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Destinies

DAVIT IS NOT ABSENT

It is common to say about the heroes that they come into the world, when they need to appear at a crucial moment for the people. And then? Yes, the heroes are immortal, but their posthumous fate is different: the name of one is always on the lips of the people, and the memory of others gradually fades away. And who would have thought that Davit Sarapyan’s fate would be of latters?

THANK CENTENNIAL KNIGHT!

Veteran of the Great Patriotic War 100-year-old Gurgen Chughuryan was one of the guests of honor of the Victory Parade on Red Square in Moscow. Next to the orders of grandfather Gurgen an anniversary badge was added.
He was at the Victory Parade 5 years ago, on the 65th anniversary of the Victory.

FROM SARDARAPAT TO ARTSAKH

The ancestors of warrior-liberator, Yezid by nationality Asya Khatoyan emigrated to Armenia from Bolsen in Osmanian Turkey. In 1918-1920 they participated in the Battle of Sardarapat. She is happy with her ancestors, the heroes, who in the name of freedom, in the name of the land took up arms and fought heroically.

ABOUT MY GRANDFATHER, WHO WAS BOUGHT BY THE OTTOMAN GOLD COIN

Each of us is the heir to the sad and painful pages of our history, and Lebanon has its share of these pages.
Many centuries ago, the Armenian King Tigran conquered Lebanon, but after centuries, the people of that great king set foot on this soil as a migrant, survivor of torture and persecution. However, they never asked for alms and with their work rose to their feet, became loved and respected by the local population. Thousands of orphans, too, have found shelter in this land, in Dzhibile in an orphanage “Bird’s Nest” of Danish missionary Maria Yakubson, in other orphanages.

ARMENIANS IN THE RUSSIAN FEDERATION ARMY

Russian media reported that the May 9 parade of the 70th anniversary of Victory in Vladivostok took Admiral Sergey Avagyants.
Sergey Hovsep Avagyants was born on April 6, 1957 in Yerevan, in the family of an officer of Naval Forces of the USSR. He graduated from the Black Sea Higher Naval School after P.Nakhimov, then studied at the Naval Academy after Admiral N.Kuznetsov and the Military Academy of the General Staff of the Russian Federation.

WAR AND VICTORY OF OUR FATHERS

In my childhood years at home the most prohibited item for the children was the diary of my father of the war years. When my brother was 18 years old, he asked my father: “What did you want when you were 18?” He replied: “I was lying wounded in the mud and dreamed of a drink of cold water.”

FROM PAIN TO PRIDE

84-year-old Hovsep Poladyan was one of the “Nairi” primary school teachers in Tehran. 50 years ago, the school celebrated the 50th anniversary of the Armenian Genocide. In 1965 there were 1200 pupils at the school.