Monthly archives: January, 2019

The Budget of the Armenian Army in 1919

The Budget of the Armenian Army in 1919

We present to your attention an interesting historical document. It introduces preliminary costs for the Armenian National Army. The document was prepared in 1919 by the Government of the First Republic of Armenia and approved on January 10 at the 59th assembly of the Armenian Parliament. “Issues of the agenda. The first paragraph of the …

The Turks Wanted to Make Lavash Their Cultural Heritage

The Turks Wanted to Make Lavash

It turns out that back in 2014, Turkey together with Azerbaijan was preparing to include lavash – Armenian white bread – into the UNESCO Intangible Cultural Heritage list as a Turkic product. However, lavash would be included in the UNESCO Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity as an expression of the culture …

Woolly Mammoths Have Lived in the Armenian Highlands

Woolly Mammoths

An interview with Yevgeny Mashchenko, Senior Researcher at the Paleontological Institute of the Russian Academy of Sciences. Yevgeny Nikolayevich, what is the reason for the interest of paleontologists in Armenia and our entire region? “Armenia is a part of the Asia Minor region and therefore is of particular importance in the study of zoogeography and …

Operation Ring – Human Rights Activist Yelena Lunina on the Violence and Deportation of Armenians of Artsakh

Operation Ring – Human Rights Activist Yelena Lunina

In the summer of 1991, the Operation Ring horrific in its methods and cruelty continued to unfold in Karabakh. After Getashen and Martunashen, villages in the Shusha, Hadrut, Martakert, and Shahumyan districts, as well as border villages of Armenia were attacked. Russian human rights activist Yelena Vladimirovna Lunina who represented the Moscow Committee of Soldiers’ …

Analytical Note of the Foreign Ministry of the UK on the Armenian Diaspora from 2014

Analytical Note of the Foreign Ministry of the UK

In 2014, the British Foreign and Commonwealth Office published an analytical note on the Armenian diaspora which is spread across various countries of the world. According to the document, the Armenians constitute the largest diaspora in the post-Soviet countries. Overall, there are 10 million Armenians worldwide. Outside the Republic of Armenia, the largest Armenian diaspora …