at a drop of a dime when I need her assistance. I strongly feel that Anahit would provide the same level of care, consideration and hard work that she has served us with for over a year to any family. Referred by Jessica Lacour. Available 4 days a week except for Thursday. Housekeeper/Cook. Ruzanna Babajanyan is looking for a kind family to work for as a housekeeper/cook. She is a very honest, reliable, trustworthy, neat and responsible person. She worked as a nurse. Excellent knowledge of Russian and Armenian. She can also help with small children. Please contact her at: 091 333 738; 041 333 738; 094 035 066.

Babysitter. Gayane is looking for part time work. She is honest, dependable and hardworking. My kids absolutely

love her! Gayane speaks perfect English, Armenian and Russian. Please contact her directly by phone 094 652 582 or email Available on weekends.

Nanny/Babysitter/Housekeeper/Cook. Full-time/ Part-Time hours. Kristina has been a nanny for our 2 kids.

She has worked for a number of American families for several years. She is the sweetest, highly responsible, honest, trustworthy, kindest woman and really loves kids. Kristina is an excellent nanny, housekeeper and cook. She easily handles cleaning, laundry and cooking. I might also add her cooking skills are excellent! She speaks Russian and Armenian. Please contact her directly at 096 388 171. If you would like to contact me for more in-depth reference, please email me at

Housekeeper. Looking for a truly great housekeeper? Look no further: Mrs Tiruhi Yeghoyan is a gem! She has worked with different American families for many years. She does general cleaning, washing, ironing, sewing, shopping and prepares meals. Mrs.Yeghoyan can be available for evening receptions and can coordinate and supervise outside catering and service personnel. She also can coordinate with embassy employees to repair and maintain the apartment. Mrs Yeghoyan speaks Armenian, Russian and some English. She can be reached by phone 010 244 367 or 096 100 844. Available to work everyday.

Updated! Housekeeper. Nazik is as good a housekeeper as one will find in Armenia. Her English skills are exceptional - both speaking and writing – and she is a highly responsive, reliable, and responsible individual. Nazik is a complete professional – she brings an energetic, caring, and positive attitude to her work. She presents and conducts herself impeccably at all times and performs consistently excellent work with outstanding attention to detail. It would be hard to recommend her too highly. She has worked for Americans and expatriate families for more than 11 years. She can be reached by cell phone at 055 205 010. For references please email or or Housekeeper. Lusine Serobyan has been employed by us for one year. She is dependable, prompt, and can work in-

dependently. She is fluent in Russian, English and Armenian. For further details please contact Patrician Tolton at rtolton@ Lusine can be contacted on 055 085 033 or Available 5 days a week.

Cook. Olga Mkrtchyan is very professional cook and housekeeper. She has a huge experience- 12 years of working at

DCM’s residence,cooking, preparing events and receptions. If you are looking for caring person and fine cook please contact her on 093 646 590.

Housekeeper/Babysitter/Cook. Venera Vasilyan is seeking employment. She speaks fluent Russian and Arme-

CLASSIFIEDS-Car Related Services

Housekeeper. Varya Karakozova is seeking additional work days.Varya is an honest, dependable, flexible and a hard-

Car mechanic Vahe: Varma Auto Service is a great automotive service center, which many embassy families have utilized. Varma is owned/operated by Vahe Sargsyan, who is the son of our very own Karen Sargysan, one of our embassy drivers. Vahe is honest, dependable and provides great customer service. They even provide a shuttle service to/ from wherever you need to go while your car is being serviced. He has serviced the air conditioner on our car, conducted several oil changes and can address any and all automotive issues you might have. Vahe’s prices are reasonable and he always does a great job. Varma Auto Service,Vahe Sargsyan, (cell) 095 411 422; 010 428 528. Yerevan, Nerkin Charbakh, 1st street, #136. Email address:

nian with a working understanding of English. She was the former team leader for the U.S. Embassy Char Force cleaning team in Yerevan. Contact:

working person. She is a truly great housekeeper and a complete professional in this field. In addition to traditional cleaning work (laundry, ironing, etc), shopping and cooking, she deals with GSO staff to do inventory and maintenance work, public utilities people who stop by to check meters, the gardener etc. Varya speaks Armenian and Russian, and understands a little English. Varya has been working for a number of American families and has about 18 years of work experience. She is currently working for USAID Mission Director Deborah Grieser. Varya can become available to work for another family for 2 days a week (Tue and Thu) starting as soon as she is needed. Please feel free to contact Deborah Grieser if you need a reference, otherwise please feel free to contact Varya directly at 093 892 446. For a reference contact

Fabulous Housekeeper/Cook and she speaks/reads/writes English. Naira Melkonyan has been in my employ for two years as a housekeeper/cook. During this time she has been an excellent employee – always on time, works harder than any other housekeeper I have employed, and is honest and trustworthy. She manages my household so well that I don’t have to worry about anything. Naira will go above and beyond without being asked as she wants to make certain everything is perfect. I wholeheartedly recommend Naira for any housekeeping-related position she may apply for; I might also add her cooking skills are excellent! Please contact her directly at 098 008 981. If you would like to contact me for a more in-depth reference, please email me at


Driver: Karen Khachatryan is an excellent, safe, reliable and extremely punctual driver, who has worked for international families for 15 years. He worked for our family for 2 years and was never late. He fulfilled all our transportation needs; driving kids to and from school, play dates, birthday parties, grocery runs, dentist appointments and many other things. He speaks Armenian, Russian, and English. If you are looking for a dedicated, kind, and very competent driver, especially one who takes great care of your children and their safety, please contact Karen at 094 267 367 or nvard@ For further references, email Ghadah at For additional reference please contact Brian Wilson at 094 840 557.


YEREVANSHUKA Driver. Artur as a very safe driver and great personality. He speaks Russian and Armenian. Cell: 099 680 818 Recommended by Frank Lavoie. Available 4 days a week. Driver. Vigen Panosyan is looking for a driver’s job. Vigen speaks Russian, Armenian, and basic English. Has his own vehicle. Cell phone: 091 699 974. Recommended by Josh Mulford.

CLASSIFIEDS- Tutors, Instructors Language Speaking Exchange - Russian instructor with excellent English would like to exchange speaking practice time with native English speaker learning Russian so both can improve fluency. Please contact Diana if interested: 091 921 000 or Recommended by Christie Chu.


CLASSIFIEDS-- Tutors, Instructors Piano Instructor. Lousnak Samuelian-Yazdjian is an extremely talented, qualified piano teacher with a Masters degree

from Yerevan Komitas State Conservatory. She is available for private lessons for children and adults. She speaks fluent Armenian, English, Arabic, and Turkish. If interested, please call 055 299 165 or email

Language Teacher. Lea is an experienced language teacher. She’s offering General English, Conversational English, IELTS, TOEFL, FCE and Business English delivered online & offline. Contact Lea at 095 038 431.

Violin Instructor. Arusyak Hekimyan is a violinist. She graduated from Yerevan State Conservatoire after Komitas,

took part in festivals, concerts (solo and with orchestra) in Armenia and abroad. She has experience in teaching violin to English speaking children. Please call 093 309 803; e-mail:

Private Dance Lessons from trained Ballet Dancer. Mughegh Aghajanyan offers private ballet/dance

Tutor/ Nanny: Merry Karapetyan is looking for an employment opportunity as a tutor or nanny a few hours per week. She is a sweet and calm young lady and great with kids. She speaks English, French and can give piano lessons. Phone 077 975 585.

Tennis Instructor. Free Tennis Lesson. The coach is certified by the International Tennis Federation (ITF) as a level

Language Teacher. Nelly Ter-Vardanova is a highly trained specialist currently working at the Yerevan State Linguistic

lessons for kids of all ages. He is a professional ballet dancer with experience in dance Western Europe companies and is great with kids. Currently, four embassy children are enrolled in the 9:30 am Tuesday, Thursday ballet class with space available. Other times can be arranged if needed. You can reach Mughegh at 043717170 or 098357303.

1 instructor. He teaches all age groups and levels. Lessons are available in Yerevan tennis clubs,Vahagni and US Embassy. Working hours from 6am to 11pm, from Monday to Sunday. The coach has big experience teaching foreigners. Speaks English, Russian and Armenian. The first lesson will be free (except for court price). During winter season lessons are available in heating indoor tennis court. Highly recommended by Naoko and Andres Valdes Andresnaoko.valdes@gmail. com and by Bina Sheladia, phone 098 412 389. For more information contact Samvel at email or phone 099 040 885.

Golf Instructor/Golf Coaching Lessons. Karen Hovhannisyan is a professional golf instructor currently

offering lessons at Ararat Golf Club. He can organize golf classes individually and in groups for all ages. He is fluent in Armenian, English and Russian. Available hours: Saturday and Sunday starting from 09:00am. For reservations, please contact Karen Hovhannisyan at 055 050 913 or email at

Martial Arts Instructor. Moo Sul Taewondo in Yerevan offers taewondo, kickboxing, and boxing courses for all interested students. Please call Aleksandr at 091 676 569. Recommended by Somer Bessire-Briers.

Excellent Armenian teacher/tutor available for private lessons. Anahit Avetisyan is an excellent teacher of Armenian for students of all levels, from beginner to advanced. She will tailor courses to your needs and learning style, whether you prefer to focus on grammar, reading, speaking, vocabulary building, or listening, or on preparing and delivering remarks in Armenian. She has written what I think is the best and most helpful textbook for Armenian, too, which is a testament to her years of experience teaching Armenian to English speakers. (Her book is the Eastern Armenian Comprehensive Self-Study Language Course; it is listed on Amazon but I believe a new edition is coming out shortly.) In addition to teaching Armenian to foreign students at two or three different universities in Yerevan, she has lots of experience teaching Armenian to diplomats from various countries.You can reach Anahit at +374 93 537 758 (recommended by Jacqueline Deley). Art teacher: Artist Hayk Karapetyan is looking for an opportunity to teach art to children. He speaks English and can be reached at 093 845 585.

Piano Teacher: Experienced piano teacher (and Smart Start teacher!), Diana Aghajanyan, is available to teach your

University after V.Brusov as a lecturer of English Phonetics and Lexics/chair of English Grammar and Phonetics. Professional experience in pedagogical sphere and methods of teaching languages, excellent Russian and English, communicative skills and individual approach will make your educational process successful. Classes are available both individually and in groups. Recommended by Lela Jervalidze-Marin. If interested, please contact her at 055 242 039.

Russian Instructor. Aelita, our children’s nanny and Russian instructor for close to two years, is seeking employment.

Aelita is educated and speaks Armenian,English and Russian natively. She has seven years experience in instructing children in Russian prior to her employment with our family. She is dependable, honest and punctual. Her mobile number: 091 699 974. Please feel free to contact me for a more detailed recommendation:


Kinesiologist. A qualified kinesiologist Hovhannes Gevorgyan offers massage therapy in any place you like. I have 5

years of experience in massage therapy, bachelor’s and master’s degree in kinesiology. 15-20$ per/hour. For more information contact 095 535 450, 077 724 262 or write an e-mail Recommended by Mkhitar Gevorgyan.

Masseuse. Ketut does Thai, Balinese, and oil massage in the comfort of your own home. Her rate is 10,000AMD/hour.

She speaks English and Russian. To make an appointment please contact Ketut at 093 421 176. Recommendation: Etha Trezise highly recommends Ketut.

Excellent Masseuse: Armenian American Vick Avedian provides outstanding Swedish/sport massages. He is

available to come to your residence with his massage table. My husband and I have been using him since we arrived in Yerevan over a year ago and are extremely happy with his work. He is reliable, flexible, punctual and friendly. His prices are very reasonable. Contact Vick directly: 093 708 079 (Debbie Grieser and Kirk Yost kyost@aol. com are happy to provide more detailed references).

At Home Massages at A Reasonable Price on Saturday and Sunday only. Need to relax after a tough day?

Hasmik can come to your home and provide neck, shoulder, and/or full body massages. She does not have her own table and only speaks limited English, but her massages are great and reasonably priced. Call her at 091 573 948.

children piano. She is available every weekday after 4:20, except for Wednesday, when she is available after 6, and she can do Saturdays at 11:30. She charges 5000 dram for one hour. Diana speaks good English and can be reached at 098 357 303.




CLASSIFIEDS-Gardener and other Taylor/Seamstress. Need new clothes or repairs to current wardrobe? Curtains? Bedroom linens? You select the

fabrics. Men’s, women’s, children’s clothing made to order. Fit guaranteed. Please text Karine 094 777 273.

Gardener/Technician/Maintenance Worker. Gagik Melkonyan worked as a Gardener/Technician of the European Union Ambassador’s residence. He also provided gardening services to US Embassy employees. Gagik is described by the Ambassador/Head of European Delegation as very reliable, hardworking and enthusiastic. With his thorough knowledge in gardening and grounds maintenance, Gagik is a true asset to any entity. Gagik is fluent in both Armenian and Russian. Call him at 077 197570 if you speak Armenian or Russian, or text him in advance if you only speak English. Gardener. Rafik is a wonderful gardener. He’s done an outstanding job of maintaining and pruning our rose bushes.

He mows the lawn, waters the grass, and shovels snow in the winter. He will wash the sidewalks and patio furniture, as well as maintain the lawn outside our gate around our home. Available 3 days a week. Contact Rafik at 094 818 234.

Gardener. Our gardener Artur is looking for extra work. He works for us couple of hours per week where he wash-

es our front entrance, patio and garage. He also weeds our garden, waters our trees and flowers, and washes our patio furniture. Artur is fluent in both Armenian and Russian. If interested, call him at 098 642 280, or text him in advance and his daughter who is fluent in English can help with communication.


PETS Adopt a puppy from PAWSitive Animal Rescue Group! Puppies in need of loving and caring homes!

We currently have 87 dogs in our care. Come visit us at our shelter near Etchmiadzin. For more information on how to adopt email us at pawsitiveam@

We are looking for someone traveling from Yerevan to LA. We have four paws friends who found their families in LA. We want to help them to get there. Please contact us at 055 641 153. Ready for adoption. Sevo in armenian black, this Lady in black needs kindly hands owner, about 2 years old sterilized lady. If interested contact Christina at 055641153 or email at

Our vet, Rasmik Ghliyan, just opened his own clinic (he used to work at JOLI Clinic). He speaks excellent English and

even makes house calls. The new clinic’s name is: Vet Family and it is located at Hrachya Qochar #27 (directly across from the Rio Mall aka old Tashir Mall). His direct phone number is: 077 742 109. He also can help make pet transfer arrangements with the airlines. We highly recommend him! Erin & Matt Eussen (

Professional Photographer. Alisa Tovmasyan has taken photographs for embassy events and family portraits for

embassy families. Her work is excellent quality, she is professional and easy to work with, and her fee is extremely reasonable. She speaks Armenian and Russian and can provide a helpful English translator, if needed, for no extra fee. Highly recommended by Dana Matthews. Contact Alisa at

Pacan 2 years old boy. He has a problem with leg. Please help to find a home for him. If interested contact Christina at 055641153 or email at

Cupcakes and Cakes. Homemade baked cakes and cupcakes made to order. Specializing in buttercream and fondant work for all occasions. Can cater to small or large events. Also available egg, dairy and nut free. Please contact Rebecca at or 095 965 530.

Ready for adoption, about 3 months old boy. If interested contact Christina at 055641153 or email at

Ready for adoption. Sterilized funny girl. If interested contact Christina at 055641153 or email at Puppy ready for adoption. 2-3 months old smart puppy girl. If interested, please contact Izabella at 094893232 or email at




Puppies for adoption! All have been vet checked, de-wormed, received vaccinations. All are female. Will make wonderful pets :). If interested please contact at

Dog for adoption! Judy, a small Spaniel of 5-6 years, is in need of a permanent home. Judy loves children and is a perfect companion dog for a family. She is very sweet and playful, and only really wants the basics: food/water, shelter, walks, and love! Prior to adoption, Judy will be spayed, vaccinated and checked by a vet. She has a white mark on her left cornea, believed to be from a past infection or diabetes, but she is currently in good health. Also, although she’s been living comfortably in an apartment, Judy will still need some house training. If interested in adoption, or want more information, please call Elsik Azizian at 077 07 78 70

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05 17 2018 barinewsshuka  
05 17 2018 barinewsshuka