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How occupiers 'washed away' cultural heritage of Nagorno-Karabakh

Belligerent occupation of any territory is always a big tragedy for a certain nation and usually just an eye-catching newspaper headline for the rest of the world. Military invasion is usually followed by ethnic cleansing, destruction of cultural and ethnic heritage, washing away the genuine history of the occupied place. And, this is precisely what happened in Nagorno-Karabakh, Azerbaijan

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Azerbaijan calls on Armenia to stop destroying houses and monuments

Azerbaijani forces do not target historic, cultural and, especially, religious buildings and monuments, Sevda Mammadaliyeva writes in the article Azerbaijan Respects All Cultural Monuments for WSJ, answering Christina Maranci’s “Cultural Heritage in the Crosshairs Once More” (Arts & Review, Nov. 19) article

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'My childhood stood frozen in Kalbajar after occupation'

A young Azerbaijani man recounted how he was eight years old when he was forced to leave Azerbaijan's Kalbajar region and didn't have a proper childhood since Armenian forces occupied the lands nearly three decades ago. "My childhood stood frozen there," Bazirgan Verdiyev told as he prepared to go back home, Anadolu Agency writes in the article 'My childhood stood frozen in Kalbajar after occupation'. Verdiyev, 36, who is currently doing his doctorate studies in the Turkish metropolis of Istanbul, said his childhood passed with the "bitter experience" of being an internally displaced person

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New photos from liberated Aghdam

Today, the representatives of the Azerbaijani media visited the liberated Aghdam. The photographs taken in Aghdam show the damage caused by Armenian vandals to the city and its shrines during the decades of occupation, Trend …

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Armenians vandalism in Kalbajar District of Azerbaijan shocks the world

Armenians settled illegally in the Azerbaijani district of Kalbajar resorted to cultural and environmental vandalism before leaving the area that will be returned to Azerbaijan. In video footage that went viral on media and social media accounts, Armenians are seen burning houses and nearby forests in Kalbajar, located northwest of Azerbaijan's Nagorno-Karabakh region

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Soviet soldiers graves desecrated in German Spremberg

German law enforcement officers are investigating a vandalism case at a Soviet military cemetery in the city of Spremberg, the Russian embassy in Germany reports. "A few hours after the celebrations of the 74th anniversary of the …

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Vandals damage 40 graves in Orthodox cemetery in Maikop

Vandals have desecrated about four dozen graves in an Orthodox cemetery in a suburb of the capital of Adygeya, the police have opened a criminal case, the head of the department on work with the territories of the mayor's office of Maikop, …

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