How should we safeguard our identity in times when we are constantly bombarded with information and ideas which often act to erode the sense of one’s identity? How can Armenians persevere in the current geopolitical conditions? We offer the means. Learn more about the history of Armenia, our heritage, our language, our traditions, and values during the radio program “Akunk” (Source).
Ninety-nine years ago these days, the Armenian people fought a battle of life and death against Turkish regular troops on the outskirts of Yerevan. The last fragments of Armenians that had found shelter on the mother soil had teamed up in Ararat Valley.
The Young Turks were not satisfied by emptying Western Armenia of Armenians. They had monstrous plans to carry out in the eastern part of Armenia also, and, according to them, the year 1918 was the right time for it. Breaking the Yerznka peace treaty held on December 5, 1917, the Turkish army started military operations on January 28, 1918. The geopolitical situation was in favor of Turkey; it had an ally like Germany… The Russian Caucasian front had been eliminated...
- Rafayel Tadevosyan