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An Armenian Khachkar In Rivne – Ukraine

An Armenian Khachkar In Rivne

On November 1, 2019, on the corner of Kavkazskaya-Mitskevich streets in the city of Rivne, the grand opening of a khachkar (cross-stone) dedicated to the innocent victims of the Armenian and Ukrainian peoples took place. The 2.5 meters tall cross-stone is made from Armenian mountain tuff stone. The monument was consecrated by the head of …

An Armenian Khachkar In Wroclaw

An Armenian Khachkar In Wroclaw

A traditional Armenian Khachkar in Wroclaw stands at a crossroad right next to the church of St. Wojciech on Janitzky Street. The church has two entrances – one from the street of the Divine Body and the other from the Pesochnaya street. This Khachkar was erected on September 21, 2012, during the Days of Armenia. …

Russian Cities Founded By Armenians

Russian Cities Founded By Armenians

In the 18th-19th centuries, for various reasons, many ethnic Armenians moved to the Russian Empire for permanent residence. These were Armenians who had been exiled by Shah Abbas to Iran, as well as Armenians who had lived in the so-called Ottoman (western) Armenia for centuries. The Armenian people were invited to Russia by Russian tsars. …

Turkey’s Reaction To A Map Of Armenia

Turkey's Reaction To A Map Of Armenia

Recently, the Turkish media published their reaction to the map of Armenia under the Treaty of Sevres. Article 12 of the political principles adopted by US President Woodrow Wilson in the US Congress after World War I on January 8, 1918, refers to the Ottoman Empire. In this regard, the following statement was circulated in …

Armenian Heritage In Alexandria, Egypt

Armenian Heritage In Alexandria

1. The bronze statue of Nubar Pasha, Alexandria Opera House. Authored by French sculptor Denys Puech. 2. The granite/marble tombstone and mausoleum of Nubar Pasha in the garden next to the church of St. Poghos-Petros. 3. Memorial khachkar to the victims of the Armenian Genocide. This memorial was built on the initiative of the local …

75% Of Villages Of Dersim Are Populated By Armenians

75% Of Villages Of Dersim

75% of villages of Dersim Province (now Tunceli, Turkey) are populated by Armenians. In Armenia, the founder of the Union of Religion and Mutual Assistance to Armenians of Dersim Mihran Prkich Gultekin gave an interview to Armenian reporters. He touched upon the history of the Dersim Armenians who, fleeing the Turkish scimitar, united with the …

Deutsche Welle On The Participation Of Germany In The Armenian Genocide Of 1915

Deutsche Welle On The Participation Of Germany

The German Deutsche Welle published an article authored by journalist Richard Fuchs on the history of Germany’s intervention (participation) in the Armenian Genocide, the country’s position on this issue, and its respectful attitude towards Turkey. The article cites well-known German politicians. One of the said politicians has expressed disappointment that Germany lacks the courage to …

Donald Wilson Bush: “The People Of Karabakh Proved That They Deserve The Right To Self-Determination”

Donald Wilson Bush: "The People Of Karabakh

“The people of Nagorno-Karabakh have proven that they deserve the right to self-determination and independence and that they can rule the country,” said Donald Wilson Bush in an interview with the correspondent of NEWS.am. Donald Wilson Bush is the great-grandson of the 28th President of the US Woodrow Wilson and chairman of the Woodrow Wilson …

The Mekhitarist Moorat Rafael College In Venice

The Mekhitarist Moorat Rafael College

In 1836, two wealthy Armenians from famous families from India Samuel Mkrtich Murad (Moorat) and Eduard Rafael financed the establishment of an Armenian college in Venice. It was named Moorat Rafael College in their honor. The college is located in the Baroque-style Palazzo Ca’ Zenobio which was built in 1690. The order has owned Palazzo …

Panic In Azerbaijan Or How Andranik Scared Baku

By the joint efforts of journalists, police, and employees of the Ministry of Emergency Situations, Azerbaijan has finally dealt with the photos of General Andranik Ozanyan (or maybe Peter Montin?). Panic in Baku may decline. However, questions remain whose answers may deprive the residents of the capital of Azerbaijan of sleep. For example, how did …

Significant World Events Dedicated To Armenia

Significant World Events

We continue to publish posts about significant world events dedicated to Armenia. Let me remind you that these events of a truly global scale and significance for Armenia contrast with assaults on Armenian culture, history, the Armenian language, and the Armenian Apostolic Church in Armenia itself. Furthermore, these assaults are directed by the individual who …

Name And Religion Changing In The Ottoman Empire

Name And Religion Changing

Saak Mutafyan whose family had witnessed the genocide told about her family history: “Grandfather and grandmother, Movses and Arus Mutafyan from Van, had five children. Only Sanam and Vanush survived. Sanam was married to Karapet Mugdimyan. After the death of her husband, Sanam together with her brother Vanush moved to Diyarbakir and from there to …

Arrests In Tigranakert For Illegal Excavations

Arrests In Tigranakert For Illegal Excavations

Arrests have occurred in Tigranakert for illegal excavations. A total of eight people were arrested, four of whom were police officers. It turned out that the police brought an armored vehicle to the excavation site to demonstrate that the excavations were allegedly legal. This was reported by Akunq.net with a reference to the Hurriyet newspaper. …