Category «History»

Hakob Bagratuni – Outstanding Statesman, Diplomat, And Military Figure Of The First Republic Of Armenia

Hakob Bagratuni – Outstanding Statesman

Prince Hakob Bagratuni was born in Akhaltsikhe in 1879 into an Armenian noble family from the Bagratuni dynasty. Bagratunis from Gyumri-Alexandropol who had migrated from Karin (Erzrum) at the beginning of the 19th century were representatives of the old Bagratuni princely family. After graduating from the male Tiflis gymnasium with honors, Akop Bagratuni continued his …

The Presentation Of The Treaty Of Sevres To Turkey

The Presentation Of The Treaty Of Sevres

The Sevres peace treaty was presented to the Turkish delegation at 16:00 on May 11, 1920, in Paris, at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. The Armenian delegation was present at the ceremony as well since the new Armenian state was one of the parties in the treaty and wasrecognized as a sovereign and independent state. …

The Anniversary Of The Establishment Of The Armenian Government

The Anniversary Of The Establishment

On May 15, 1919, the first government of Historical (Western) Armenia was formed from members of the National Delegation who were elected by the Armenian National Conference in Paris. The government consisted of His Excellency Poghos Nubar Pasha, Professor A. Ter-Hakobyan, doctors G. Nevruz & G. Pastrmajyan, M. A. Chobanyan, and V. Tekeyan. This group …

The Participation Of Afghan Mujahideen In The Artsakh War

The Participation Of Afghan Mujahideen

Afghan mujahideen have participated in the Armenian-Azerbaijani war in 1991-94. They did so most actively in 1993 after Rovshan Javadov, the commander of the Special Forces Detachment, met Prime Minister of Afghanistan Gulbuddin Hekmatyar, the leader of the Hezb-e Islami party. They negotiated military assistance to Azerbaijan in the form of mujahideen. A few months …

Land Law In The Armenian Kingdom Of Cilicia

Land Law In The Armenian Kingdom Of Cilicia

In Cilicia, the Armenian feudal lords would receive the right to land ownership by inheritance and become landowners according to the traditions of Armenian princely law. In Cilicia, there were 70 large and small principalities that were inherited by family elders. Each of these principalities had their own fortresses, army, and banner. In the 13th …

Turkish Authorities Continue To Deny The Obvious

Turkish Authorities Continue To Deny

The former residence of the President of Turkey, the Çankaya Mansion where many anti-Armenian decisions have been made, is the property of Armenians. This fact became known in 2007 when an article was published in Hurriyet, the main state newspaper of Turkey. The author of the article claimed that a wealthy Armenian jeweler has sold …

German-Soviet Military Parade – Brest-Litovsk, 1939

German-Soviet Military Parade

World War II began in 1939. In the same year began the joint German-Soviet operation to attack and partition Poland. In commemoration of this joint act, a parade of the Wehrmacht and the Workers’ and Peasants’ Red Army took place in Brest-Litovsk. The act of a joint attack on Poland speaks of a deep conspiracy …

To The Anniversary Of The Battle Of Van

To The Anniversary Of The Battle Of Van

The time is approaching for the anniversary of the heroic battle of Van (1915). The Armenian history has memorized the unprecedented and savage killings of Armenians in Historical Armenia carried out by the Turkish government. At that time, 23,000 Armenians lived in Van province, and the Turkish plan to destroy them faced serious problems and …