Category: History

In 1992, the US Prevented Turkey’s Military Invasion of Armenia

On the eve of the Turkish air strike on Armenia, US National Security Advisor Brent Scowcroft had a telephone conversation with the Chief of Staff of Turkey and Secretary of the Security Council, explaining that he “would not be able to protect Turkey from Russian missiles.” In addition, had a Turkish military operation against Armenia

Russia Fulfills its Obligations to Neutralize Armenia

March 16 entered the history of the Armenian people as the day of shame and one of the most shameful pages of Armenian history. On this day in 1921, Turkey and Russia concluded the Treaty of Moscow, according to which they divided the Caucasus, mainly at the expense of Armenian lands. Kars, Surmalu, and Nakhichevan

Liberation of Kelbajar – Powerful Link Between Armenia and Artsakh

The town of Kelbajar (Karvadjar) was an important strategic point for the Armenian side. After its liberation, a strong link was established between Armenia and Nagorno-Karabakh. The front line was significantly reduced, and the rear of the Martakert region was secured. On March 27, 1993, Armenian troops launched an operation to liberate Kelbajar, the center

Aghavni Mkrtchyan – Witness to the Genocide – Bitlis – 1915

Aghavni, an eyewitness to the Armenian Genocide, described the deportation path she had traveled along with her mother and brother. She also told about the blood-filled Euphrates and her fateful meeting with Hovhannes Tumanyan. “We are natives of Bitlis. I am the granddaughter of Mukhsi Vardan. The Turks destroyed our home. There were seventy people

Armenian Philosophers of the Early Medieval Period

Among the most renowned medieval Armenian philosophers is Yeznik Koghbatsi (5th century). Koghbatsi, a representative of apologetics, was a student of Mesrop Mashtots, the creator of the Armenian national writing system. Together with him, he translated the Bible and many philosophical works into Armenian. Koghbatsi was educated in the Byzantine Empire. He knew Syriac, Greek,

Armenian-Assyrian Union in the Struggle for Existence – 1918

In March 1918, the Armenians of Van disappeared completely. Fiercely pursuing Armenian refugees fleeing from Vaspurakan to Persia, Turkish troops crossed the Turkish-Iranian border and invaded Atrpatakan. The Van Armenians managed to get to Salmast (a city in Iran). The local Armenian military council announced a mobilization and urged 18-40 years old Armenians and Assyrians

Russian Retreat in July 1915 – Intent or Necessity?

Who could have most likely saved the Armenians from the Turkish massacres? No one except the Russian army. However, we saw that it became a spectator and that the Kurdish leaders (beys) who were committing pogroms were the honored guests of the Russian commanders. In the middle of July 1915, the Russian troops marched victoriously

The Third Pogrom of Armenians in Baku – January 13, 1990

On January 13, 1990, the Kremlin provoked pogroms against Armenians in Baku. Directly before the eyes of the USSR Armed Forces, the State Security Committee, and the Interior Ministry bodies in the capital of Soviet Azerbaijan, hundreds of Armenians would be killed during the next seven days, and tens of thousands would see the horror

Destroy Armenians – Genocide History – La Revue Nouvelle

Armenians were the most dangerous factor for the Ottoman Empire, as stated by the Belgian newspaper “La Revue Nouvelle” in an article devoted to the works of French historian of Armenian origin Mikael Nishanyan. The article notes: “Mikael Nishanyan’s works describe the entire historical picture of that time, including the threats to the future of

Garegin Nzhdeh’s Letter to Joseph Stalin

“Citizen generalissimo! You partly know about me from rumors. I would not want to live if I did not feel that there are still missions worth living. Dying? Is there anything easier than death for an old patriot and revolutionary? Doesn’t the contempt for death explain the fact that I didn’t leave Sofia? I am