Life in Nagorno-Karabakh 2019

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Nagorno-Karabakh, also known as Artsakh, is a landlocked region in the South Caucasus. Stepanakert is the capital and the largest city of the Republic of Artsakh (better known as Nagorno-Karabakh). " Hovhannes Tormanyan" Secondary School No 9. One hour a week of primary military preparation for 8th and 9th grade. Various samples of weapons, guns, bullets, miniature toy soldiers, mines, bombshells, explosives and other war devices. Nagorno-Karabakh is a disputed territory, internationally recognized as part of Azerbaijan, but most of the region is governed by the Republic of Artsakh (formerly named Nagorno-Karabakh Republic), a de facto independent state with Armenian ethnic population.  Since 1994, regular peace talks between Armenia and Azerbaijan mediated by the OSCE Minsk Group have failed to result in a peace treaty. The territory is under the control of the Artsakh Defense Army (which is backed up by Armenian Army) due to the ongoing territorial disputes with Azerbaijan. Hovhannes Tumanyan (1869 -1923) was an Armenian poet, writer, translator, literary and public activist. He is considered the national poet of Armenia. 7.10.2019 © 2019 Didier Ruef