Category «History»

Khustup Mountain – The Armenian Capitol

Khustup Mountain – The Armenian Capitol

A remarkable fact – after giving up Syunik to Azerbaijan, as it was supposed to happen by the decision of the Bolsheviks, the territory of Armenia would become insufficient for it to maintain the status of a Soviet republic. Armenia was to become an autonomy in the composition of the neighboring Soviet republics. This did …

Unique Shots of the Armenian Genocide – Silent Witnesses

Unique Shots of the Armenian Genocide

For the average viewer, this scene is reminiscent of the consequences of a war or a terrifying natural disaster. However, Armenians will unmistakably recognize in these frames Armenian children, almost certainly orphans, who are being boarded on the ships leaving the Turkish port in Constantinople. Climbing the steep ladder, kids are pushing and throwing each …

Hakob Melkumyan – One of the Armenian Avengers

Hakob Melkumyan

According to the plan of Operation Nemesis, the leaders of the Young Turks who had staged the Armenian Genocide of 1915, the organizers of the Armenian pogroms in Baku in 1918, and the Armenian traitors who had collaborated with the Turks suffered a deserved punishment. One of the avengers was a native of the Artsakh …

May 28, 1919, Yerevan – Parade of Our Unity

May 28, 1919, Yerevan

The photograph presented below depicts a festive procession from Abovyan Street (former Astafyan) to the building of the Parliament of the Republic of Armenia. This procession was headed by a woman in a car dressed in black and wearing a black veil, which symbolized Armenia’s bloody past. Immediately behind her car was another, with a …

Garegin Nzhdeh About Traitors Among Armenians

Garegin Nzhdeh About Traitors

“In the Armenian world is playing out a tragedy unprecedented in history, the actors and performers of which are violence, the living tools of this violence represented by scum from among Armenians, and the Armenian people as the victim of this violence. Every time, when the fatal confluence of political circumstances allowed foreigners to dominate …

Birthday of the First Republic of Armenia

Birthday of the First Republic of Armenia

The photo above depicts a festive procession and military parade in Yerevan in honor of the birthday of the First Republic of Armenia. Exactly 100 years ago, on May 28, 1919, the Parliament of the First Republic at a specially convened solemn meeting adopted a historic act, the Declaration on United and Independent Armenia. This …

Israel Ori – The Ideologist of the Liberation War

Israel Ori – The Ideologist

It’s not a secret for any Armenian who Andranik Ozanyan and Drastamat Kanayan, Mkhitar Sparapet and David Bek, Monte Melkonyan and Mirza Abaev, Jangir Agha and Movses Silikov were. Of course, I did not forget and will emphasize that Garegin Ter-Harutyunyan (Nzhdeh) is a separate cult in the people. This is the “color” of liberation …

From Erzurum to Sardarapat – 1915-1918

From Erzurum to Sardarapat – 1915-1918

In 1915-1916, as a result of the victories of the tsarist army and the efforts of the Armenian military and volunteers, a significant part of Western Armenia was liberated from the Turkish yoke. After that, the Armenian refugees, who were shy of death and had miraculously escaped from the massacres, began to return to their …

The Speech of David Bek – Sero Khanzadyan

The Speech of David Bek

“I summoned you to say my last word. The freedom conquered with blood will not live long if the spirit of struggle weakens and our unity shatters. Unity is the source of all our blessings, but discord is the source of evil and strife which kill a good deed. Always remember: our ancestors lost their …

Commander Narses – Conqueror of Rome

Commander Narses – Conqueror of Rome

Commander Narses (478-573) was a Romanized Armenian general and an influential court official of the Byzantine Empire under Emperor Justinian I. Along with Belisarius, he was one of the great generals in service of the Byzantine Emperor. Narses was born presumably in 478 in the territory of Armenia, which was then part of Sassanian Persia. …