Day archives: December 26th, 2018

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 …

Armenians in Baku – 19th-20th Centuries

Armenians in Baku – 19th-20th Centuries

According to an 1897 census, the total number of Baku residents was 111.904 people, of whom 19.099 were Armenians. In Baku, Armenians carried out active cultural and public awareness campaigns. Charitable organizations were founded to promote the development of the cultural and social life of local Armenians. The activity of charitable organizations has become a …