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The Last Day of Talaat Pasha’s Life – March 15, 1921

The Last Day of Talaat Pasha's Life

This unique photograph was taken during one of the trials of Soghomon Tehlirian in June 1921 in Berlin. March 15, 1921, was the last day of the life for one of the main executioners of the Armenian people, Talaat Pasha. In organizing the execution of Talaat Pasha, the main role was played by the American …

Unique Photo of Sose Mayrig and Dro

Unique Photo of Sose Mayrik and Dro

We present to your attention a unique historical photograph. It depicts Sose Mayrig (Sose Vardanian), the widow of the legendary hero of the national liberation struggle of Western Armenia Aghbyur Serob. Next to her is the last military minister of the First Republic of Armenia Drastamat Kanayan (Dro). This photo was taken in Cairo in …

French Radio Station RFI to Broadcast in Armenian

French Radio Station RFI

Last year in October, in connection with the Francophone Summit held in Yerevan, the French radio station RFI (Radio France Internationale) presented a special series of programs in the Armenian language dedicated to this event. The programs were broadcast during the week. In Yerevan, they were broadcast on the frequency FM 102.4. As a result …

Michel Legrand: “When I Come to Armenia”

Michel Legrand: “When I Come to Armenia”

“Every time I come to Armenia, the first thought that is born in my head is the thought that I am on the land of my ancestors, and a feeling of deep pride seizes me. These days, I am becoming more sensitive. Before the massacre of Armenians by the Turks, the last person from my …

Demolition of the Church of St. Poghos-Petros in Yerevan in 1939

The Church of St. Poghos-Petros was one of those famous churches which was described by European travelers in great detail. The church had a restrained architecture and belonged to the type of dome-less three-nave basilicas which were common in the 5th-6th centuries. Despite the fact that the date of construction of the church is the …

The Turks Wanted to Make Lavash Their Cultural Heritage

The Turks Wanted to Make Lavash

It turns out that back in 2014, Turkey together with Azerbaijan was preparing to include lavash – Armenian white bread – into the UNESCO Intangible Cultural Heritage list as a Turkic product. However, lavash would be included in the UNESCO Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity as an expression of the culture …

Woolly Mammoths Have Lived in the Armenian Highlands

Woolly Mammoths

An interview with Yevgeny Mashchenko, Senior Researcher at the Paleontological Institute of the Russian Academy of Sciences. Yevgeny Nikolayevich, what is the reason for the interest of paleontologists in Armenia and our entire region? “Armenia is a part of the Asia Minor region and therefore is of particular importance in the study of zoogeography and …

Radioactive Waste Decontaminant Developed in Armenia

Radioactive Waste Decontaminant

Back in 2015, analytical portal analitikaua.net wrote about the unique Armenian powder “Femir” designed for the disposal of radioactive waste. It would be interesting to know whether this powder is used now, and if it is, then where and in what quantities. Armenian technologists have developed a unique method for the disposal of radioactive waste. …

Russia Wants to See Armenia Weak – Stratfor

Russia Wants to See Armenia Weak

The analysis of Stratfor published below was made in 2015 on the pages of the analytical portal worldview.stratfor.com. Today, it is still relevant and useful to read. Are there any changes in the Kremlin’s policy after three years? Yes, there are! Today, the price for natural gas is higher, and the Kremlin’s demand to close …

Fazil Mustafa on the Contribution of “Azerbaijani Science to the Discovery of America”

Fazil Mustafa on the Contribution of "Azerbaijani Science

Azerbaijani member of the parliament Fazil Mustafa ridiculed the thesis “The Role of Azerbaijani Science in the Discovery of America” introduced in school textbooks of Azerbaijan with the aim of cultivating “patriotism” among schoolchildren. This was reported by the Azerbaijani online newspaper faktxeber.com. “They ask why people are criticizing false patriots and historians. Look at …

Our Only Way Out is Independence – Levon Shant

Our Only Way Out is Independence

Levon Shant (1869-1951), an Armenian writer, storyteller, deputy chairman of the parliament of the First Republic of Armenia wrote: “In political life, as in personal life, only one who has a sense of self-esteem gains respect and friendship. Russia, having turned us into an obedient tool and clashed us with our neighbors, at critical moments …

The Armenian Military Elite According to Mamuka Gogitidze and Georgy Bezhitashvili

The Armenian Military Elite

Doctors of Historical Sciences Mamuka Gogitidze and Georgy Bezhitashvili published the book “Armenian Military Elite” last year. This biographical directory includes Armenians born in Georgia who were given the rank of general in the Russian Imperial Army (1723-1917), the Soviet Army and Navy (1940-1991), the Armed Forces of the Russian Federation, the Armed Forces of …