Artsakh-Armenia Tourist Flights Launched

STEPANAKERT, Artsakh—The Artsakh Republic recently launched flights on the path to increase tourism between Artsakh and Armenia. The Artsakh Foreign Ministry was asked to comment on the Azerbaijani Foreign Ministry’s May 25 statement criticizing the operation of the flights in Artsakh, stating that it is an “illegal economic activity.”

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Mukhtarli Charged With Smuggling in Baku After Being Kidnapped in Tbilisi

Azerbaijani journalist Afghan Mukhtarli has been accused of illegally crossing the state border and smuggling, his lawyer Elchin Sadiqov told Meydan TV.

His lawyer relayed further details of his kidnapping.

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Azerbaijan is too far from civilization

Exhibition in the Museum of History and Local Lore

In recent years, on May 18, Artsakh, together with the whole world, celebrates the International Museum Day. This day was proclaimed on the initiative of UNESCO and the International Council of Museums (ICOM) to facilitate the increase in the number of museum visitors, and consequently, increase the role of museums in the development of society. On this day, museums serve visitors for free, conduct interesting events.

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Running into a Trap: the Emigration Mafia of Azerbaijan

Because of political pressure and the worsening economic situation in Azerbaijan, ever more people are striving to move abroad. It appears that an illegal business for sending refugees – both real and fake – to Europe is developing in Azerbaijan alongside the growth in the number of émigrés.

“The migration mafia”

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The international traffic of WhatsApp, Facebook and Skype is closed in Azerbaijan

In Azerbaijan, following the blocking of opposition sites disliked by the authorities, the international traffic of WatsApp, Facebook and Skype has been closed

After several months of blocking access from the territory of Azerbaijan to the Internet-resources and electronic mass media, which are objectionable to the government, the court in Baku officially banned these sites on the territory of the country.

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Tensions in Karabakh increased due to the attack of Azerbaijan

The OSCE Minsk Group states that the tension has increased due to violation of ceasefire from the Azerbaijani side

The co-chairs of the OSCE Minsk Group state that tensions on the contact line between the armed forces of Nagorno-Karabakh and Azerbaijan have increased in recent days as a result of violation of the ceasefire from the Azerbaijani side.

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Texas Recognizes the Armenian Genocide; Becomes 46th State to Acknowledge the Crime

AUSTIN, Tex.—The Texas House of Representatives unanimously passed House Resolution 191, titled “Recognizing the Armenian Genocide,” on May 19, thus making The Lone Star State the 46th state in the U.S. to officially classify and commemorate the 1915-1923 annihilation of Ottoman Turkey’s indigenous Armenian community as genocide.

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