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 …

The Armenian Apostolic Church in Erbil

The Armenian Apostolic Church

The Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) established the first Armenian church in Erbil, the capital of Iraqi Kurdistan, in April 2019. The church was built and is now managed by the Ministry of Charity and Religious Affairs of the KRG and is located in the Ankawa suburb which is inhabited mostly by Christians. A prayer house …

Sumgait – February 1988

Sumgait – February 1988

I vividly remember – the year was 2003, summer, I was at my relatives in the village during vacation. Uncle Sasha grumbled something and then began to talk about February 1988 in Sumgait. He talked calmly, collectedly, and without emotion about what he had seen and experienced during the pogroms. All these numerous films where …

Tax Based On Nationality In Turkey – 1942

Tax Based On Nationality In Turkey

A new property tax (Varlık Vergisi) was approved by the Turkish parliament on November 11, 1942. It was proposed by then Prime Minister Mehmet Şükrü Saracoğlu. The stated idea was the establishment of an additional tax on the property of Turkish citizens to raise funds for the country’s defense should it enter WWII. Here, it …

The Unsinkable Underground In Soviet Armenia

The Unsinkable Underground In Soviet

The National United Party was an underground national democratic party founded in 1966 in the Armenian SSR. The main goal of the party was the independence of Soviet Armenia from the USSR. In 1968, the founders of the party Haykaz Khachatryan, Shahen Harutyunyan, and Stepan Zatikyan were arrested, and the leadership of the party passed …

Avetik Isahakyan In Operation Nemesis

Avetik Isahakyan In Operation Nemesis

In 1919-1921, Avetik Isahakyan actively participated in the preparation and organization of Operation Nemesis. In the house of Isahakyan, Soghomon Tehlirian was often talked about, and according to some sources, the assassination of Talaat had initially been entrusted to Isahakyan. During this time, Avetik Isahakyan repeatedly met Soghomon Tehlirian in Berlin and studied photos of …

Hovhannes Tumanyan About Healthy Lifestyle

Hovhannes Tumanyan About Healthy

The greatness of Hovhannes Tumanyan is being revealed even today. His works are so complex that very few manage to discern their depth to the end. Tumanyan was a very curious person, always eager for new knowledge. He studied everything from philosophy to medicine, from theology to natural science. There were more than 8000 books …

Female Warriors On Guard Of Armenia

Female Warriors On Guard Of Armenia

An invaluable role in the history of the Armenian people was played by many women warriors whose deeds make Armenians all around the world proud. Throughout centuries, many Armenians had to defend the Fatherland with arms in their hands, heroically fight for it, and defend the honor of their people. Below are the names and …

No Fear In The Lands Of Karabakh – Natalya Anokhina

On her page in LiveJournal, renowned Russian traveler and travel blogger Natalya Anokhina published an article titled “No Fear in the Lands of Karabakh” where she talked about her recent trip to Artsakh. The Russian traveler first visited Artsakh three years ago. Natalia visited the second Armenian republic with a group of bloggers from Israel, …

Garegin Nzhdeh About The Demon Of Feud

Garegin Nzhdeh About The Demon

“Yes, there was a time when Armenia stretched from sea to sea and beyond and when good luck crowned the victorious Armenian forehead with its pink fingers. But alas, nothing lasts forever under the sun. A nation that has skyrocketed must collapse with a roar. It is destined to gradually lose its power until one …

The Creator Of The First Planet Rovers – Alexander Kemurdzhian

The Creator Of The First Planet Rovers

Alexander Leonovich Kemurdzhian was an outstanding design engineer, the founder of the Soviet scientific school of space transport engineering, and the creator of the first planet rovers. He also was the author of more than 200 scientific papers, including five monographs and more than 50 inventions. The main cause of Kemurdzhian’s life was the creation …