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The Stepanakert-Sarushen road, guarded by Armenian soldiers. (Photo: Vaghinak Ghazaryan)
Photo Essay
18 Jan 21
Many villages have become border settlements, with no buffer zone.
18 Jan 21
Officials warn that historic sites in areas under Baku’s control risk damage.
A russian peacekeepers' convoy rolls through the streets of Stepanakert. (Photo: Arshaluis Mghdesyan)
17 Jan 21
While their visible presence is reassuring, questions still remain over longer-term solutions.
The Deputy Commander of Russia’s peacekeeping forces, Dmitry Shuvarkin’s meeting with Araik Harutunyan, president of the unrecognised Republic of Nagorno-Karabakh. (Photo: Arayik Harutyunyan/Facebook)
Karabakh Crisis
18 Dec 20
Resentment of their presence is deeply connected with historical memories of occupation.
Destruction caused by the latest round of fighting in Nagorny-Karabakh. (Photo: Arshaluys Mghdesyan)
Karabakh Crisis
17 Dec 20
Residents return to a very different reality.
Karabakh residents return from Yerevan. (Photo: Official website of the Armenian Government)
Karabakh Crisis
26 Nov 20
Thousands of residents have already come back, but many face a challenging future.
EU High Representative Josep Borrell during a statement on the Karabakh ceasefire's importance. (Photo: EU Press office)
18 Nov 20
Engagement has focused more on economic cooperation than conflict resolution.
17 Nov 20
Hi-tech weapon systems bought with oil revenue ultimately tipped the balance.
A woman confronts a police officer as protesters demand the removal of Armenian Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan from office on November 11, 2020 in Yerevan, Armenia. (Photo: Alex McBride/Getty Images)
Karabakh Crisis
13 Nov 20
With questions remaining over implementation, any move towards reconciliation seems far away.
An Armenian soldier stands in the trenches on a frontline position on October 20, 2020 near Aghdam, Nagorno-Karabakh. (Photo: Alex McBride/Getty Images)
2 Nov 20
Moscow’s role, as in other secessionist conflicts in the region, has been key.