May 28th is the Republic Day. The first Armenian Republic was created in 1918. It was short lived, lasted only two years – but it was ours, and it was the first attempt to regain statehood after several hundred years without it. Today we live in the third Republic – and this day is also the day of this 3rd – new, but already 17 year’s old republic. Let’s be careful, so we don’t blow it as we did with the First Republic. This day is not just a holiday – it is an important reminder, of what can happen to a Republic, and of how it can be created and destroyed. Happy Republic day to all of us – Armenians!
PS: I am leaving for a training for several days, so this blog won’t be updated till next Monday. See you all then.