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From letters of I.I. Vorontsov-Dashkov to his imperial majesty emperor Nikolay Romanov

From letters of I.I. Vorontsov-Dashkov to his imperial majesty emperor Nikolay Romanov  in the caucasus (signed) april 17th 1909. Your Imperial Majesty. The Armenian Cathalicos intended to leave for St. Petersburg at urgent requests of his...
Moscow and the Delimitation of Karabakh in the 1920s

Moscow and the Delimitation of Karabakh in the 1920s (part I)

Map of Nagorno Karabakh Autonomous Oblast Recently on the Regnum Russian news agency site was placed a series of essays of my landsman and fellow student S.N. Tarasov relative to the recent history of the mountainous portion of Karabakh.  In...

Moscow and delimitation of Karabakh in the 1920’s (Part I-II)

In order to give an official character to the recognition of Armenia by Soviet Russia, G. Chicherin attempted to convince G. Ordzhonikidze that for Soviet Russia, a compromise was necessary with the Armenia’s Dashnak government.  He wrote:...

Gorbachev ‘Made A Mistake’ on Karabakh, Russian Ambassador to Baku Says

Vladimir Dorokhin, the Russian ambassador to Baku, told a group in the Azerbaijani capital at the end of July that former Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev had “made a mistake on the Karabakh question” and, moreover, that “Azerbaijan deserves...

Karabakh within the Russian Empire. Elimination of the Karabakh khanate

At the end of XVIII- beginning of XIX cc. the political situation in Azerbaijan was very hard. On one hand, this was preconditioned by the socio-economic backwardness and feudal dissociation of the country, and on the other hand- aggression...
Russian atchival document

Resettlement Armenians from Persia to Karabakh

LETTER ON RESETTLEMENT OF ARMENIANS FROM PERSIA (IRAN) TO OUR AREAS. Your Excellency was interested to find with my help out more details about the methods, which were taken for the resettlement of Armenians from Azerbaijan and their current...

Temporary detente: first years of the Soviet rule

Lull before the storm As a result of carnage, which occurred twice in the first quarter of the XX century (1905-1906, 1918-1920), even by approximate calculations, about two million Azeris were killed or became refugees. But after November 1920...
Karabakh during mongol-tatar invasion

Karabakh during the Mongol-Tatar invasion

In XIII-XIV cc. the major part of the population of Karabakh, which was a part of the Arran province of Azerbaijan, consisted of the Azeri Turks and the offspring of the Christian Albanians. Beginning from the 20-30s of XIII c. Azerbaijan underwent...

Population and ethnic composition of Karabakh in the beginning of XVIII c

 In the beginning of XVIII c. the Safavid State became very weak as a result of internal conflicts and war with the Afghans. The state underwent the assault of the Afghans from the east, the Ottomans from the west and the Russian Empire from...
Karabakh during Nadir shah's period

Nadir shah’s reprisal against Karabakhis

Nadir Shah Avshar In the first half of the XVIII c. the political situation in the Safavids State was still tense. In war with Afghans and Ottomans a commander from turkophone clan Afshar won an increasing glory. Under Nadir khan’s leadership...