Day archives: November 7th, 2021

The Key to Armenia’s Survival

The Key to Armenia's Survival

VENICE — Armenian civilization is one of the most ancient of those surviving in the Middle East, but for large parts of its history Armenia has been a nation without a country. This has given the spoken and written word, the primary means through which Armenian identity has been preserved, enormous prominence in its people’s …

In Nagorno-Karabakh, Land Mines, Bulldozers and Lingering Tensions – The New York Times

In Nagorno-Karabakh, Land Mines, Bulldozers and Lingering Tensions - The New York Times

Despite the hurdles, territory seized by Azerbaijan from Armenia in last year’s war is being transformed with breathtaking speed. KELBAJAR, Azerbaijan — The medieval monastery walls are masked with camouflage netting. Machine-gun nests line the courtyard under a fluttering Russian flag. Cannons mounted on armored vehicles guard the mountainside where tour buses used to park. …