Gevorg Aslan: “Armenians didn’t have statehood”

N.S.Vartapetov: “(The Armenian church), armed with the Christian flag, all the time annihilated the peoples of the historical Albania and its integral part – Karabakh (Artsakh)” and “skillfully adapted to the historical situation, served the Sefevids, then the Russian Empire, as well as they served Byzantine, the Iranian Sassanids, the Arab caliphs and the Mongolians”. (N.S.Vartapetov, “Christian monuments of Transcaucasus”).

A. Mikoyan describes the idea of “Great Armenia” as criminal

…Armenian chauvinists, with the help of the allied imperialist forces and the extreme reactionary Gen Denikin, still cherish an illusion that has become a criminal idea of creating a “Great Armenia” in its historical areas from the Black Sea to the Mediterranean made up of seven provinces.

Issue of Armenia’s formation and the transfer of Irevan to Armenians


Despite the fact that the South Caucasus Sejm, which was established in Tbilisi on 23 February 1918 as the supreme authority of the region, was considering itself a part of Russia, it did not want to accept the Bolshevik leadership, and therefore refused to adhere to certain articles of the Brest-Litovsk Peace Treaty concerning the Caucasus, which was signed by Soviet Russia.