Podcast | The Nagorno-Karabakh Exodus

28 September 2023
Cars queue on the road from Nagorno-Karabakh to Armenia. Image: Marut Vanyan.

More than half of Nagorno-Karabakh’s Armenian population have already sought refuge in Armenia less than a week after Stepanakert’s surrender to Azerbaijan.

This week on the Caucasus Digest, OC Media’s Armenian staff writer Arshaluys Barseghyan talks about Armenia’s reception of Nagorno-Karabakh refugees and anti-government protests in Armenia. Laurence Broers, an associate fellow at the Russia and Eurasia programme at Chatham House, phones in to talk about the international community’s role in the conflict and whether more could have been done to avoid the latest fighting and displacement of Armenians in Nagorno-Karabakh. Bahruz Samadov, a PhD candidate at Charles University in Prague, talks about Baku’s plans to ‘integrate’ the region and the future of the Armenia–Azerbaijan conflict.

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