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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.
The ruins of Tigranakert, an ancient Armenian city now located within the disputed Nagorny-Karabakh region. (Photo: Official Website of Tigranakert)
18 Jan 21
Officials warn that historic sites in areas under Baku’s control risk damage.
Armenians come out to protest for the return of their sons and ask the countries of the OSCE Minsk Group to pressure Azerbaijan. (Photo: Arshaluys Mghdesyan)
16 Jan 21
Families of detainees demand answers about the fate of loved ones.
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.
(Photo: Aygun Rashidova)
Karabakh Crisis
11 Dec 20
Families whose houses were destroyed in the conflict face a cold winter and uncertain future.
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.
A soldier inspects the remains of a downed Azeri drone on the outskirts of Askeran on October 13, 2020 in Nagorno-Karabakh. (Photo: Alex McBride/Getty Images)
Karabakh Crisis
30 Oct 20
The scale of hostilities, including the use of precision-guided weapons, has already exceeded previous escalations.
Village of Khurvaleti, which rests on the occupation line. (Photo: Nino Chibchiuri)
27 Oct 20
Fears that key infrastructure could be absorbed into Russian-controlled territory.
Karabakh Crisis
27 Oct 20
IWPR discussion facilitates rare opportunity for dialogue.