City of Artvin – From the History of Armenia

City of Artvin – From the History of Armenia

As a result of the 1877-80 Russo-Turkish War, the city of Artvin (now located in northeastern Turkey 30 km from the Black Sea) was annexed to the Russian Empire and included in the newly-established Batum Oblast. Before the Armenian Genocide, the city has been mostly inhabited by Armenians. Apart from that, it housed 11 Armenian …

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