Day: August 4, 2018

The Zeytun Uprising – August 1862

On August 2, 1862, the Turks failed to seize Zeytun in spite of their numerical superiority. The Turks lost 2,000 soldiers and abandoned a plethora of weaponry on the battlefield. The name of Markos Tashchyan would be inscribed in history: he was the one to destroy two Turkish cannons, significantly weakening the Turkish army. Severe

Azerbaijan, An Equivalent of Crime and Racism

Armenian officer Gurgen Margaryan was murdered in Budapest, Hungary, in 2004 during a three-month English course, a part of NATO’s Partnership for Peace program. At 5 AM on February 19, 2004, a participant of the same course, an officer of the Armed Forces of Azerbaijan Ramil Safarov, infiltrated the room of Margaryan while he was