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- See Gyumri.
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Rafael's father had been wealthy, but when he refused to join the Communist Party, he was exiled to Leninakan, Russia.
April 1995, the Leninakan earthquake in Soviet Armenia in 1988 and the Northridge earthquake in 1994.
A 1988 earthquake leveled the cities of Spitak and Leninakan and more than 100 villages in then-Soviet Armenia.
His murals for a factory in Armenia's second city, Gyumri (formerly Leninakan), are being restored and among them is the one pictured here of the "Birth of