Category «People»

Norayr Kamalyan – Remembering the Heroes of Armenia

Norayr Kamalyan

On July 31, 2014, Norayr Kamalyan along with his comrades stood before a large sabotage group of Turks trying to infiltrate the Martakert region of the Artsakh Republic from Azerbaijan. The boys repulsed the enemy’s attack, preventing the attack from escalating into a bloody raid in our rear, and forced the elite unit of the …

Hayk Sayadyan’s Watercolor Animated Film “Momik”

Hayk Sayadyan's Watercolor Animated

In the media space, you can often see trailers for feature films, documentaries, and, in this case, animated films whose further fate remains unknown or is, at least, not traceable. An animated trailer by Hayk Sayadyan telling the story of the life of brilliant architect, sculptor, and miniaturist of the 13th-14th centuries Momik is no …

Arutinov’s Letter to Stalin on the Reunification of Armenia

Arutinov’s Letter to Stalin

July 6, 1945. Joseph Vissarionovich! After the People’s Commissariat for Foreign Affairs’ March publication on the denunciation of the December 17, 1925, agreement between Turkey and the USSR, there has been talk among the population that the Soviet Government, having terminated the agreement with Turkey, has plans to return to Armenia the territories that had …

Movses Ter-Galustyan – Leader of the Musa Dagh Defense

Armenian Printing Is Over 500 Years Old

General Movses Ter-Galustyan was a participant and the leader of the Armenian defense on the mountain of Musa Dagh during the Armenian Genocide of 1915 in the Ottoman Empire. Ter-Galustyan was born into an aristocratic Armenian family. His father was a prominent and popular writer and an active member of various Armenian organizations. Movses has …

Armenian Leader and Sparapet Garegin Nzhdeh

Armenian Leader and Sparapet

Thanks to the bold and thoughtful operations of Garegin Nzhdeh, the Armenian people retained the Syunik province without which, as Nzhdeh himself and the military leaders of the Artsakh liberation war believed, the existence of Armenia is not possible. A talented person is talented in everything. In addition to the manifested qualities of a commander …

Tigran Kelekyan – Why The Writer Was Killed

Tigran Kelekyan

It seems to me that one of the reasons for the defeat of Armenians in the history of 1915 lies in conservative thinking. Deep thinking with the promise of creation and culture but still associated with the faith of coming to the world in earnest and for a long time, as shown by their historical …

David Sarapyan, Nicknamed Dev

David Sarapyan, Nicknamed Dev

David Sarapyan, nicknamed Dev, liked to play a joke on Azerbaijanis on the radio. Once during a shootout, the Dev, who perfectly imitated others’ voices, switched to the enemy’s frequency and said: “Dear comrade Azerbaijanis! Raisa Maksimovna and I consulted and decided to congratulate you on the day of the vernal equinox!” In the first …