The Poor Are the First to Fight in Nagorno-Karabakh

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Killed during the April 2016 conflict (left to right): Ulvin Mammadov (20, Azerbaijan); Kyaram Sloian (19, Armenia)

In Armenia, they are called heroes; in Azerbaijan, martyrs. One lived in a stone house with a dirt floor and no roof; the other in a mud hut with a dirt floor and a tarpaulin roof.
 

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Vusala Alibayli is a freelance journalist based in Azerbaijan. Marianna Grigoryan is a freelance reporter based in Armenia and editor of MediaLab.am. Nazik Armanakyan is a photojournalist based in Armenia and working for Armenianow.com. Famil Mahmudbeyli is a freelance photographer based in Azerbaijan.

The Poor Are the First to Fight in Nagorno-Karabakh

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