The Republic of Artsakh (Nagorno Karabakh) is slowly trying to climb its way out of isolation and one of the ways it hopes to achieve this is to produce and export ‘black gold' to the world. EVN Report visited the sprawling caviar production facility nestled in a quiet valley in this unrecognized state often referred to simply as a ‘conflict zone.’
How nations in conflict deal with loss is a reflection of how they also confront issues of war and peace. In the recent escalation near the Contact Line in Karabakh (Artsakh), an Azerbaijani child was killed. Using the bloodied image of the child by Azerbaijani authorities as a tool for propaganda speaks volumes.
Why did Armenia not take more proactive measures when it knew that Moscow was actively developing its military-political dialogue with Baku? In this analysis, Areg Galstyan looks at the complex relationships in the South Caucasus and policies that Russia implements with both Armenia and Azerbaijan.