Day archives: February 25th, 2020

The Surb Karapet Church In The Rostov Oblast

The Surb Karapet Church

This building has seen a lot – the finish of its domes has disappeared, and only a few column bases have survived. From the painting fragments, one can only guess what kind of art murals have existed inside. Having only remnants of blacksmith work, one can only guess what the window gratings looked like. But …

Fulfillment Of A Promise – The Story Of One Photo

Fulfillment Of A Promise

It was January 22 or 23, 1993. Two Azerbaijani helicopters opened fire in the direction of the Yerits Mankunk church which we thought was a safe cover. The huge cross fell down from the dome. The commander of our special forces, Shahen Meghryan, said that we must restore this cross. And we all gave a …