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French Maps of Armenia

French Maps of Armenia

The Republic of Azerbaijan since the very day of its independence has made claims on the territories of two Armenian states – the Republics of Artaskh and Armenia. The dominant ethnos in Azerbaijan – which is descending from Turkic nomadic pastoralists who had migrated to the fertile lands of Eastern Transcaucasia from the arid steppes …

Islamized Armenians in Turkey Are Forbidden To Be Armenians – Hranush Kharatyan

Islamized Armenians in Turkey

Ethnographer Hranush Kharatyan on her Facebook page writes: “Armenia’s representative to the UN should spread information that Islamized Armenians in Turkey are still forbidden to be Armenians, and their children are not allowed to attend Armenian national schools. In accordance with the Turkish legislation, there are no Armenians in Turkey, there are Christian followers of …

Turkish Activist Urges to Expel Armenians from Turkey – Will There be a Real Response?

Turkish Activist

Discussions around the scandalous statement made by the representative of the ruling party of Turkey “Justice and Development Party” (AK Parti in Turkish) in the Başiskele district Süleyman Özkaraaslan continues. Recall that some time ago on his Twitter page, he wrote: “The Bulgarians who arrived in 1989, religiously-converted individuals (Islamized Jews) who arrived in 1950 …

Turkey Appropriates Armenian Ceramics

Turkey Appropriates Armenian Ceramics

The museums of the world contain a large amount of human wealth which over time has lost its origin. Such was the fate of the beautiful pottery samples taken from the city of Kütahya in present-day Turkey. In the Louvre, in the British Museum, this part of human art is referred to as “Turkish” or …

“Turkish” Graffiti in Colombian Armenia

"Turkish" Graffiti in Colombian Armenia

Armenia is the capital of the Quindio Department in Colombia. A mural has recently appeared near the city council building, depicting a man in a Turkish costume from the Ottoman Empire period. This image, which has nothing to do with the history of the city, caused outrage among residents. The mural appeared after the mayor …

Caricature of Abdul-Hamid in the Le Rire Magazine

Caricature of Abdul-Hamid

Le Rire (French: “Laughter”) was a famous French magazine published in Paris from 1894 to 1950 and for a short time in the 1970s. Le Rire is considered one of the most successful Parisian satirical publications. The magazine covered the main events of art and culture, as well as did not bypass politics, ridiculing corruption …

Komitas Performed by Japanese Musicians

Komitas Performed by Japanese Musicians

Japanese musicians Amy Matsubara and Toshiko Ono impressed the Internet by performing works of the great Armenian composer Komitas. To the accompaniment of pianist Takahiro Akiba, who, by the way, had been in Armenia more than once, the musicians performed “Oh Nazan” and “Dle yaman”. Their performances were published on the webpage of the Komitas …

Nizami – A Persian Poet, Not Azerbaijani

Nizami – A Persian Poet, Not Azerbaijani

In June 2002, a monument to the “great Azerbaijani poet” Nizami Ganjavi was opened on Kamennoostrovsky Avenue of Saint Petersburg. The opening ceremony was held at the highest level, with the participation of the leaders of Azerbaijan and Russia. Media covered the speeches of the leaders of the two states. Vladimir Putin said: “Today, we …

The Demolition of the Armenian Heritage in Azerbaijan

The Demolition of the Armenian Heritage

The young Christian and democratic state of Artsakh continues to oppose Azerbaijan, a Muslim quasi-monarchist dictatorship of the Middle Eastern type, whose economy is based on oil production. Since the late 1960s, Azerbaijan has been ruled by the Aliyev clan founded by Heydar Aliyev, a KGB general who, after being elected the first secretary of …