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History repeats itself: the conflict between Armenia and Azerbaijan
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History repeats itself: the conflict between Armenia and Azerbaijan

Source: rferl.org Autores: Isabela Paez Halak e Natália Yuri Kitayama No dia 27 September 2020, the confrontation in Nagorno-Karabakh or Artsakh, region in the South Caucasus disputed by Armenia and Azerbaijan, rekindled. The two countries were accused of attacking the autonomous territory, belonging to the Azerbaijanis, but that has a population, mostly, etnicamente armênia e um governo também de armênios O conflito data desde 1920, when both countries were annexed by the newly formed Soviet Union. At that time, Josef Stalin commanded the USSR Nationality Commissioner, created to deal with non-Russian nations incorporated into Soviet territory, and decided that the Nagorno-Karabakh area would be part of Azerbaijan, mesmo que houvesse mais armênios residentes ali. Com...