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From Alexander Lebed's memoirs, how the 1988 earthquake in Armenia was celebrated in Baku.

From Alexander Lebed’s memoirs, how the 1988 earthquake in Armenia was celebrated in Baku.

From the book of memoirs of General Alexander Lebed, who during the days of the earthquake in Armenia was in the capital of Azerbaijan, the city of Baku: “On the evening of December 7, according to the Vremya program, it was announced that there was a colossal earthquake in Armenia … The exact number of …

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The Armenians of Aintab -The Economics of Genocide in an Ottoman Province

The Armenians of Aintab -The Economics of Genocide in an Ottoman Province

By Ümit Kurt. A Turk’s discovery that Armenians once thrived in his hometown leads to a groundbreaking investigation into the local dynamics of genocide. Ümit Kurt, born and raised in Gaziantep, Turkey, was astonished to learn that his hometown once had a large and active Armenian community. The Armenian presence in Aintab, the city’s name …

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The brutal destruction of Russians by the Turk-Tatars in 1918

The brutal destruction of Russians by the Turko-Tatars in 1918

In 1917, after Lenin’s coup, Russian troops began to leave the front line, which stretched from the Black Sea to Lake Urmia, and rushed home to Russia, where the Bolsheviks promised them “land, bread, and peace.” The Muslim National Committee of Ganja decided to disarm the Russian military units retreating from the Turkish front and …

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The wedding of Armenian National Hero General Andranik & Nvart Kyurkchian

The wedding of Armenian National Hero General Andranik & Nvart Kyurkchian

Colorized photo. The wedding of Armenian National Hero General Andranik & Nvart Kyurkchian in 1922 in Paris, France. The godfather of the wedding is Boghos Nubar Pasha, (the son of Egyptian Prime Minister Nubar Pasha) the photographer is Abel Minasian. From left to right, first row: Supreme Pastor Krikor Kibarian and Priest Yeghishe from Moush. …

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