Monthly archives: August, 2020

The Personal File Of Hovhannes Tumanyan At The Tiflis Police Department

The Personal File Of Hovhannes Tumanyan

In Soviet historiography, such “inconvenient” facts have always been covered up. In reality, the tsarist secret police have arrested the great poet several times – in particular, in 1909-1911 – on “charges” of assisting the Armenian national liberation movement. It should be noted that Tumanyan’s lawyer was the future leader of democratic Russia, Prime Minister …

Iğdır As An Integral Part Of Eastern Armenia

Iğdır As An Integral Part Of Eastern Armenia

The Iğdır or Surmalinsky district together with Mount Ararat has always geographically and historically been an integral part of Eastern Armenia. It was also part of the Republic of Armenia in 1918-1920 and was annexed by Kemalist Turkey and Bolshevik Russia under the illegal Russian-Turkish treaty. Even after 1555, as a result of the partition …

The House Of Writers On Lake Sevan

The House Of Writers On Lake Sevan

The House of Writers is a magnificent creation of Soviet modernism designed by the brilliant Gevorg Kochar by the order of Stalin. After Kochar’s death, the oval building was added as well. Had a healthy bourgeois class been formed in Armenia rather than criminal-oligarchic elements, this complex would have long been purchased or taken into …

The Karvachar Medical Association Building To Be Repaired

The Karvachar Medical Association

With the joint financing of the French branch of the “Hayastan All Armenian Fund” and the Republic of Artsakh, the reconstruction of the regional hospital and the construction of its new building began in Karvachar. Press Secretary of the “Hayastan All Armenian Fund” Armine Tokhmakhyan said in a conversation with Artsakhpress that construction works had …