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Armenians Escape Syria (VOA On Assignment Mar. 22)i
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March 22, 2013 2:10 PM
VOA Moscow correspondent James Brooke tells On Assignment's Philip Alexiou about a different kind of Syrian refugee -- ethnic Armenians, who have fled to their ancestral homeland to escape Syria's civil war. Many of them are young people who have never lived in Armenia before and are now stuck using social media to stay connected to their friends and loved ones back home.

Armenians Escape Syria (VOA On Assignment Mar. 22)

Published March 22, 2013

VOA Moscow correspondent James Brooke tells On Assignment's Philip Alexiou about a different kind of Syrian refugee -- ethnic Armenians, who have fled to their ancestral homeland to escape Syria's civil war. Many of them are young people who have never lived in Armenia before and are now stuck using social media to stay connected to their friends and loved ones back home.

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