Day archives: September 10th, 2021

The Dangers of Armenian-Turkish Rapprochement

The Dangers of Armenian-Turkish Rapprochement

Suddenly, a new dynamic has been set into motion in the Caucasus region. Russia’s Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov has announced that it is time for Armenia and Turkey to work towards a rapprochement. Simultaneously Turkey’s President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has opened the prospects of beginning negotiations with Armenia while Armenia’s Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan has …

An Unusual Mother and Child Sculpture in Handaberd

An Unusual Mother and Child Sculpture in Handaberd

A late 12th- or early 13th-century khachkar in the province of Karvajar is part of a larger history of nursing images in Christian imagery, but is it threatened? The war in Nagorno-Karabagh (Armenian Artsakh) recently halted with the Russian-brokered peace deal of November 9, which mandated the surrender to Azerbaijan of several provinces with millennia of Armenian …