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‘I Want To Join The Final Battle.’ Armenians In Russia Flock To Karabakh

‘I Want To Join The Final Battle.’ Armenians In Russia Flock To Karabakh
Armenia Diaspora Memorial and Baghdasar Arzoumanian (designer of the Memorial)
Image by Psalm Tours 

A large group of men gathered in front of the Armenian Embassy in central Moscow on Tuesday morning — some dressed in expensive suits, others in track pants — waiting to meet the ambassador. They were members of the Armenian diaspora in Moscow eager to find out how they could help their country in the fighting raging over the disputed Nagorno-Karabakh region.

Tigran, a 28-year-old taxi driver who has lived his whole life in Moscow and has only visited Armenia once, said that he hoped to get more information on how he could join in the clashes, as he felt his “nation needed him.”

“I want to join the final battle for our homeland,”  he said, declining to give his surname…

To read more visit The Moscow Times.

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