Osip Mandelstam on the Pogroms of Armenians

Osip Mandelstam on the Pogroms of Armenians in Shushi – 1931

According to various sources, during the pogroms of Armenians in Shushi, between 3 and 30 thousand people were killed and about 6 thousand houses were burned down. All the Armenian clergymen, including the head of the Artsakh diocese Vahan Ter-Grigoryan, were hanged. The most accurate description of the city was given by Russian Jewish poet …

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