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TOPIC: armenia azerbaijan


The Return Of Ethnic Cleansing: Why Nagorno-Karabakh Matters, And Isn't Over Yet

In a few days' time, there will probably be no Armenians left in Nagorno-Karabakh, part of a long history of ethnic cleansing. The self-proclaimed Republic, defeated by Azerbaijan, has announced its dissolution, signaling its historic failure. But it also has much wider geopolitical implications.


PARIS — It's a specifically post-Soviet tragedy, but also a reflection of the entire world's current state of disorder. History will remember Thursday's dissolution of the self-proclaimed Republic of Artsakh, Nagorno-Karabakh, announced solemnly by its defeated leaders. And it will remember above all this new mass ethnic cleansing, a practice perpetuated from war to war, over the centuries.

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Palestinian Commander Killed, Trump Li(v)e On CNN, Baaaad Police Call

👋 Alii!*

Welcome to Thursday, where a top Palestinian commander is killed in pre-dawn Israeli airstrikes on Gaza, Donald Trump faces off with the truth, and Oklahoma police get called in for a live(stock) situation. Meanwhile, Mridula Chari for independent digital magazine Undark suggests that elephants could teach us a thing or two about living together.

[*Palauan, Republic of Palau]

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A Visit To Shusha, A Ghost City Marked By Culture And Ethnic Cleansing

The capture of the city sealed last year's Azerbaijani victory against the Armenians — the latest change of control after a century of war and ethnic cleansing.

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