Nagorno Karabakh: articles, XI-2020

Nagorno-Karabakh war: The president of Azerbaijan claimed on Sunday that his forces had captured the strategically important hilltop town of Shusha, known as Shushi to Armenians. The town, overlooking several mountain valleys and Nagorno-Karabakh’s capital, Stepanakert, is considered a linchpin to military control of the region.nytimes, 9-XI-2020

Nagorno-Karabakh: Russian peacekeeping forces were deployed to the ethnic Armenian enclave on Tuesday after Armenia and Azerbaijan signed a Russian-brokered deal to end a six-week war that had already killed thousands. nytimes, 11-XI-2020

Russia and the Second Nagorno-Karabakh War

Untangling the web of geopolitical interests behind Moscow’s approach to the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict. geopoliticalmonitor, 11-XI-20


The terms of the Russian-sponsored deal between Azerbaijan and Armenia speak of Moscow’s reluctance to let Turkey increase its influence in the region.



Ethnic Armenians burn own homes rather than hand them to Azerbaijan
Some residents in Nagorno-Karabakh have set fire to their own homes rather than hand them over to Azerbaijan under a ceasefire deal with Armenia....   Read more