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From The Biography Of Air Marshal Khudyakov-Khanperyants

From The Biography Of Air Marshal

In the photo above are Churchill, Roosevelt, and Stalin. Khudyakov is third from the right. Yalta, February 9, 1945. Until 1946, no one knew that Khudyakov was an Armenian and his name was not Sergei but Armenak and his surname not Khudyakov but Khanperyants. In 1943, he was entrusted with supervising the Soviet delegation’s flight …

Quotes From Galust Gyulbenkyan

Quotes From Galust Gyulbenkyan

Throughout his life, Galust Gyulbenkyan, an Armenian businessman from a wealthy family of Armenians of Constantinople, has had two passions – an attraction to oil as a source of wealth and a craving for masterpieces of art. And he has excelled in both fields! A selection of quotes from the famous “Mr. Five Percent” “I …

Billy Kaufman – “The Fate Of Armenians To Be Underestimated”

Billy Kaufman – "The Fate Of Armenians

A few years back, American journalist Billy Kaufman has published an article titled “Armenian Rhapsody” where he talks about the Armenian fate to be underestimated and rejected. “Films related to Armenians always fail, including Atom Egoyan’s ‘Ararat’ or last year’s ‘The Promise’, a large-budget epic project about the Armenian Genocide of 1915-1923 which was ignored …

Abgar Tokhatetsi – The Second Armenian Book Printer

Abgar Tokhatetsi

After Hakob Meghapart’s contribution to the birth of Armenian printing in 1512 in Venice, Abgar Tokhatetsi undertook to further develop Armenian book publishing. This happened in the middle of the same century in the same city. Abgar Dpir (“teacher”) Tokhatetsi was the second Armenian book printer after Hakob Meghapart. He was born around 1520 in …

General Potto About The Armenian Meliks of Artsakh

General Potto About The Armenian Meliks

Under Persians, Karabakh, the only one among the fragments of the once great Armenian kingdom, retained as monuments of past greatness the patrimonial inheritances of Armenian meliks (princes, rulers of the Artsakh principality) that occupied the vast space between Araks and the Kurak Rivers. General of the Russian Army V. A. Potto, the “Nestor” of …

Outstanding Armenian Women Who Have Changed the World

Outstanding Armenian Women

From ancient times, Armenian women have been renowned for their talent and beauty. Their role in world history is also invaluable. These outstanding women have become distinguished not only by manners and grace but also by their natural smartness. We present the names of Armenian women who are rightfully admired not only in Armenia but …

Sven-Erik Rise – An Armenian By His Own Will

Sven-Erik Rise – An Armenian

A friend of Armenia by the name of Sven-Erik Rise presented his book about Armenia in Oslo last Sunday. “His work is a kind of declaration of love for Armenia and its people,” writes the Masis Post with reference to the Armenian Cultural Association of Norway. Sven-Erik Rise devoted many publications to Armenia in local …

Ashot Ghulyan – Heroes of Armenia

Ashot Ghulyan – Heroes of Armenia

The Armenians were virtually unarmed during the Artsakh war. Some armament had been left from the Soviet garrisons, and there were very few of those in the Armenian SSR. A few armored vehicles had been sent from the Armenian diaspora. And due to the scarcity of weaponry, Armenians would acquire most of their equipment from …

How Ijevantsi Seto Eliminated Kurd Salih

How Ijevantsi Seto Eliminated Kurd Salih

In 1904, in one of the borderline Armenian mountain villages of Sasun ruled a henchman of the Turks, the Kurdish leader Salih. He was known for his cruelty towards the disobedient Armenians of the mountain of Sasun. But the Armenians would not be Armenians if they had not taken a fair solution to this issue. …

Do Not Dare to Convince the Armenians to Forgive

Do Not Dare to Convince

Keep your urges away, I won’t take the Turks as people as long as there is at least one among them who claims that there was no Armenian Genocide and that Armenians were simply resettled. April 24, 1915, occupies a special place not only in the history of the Armenian Genocide but also in the …

“To My Mother” – Soghomon Tehlirian

“To My Mother” – Soghomon Tehlirian

Below is the farewell letter of Soghomon Tehlirian that he dedicated to his mother who had died tragically near the city of Yerznka during the Armenian Genocide of 1915. “To my mother… In the bottomless gloom of a faded memory, I was looking for you, my mother, horrified at the thought of losing you forever… …