Category «History»

Armenian Linguists In The Literature Of World’s Nations

Among the Armenians, there are quite a few representatives whose genius gave impetus to other languages. For example, Soviet linguist, scientist, a native of Artsakh Ruben Avanesov created the first dialectological atlas of the Russian language in 1938. Our parents and grandparents also studied with the Russian language textbooks of his student S.G. Barkhudarov. In …

On The Legal Assessment Of The Criminal Moscow Treaty

On The Legal Assessment

The issue of Nakhijevan has already become a major task for our country. Due to this, we must, first of all, achieve an official legal assessment of the criminal Russian-Turkish Moscow Treaty of 1921. Then, at the legislative level, we need to recognize Armenia as the legal successor of the First Independent Republic of Armenia …

The Moscow Treaty Ceased To Exist In 1925

The Moscow Treaty Ceased To Exist In 1925

Did you know that the ill-fated Moscow Treaty of 1921 actually ceased to exist after 1925? The Moscow Treaty of March 16, 1921, was signed (attention here!) by the Bolshevik government of unrecognized Soviet Russia, of which Armenia was not at all part. On the other hand, the agreement was signed not by a state …

Nakhijevan Is An Integral Part Of The Republic Of Armenia

Nakhijevan Is An Integral Part

We present to your attention the real story of how Nakhijevan ended up in Azerbaijan. The map below shows the Yerevan (Erivan) governorate with its seven counties. This Yerevan was part of the Russian Empire. When Eastern Armenia was incorporated into the Russian Empire in 1828, a separate administrative national unit was created under the …

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 Treaty Of Sevres And The Kurds

The Treaty Of Sevres And The Kurds

The Treaty of Sevres was the first document to mention the rights of the Kurds living in the Ottoman Empire which was defeated in World War I. Of the 433 clauses of the treaty, three articles (62, 63, and 64) were directly related to the Kurds. Article 62 stated: “The Commission in Constantinople, consisting of …

To The Day Of The Liberation Of Akna (Aghdam)

To The Day Of The Liberation Of Akna (Aghdam)

The city of Aghdam has been the main Azerbaijani military base since the beginning of the Artsakh War back in 1991. On February 23, 1991, the Azerbaijanis without any resistance occupied the military bases of the 4th Army of the Soviet Armed Forces stationed in Aghdam. As a result, 728 train wagons of artillery shells, …

To The Day Of The Elimination Of Djemal Pasha In Tbilisi

To The Day Of The Elimination Of Djemal Pasha

Djemal Pasha was the commander of the 4th Turkish army operating in Syria during WWI (1914-18). He actively participated in the mass deportation and massacres of the Armenians of Historical Armenia, Cilicia, and drowned the self-defense forces of the Armenians of Urfa in blood. Djemal suppressed Arab national liberation movements in Syria, Lebanon, and Palestine. …

American Committee For Armenian And Syrian Relief – 1917

American Committee For Armenian

The American Committee For Armenian And Syrian Relief established in 1915 on the initiative of US Ambassador Henry Morgenthau organized exhibitions in various cities of the United States, aiming to inform the American public about the Armenian suffering and to call for donations. During its 15-year activity (1915-1930), the Committee raised $117 million in donations …