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Armenian Troops March in Russian Parade Marking WWII Victory

Armenian Troops March in Russian Parade Marking WWII Victory

  MOSCOW (RFE/RL)—An Armenian army unit participated in Saturday’s massive Russian military parade in Moscow held on the 70th anniversary of victory over Nazi Germany in World War II, which was also officially marked in Armenia. The 64-strong unit and similar contingents from Azerbaijan, several other ex-Soviet states as well as China and India joined

International Conference on Lemkin Held at CJH

The Center for Jewish History On Sunday November 15 hosted an international conference titled “Genocide and Human Experience: Raphael Lemkin’s Thought and Vision,” featuring 13 internationally renowned scholars of both genocide and of the life and legacy of Raphel Lemkin.

Former Repatriate Applauds Diaspora Ministry Apology

For Tom Mooradian, Armenia’s apology for the cruel treatment of “Armenian repatriates” during the post-World War II years of 1946-48 was a positive sign that Yerevan seeks to correct the disastrous repatriation drive. Mooradian was a 19-year-old teenager from Detroit when he witnessed the cruel punishment endured by thousands of repatriates to Soviet Armenia in 1947. He was one of several hundred American Armenians who went to then communist-controlled Armenia.

AYF Celebrates 70 Prosperous Years

LOS ANGELES–The Armenian Youth Federation (AYF) Western Region celebrated the 70th anniversary of the organization with a festive gathering that took place on Sunday–May 18 at the John Anson Ford open-air Amphitheater in Los Angeles. After a flag ceremony by the Homenetmen’scouts–the national anthems of Armenia and the US were performed by Lori Partamian. Myrna

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