Category «People»

Eugenie Gyulbolyan – Student Of Komitas

Eugenie Gyulbolyan – Student Of Komitas

Eugenie’s father Varderes Atanesyan was a friend of Komitas and was arrested with him in Istanbul on April 24, 1915. Atanesyan was also the author of a unique exhibit stored in the Armenian Genocide Museum-Institute since 1965. This exhibit is beads with the engraved names of Armenians exiled to the village of Chankiri in 1915. …

The Example Of Soghomon Tehlirian Inspired Sholom Schwartzbard To Assassinate Symon Petliura

The Example Of Soghomon Tehlirian

In 1926, Jewish poet and publicist Sholom Schwartzbard took revenge on the leader of Ukrainian nationalists Symon Petliura for the bloody pogroms. Schwartzbard became inspired with assassination by the act of Soghomon Tehlirian who had several years earlier assassinated one of the perpetrators of the Armenian Genocide in Berlin. Soghomon Tehlirian was a highly melancholic …

Levon Ekmekjyan – Operation Karin, ASALA

Levon Ekmekjyan – Operation Karin

As many of you know, on January 28, 1983, ASALA fighter Levon Ekmekjyan was executed in a Turkish prison. He was one of the fighters who carried out the Karin operation on August 7, 1982, against the fascist Turkish state in its very heart – at the Ankara Esenboğa Airport. For 30 years, Turkey would …

Interview With Leonid Azgaldyan In Shahumyan, Artsakh

Interview With Leonid Azgaldyan

Leonid Azgaldyan (1942-1992) is a Hero of the Artsakh War. He was one of the first volunteers to come to the defense of Shahumyan district and Artsakh as a whole. In the interview presented below, standing against the backdrop of Shahumyan, Azgaldyan argues that Shahumyan and Getashen populations should be protected from deportation by Azerbaijan …

Five Feats Of Philanthropist Galust Gyulbenkian

Five Feats Of Philanthropist

1. After the Genocide, many Armenians emigrated to countries all over the world. But even more Armenians were not able to find a place to live. The biographers of Gyulbenkian write that the billionaire could not tolerate this and decided to support his nation. Using his political influence, Gyulbenkian did everything to stop Ataturk’s attempts …

An Unusual Interview With Charles Aznavour

An Unusual Interview

During a trip to Israel in 2017, Charles Aznavour gave an interview to the local Zahav newspaper. We present to you excerpts from this interview. Many of those who were born in exile do not feel anything for their country of origin – they simply aren’t aware of it. You are an exception. How do …

Azerbaijani Lies Exposed By Former Norwegian Ambassador

Azerbaijani Lies Exposed

Former Norwegian ambassador to Azerbaijan Steinar Gil has made a post on his Facebook page where he sharply criticizes the Azerbaijani Ministry of Culture and Tourism which had deliberately turned a 19th-century Armenian church into an “ancient Albanian shrine”. The church in question is the church of St. George in Zaqatala, Azerbaijan, built in 1851. …

God Of Courage Vahagn – Garegin Nzhdeh

God Of Courage Vahagn

Armenians had their Vahagn, the god of courage. He admired courage and was courageous himself… Brave people in general are the people of the spirit. Armenians are among them. The courage of the pagan Armenian did not weaken in Christian Armenia. Along with his passion for exploits, this also took a new expression – voluntary …