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Captured armenian tank in Nagorno Karabakh 1992

On Armenian armed aggression against Azerbaijan

For nearly seven years, a bitter and violent conflict has raged between Armenia and Azerbaijan over Nagorno-Karabagh, a district of Azerbaijan inhabited by a majority of ethnic Armenians. Contrary to the impression held by many Americans and...

Legal aspects of the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict

Article by Jeykhun Mollazadeh analyses legal aspects of Nagorno Karabakh conflict. Article examine claims of involved sides from international law perspective taking in account the laws and constitution of the former USSR,  treaty between...
Moscow and the Delimitation of Karabakh in the 1920s

Moscow and the Delimitation of Karabakh in the 1920s (part I)

Recently on the Regnum Russian news agency site was placed a series of essays of my landsman and fellow student S.N. Tarasov relative to the recent history of the mountainous portion of Karabakh.  In these essays, the author cast doubt on...

Moscow and delimitation of Karabakh in the 1920’s (Part I-II)

In order to give an official character to the recognition of Armenia by Soviet Russia, G. Chicherin attempted to convince G. Ordzhonikidze that for Soviet Russia, a compromise was necessary with the Armenia’s Dashnak government.  He wrote:...

Gorbachev ‘Made A Mistake’ on Karabakh, Russian Ambassador to Baku Says

Vladimir Dorokhin, the Russian ambassador to Baku, told a group in the Azerbaijani capital at the end of July that former Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev had “made a mistake on the Karabakh question” and, moreover, that “Azerbaijan deserves...

What Causes Armenian Opposition to Madrid Principles?

The short answer to that question is the Armenian political elite is against the Madrid Principles because for Armenia and the Armenian Diaspora the issue is not Karabakh independence, neither it is simply about Karabakh unification with Armenia....

Karabakh after Kazan

No meeting of Azerbaijani and Armenian leaders in the past decade generated such widespread expectations that there would be a breakthrough toward a settlement of the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict as did the June 24th session of Presidents Ilham...

May I Introduce Azerbaijan? The Karabakh Foundation’s Individual Approach to Cultural Diplomacy

In the competition for the hearts and minds of Americans, the Karabakh Foundation recognizes the power of personality.  Few Americans can describe Azerbaijan.  And yet anywhere in the United States where mugham is played or a magnificent Azerbaijani...
Nagorno-Karabakh Conflict in the Scope of Accelerating Iran-Armenian Relations

Nagorno-Karabakh Conflict in the Scope of Accelerating Iran-Armenian Relations

At present, the international community’s preoccupation with Middle East Unrest overshadows a new trend in Iranian-Armenian political relations affecting the South Caucasus. The officials and former civil servants of Iran have frequently made...

Witnessing the War in Nagorno-Karabakh: Shusha’s IDPs Testify

ose who were forced to flee their homes as a result of the Armenian occupation of 20 percent of Azerbaijan’s territory represent an important and as yet largely untapped resource of information about that conflict and the formation of ideas...