On 12 August 2021, Turkey’s Defence Ministry tweeted photos of yearly Caucasus Eagle 2021 (Tr. Kavkaz Kartalı-21) military drills in which the special forces of Turkey, Georgia, Azerbaijan and Nakhichevan (separately mentioned from Azerbaijan) took part. The exercises were aimed at boosting cooperation and coordination between their forces. The officialContinue Reading

Azerbaijan´s Defence Ministry has officially taken out the Ceasefire Violations section of its webpage, showing since at least 2012. Below one can find reported ceasefire information as mentioned by the Azeri authorities between 1 January 2018 and 26 September 2020, reflecting both the border with Armenia and the line-of-contact withContinue Reading

On 20 November, investigative journalist Lindsey Snell posted two photos of a location where members of the Hamza Division, a Syrian mercenary force, were said to have been housed in October 2020 during the Second Nagorno Karabakh war. Tweet from investigative reporter Lindsey Snell from 20 November 2020 Not unimportant.Continue Reading

New footage from Russia’s Defence Ministry shows light traffic in the town of Lachin, Nagorno Karabakh, with Russian military lorries (Ural type) with registry plates numbered 94 for the Transcaucasus zone. The yellow/red sign on them indicates troop transports. BTR and Tigr transports also seen. Official footage provided by Russia’sContinue Reading

As part of the 'Military Financial Cooperation Agreements', signed between Turkey🇹🇷 and Georgia🇬🇪; 35 buses and 12 heavy machinery with their equipment were delivered to the Georgian Ministry of Defense with a ceremony held in Tbilisi.https://t.co/tzFB6KJ8qQ https://t.co/c8rAI0si1c — T.C. Millî Savunma Bakanlığı (@tcsavunma) November 28, 2020   The vehicles wereContinue Reading

Footage of Russian deminers near Shushi (Az. Shusha) cleaning up unexploded munitions   Towards the end of the video of Russian deminers, one sees part of a missile that is the same type that Azerbaijan reported on 10 October 2020 as an 9K72 Elbrus shot down over Mingechevir, but withContinue Reading

Apparently the two enclaves of Azerbaijan’s Gazakh district under Armenia’s control were taken out of the November Ceasefire Agreement text. It is not clear whether it was an error at first, but a cached version still shows the words Gazakh mentioned as areas to be returned to Azerbaijan. Official versonsContinue Reading

On 17 November, Russia’s President Vladimir Putin gave an interview to local channel Rossya 24, providing details on the situation in #NagornoKarabakh. He touched upon history and geopolitics, all the way down to the joint Turkish-Russian peacekeeping mission. Here are some highlights: Putin – “The most important thing about the ceasefireContinue Reading

On 17 November, Turkish parliamentarian of Azeri origen from Igdir, Sinan Oğan, provided a brief interview with Azerbaijan’s Ictimai TV regarding Turkey’s decision to send troops to Azerbaijan, here are some highlights from what he said: We [Turkey’s Parliament] have adopted decisions to send troops to different countries, but noneContinue Reading