Day archives: July 5th, 2018

Armenian Churches of Lviv

Armenian Churches of Lviv

The most remarkable Armenian churches in Lviv are the Church of Surb Hakob (Saint Jacob) and the Church of Surb Khach (Saint Cross). Apart from their architectural features, of interest to us is that they testify to the antique presence of Armenians in the city. The Church of Surb Hakob was built in 1400 not …

Moscow Mourned the Death of Djemal Pasha in 1922

Moscow Mourned the Death of Djemal Pasha in 1922

In July 1922, Djemal Pasha, a member of the former Young Turk government, arrived in Tiflis in order to continue his cooperation with the Bolsheviks. Djemal was one of those responsible for the Armenian Genocide committed in the Ottoman Empire in 1915. On July 15, Stepan Gevorgyan, Petros Ter-Poghosyan, and Artashes Gevorgyan killed Djemal Pasha …