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 […]

Summit of the Organization of Turkic States

The first summit of the Organization of Turkic States (OTS), which includes Azerbaijan, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Turkey and Uzbekistan, was held in Samarkand on November 11-12,2022. Hungary and Turkmenistan participate as observers. Experts note that the influence of the member countries of the association is growing, as is the influence of Turkey and the ideas of the pan-Turkic world. Let’s take a moment to consider the name of this organization. In the Russian version, the term “Turkic” (тюркских) is used in the name of the association of these states, which distinguishes it from “Turkish”(турецких). In other words, when we talk about […]

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.

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.

Legal issues of the Karabakh conflict. About the status of Artsakh, on the territorial integrity of Azerbaijan and its claims to Nagorno-Karabakh and the territory of the sovereign Republic of Armenia.

The Karabakh war of 2020 ended with a truce in November of the same year and the introduction of Russian peacekeepers into the region. But one of the key problems, the issue of the status of Nagorno-Karabakh, remained outside the framework of the document, according to which a truce was reached. Added to this was the seizure of a number of territories of the sovereign Republic of Armenia by Azerbaijan in May 2021, accompanied by ongoing local hostilities with the killed and wounded. The issues indicated as the subject of consideration have historical, political, legal, economic and humanitarian aspects. One cannot but agree […]

Pan-Turkism and the politics of culturocide

Recently, a number of publications have appeared aimed at forming in the Russian political public consciousness the attitude that the strategic priority for Russia is an alliance with Turkey. It is argued that the ideology and policy of pan-Turkism adopted by Erdogan’s Turkey does not pose any danger to Russia, but, on the contrary, corresponds to the interests of Moscow, which should actively use it. It is also argued that pan-Turkism is a Russian invention, invented in the General Staff of the Tsarist army purely in the interests of Russia, and the Bolsheviks became the successors of this policy of […]

Message of the Council of 12 of Pan-Armenian Intellectuals to the world nations

in Russian – http://crossroadorg.info/ararat/ in Armenian – http://crossroadorg.info/hy/ararat_hy/ Today our world is standing on the verge of an unprecedented collapse of the existing civilizational system of consumerism, and its explicit and implicit centers of power have unleashed an outright war against humanity for the sake of the system’s resuscitation and preservation. Multiple warnings sounded by many reputable think-tanks, intellectuals and whistleblowers on the existential threats the human race is facing today have been largely ignored. It is of utmost importance and urgency to address them today, as now it concerns the very existence of the humanity.

Book “Russian Civilization. Meaning and destiny”

In Russian – http://crossroadorg.info/en/farah_1 Author – Dr. Sohail Farah, Member of the Russian Academy of Education, an editor of Arabic version of the web site of The Group of strategic vision “Russia – Islamic world”. Second Edition (504 pages) – was published in 2019 by Egyptian-Russian Foundation for Culture & Sciences. First Edition was published in 2017.  Professor Farah is originally from Lebanon, in March 2018 there was a book presentation in the Center for Strategic Studies of the Lebanese Army in Beirut.