Day archives: June 23rd, 2019

Chopin About the Country of Armenia

Chopin About the Country of Armenia

“The country known as Armenia was once a fairly significant state, which extended in length from the banks of the Euphrates River to the Kur and the Caspian Sea for 1,500 versts (around 1,500 km or 932 mi), and in width from the lands of the Laz people, Colchis, the Caucasus Mountains, and Iberia to …

The Armenian Legion in the French Armed Forces

The Armenian Legion

The French Armenian Legion was a military unit and a foreign legion within the armed forces of France. It was established under the 1916 French-Armenian agreement for the purpose of the national liberation struggle. In exchange for support in its struggle against the Ottoman Empire, France promised to grant autonomy to the Armenians of Cilicia. …

Nizami – A Persian Poet, Not Azerbaijani

Nizami – A Persian Poet, Not Azerbaijani

In June 2002, a monument to the “great Azerbaijani poet” Nizami Ganjavi was opened on Kamennoostrovsky Avenue of Saint Petersburg. The opening ceremony was held at the highest level, with the participation of the leaders of Azerbaijan and Russia. Media covered the speeches of the leaders of the two states. Vladimir Putin said: “Today, we …