The missiles didn’t explode and were out of date, Armenia’s prime minister complained. Some Russians saw those as fighting words. But Russia is still looking to expand its military activities in Armenia. Our weekly column.
Karabakh considers making Russian an official language, more restrictions on journalists, and Azerbaijan cracks down on illegal – and dangerous – visits to its newly retaken territories. Welcome to our new weekly column on the aftermath of the 2020 war.
“The coming days will be decisive,” the de facto leader of Karabakh announced as Azerbaijani forces advanced toward Shushi. Baku may see the capture of the town as critical leverage to achieve a favorable political settlement.