A border skirmish on the Armenia-Azerbaijan border between 29-30 April left one Armenian soldier injured. According to an official statement by Azerbaijan’s State Border Service (SBS), during the mentioned time lapse Armenian military units “opened fire on several directions during different times of the day with high-calibre weapons”.  The incidentContinue Reading

Military officials in Yerevan published a statement concerning a border skirmish incident on 26 March in the vicinity of a military outpost near the village of Berdavan. According to official news, an Azeri military unit had commenced engineering work to further their trench system closer to Armenian positions. Armenian troopsContinue Reading

Just a few day ago, a new contingent of Armenian Interior Ministry troops  was transferred to the volatile border region  of Tavush, neighbouring Azerbaijan. The new contingent will be replacing the current one, as the latter heads to the reserves  after concluding their tour. The redeployment was marked in ceremonialContinue Reading

Since the beginning of July of this year a series of border skirmishes between Armenia and Azerbaijan have taken place. Although not uncommon, the intensity and frequency of these in the last month is alarming, and could signal a change in the Azeri leadership’s tactics to maintain pressure on ArmeniaContinue Reading