Urartu

in Russian – https://crossroadorg.info/erebuni-14-2-2024/ On February 14, 2024, the opening of the exhibition “Erebuni Corner in the Hermitage” took place in the State Hermitage museum in the Urartu Culture and Art Hall (No. 56), which will last a year. The exhibition was organized by the State Hermitage together with the Erebuni historical and archaeological Museum and is the first exhibition under the cooperation agreement between the two museums. The grand opening on February 14 was dedicated to the 115th anniversary of the birth of the outstanding archaeologist, orientalist and ex-director of the museum Boris Piotrovsky. We offer an operational report […]

LETTRE OUVERTE À L’ONU POUR LA RESTAURATION DES DROITS VIOLÉS DU PEUPLE ARMÉNIEN D’ARTSAKH

in Russian – http://crossroadorg.info/appeal-9-1-2024/ in English – http://crossroadorg.info/en/appeal-9-1-2024-en/ Le 16 janvier 2024, un groupe de personnalités publiques et d’experts a lancé un nouvel appel critique ouvert aux dirigeants de l’ONU. Il contient notamment une demande et un appel aux dirigeants de l’ONU pour qu’ils convoquent une session extraordinaire d’urgence de l’Assemblée générale de l’ONU pour prendre une décision sur le rétablissement des droits violés et garantir le retour en toute sécurité de la population arménienne indigène d’Artsakh/Haut-Karabagh sur le territoire de leur résidence permanente. Notons que les autorités azerbaïdjanaises encore une nouvelle fois n’ont pas respecté la décision de la […]

Hrant Dink was commemorated on January 19, 2024 on the 17th anniversary of his death where he was assassinated

in Russian – http://crossroadorg.info/dink-19-1-2024/ As Hrant Dink Foundation distributed on Friday, January 19 2024, Hrant Dink was commemorated where he was assassinated 17 years ago, in front of the Sebat Building which used to house the office of the Agos Newspaper. In addition to the large crowd gathered in front of the Sebat Building, viewers from outside Istanbul were able to participate in the commemoration through the live broadcast in English and Turkish.

An open Letter to the UN on restoring the violated rights of the Armenian people of Artsakh

in Russian – http://crossroadorg.info/appeal-9-1-2024/ in French – http://crossroadorg.info/en/appeal-9-1-2024-fr/ On January 16, 2024, a group of public figures and experts made another open critical appeal to the UN leadership. It contains, in particular, a request and appeal to the UN leaders to convene an Emergency Special Session of the UN General Assembly to make a decision on restoring violated rights and ensuring guarantees for the safe return of the indigenous Armenian population of Artsakh to the territory of their permanent residence. The Azerbaijani authorities have once again failed to comply with the Decision of the International Court of Justice of November […]

Actions on January 27-28 in support of Artsakh

in Russian – http://crossroadorg.info/anons-27-1-2024/ Thousands of concerned Armenians from hundreds of public organizations are united in Europe in the general global pan-European movement “For Artsakh”, in support of Artsakh (Nagorno-Karabakh). The “Artsakh” group in St. Petersburg and the public organization “Khachmeruk” (Crossroad) call for support for this movement within the framework of Russian legislation and recall their initiative for the interregional public council “For Artsakh”.

Déclaration sur les distorsions de la Déclaration d’Alma-Ata et les conséquences des arbitraire

in English – in Russian – http://crossroadorg.info/aad-25-10-2023/ in German – in Armenian – Un groupe de scientifiques et de personnalités publiques de différents pays a publié “Déclaration sur les distorsions de la Déclaration d’Alma-Ata et les conséquences des arbitraire”, qui est devenu l’un des principaux documents juridiques de la création du Commonwealth États indépendants après la liquidation de l’URSS. Les auteurs de la Déclaration notent que cela est fait à des fins de manipulation politique, cela induit en erreur les Européens et communauté politique internationale. La déclaration note que agression militaire à grande échelle le 19 septembre 2023, accompagnée de […]

Appeal from the commander of the “SOSE MAYRIK” militia combat squad about providing medical assistance to a young militiaman

Հայերեն — http://crossroadorg.info/hy/harutyunyan-20-10-2023-hy/ in Russian – https://crossroadorg.info/harutyunyan-20-10-2023/ Appeal from the commander of the “SOSE MAYRIK” militia combat squad about providing medical assistance to a young militiaman Source Translation in English by “CrossroadOrg.info”.

ANNONCE Organisation des élections de députés à l’Assemblée Nationale (Parlement) d’Arménie Occidentale – 3e députation. DECRET du Président de la République Arménie Occidentale (Etat Arménie) n° 05/2023 du 8 juin 2023

in Armenian – https://crossroadorg.info/hy/wa-elections-2023-hy/ in  English – https://crossroadorg.info/en/wa-elections-2023-en/ in  Russian – https://crossroadorg.info/wa-elections-2023/ in Turkish – https://crossroadorg.info/en/wa-elections-2023-tr/ ANNONCE Organisation des élections de députés à l’Assemblée Nationale (Parlement) d’Arménie Occidentale – 3e députation

BİLDİRİ. Batı Ermenistan Ulusal Meclisinin (Parlamentosu) 3. dönem milletvekili seçimlerinin yapılması hakkında. Batı Ermenistan Cumhuriyeti Cumhurbaşkanı’nın 8 Haziran 2023 tarihli Kararnamesi

in Armenian – https://crossroadorg.info/hy/wa-elections-2023-hy/ in  English – https://crossroadorg.info/en/wa-elections-2023-en/ in  Russian – https://crossroadorg.info/wa-elections-2023/ in French – http://crossroadorg.info/en/wa-elections-2023-fr/ BİLDİRİ Batı Ermenistan Ulusal Meclisinin (Parlamentosu) 3. dönem milletvekili seçimlerinin yapılması hakkında   Sevgili yurttaşlar   Sizleri, 29 Ağustos’tan, Erivan saatı ile saat 00-01’den 3 Eylül’e kadar, saat 24:00’a kadar www.elections-western-armenia.info adresinde internet üzerinden gerçekleştirilecek olan Batı Ermenistan Ulusal Meclisi’nin (Parlamento) 3. dönem milletvekili seçimlerine katılmaya davet ediyoruz.   BM İnsan Hakları Evrensel Beyannamesi’nin 21. Maddesi ve “Yerli Halkların Haklarına Dair” Bildirge’nin maddelerine göre, 2013 yılı Kasım ayında, Batı Ermenistan Parlamentosu milletvekili seçimleri ilk kez elektronik oylamayla internet üzerinden doğrudan yapıldı. Seçimlere 41 ülkeden […]

ANNOUNCEMENT. On holding elections of deputies of the National Assembly (Parliament) of Western Armenia of the 3rd convocation. DECREE of the President of the Republic of Western Armenia of June 8, 2023

in Armenian – http://crossroadorg.info/hy/wa-elections-2023-hy/ in Russian – https://crossroadorg.info/wa-elections-2023/ in Turkish – http://crossroadorg.info/en/wa-elections-2023-tr/ in French – ANNOUNCEMENT On holding elections of deputies of the National Assembly (Parliament) of Western Armenia of the 3rd convocation. Dear compatriots! We invite you to participate in the elections of deputies of the National Assembly (Parliament) of Western Armenia of the 3rd convocation, which will be held by electronic voting on the Internet at the following address: www.elections-western-armenia.info, from August 29 to September 3, 2023 In accordance with article 21 of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights and the United Nations Declaration “On the Rights of […]

Alexandr Manasyan. The main argument of the Nagorno-Karabakh Republic in the zone of silence: Under international law, Artsakh does not belong to the Republic of Azerbaijan

in Russian – http://crossroadorg.info/manasyan-19-8-2023/ An article by PhD in Philosophical Sciences, Professor, Corresponding Member of the National Academy of Sciences of Armenia A. Manasyan, timed to the Briefing of the UN Security Council on August 16, 2023 on the blockade of Artsakh (NKR) by Azerbaijan from December 12, 2022. Video recordings and texts of speeches at the meeting on August 16 – here. GENERAL PURPOSE OF ARARAT MIRZOYAN’S SPEECH AT THE UN SECURITY COUNCIL BRIEFING DATED 16 AUGUST 2023 The speech was structured according to the logic of reducing all problems related to the Artsakh issue to humanitarian law. The […]

False and cinic remarks by the representative of criminal authorities of Azerbaijan at the UN Security Council: miserable attempt to shade Baku’s genocidal policy and crimes

Statement by H.E. Mr. Yashar Aliyev Permanent Representative of the Republic of Azerbaijan to the United Nations at the Security Council meeting 9397th 16 August 2023. Source: https://un.mfa.gov.az/en/news/3477/statement-by-he-mr-yashar-aliyev-permanent-representative-of-the-republic-of-azerbaijan-to-the-united-nations-at-the-security-council-meeting-9397th-16-august-2023 Critics of this cinic speech: by MFA of Rep. of Armenia – https://aga-tribunal.info/mfa-arm-18-8-2023/ by MFA of  Rep. of Artsakh – https://aga-tribunal.info/mfa-18-8-2023/

Representative of EU to UN: Movement through the Lachin corridor must be reopened by Azerbaijan immediately

in Russian – http://crossroadorg.info/gonzato-16-8-2023/ Statement on behalf of the European Union delivered by H.E. Mr. Silvio Gonzato, Chargé d’Affaires a.i., Delegation of the European Union to the United Nations, at the UN Security Council briefing related to “Armenia PR letter of 13 September 2022”. Source – official website of the European Union.

Representative of Switzerland at UN Security Council: We call Azerbaijan for compliance with the ICJ Court’s decisions

in Russian – http://crossroadorg.info/switzerland-16-8-2023/ Statement delivered by Switzerland at the United Nations Security Council Briefing on Armenia / Azerbaijan (Lachin corridor) on August 16,2023. Source (in  English and French): Federal Department of Foreign Affairs FDFA

UK Representative at the UN Security Council: It is crucial that the ICJ order of February 2023 is respected by Azerbaijan to ensure unimpeded movement along the Lachin corridor in both directions

in Russian – https://crossroadorg.info/uk-16-8-2023/ Statement by Ambassador James Kariuki at the UN Security Council meeting on Armenia and Azerbaijan. Source of the text entitled “The UK is deeply concerned about the ongoing disruption to aid delivery through the Lachin corridor” on the web site of the Government of UK – here. Video (1 min 45 sec) from 54:15 – https://media.un.org/ru/asset/k14/k1498sf9lh

French Representative to the UN: France calls for immediate, free and unhindered reopening of the Latchin corridor

in Russian – http://crossroadorg.info/estival-16-8-2023/ The statement by Deputy Permanent Representative of France to the UN Mrs Nathalie Estival-Broadhurst on August 16,2023 at Security Council meeting. Source of the text – here. Video from 14:25 at https://media.un.org/ru/asset/k14/k1498sf9lh

US Representative to the UN: Impartial, humane, and independent humanitarian access from Armenia to Nagorno Karabakh must not be hindered. Full stop!

in Russian – https://crossroadorg.info/thomas-16-8-2023/ Remarks by Ambassador Linda Thomas-Greenfield at a UN Security Council Briefing on Armenia and Azerbaijan. Source of the text – here. Video from 1:00:30 at https://media.un.org/ru/asset/k14/k1498sf9lh

UN repr at Security Council: Azerbaijan must allow and facilitate the rapid and unimpeded passage of humanitarian relief for all civilians in need

in Russian – http://crossroadorg.info/en/wosornu-16-8-2023 On August 16, 2023 UN Security Council held a meeting on the humanitarian situation around the Lachin Corridor between Armenia and Republic of Artsakh (Nagorno Karabakh). Below is a video and a brief of a speech by UN senior humanitarian affairs official (the Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs, OCHA) Edem Wosornu at the beginning of the meeting.

A call for the removal of the criminal blockade of the people of Artsakh by Azerbaijan. Message from two US major basketball coaches

in Russian – https://crossroadorg.info/us-4-1-2023/ Soon will be one month of the ongoing humanitarian catastrophe of Artsakh (Nagorno  Karabakh) due to another genocidal crime by Azerbaijan in the form of a blockade. The demand to end the criminal blockade must be universal. Below is an example of a short (1 minute) public address by two Americans against the blockade.

A letter by Mayor of Los Angeles Karen Bass and President of City Council of Los Angeles Paul Krekorian to Joe Biden blasting the illegal blockade of Artsakh by the Aliyev regime and demanding US action to end the blockade

in Russian – http://crossroadorg.info/la-4-1-2023/ On Jan 3, 2023 Mayor of Los Angeles Karen Bass and President of City Council of Los Angeles Paul Krekorian sent a letter to Joe Biden blasting the illegal blockade of Artsakh by the Aliyev regime and demanding US action to end the blockade. Source

Fragment of speech by deputy of the National Assembly of Armenia Armen Khachatryan in St. Petersburg

in Armenian – https://crossroadorg.info/hy/khachatryan-18-10-2022-hy/ in Russian – https://crossroadorg.info/khachatryan-18-10-2022/ On October 18-21, 2022, the Conference of Chairmen of the Defense and Security Committees of the Parliaments of the Collective Security Treaty Organization (CSTO) States was held in St. Petersburg, Russia. Below is a fragment from the speech of the deputy of the National Assembly of Armenia Armen Khachatryan, translated by “Crossroad” (Khachmeruk) in English. Full text in Armenian – here.

International scientific conference “A History Textbook for the Future. A New Look” – September 29-30, 2022

in Russian – https://crossroadorg.info/textbook-2022/ On September 29-30, 2022 in St. Petersburg (Russia) at the St. Petersburg Institute of history of the Russian Academy of sciences took place the International scientific conference “A History Textbook for the Future. A New Look”.

Second day of the International scientific conference “History textbook for the future. A new look” – September 30, 2022

in Russian – https://crossroadorg.info/textbook-30-9-2022/ On September 29-30, 2022 in St. Petersburg (Russia) at the St. Petersburg Institute of history of the Russian Academy of sciences took place the International scientific conference “A History Textbook for the Future. A New Look”. More about the conference – here. Below is a report from the second day of the conference on September 30th. About the first day – here.

Excursion in the Hermitage for the participants of the conference on history textbooks in St. Petersburg

in Russian – http://crossroadorg.info/hermitage-29-9-2022/ On September 29-30, 2022, St. Petersburg (Russia) hosted the International scientific conference “History textbook for the future. A new look”. Conference reports are on two web pages: September 29 and September 30. (soon) On September 29, the participants visited the Hermitage. One group was with a guide in English, the other – with a guide in Russian. Below are video fragments of the tour – more of a group with a guide in English.

First day of the International scientific conference “History textbook for the future. A new look” – September 29, 2022

in Russian – https://crossroadorg.info/textbook-29-9-2022/ On September 29-30, 2022 in St. Petersburg (Russia) at the St. Petersburg Institute of history of the Russian Academy of sciences took place the International scientific conference “A History Textbook for the Future. A New Look”. More about the conference – here. Below is a report from the first day of the conference on September 29th. About the second day – here.

Arayik Stepanyan. Russophobia is not in Armenia, but in Moscow. The goal of Russophobes in Moscow is to stir up Russophobia throughout the former Soviet Union

in Russian – http://crossroadorg.info/stepanyan-27-9-2022/ Arayik Stepanyan spoke on Russian policy in Transcaucasia in TV show “Point of  view” on September 27, 2022. Host of the show – Dmitry Agranovsky. Below is a video with translation in Russian as well as a text by “Crossroad”.

Section 907 of the United States Freedom Support Act (1992)

in Russian – http://crossroadorg.info/section-907/ The FREEDOM Support Act of 1992 (Freedom for Russia and Emerging Eurasian Democracies and Open Markets Support Act, FSA, HR 282) is an act passed by the United States Congress. Section 907 of the United States Freedom Support Act bans any kind of direct United States aid to the Azerbaijani government. This ban made Azerbaijan the only post-Soviet state not to receive direct aid from the United States government to facilitate economic and political stability.[1] Source:  Wikipedia

Position of the Coordinating Council of Russian-Armenian Organizations regarding meeting on June 4, 2022 in Yerevan about Pan-Armenian Forum

in Russian – http://crossroadorg.info/spyurq-4-6-2022/ On June 4, 2022, within the framework of the “Unity Platform” initiative, a meeting-consultation of representatives of dozens of organizations and experts was held in Yerevan – https://www.armspb.org/post/spyurq-4-6-2022

Alexandr Sherin: Turkey has never been, is not and will not be a friendly state to us, as well as those who are in military alliance with Turkey

in Russian – https://crossroadorg.info/sherin-14-4-2022/ On April 14, 2022, former Russian State Duma deputy (from 2014 to 2021) Alexander Sherin spoke about the attitude towards Azerbaijan and Turkey.

Arayik Stepanyan: In Ukraine they use against Russia the experience of the terrorist international, previously tested in a number of countries

in Russian – https://crossroadorg.info/stepanyan-11-4-2022/ April 11, 2022 in the TV program of Dmitry Kulikov “Who is against?” First Vice-President of Russian Academy of geopolitical problems Arayik Stepanyan, from 35:30 on the air, spoke about the tracing of the experience of the terrorist international applied earlier in different countries, now being implemented in Ukraine against Russia. Translation in English by “Crossroad”.

A Special Statement of the CC RAO: 30th anniversary of the massacre of the Armenian population of the Karabakh village of Maragha

in Russian – http://crossroadorg.info/cc-9-4-2022/ In connection with the 30th anniversary of the massacre of the population of the Karabakh village of Maragha, Martakert region of Artsakh (Nagorno-Karabakh), carried out by the armed forces of the Republic of Azerbaijan on April 10, 1992, the Coordinating Council of Russian-Armenian Organizations (CC RAO) issued a special statement on April 9, 2022. We bring to your attention the full text of the Statement. Translation in English by AGA-Tribunal.info.

Arayik Stepanyan: Dirty Western technologies are used in Ukraine, previously tested by the West in the Middle East and Artsakh (Karabakh)

in Russian – https://crossroadorg.info/stepanyan-6-4-2022/ On April 6, 2022, the First Vice-President of the Russian Academy of geopolitical problems Arayik Stepanyan, from 22:40 on the air in the TV program “Time will tell”, gave his assessments on the topic of the provocation of Ukraine in city Bucha as well as on related issues.

Fragment on Artsakh from the Explanatory memorandum by Mr Michael Aastrup Jensen at PACE on January 10, 2022

in Russian – http://crossroadorg.info/jensen-28-1-2022/ On January 28, 2022 PACE reviewed progress of Council of Europe States under monitoring in 2021. The Resolution was adopted, based on a report by Michael Aastrup Jensen (Denmark, ALDE), that was published on PACE web site on Jan 10. Fragment on Artsakh from the Explanatory memorandum by Mr Michael Aastrup Jensen Source: PACE, Doc. 15433, January 10, 2022  https://pace.coe.int/en/files/29610/html#_TOC_d278e808