Dashnaks

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Dashnaks

 

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

The Great Soviet Encyclopedia, 3rd Edition (1970-1979). © 2010 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.
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