Summary: Armenian writer and novelist who had received the 2000 Gold Reed State Literary Award from the government of Armenia for his short-story Black Book, Heavy Bug that was about the war in the Nagorno-Karabakh Republic and whose works have been also translated into other languages including English, Russian and Ukrainian.
Cause of Death: Complications from surgery
Born: December 8, 1955
Died: January 8, 2014
Location: Hrazdan, Armenia