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October 2023Recent Post-Soviet Instability2023Focus

FOCUS on Recent Post-Soviet Instability: Nagorno-Karabakh

Last December, Azerbaijan imposed a blockade on the Nagorno-Karabakh region by targeting the Lachin Corridor, The only road connecting Nagorno-Karabakh to Armenia and the outside world. The blockade has led to a humanitarian crisis, with thousands of people being displaced from their homes and a scarcity of food, medical supplies, and electricity, reports CNN.

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Armenia, Azerbaijan Tensions Flare Again Since 1994 Truce

The two former Soviet republics are trapped in a decade’s long squabble over the contested Armenian, mountainous region that was formerly a part of the Azerbaijani SSR. With independence being declared in 1991 and a three year war following it, Russia stepped in and was able to broker a truce between the two countries.

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