“I Am A Jew, And I Recognize The Armenian Genocide”

“5 years ago, I came back home to Israel from Armenia for the first time. I came back with the question of a thirteen-year-old girl resonating in my head: ‘Dima jan, why doesn’t Israel recognize the Armenian Genocide?’ At home, I decided to go through photos. The question continued to resonate. I got to this …

Russian Cities Founded By Armenians

Russian Cities Founded By Armenians

In the 18th-19th centuries, for various reasons, many ethnic Armenians moved to the Russian Empire for permanent residence. These were Armenians who had been exiled by Shah Abbas to Iran, as well as Armenians who had lived in the so-called Ottoman (western) Armenia for centuries. The Armenian people were invited to Russia by Russian tsars. …

Akhalkalaki Fortress Used As A Cowshed

Akhalkalaki Fortress Used As A Cowshed

Some time ago, the territory of the Akhalkalaki fortress was cleared and closed to cows. Before that, the fortress had served as a cowshed for many years. However, recently, grazing cows have again been noticed in the territory of the fortress. Last year, on Europe Day, a cleanup was held in the Akhalkalaki fortress, in …

Turkey’s Reaction To A Map Of Armenia

Turkey's Reaction To A Map Of Armenia

Recently, the Turkish media published their reaction to the map of Armenia under the Treaty of Sevres. Article 12 of the political principles adopted by US President Woodrow Wilson in the US Congress after World War I on January 8, 1918, refers to the Ottoman Empire. In this regard, the following statement was circulated in …

Large-Scale Looting By Turkish Soldiers In Yerevan – 1918

Large-Scale Looting By Turkish

In 1918, about a month after the signing of the Mudros Armistice, American officer James Erol stationed in Eastern Armenia reported that from December 2 to 5, 1918, he had witnessed widespread looting committed by Turkish soldiers in Yerevan, Alexandropol, and other Armenian cities and settlements. The Turks took from the Armenians 7 million pounds …

Dro – A Revolutionary By Calling

Dro – A Revolutionary By Calling

During his years at the gymnasium, despite his quick wit and keen mind, teachers complained that Dro was lazy and undisciplined. The gymnasium’s inspector would often express his dissatisfaction with the student and summon his father so that he would instruct his son. The father exhorted the “child”, instructed him to graduate from school, “become …