Day archives: November 14th, 2019

From The Biography Of Air Marshal Khudyakov-Khanperyants

From The Biography Of Air Marshal

In the photo above are Churchill, Roosevelt, and Stalin. Khudyakov is third from the right. Yalta, February 9, 1945. Until 1946, no one knew that Khudyakov was an Armenian and his name was not Sergei but Armenak and his surname not Khudyakov but Khanperyants. In 1943, he was entrusted with supervising the Soviet delegation’s flight …

Bread Lines in Yerevan – How It Was

Bread Lines in Yerevan – How It Was

At the beginning of each month, the Housing Office issued cards allocating 250 grams of bread. The cards were printed on thin gray paper, and you had to have it in your pocket every day. To preserve the cards, people would glue them onto a piece of cardboard, wrap in cellophane, or make a special …

Quotes From Galust Gyulbenkyan

Quotes From Galust Gyulbenkyan

Throughout his life, Galust Gyulbenkyan, an Armenian businessman from a wealthy family of Armenians of Constantinople, has had two passions – an attraction to oil as a source of wealth and a craving for masterpieces of art. And he has excelled in both fields! A selection of quotes from the famous “Mr. Five Percent” “I …