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  • Lachin (Berdzor). Photo by Ліонкінг, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=11227977 Azerbaijani President announces new Lachin corridor

    Within the next three years, the Azerbaijani authorities intend to build a new road between Nagorno-Karabakh and Armenia instead of the Lachin corridor, as well as to create a transport corridor between the Nakhichevan Autonomous Republic and Azerbaijan.

December 01, 2020 15:26

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December 01, 2020 11:16

  • Berdzor (Lachin), 2011. Photo by Ліонкінг, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=11227977 Azerbaijan takes control of Lachin after 28 years

    On December 1, the Lachin District came under the control of Azerbaijani troops, with the exception of a five-kilometre-wide corridor that ensures Nagorno-Karabakh's communication with Armenia. According to Baku, the district suffered a huge damage over the years while it remained outside the control of Azerbaijani authorities.

December 01, 2020 11:10

  • Soldiers in Nagorno-Karabakh. October 2020. Photo: REUTERS/Stringer Armenia: rights defenders reproach authorities for indifference to POWs' exchange

    The Armenian authorities are making insufficient efforts to return the prisoners of war (POWs), Nina Karapetyants believes. Results in POWs exchange can be achieved through a direct dialogue of the parties in conflict, Arthur Sakunts has noted. POWs can be used to solve some issues, for example, territorial ones, Artak Kirakosyan is sure.

December 01, 2020 11:05

  • A story about the "educational conversation" of the Chechen Mufti and the girls who had worn niqabs at the police station. Screenshot of video by the "Grozny" TV Channel https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SaHUSbalpGU Mufti scolds Grozny women for wearing niqabs

    The "Grozny" TV Channel has shown a story about the "educational conversation" of the Chechen Mufti and the girls who had worn niqabs. After the talk, the girls took off their dark bandages covering faces.

December 01, 2020 10:55

  • Berdzor residents leave their homes amid uncertainty

    The Karabakh authorities have no information on the status of the city of Berdzor (Lachin) in the context of the December 1 planned transfer of the Lachin District to Azerbaijan, but townspeople have already left the city, considering it unsafe for living.

December 01, 2020 10:48

November 30, 2020 23:51

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  • Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan's meeting with the participants of the autumn fighting in Nagorno-Karabakh. Yerevan, November 27, 2020. © Photo : Press Secretary of Armenia's Prime Minister on Facebook / Mané Gevorgyan Conscripts' parents complain about conditions of army service in Nagorno-Karabakh

    In Yerevan, protesters claim that participants of the autumn fighting in Nagorno-Karabakh have to sleep on the floor in schools. According to the activists, the soldiers should be demobilized ahead of schedule and returned to Armenia. The protestors demanded from the Armenian Ministry of Defence (MoD) to confirm the compliance with the ceasefire in the conflict zone.

November 30, 2020 15:24

  • Week in the Caucasus: review of main events of November 23-29, 2020

    Return of refugees to Nagorno-Karabakh; demining of territories in the Karabakh conflict zone; coronavirus infection spread statistics in Caucasus; attempt by the Armenian opposition to create conditions for declaring no confidence in Prime Minister Pashinyan; arrest of a top-ranking police officer from Dagestan in a case on a terror act in Moscow, – see the review of these and other events in the Caucasus during the week of November 23-29, 2020, prepared by the "Caucasian Knot".

November 30, 2020 14:04

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  • Participants of the rally in Yerevan on November 29, 2020. Screenshot of the video by the Sputnik Армения https://t.me/s/SputnikArmenia/11373 Yerevan marchers urge Russia to help in solving POWs' problem

    In Armenia, over a thousand activists have marched to the Russian Embassy in Yerevan to convey a request to the Ambassador to intervene in the process of transferring prisoners of war (POWs) and handing over the bodies of the perished soldiers. The Prime Minister of Armenia has called on political parties to unite in order to speed up the return of Armenian POWs from Azerbaijan.

November 30, 2020 11:29

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  • Protesters in Batumi warm themselves by the fire. November 29, 2020. Photo by Beslan Kmuzov for the "Caucasian Knot" Batumi protesters demand to cancel lockdown

    The severe restrictions introduced in Georgia due to coronavirus have deprived many people of their earnings; they have nothing to feed their families, participants in the protest action in Batumi have claimed.

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