Monday, June 26, 2017

Yekaterinburg and other cities and countries commemorate Azerbaijani genocide

The city of Yekaterinburg is joining cities throughout many different countries to commemorate the victims of Azerbaijani genocide committed by Armenians in March and April of 1918.

Events will be held in Russia, Ukraine, Belarus and Moldova, according to the State Committee for Work with Diaspora Organizations, News.Az reports.

Cities in Russia participating include Moscow, St. Petersburg, Yekaterinburg, Murmansk and Vladivostok. The events will include round table discussions related to the tragedy, photo exhibitions and documentaries reflecting the terror of the tragedies.

Similar events will be held in Kiev, Dnepropetrovsk, Nikolayevo, Minsk and Kishinev, according to News.Az.

Between March 30, 1918, and April 2, 1918, inter-ethnic strife and massacres of up to 12,000 Azerbaijani and other muslims took place in the city of Baku and in adjacent areas of the Baku Governorate of the Russian Emprire, which became known as the March Days.