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The 100th issue of “The Republican” 02.04.2012

The 100th issue of “The Republican”

Since March 2003 “The Republican” magazine has been published for 100 times by now. It is actually the ideological successor of “The Republican” periodical, which was first published in 1990-ies. There are few cases in the entire history of our press when party’s official political publication would reflect ideas beyond politics and would be able of winning popularity among wide circle of readers with neutral or different political views. This is mainly due... more →

Azerbaijan concedes to Armenia in regard to preparedness of armed forces09.03.2012

Azerbaijan concedes to Armenia in regard to preparedness of armed forces

International Institute for Strategic Studies (IISS), London, has posted "Military Balance 2012" report, which also refers to the current state of the armed forces of Armenia and Azerbaijan. British experts stress the Russian influence in the armed forces of Armenia, and simultaneously state that Armenian servicemen have a serious experience in the cooperation with NATO and in international peaceful missions. "Due to strained relations with Azerbaijan the armed forces of... more →

NAGORNO-KARABAKH ISSUE05.03.2012

NAGORNO-KARABAKH ISSUE

Historical data Artsakh (Karabakh) is an integral part of historic Armenia. During the Urartian era (9-6th cc. B.C.) Artsakh was known as Urtekhe-Urtekhini. As a part of Armenia Artsakh is mentioned in the works of Strabo, Pliny the Elder,Claudius Ptolemy, Plutarch, Dio Cassius, and other ancient authors. The evident testimony of it is the remained rich historic-cultural heritage. After the division of Greater Armenia (387 A.D.), Artsakh became part of the Eastern Armenian kingdom,... more →

GENOCIDE01.03.2012

GENOCIDE

The term Genocide was coined by Polish-Jewish lawyer Raphael Lemkin in 1944, whose family was one of the victims of the Jewish Holocaust. By defining this term, Prof. Lemkin sought to describe Nazi politics of systematic murder, violence and cruelty and atrocities committed against the Armenians in the Ottoman Empire in 1915 as well. On December 9, 1948, the United Nations approved the Convention on the Prevention and Punishment of the Crime of Genocide. The Convention defines Genocide as... more →