How an Armenian athlete stole the first Olympic flag, returned it 77 years later & received a medal

  At the Opening Ceremony of the 1920 Summer Olympics in Antwerp, Belgium, the Olympic flag with the five rings signifying the universality of the Olympic Games was raised for the first time.  A symbol of new-found peace after the global conflict of 1914-1918 which had left Europe in ruins, the Games of the VII Olympiad in Antwerp in 1920 were the setting for exploits by legendary champions, but also an opening ceremony that made its mark in the history of the great sports gathering imagined by Pierre de Coubertin, the founder of the modern Olympic Games. The five interlinked rings (blue, yellow, black,...

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For Artsakh

Thank you so much for unifying with us for a great and worthy cause.With your help we raised just over 28k, which we've rounded up to 30k.The total has now been sent to Armenia Fund, a humanitarian organization providing on the ground aid for the Republic of Artsakh.“Once we stand shoulder to shoulder, we can move mountains” Armenian proverb

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BREAKING: Azerbaijan President Discovers Armenian Apricot in His Kitchen

On Wednesday afternoon proud owner of Azerbaijan, Ilham Aliyev returned to this Baku apartment to find an Armenian apricot on his kitchen counter.

Aliyev had just returned home from surfing in the Caspian Sea, when he came face to face with his least favourite fruit.

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Transnational Solidarities: Angela Davis, Hrant Dink and the Armenian Genocide

“Hrant Dink remains a potent symbol of the struggle against colonialism, genocide, and racism.” Those are the words of Angela Davis, renowned scholar, activist and Black civil rights icon. Now a professor emerita at the University of California Santa Cruz, Davis has re-emerged as a leading voice in the era of a burgeoning civil rights movement spurred on by the killing of George Floyd by a Minneapolis police officer, calling the now global moment “extraordinary” and different to anything she’s experienced in the past.
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