Dashnaks


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Dashnaks

 

(Dashnaktsakans), members of the bourgeoisnationalistic counterrevolutionary Dashnaktsutiun Party in Armenia.

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28) Armenian nationalism coalesced around two organizations, the Hunchaks, who called for independence, and the Dashnaks, who emphasized political freedom though not specifically mentioning the word "independence" in their 1892 program; (29) these groups, established in Geneva and Tbilisi, respectively, engaged in assassinations of officials and other terrorist actions against Ottoman authority.
64) Laciner claims that "the diaspora Armenians and Dashnaks (65) (Armenian Revolutionist Federation) just focused on their own interests instead of saving the newly established Armenia.
Today the most common political movement is considered to be Dashnak Party.