Category «History»

Interesting Facts About The Lisbon Five

Interesting Facts About The Lisbon Five

The Lisbon 5 (also known as the Lisbon Five) drew the world’s attention to the Armenian issue on July 27, 1983. Five members of the Armenian Revolutionary Army – Vache Daghlian, Setrak Ajamian, Simon Yahniyan, Ara Kuhrjulian, and Sarkis Abrahamian – opened a new page in the recognition of the Armenian Genocide and the restoration …

The Crew Of A Captured Tank – The Story Of One Photo

The Crew Of A Captured Tank

This photo was taken in June 1992, in the most difficult and tragic time of the Artsakh war. At that time, our units engaged in the toughest battles would often retreat in front of superior enemy forces reinforced by Russian units, Turkish advisers, and mercenaries from near and far abroad. The photo shows the crew …

The First Railway In The Territory Of Armenia

The First Railway In The Territory Of Armenia

The first railway line on the territory of the present Republic of Armenia was opened in 1899. It connected Tiflis (now Tbilisi) with Alexandropol (now Gyumri). In 1902, the Alexandropol – Erivan (Yerevan) section was opened as well. The railway in Armenia actively developed up until 1988. It was almost completely electrified. Nevertheless, the railway …

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 …