Day archives: April 5th, 2019

Mountainous Armenia Against Russian-Turkish Invaders – 1920

Mountainous Armenia

At the same time, at the instigation of the Russians, the Kemalists invaded Armenia. While the Armenians lost the Armenian-Turkish war on and Armenia itself was Sovietized, the Armenian rebels led by Poghos Ter-Davtian and Garegin Nzhdeh managed to drive the Russian-Turkish-Tatar hordes out from Syunik. On December 25, 1920, they created an independent state …