Tensions over Lachin Corridor linger with no breakthrough in sight

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Screenshot taken from the video report by TRT World from the scene of protests. It has been more than a month since a group of Azerbaijani citizens began blocking the Lachin Corridor, the sole land route connecting Armenia to the Karabakh region. The protestors are demanding Armenia immediately stop mining gold and copper-molybdenum deposits in Karabakh, which official Baku claims Armenians are exporting illegally. The blockade, which started on December 12, has left Karabakh Armenians cut off from goods supplies, services, and most recently, internet access and gas supplies. The government of…

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