Day archives: December 15th, 2018

Cosmic Ray Research Station on Top of Mount Aragats

Cosmic Ray Research Station

A stone vishap (dragon stone) installed on the shores of the mountain Kari Lake is five thousand years old. The terrible vishap – the silent guardian of the water element – is today perceived somewhat differently: it is considered an unshakable bridge between the past, the present, and the future. It symbolizes the connection of …

Ishkhan – Fedayis of Armenia

Ishkhan - Fedayis of Armenia

Ishkhan (Nikoghayos Mikaelyan, 1881 – 1915) was one of the most prominent figures of the national liberation movement of Western Armenians. He was the leader of the revolutionary movement of Armenians of Shatah (Van Vilayet). He also participated in the battles against the Turks in the counties of Shatah in January – February 1915. Then, …