And how Russia won the peace, if it can keep it.
While Armenian forces have handed territories back to Azerbaijan it may be a long time before civilians return to them safely, with hundreds of miles of frontline to de-mine and evidence of war crimes.
Ethnic Armenian forces handed over two regions to Azerbaijani control as part of a Russia-brokered armistice that ended the six-week war over the Nagorno-Karabakh region.
The messy reality on the ground in Kelbajar illustrates the difficulties to come in implementing the general principles of the ceasefire agreement.
In the 1990s, the Azerbaijani population was expelled. Now Armenians could face the same fate.
Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan is facing anger and scheming opposition figures following the country’s capitulation to Azerbaijan.
The deal left unmentioned critical issues like the final status of Nagorno-Karabakh and Turkey’s role in implementing the ceasefire.
About 40,000 civilians have fled from Karabakh into Armenia, where they are being accommodated in schools, hotels, and in volunteers’ homes.
Russia won't defend Armenia over Nagorno-Karabakh. It's why Azerbaijan is winning the ongoing conflict.
New clashes between Azerbaijan and Armenia have erupted over the control of Nagorno-Karabakh. The conflict, which has been going on for over three weeks, has devastated the region, killing hundreds of soldiers and dozens of civilians.
Armenia and Azerbaijan continue to battle over Nagorno-Karabakh, a disputed territory and enclave of ethnic Armenians. This week, Russian officials pushed the two countries for a cessation of hostilities—but so far the effort to broker peace has been unsuccessful.
Azerbaijan and Armenia agreed to a limited cease-fire on Saturday after warring for two weeks for control over Nagorno-Karabakh. The conflict killed hundreds of soldiers and dozens of civilians.
Armenia and Azerbaijan are at war, and the consequences—humanitarian above all, but also political and international—are going to be profound.
As much of the world is paralyzed by the coronavirus, an active war has broken out with few people watching and fewer actors to reign it in.
In Azerbaijan, Emin Özmen captures a story of assimilation: the integration of the Talysh, with their distinct and sometimes fading traditions, into a country asserting its national identity.
Oil in the Caspian Sea is making Azerbaijan, Kazakhstan and Turkmenistan rich. But with Iran and Russia on the sea, too, is it fueling a naval arms race as well?
Photographer Emin Özmen documents the daily lives of Talysh women in Azerbaijan and their complex history of assimilation.
Joshua Kucera traveled along the conventional border between Europe and Asia, from Istanbul's Bosphorus to the Russian Arctic—reporting on the people who live between East and West.
The brutal fighting in the South Caucasus region received scant media attention. Simon Ostrovsky discusses his Pulitzer Center-supported reporting on the conflict.
Pulitzer Center Senior Editor Tom Hundley highlights this week's reporting from Haiti and Azerbaijan.
Indigenous rights and visual literacy take center stage in these activity ideas and classroom resources, using reporting from six countries by Magnum photographers.
This is a painting lesson that combines Pablo Picasso's famous 1937 Guernica with current day issues presented from The Pulitzer Center.
This is a painting lesson that combines Pablo Picasso's famous 1937 "Guernica" with current day issues presented by the Pulitzer Center.
This is a painting lesson that combines Pablo Picasso's famous 1937 Guernica with current day issues presented by the Pulitzer Center.
This lesson plan outlines a project that allows students the opportunity to connect with a contemporary crisis somewhere in the world.