Recently, Armenia celebrated 25 years of independence. What is it worth when thousands of earthquake victims still live in containers?
Three generations, one container: Sita Zakarjan (right), daughter Gayaneh (left) and the youngest granddaughter Photo: Tigran Petrosyan
The toilet paper vendor at the Gyumri bus station knows the way to the containers. "Don’t you want to buy paper?" he calls after them. "Why don’t you take my flour!" crows a young man with a big belly. There are sacks in front of his store, bulging with wheat and spelt flour. He also has sugar and salt.