Day archives: April 7th, 2020

Monument To Exemplary Communist Ghukas Ghukasyan – 1935

Monument To Exemplary

Few people know that in the Soviet years, the monument to Ghukas Ghukasyan used to stand in Yerevan. At the age of 18, Ghukas joined the Communist Party. Three years later, he was killed by the Dashnaks during the May uprising. The May Uprising was an armed rebellion of the pro-communist forces against the government …