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The Armenia and Azerbaijan war, explained

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And where it leaves war-torn Nagorno-Karabakh.


Nagorno-Karabakh is a mountainous area in the Caucasus region between Europe and Asia. For more than 30 years, it's been locked in a conflict between Armenia and Azerbaijan. The fight between the two countries began in the early 20th century but became a frozen conflict for 60 years while the whole region was under the control of the Soviet Union.

When the Soviet Union fell, newfound independence sparked a brutal six-year war in the region, where Armenia emerged victorious. From 1994 to 2020, Armenia controlled Nagorno-Karabakh, while Azerbaijan rebuilt its military. Fighting erupted again in summer 2020, and Azerbaijan went on the offensive — eventually capturing most of Nagorno-Karabakh and dramatically reshaping the region.

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Vox Atlas is litteraly carrying Vox ever since Vox Borders was canceled

Author — Dheiyo Main

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The funny thing that Iran supports Armenia the Christian country against Azerbaijan the Muslim country and isreal supported Azerbaijan.

Author — Jim Jumaa

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As a Brit it’s refreshing to see a border dispute that wasn’t caused by us

Author — bailey i

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If a country expects help from Kardashian, that country is doomed to lose

Author — StoLgoL

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2020 was so bad that a literal war was just ignored by the news

Author — Wacky Packy

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You know its 2020 when Russia acts as peace keeper

Author — Rodrigo Gonzalez

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"Mobs stormed goverment buildings in the capital"
US: That seems familiar.

Author — M1 Abrams

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"If you want peace, prepare for war"
- Latin Proverb

Author — justin labrosse

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Americans like:
"dude what is nagreano karbak???" 🥴

Author — hakan

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So Russia basically acted like Britain does in every other border conflict

Author — Varun Sawant

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World: There is no military solution in this conflict.
Azerbaijan:

Author — Mehmet Karahanlı

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This was the most popular word in 2020:
NOLDU PAŞİNYAN
English: WHAT HAPPEND PASHINYAN

Author — Ryuu

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Life is short, armenian soliders are flying.

Author — Best Gamer Ever

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It's pretty amazing how Drones have changed warfare. Armenia could do literally nothing about them.

Author — Thoraxe41

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Russia: Caucasian it's my region
Turkey: Game of drones

Author — Caucasian GEO

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There are wars going on literally in every continent but antártica

Author — Jose perez

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8:02 "russian peacekeepers", it sounds really funny

Author — Vladyslav Krylasov

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"Another batch of maps made obsolete"

Author — Elliotttheneko is Elliotttheneko

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The real sufferers are the innocent civilians who are stuck in the violent conflicts

Author — ZOCCOK

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Its neighbours be like "Armenia stop hitting yourself"

Author — Jaume Sol