The Republic of Armenia, 1918-1921 – Domestic Politics

First Republic of Armenia 1918-1920

To provide the reader (even the general one) with a short essay that simplifies the intricate web of domestic politics characterizing inter-party relations in the Republic of Armenia between 1918 and 1921 is not an easy task. The limits of a  short essay, is, very simply put, inadequate, if  one wants to make  an  in-depth […]

Simon Vratsian

Simon Vratsian

Simon Vratsian (Great Sala, nr Nor Nakhichevan, 1882 – Beirut 1969) Attended local Russian and Armenian schools, then the prelacy school of Nor Nakhichevan. Joined the Dashnak party in 1898, mistakenly believing — by going through the wrong door — that he was joining the Hunchaks. At the Gevorgian seminary, Echmiadzin, 1900-1906. Returned to Nor […]

First Republic of Armenia 1918-1920

First Republic of Armenia 1918-1920

History of The First Republic of Armenia 1918-1920, officially known as the Republic of Armenia   The Transcaucasian Federation Disintegrates Despite this (Sardarabad’s) most significant victory for the Armenians, the political deterioration in Transcaucasia was so serious that there was no cause for rejoicing among Armenians. At the Batum conference the Turks had seemed insatiable […]