Nearly 100 years ago on April 24, 1915, the Ottoman Turks began systematically killing minority Armenian citizens en masse. During and after the first World War, an estimated 1.5 million Armenians were either killed or sent on death marches into the Syrian desert.
Kim Kardashian is currently in Armenia, where she is getting in touch with her roots and commemorating the 100th anniversary of the Armenian genocide. As part of her trip, Kim (and Khloe, and a few cousins) were invited to meet with Prime Minister Hovik Abrahamyan, who couldn’t have been more delighted to meet the…
It’s a good thing that Kim and Co. are in Armenia right now, because the Kardashians probably wouldn’t be happy to learn that they’ve been banished from some parking spaces in Hollywood.
In 1064, Turkish armies laid siege to Ani, a bustling, largely Armenian city of 200,000. They were ordered to destroy Ani, and kill everyone they found. In 2011, Elle Turkey used the ruins left behind for a fashion story.