The Armenian Genocide Museum-Institute participated in the exhibition “Look at the Eyes of the War” at the State Exhibition Hall of Moscow, which is dedicated to World War I.
Dozens of museums and archives from Russia, USA, Germany, Netherlands, Serbia, Ukraine as well as Armenia on behalf of the Armenian Genocide Museum-Institute participated in the organization of the exhibition.
The exhibition is organized in an interactive format; by extensive use of digital technology. Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev was one of the first visitors of the exhibition.
During World War I 75 million people were killed and four major world empires collapsed; Austro-Hungary, Ottoman, Russian and British Empires.
One of the panels was dedicated to the story of first genocide in the 20th century carried out by the Ottoman Empire in 1915.
The exhibition included photos provided by the Armenian Genocide Museum-Institute, which testify about one of the most savage crimes perpetrated against an entire nation during the years of the World War I.
A kind reminder that the Armenian Genocide Museum-Institute organized a temporary exhibition “The First World War: Allies, Images and Massacres”,
as well as an international conference “The Caucasus Frontline of the First World War: Genocide, Refugees and Humanitarian Aid” dedicated to the 100th anniversary of World War I in April 2014.