Day archives: April 2nd, 2019

The Entrepreneur Family of Tairians – Short Overview

The Entrepreneur Family of Tairians

Piluman Tairian, who had emigrated from Erzurum to Karakilisa (now Vanadzor), in 1831 initiated the construction of the Surb Astvatsatsin Church which had been destroyed by an earthquake six years prior. A new church was built next to the old one, 10-15 meters north of the original site. One of the grandsons of Piluman Tairian, …

The Foundation of A.I. Mantashev and Co. – 1899

The Foundation of A.I. Mantashev and Co.

So, on June 11, 1899, the articles of association of the A.I. Mantashev and Co. joint-stock oil industry and trading company were approved, according to which the founders of the company were the Tiflis 1st guild merchant Al. Mantashiants and the Baku 1st guild merchant M. Aramiants. The fixed capital of the company was 22 …

To The Day of The Liberation of Karvachar

To The Day of The Liberation of Karvachar

April 2, 2019, marks the 26th anniversary of the liberation of Karvachar (Kelbajar). On March 27, 1993, Armenian troops launched an operation to liberate Karvachar. By March 29, the city has been surrounded. Within 3 days, the Armenian forces occupied the regional center. The population of the city had been evacuated by helicopters or had …