“Where could we flee? We have nothing to lose.”
Despite nationalist politics elsewhere, residents refuse to be divided along ethnic lines.
As Azerbaijan captures 13 Armenian servicemen amid the worst fighting since the 2020 war, the fate of other prisoners of war remains uncertain.
Attacked from the east and ignored by the West, the city's plight set a precedent for the coming years of conflict.
Amid trauma of defeat, there has been little discussion of the ethical implications of state-sponsored programme.
Amid mounting crisis, another armed conflict is more plausible than at any other time since the end of the 1992-95 war.
Could Beijing's growing belligerence be a preparation for war?
Experts say that serious investment and rebranding efforts are key to recovery.
Analysts fear that the new Kabul regime will inspire extremist organisations across the region.
Cold, hungry, and trapped, Afghans and Iraqis are amongst those caught between countries.