Day archives: August 23rd, 2020

Arsen Shahmazyan – Governor And Defender Of Syunik In 1919

Arsen Shahmazyan – Governor And Defender Of Syunik In 1919

Colonel Arsen Shahmazyan was the governor of Syunik in 1919. On November 3, 1919, it was Shahmazyan who stopped the attempt of joint control over Syunik by Azerbaijani and Kurdish military groups and two Turkish platoons. The area was successfully defended – after that, Garegin Nzhdeh came to assist Shahmazyan. After the Soviet occupation of …

Armenian Houses Are Being Systematically Destroyed In Kars

Armenian Houses Are Being Systematically Destroyed In Kars

Old historic houses in Kars are being destroyed one after another, writes Akunq.net with a reference to the Turkish media. The Turkish news does not mention the fact that these houses belonged to Armenians. It only states (without mentioning the Armenian heritage) that Kars was the capital during the Bagratuni dynasty. Naturally, the Turkish media …