Gravia is famous for the battle of the Gravia Inn, that took place during the Greek Revolution of 1821. Odysseas Androutsos along with a group of Greek soldiers successfully repelled an attack from the Turkish army led by Omer Vryonis in May 1821.
Alan Dent, writing for The Illustrated London News, thought Goldfinger even tenser, louder, wittier, more ingenious and more impossible than From Russia with Love. [a] brilliant farrago, adding that Connery is ineffable.
A shoot to kill order was issued. However the troop deployment was withheld by the state government until the most severe violence had ended, and it was not until 1 March that contingents of troops began to be deployed to help put down the violence.
Within a fortnight over 200,000 refugees had arrived from Kosovo and NATO was the only organisation quickly able to meet the expanding need. HQ ACE Mobile Force(Land) was deployed within five days. Military personnel and staff set to work within twenty four hours of arrival, and within a few weeks, working closely with the civilian sector and the Albanian Government.
In the 1960s, a bomb shelter was constructed to protect guests during American air raids. Jane Fonda stayed there during her trip to Hanoi in June 1972. Joan Baez visited Hanoi with an American delegation in December 1972, but stayed in the near Hoa Binh Hotel (Peace Hotel) and found herself caught in the Christmas bombings.
Until 2003 the legislation of Armenia followed the corresponding Section 121 from the former Soviet Union penal code, which only specifically criminalized anal intercourse between men. Lesbian and non-penetrative gay sex between consenting adults was not explicitly mentioned in the law as being a criminal offence.