He graduated from Yerevan State University’s Faculty of History, and then from the Institute of History of the National Academy of Sciences of Armenia. He has worked in the field of information and public relations. He has also worked with Armenian media for many years. He created the "Media World" and "History of Independence" programs at the Public Radio of Armenia. In collaboration with Mediamax Agency, he prepared the “Republic” project, which was dedicated to the 100th anniversary of the first Republic of Armenia. He has now joined the “Armenian Red” project about Soviet Armenia. He is the orbeli.am website editor and coordinator of the "Orbeli" information-analytical center.
The Treaty of Moscow reaffirmed, almost identically, the borders laid out in the Treaty of Alexandropol. Armenia, thus, conceded 20,000 square kilometers to Turkey. Mikayel Yalanuzyan reveals the details of those turbulent times.
Armenia’s defeat and the loss of land in Artsakh took place exactly 100 years after the Turkish-Armenian War of 1920. Armenian society started drawing parallels between the fortress cities of Kars and Shushi.