Hayastani Hanrapetoutiun (Republic of Armenia)
  • Brian Hunter
Part of the The Statesman’s Yearbook book series (SYBK)


Key Historical Events. On 29 Nov. 1920 Armenia was proclaimed a Soviet Socialist Republic. The Soviet-Turkish Treaty of Kars (March 1921), confirmed the Turkish possession of the former Government of Kars and of the Surmali District of the Government of Yerevan. From 1922 to 1936, Armenia formed part of the Transcaucasian Soviet Federal Socialist Republic. In 1936 it was proclaimed a constituent republic of the USSR. In Dec. 1991 it became a member of the CIS.


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Further Reading

  1. Brook, S., Claws of the Crab: Georgia and Armenia in Crisis. London, 1992Google Scholar
  2. Lang, D.M., Armenia: Cradle of Civilization. London, 1978.—The Armenians: a People in Exile. London, 198!Google Scholar
  3. Nersessian, V. N., Armenia. [Bibliography]. Oxford and Santa Barbara, 1993Google Scholar
  4. Walker, C. J., Armenia. 2nd ed. London. 1990Google Scholar

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  • Brian Hunter

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