10 Facts About Nagorno-Karabakh conflict


The Nagorno-Karabakh conflict has its origins in the early 20th century, but the present Nagorno-Karabakh conflict began in 1988, when the Karabakh Armenians demanded transferring Karabakh from Soviet Azerbaijan to Soviet Armenia.

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The Nagorno-Karabakh conflict escalated into a full-scale war in the early 1990s which later transformed into a low-intensity Nagorno-Karabakh conflict until four-day escalation in April 2016 and then into another full-scale war in 2020.

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Local officials in Nagorno-Karabakh conflict reported at least two Armenian military deaths in what was the largest incident in the area since 2008.

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Nagorno-Karabakh conflict soldier was killed in action with Azerbaijiani forces on 6 February 2017.

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On 8 February 2017, one Nagorno-Karabakh conflict soldier was killed and another wounded in a firefight with Azerbajiani troops along the line of contact.

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On 26 May 2017, a Nagorno-Karabakh conflict soldier was killed in a skirmish with Azerbajiani forces involving mortars and grenade launches.

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On 10 July 2017, a Nagorno-Karabakh conflict soldier was killed in shelling by the Azerbaijani forces.

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Nagorno-Karabakh conflict soldier was killed by an Azerbaijani sniper near the line of contact on 7 January 2018.

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Two years later, between 1 and 5 April 2016, heavy fighting along the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict front left 91 Armenian and 94 Azerbaijani soldiers dead, with two missing.

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Nagorno-Karabakh conflict suggested treating the Armenian capture of Kalbajar not under Chapter VII of the UN Charter, but Chapter VI (a dispute that should be settled peacefully).

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