Baku-February 1905 - Reasons

Baku-February 1905 – Reasons for the Assassination of Nakashidze

On May 11, 1905, Dro (Drastamat Kanayan) assassinated the Baku Governor-General Nakashidze, whom the Dashnaktsutsyun party had found guilty of Armenian pogroms. But what were the reasons for the assassination of Nakashidze? On February 6, at about 12 o’clock in the center of Baku, next to the Armenian church on Parapet Square, Armenians killed a …

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