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2021: Eurasianet’s year in review
Catch up on the biggest events we covered this year.
Dec 29, 2021
Perspectives | Dam building on the Kura-Aras and water tensions in the Caucasus
Amid pressures from climate change, hydropower dams are further disrupting cross-border water supplies. Part two in a series.
Dec 28, 2021
Perspectives | Don’t water it down: The role of water security in the Armenia-Azerbaijan war
Water disputes helped escalate the conflict into all-out war. Left unaddressed, they pose the same risk again. The first in a three-part series.
Dec 22, 2021
One year after arrests for war crimes, Azerbaijan remains silent
Last year Baku took the surprising step of announcing the prosecutions of four soldiers for crimes against Armenians. But there is no word on what happened since – and no reciprocation from Armenia, either.
Dec 15, 2021
A year after war, Armenian prisoners still bargaining chips in Azerbaijan
The Armenian government has come under fire for appearing to discredit as “deserters” the dozens of soldiers still in captivity.
Dec 10, 2021
International court orders Armenia and Azerbaijan to curb racial hatred
The International Court of Justice declined, however, to order more concrete measures related to Armenian prisoners and maps of land mines in Azerbaijan.
Dec 8, 2021
Military helicopter crash kills 14 officers in Azerbaijan
Government critics immediately began speculating about a foreign plot, which authorities have ruled out.
Dec 1, 2021
Leaders of Armenia, Azerbaijan meet, agree to work bilaterally
There was much to discuss just over a year after the end of the war, including ongoing border tensions, plans to reopen borders and transportation, and the fate of Armenian prisoners.
Nov 26, 2021
Roman empire’s easternmost aqueduct discovered in Armenia
The unfinished structure was the result of a brief period of direct Roman control over Armenia in the second century CE.
Nov 24, 2021
Armenian ex-president charged with bribery
Serzh Sargsyan’s lawyers said the timing of the charges was suspicious, coming amid a period of bad news on the border with Azerbaijan.
Nov 23, 2021
Perspectives | Iran-Azerbaijan: A new cold war?
The short-term crisis between the two neighbors has dissipated. But in the longer term, relations have gotten a lot more complicated.
Nov 19, 2021
Amid Azerbaijani pressure, Armenian government under internal attack
Repeated attempts from Baku to force Yerevan to negotiate may be having the opposite effect, as the government is now vulnerable to being seen as easily bullied.
Nov 17, 2021
As Azerbaijan pushes advantage against Armenia, Russia’s role again under scrutiny
The recent fighting is a challenge to Moscow’s role as a peacemaker. But Russia may not have many options.
Nov 17, 2021
Heavy fighting breaks out between Armenia and Azerbaijan
At least 15 Armenian soldiers, and an unknown number of Azerbaijanis, have been killed in the worst fighting since last year's war.
Nov 16, 2021
Tension again spikes between Armenia and Azerbaijan
Azerbaijan has stepped up its blockade of key Armenian roads and the two sides have repeatedly exchanged fire amid reported diplomatic progress.
Nov 15, 2021