Day archives: August 24th, 2019

Norayr Kamalyan – Remembering the Heroes of Armenia

Norayr Kamalyan

On July 31, 2014, Norayr Kamalyan along with his comrades stood before a large sabotage group of Turks trying to infiltrate the Martakert region of the Artsakh Republic from Azerbaijan. The boys repulsed the enemy’s attack, preventing the attack from escalating into a bloody raid in our rear, and forced the elite unit of the …

Church of the Holy Virgin in Areni – Armenia

Church of the Holy Virgin in Areni

The Surb Astvatsatsin (Holy Mother of God) Church is located in the Vayots Dzor Province of Armenia, on a hill half a kilometer from the village of Areni, in the center of the ancient village of Arpa. Judging by the inscriptions preserved over the western entrance, this cross-domed church was built on the site of …

Historical Photo of the Forced Eviction of Armenians of Erzurum

Historical Photo of the Forced

Within the framework of the special project “100 stories about the Armenian Genocide in photos”, the Armenian Genocide Museum-Institute published a photo showing one of the episodes of the forced eviction of Armenians of Erzurum (Karin). The shot with people walking along the road towards Mesopotamia was made near the village of Sushykhir. The author …