25 Feb 2021

Armenia PM Nikol Pashinyan denounces ‘attempted military coup’

The Armenian Prime Minister, Nikol Pashinyan, has warned of an attempted military coup after the country’s military forces attempted to push him and his cabinet to resign. Mr. Pashinyan was later seen marching with his supporters as part of a peaceful protest in the country’s capital city Yerevan. The opposition

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10 Nov 2020

Russian peacekeepers deploy to Nagorno-Karabakh after ceasefire deal

On Tuesday, Russian peacekeepers were deployed to Nagorno-Karabakh, the site of conflict between Azerbaijan and Armenia due to border disputes and complaints that each country was violating policies. The peacekeeping troops were sent as part of a ceasefire deal that ended six weeks of escalation and heavy fighting within the

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26 Oct 2020

Armenia and Azerbaijan Agree to Cease-Fire After Talks in Washington

After a month of violent clashes in Nagorno-Karabakh, Armenia and Azerbaijan have agreed to a cease-fire brokered by the US and based on commitments made in Moscow in early October. Both entities have agreed to the cease-fire for humanitarian concerns as several civilian casualties have been recorded. Azerbaijan’s envoy to

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13 Oct 2020

Reported death toll in Armenia-Azerbaijan clashes about 600

The death toll from the conflict between Armenia and Azerbaijan has reached 600, according to local media. The reported death toll includes military and civilian deaths as fighting continues despite calls for a cease-fire. On Tuesday, Nagorno-Karabakh declared that 16 of their servicemen had been killed in the conflict, bringing

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08 Oct 2020

Armenia accuses Azerbaijan of shelling Shusha cathedral

Yesterday, Armenia accused Azerbaijan of shelling a historic cathedral called the Holy Savior paraded as one of the country’s landmarks as fighting continues to devastate the region. Photo evidence shows damage to the interior and exterior of the cathedral, which is located in Nagorno-Karabakh. Since the fighting began in late

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01 Oct 2020

Armenia-Azerbaijan, Both sides defy Nagorno-Karabakh ceasefire calls

Just days after a cease-fire was brokered between neighboring countries Armenia and Azerbaijan, forces have defied the calls for an agreement and continuously engaged in conflict along the border and in the region of Nagorno-Karabakh. Russia and France have been the most involved in the conflict, as the two countries

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28 Sep 2020

Clashes break out between Armenia and Azerbaijan over disputed region

Long-standing tensions between bordering countries Armenia and Azerbaijan have escalated over the weekend in the Nagorno-Karabakh region. Both countries have accused one another of conducting attacks against civilians due to casualties reported. The former Soviet republics have been fighting over the territory for years, even after a war that concluded

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22 Aug 2018

Azerbaijan shows off kamikaze drone in military exercises

As part of recent military exercises, Azerbaijan deployed a series of “loitering munitions” that function as a cross between a cruise missile and a landline. These kinds of munitions will likely increase in use and number of the next decade as they are picked up by additional militaries.  Source: Azerbaijan

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13 Aug 2018

Russia, Iran and other states agree on Caspian Sea access

Russia, Iran, Azerbaijan, Kazakhstan, and Turkmenistan have resolved a disagreement that lasted since the collapse of the Soviet Union. The countries reached a decision on the status of the Caspian Sea, giving it a special status that mixes legal parameters for both sea and lake regulations. The agreement, which Putin

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