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23 December 2020
News Quiz: 20 Questions For 2020
It may have seemed like the news in 2020 was all about the COVID-19 pandemic, but, in fact, there was plenty of variety. From protests and war to environmental challenges and social change, Current Time was there. How much do you know about this year’s major events?
09 December 2020
For Victims Of Sexual Violence In Ukraine's Donbas, Justice Seems Distant
One in four people held prisoner by Russia-backed separatists in the Donbas region has been a victim of rape or other sexual violence, according to a recent report by a Ukrainian human rights group. And the real number may be higher, as some victims are afraid to speak out.
04 December 2020
Free Speech In Armenia: A Victim Of Nagorno-Karabakh War? Opposition Says Yes
Armenian opposition members questioned for allegedly organizing protests in defiance of Armenia’s military curfew claim that Prime Minister Nikol Pashinian’s government has been using the ban to stamp out criticism of its controversial Nagorno-Karabakh truce with Azerbaijan and Russia.
23 November 2020
Defying Fear, Refugees Return Home To War-Torn Nagorno-Karabakh
Roughly two weeks after the end of fighting with Azerbaijan over the breakaway Nagorno-Karabakh region and seven adjoining territories, hundreds of Karabakh’s ethnic Armenian residents are slowly starting to return home from Armenia.
20 November 2020
A Time Of Tension And Transformation As Territorial Handovers Begin In Nagorno-Karabakh Conflict Zone
On November 20, 2020, for the first time since 1993, Azerbaijan officially returned to Agdam, a hauntingly desolate town just outside of the separatist Nagorno-Karabakh region. Current Time English explored this month of change for Azerbaijan, Armenia, and the Nagorno-Karabakh region.
12 November 2020
Mass Exodus As Armenians Flee Nagorno-Karabakh
Scores of people were seen leaving the war-torn Nagorno-Karabakh region for Armenia's capital, Yerevan, on November 11. The road they were taking passes through Kelbajar, a corridor formerly held by Armenia but now controlled by Azerbaijan under a new cease-fire deal brokered by Russia.
11 November 2020
How Armenia And Azerbaijan Responded To The Nagorno-Karabakh Peace Agreement
Late on November 9, 2020, Armenia, Azerbaijan, and Russia signed an agreement to stop the fighting over the breakaway Azerbaijani region of Nagorno Karabakh, return territory to Azerbaijan, and, for the first time, place Russian peacekeepers in Karabakh.
22 October 2020
'Never Any Conflict': Georgia's Village Of Peace For Ethnic Armenians, Azerbaijanis
Unlike in nearby Armenia and Azerbaijan, ethnic Armenians and Azerbaijanis in the Georgian village of Khojorni have long lived together in peace. That history is part of the reason why Georgia, which contains several such villages, has offered to mediate in the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict.
14 October 2020
Nagorno-Karabakh Photogallery: No Progress Toward Peace