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Thu, 21 Oct 2021 14:55:00 +0000
At An Armenian ICU, Vaccine Skepticism Runs High, Even Among The Infected
As the Delta variant runs rampant in Armenia, intensive care units in the capital, Yerevan, are almost fully occupied with COVID-19 patients. But many people in the country continue to fear the effects of vaccination more than the impact of the disease. At one ICU, some former vaccine skeptics who contracted the virus warned others to take COVID-19 seriously and get their shots.

Mon, 18 Oct 2021 18:18:58 +0000
At UN Court, Azerbaijan Accuses Armenia of Ethnic Cleansing
Azerbaijan's deputy foreign minister has accused Armenia of "ethnic cleansing" and of continuing to lay land mines on its territory even after a cease-fire ended a six-week war in the disputed region late last year, as a second case related to the conflict opened on October 18 at the United Nations' top court in The Hague.

Fri, 15 Oct 2021 03:36:00 +0000
Azerbaijani Soldier Killed In Skirmish Amid Ongoing Diplomacy On Nagorno-Karabakh
One Azerbaijani soldier was killed and six Armenian servicemen wounded in Nagorno-Karabakh in skirmishes reported late on October 14.

Thu, 14 Oct 2021 13:53:05 +0000
Armenia Accuses Azerbaijan Of Serious Human Rights Violations At UN Court
Armenia accused Azerbaijan of serious human rights violations as the two Caucasus nations who fought a six-week war last year faced off at the UN court in The Hague on October 14. 

Tue, 12 Oct 2021 10:07:00 +0000
More Turkey: The Soviet Border Before And After The Treaty Of Kars
The Treaty of Kars, signed on October 13, 1921, established the border between Turkey and three Soviet republics. Use the slider to see the borders before and after the treaty.

Sat, 09 Oct 2021 03:22:13 +0000
Minsk Group Co-Chairs Ready To Facilitate Meeting Of Azerbaijani, Armenian Leaders
International mediators say they are ready to facilitate a meeting between the leaders of Azerbaijan and Armenia as the two Caucasus nations attempt to end their long-standing conflict over the Nagorno-Karabakh region.

Wed, 06 Oct 2021 03:44:43 +0000
Turkey And Azerbaijan Launch Joint Military Drills
Turkey and Azerbaijan have launched joint military drills as the two nations expand defense ties in the wake of last year’s war against Armenian forces over the disputed Nagorno-Karabakh region.

Mon, 04 Oct 2021 15:21:00 +0000
'A Road To A Fairy Tale': An Armenian Father And Son Reflect On The End Of The U.S.S.R.
Musician David Geodakian was born in Yerevan 30 years ago, months after the collapse of the Soviet Union. He was too young to remember the momentous events that followed, but his father, Konstantin, was a witness to the changes that set Armenia on its path to independence. Three decades later, both men share their reflections on the differences between their generations and how their historic eras have helped shape their lives.

Mon, 04 Oct 2021 11:03:46 +0000
Armenia's Prime Minister Says He's Ready To Meet Azerbaijan's President For Talks On Karabakh
Armenian Prime Minister Nikol Pashinian has expressed readiness to meet Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev to discuss further steps to regulate the situation in the disputed Nagorno-Karabakh region.

Sun, 03 Oct 2021 08:17:00 +0000
The Undoing Of The U.S.S.R.: How It Happened
On December 25, 1991, the Soviet Union ceased to exist as a sovereign state. Its collapse was gradual and, some would say, even inevitable. Here are some major milestones in the dissolution of the U.S.S.R., which put 15 new countries on the map.

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