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Antique Coins Were Confiscated From Smugglers In Kharberd, Historical Armenia

Antique Coins Were Confiscated

In Kharberd, police officers disguised as civilian buyers confiscated 460 silver coins from smugglers. A group working under the State Police is in operation to prevent the smuggling of historical artifacts. Within the scope of the operation, policemen disguised as civilians contacted the smugglers to “buy” the coins from them. The smugglers were arrested after …

The Hamshen Armenian Dialect And Hamshen Grammar

The Hamshen Armenian Dialect

Finally came the moment for us to publish not lamentable but joyful news about Hamshen and Hamshen Armenians. For the first time, the Hamshenis of Turkey had the opportunity to learn their native language at a new, completely different level. The textbook “Hamşetsnak Lizu Kidanutun” (“The grammar of the Hamshen language”) authored by intellectual and …

The Armenian Trace In Sophia Kievskaya – Vyacheslav Kornienko

The Armenian Trace In Sophia Kievskaya

Vyacheslav Kornienko, Deputy General Director of the Sophia Kievskaya National Nature Reserve, in an interview with AnalitikaUA.net noted the prospects for Ukrainian-Armenian scientific cooperation. According to Kornienko, the centuries-old presence of Armenians in Ukraine has led to a large amount of materials in the archives of both countries, opening up prospects for studying the history …

No Fear In The Lands Of Karabakh – Natalya Anokhina

On her page in LiveJournal, renowned Russian traveler and travel blogger Natalya Anokhina published an article titled “No Fear in the Lands of Karabakh” where she talked about her recent trip to Artsakh. The Russian traveler first visited Artsakh three years ago. Natalia visited the second Armenian republic with a group of bloggers from Israel, …

“Why Don’t You Admit That Sultanahmet, Dolmabahçe, and Akdamar Have Been Built By An Armenian Architect?” – Garo Paylan

“Why Don’t You Admit

“Why does Turkey deny that an Armenian architect has built the Dolmabahçe Palace?” Garo Paylan Garo Paylan, a member of the Turkish Grand National Assembly (the Turkish parliament) from the pro-Kurdish People’s Democratic Party, recently participated in parliament’s discussions on the budget of the Ministry of Culture and Tourism. According to Ermenihaber, Paylan, referring to …

The Roots Of Kazakh Writing In Armenia – Ambassador of Kazakhstan

The Roots Of Kazakh Writing

At a briefing in Astana, the ambassador of Kazakhstan to Armenia Timur Urazaev spoke about the need for serious research on the Kipchak writings in Matenadaran. “In Armenia is the Matenadaran Research Institute, a unique museum and a scientific research institute. The Museum is an institute of ancient manuscripts that, according to various estimates, holds …

Ancient Monuments In Armenia Are Endangered

Ancient Monuments In Armenia

Historian, archaeologist, culturologist, and Doctor of Historical Sciences Professor Hamlet Petrosyan reports that in recent months, the destruction of historical, cultural – especially architectural – archaeological, landscape monuments, their replacement with trifles and unscientific restorations, as well as the distortion of monuments could lead to the loss of their originality. “It has been almost two …

Taksim – Istanbul Square At An Armenian Cemetery

Taksim – Istanbul Square

The most famous square in Istanbul, Taksim Square, is located on the site of the large Christian Armenian cemetery of Surb Hakob (St. Jacob) founded in the 16th century. The cemetery was so large that Armenian graves are still being discovered during the ongoing construction on Taksim Square. Today, the square houses prestigious hotels along …

Woodrow Wilson’s Memorandum to the Turkish Grand Vizier – 1919

Woodrow Wilson’s Memorandum

A telegram from the French High Commissioner in Constantinople regarding the actions of Admiral Bristol who had corresponded with the Turkish government without first consulting the Allied High Commission. Translation from French. August 23, 1919 “Admiral Bristol, the recently appointed US High Commissioner in Constantinople, sent on August 22 a critical memorandum to the Grand …

Garegin Nzhdeh – The Struggle of Sons Against Fathers

Garegin Nzhdeh – The Struggle of Sons

The worst thing is that our people are constantly convinced that they are weak, need someone else’s protection, and they thereby weaken themselves, deprive themselves of their will and ability to organize self-defense on their own. Instead of fully utilizing the spiritual powers of the nation, we began to look for patrons. Tomorrow, with such …

Azerbaijan Attempted to Appropriate The “Armenian Orphan Rug”

Azerbaijan Attempted to Appropriate

Moris Misak-Kelechyan’s presentation of the “Armenian Orphan Rug” dedicated to the unique Gazir carpet woven by the hands of Armenian girls who escaped from the Armenian Genocide in the Ottoman Empire in 1915 recently took place at the Glendale Central Library. The Azerbaijani side made some provocative statements, claiming that the carpet and its ornaments …

How History Was Written Under Stalin

How History Was Written Under Stalin

Recently, attacks on Georgia have become more frequent in the Russian-language media. The scheme of the attacks is old and has been unchanged since the Russians have first put foot in the region, with the obligatory elements of incitement, mainly Georgia against Armenia. Why is this particular vector of incitement, Georgia to Armenia, chosen? The …

Turkey “Corrects” Classics of European Literature

Turkey “Corrects” Classics

The Turkish government is trying to obtain the relics of Saint Nicholas the Wonderworker, one of the most revered saints in Christianity, from Italy. This story isn’t new – it has been repeatedly covered by the media. An increasingly Islamizing Turkey is eager to capitalize on Christian history. That is, Turkey needs Christian saints to …