Russia is monitoring a ceasefire between Armenia and Azerbaijan, but tensions over the disputed Nagorno-Karabakh region have risen this week.
Armenia's government announced that Moscow had brokered a truce after they reported that 15 of their troops had been killed by Azerbaijani soldiers on the tense border region between the two countries.
The Armenian Defense Ministry has said three of its soldiers have died in clashes in the disputed region of Nagorno-Karabakh. Azerbaijan rejects Yerevan's account, accusing Armenia of a military provocation.
Armenians voted Sunday in snap parliamentary elections called by Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan in an attempt to heal divisions after a disastrous war with Azerbaijan and reaffirm his mandate.
Armenian Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan's party has won 53.9 percent of the vote in snap parliamentary elections called in an effort to defuse a political crisis after a war with Azerbaijan.
19 Dec 2020
Turkey's Recep Tayyip Erdogan has attended a large-scale military parade in Azerbaijan that celebrated its military victory over Armenia. On display were the Turkish drones that helped bolster Baku's forces.
14 Nov 2020
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14 Nov 2020
A Russian military helicopter has been downed over Armenia amid clashes between Armenia and Azerbaijan over the disputed territory of Nagorno-Karabakh. Azerbaijan has admitted to shooting the aircraft down by accident.
14 Nov 2020
Russia also intends to send 90 armored personnel carriers and 380 vehicles to the disputed region. The move follows the signing of a ceasefire agreement by Russia, Armenia and Azerbaijan.
1 Nov 2020
Another broken truce: Armenia and Azerbaijan blame each other for renewed clashes over Nagorno-Karabakh. Both sides deny targeting civilians, but residential areas have increasingly come under shelling. DW's Julia Hahn has this report from Azerbaijan's second-largest city, Ganja.
18 Oct 2020
Armenia has accused Azerbaijan of targeting a historic cathedral in Nagorno-Karabakh. Two Russian journalists were injured in the shellings. Azerbaijan rejected the allegations, saying it did not target religious sites.
5 Oct 2020
Scores of soldiers were killed in heavy clashes between Armenian and Azerbaijani forces despite calls for a ceasefire. The two sides continued to attack each other with rockets and missiles.