Ethnic Armenians cut off by Baku’s advance sense their breakaway state is on the point of collapse
• Why is there a dispute over control in Nagorno-Karabakh?
Anna has already survived nine months of a blockade, then a new Azerbaijani offensive that brought shelling and gunfire to her city, and then days hiding in a basement.
Now, even as fighting dies down, life in her hometown in Nagorno-Karabakh is a struggle to survive, with shortages of nearly all critical goods, whole families sleeping rough or scrabbling for food after fleeing their villages, and an information vacuum that has separated loved ones and fuelled fears of the worst in towns occupied by Azerbaijan.
Source link : https://www.theguardian.com/world/2023/sep/24/fear-rises-food-runs-short-karabakh-azerbaijan
Author : Andrew Roth in Goris, Armenia
Publish date : 2023-09-24 04:00:13
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