Nagorno-Karabakh conflict
More than 60,000 ethnic Armenians leave as Nagorno Karabakh ‘republic’ officially dissolves itself

While the exodus of ethnic Armenians and the dissolution of the self-declared republic may lead to the final settlement of the decades-old conflict in the South Caucasus region, it may also be the beginning of a long geopolitical battle between Russia and the West

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Thousands flee Nagorno Karabakh after Azerbaijan takes control of the breakaway region  

The issue has become a major geopolitical event as Armenia blames Russia for failing to check the Azeri aggression last week. Meanwhile, the US is trying to intervene in the country which is a part of CSTO

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Russia scrambles as EU surges in the Caucasus

The EU’s strategic interest is for Armenia and Azerbaijan to minimize Russian influence in Transcaucasia. With so many powerful geopolitical players involved in the Caucasus region, the situation is delicate

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Ceasefire announced hours after Azerbaijan launches military operation in Nagorno Karabakh

Several civilians were killed and dozens wounded in the latest round of violence inside the disputed Azerbaijani territory which has seen conflict since 1991 and is run by separatist Armenian authorities

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Fresh clashes break out between Armenia and Azerbaijan near Lachin Corridor  

The countries have fought two wars and engaged in scores of violent clashes over the status of the region of Nagorno Karabakh since 1988, leading to the deaths of thousands of people

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ICJ asks Azerbaijan to guarantee free movement between Armenia and Nagorno Karabakh 

A group of “environmental activists” have been camping at the Lachin Corridor—the sole land link between Armenia and Nagorno Karabakh—since December, raising fears of re-emergence of armed conflict in the region

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Fresh troubles between Armenia and Azerbaijan, and challenges to Russian influence in the region 

Tensions between Armenia and Azerbaijan over the “blockade” of the Lachin corridor have kicked off a global geopolitical race in the region 

Russia Steps in to Negotiate Halt to Fighting in Nagorno Karabakh

Newsclick’s Prabir Purkayastha looks at the implications of the recent ceasefire between Armenia and Azerbaijan which ended fighting in Nagorno Karabakh. He also analyzes the role of Russia

Armenia and Azerbaijan announce agreement to end battle over Nagorno-Karabakh region

As per the deal mediated by Russia, Armenia will withdraw its forces from the Nagorno-Karabakh region. Russia will also deploy a peacekeeping force for a period of five years

What’s behind the conflict in Caucasus, Central Asia?

Prabir Purkayastha looks at the strategy of western powers to destabilize the region and the response of countries like Russia and China

Armenia and Azerbaijan clash despite ceasefire declaration

A day after the Moscow-mediated truce deal, Armenia and Azerbaijan traded accusations of violations of the ceasefire and of attacks being conducted on the cities of Ganja and Stepanakert

The regional dimensions of Nagorno-Karabakh conflict

Except for Turkey, no other regional or global power has declared its direct involvement in the conflict. However, it has all the ingredients of turning into a major conflict unless negotiations take place