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Occupation of Kelbajar: how Armenians ignored the UN and the Council of Europe

On March 27, 1993, Armenian armed formations launched an offensive on the Kelbajar district of Azerbaijan. The Armenian troops attacked from the west of Kelbajar, from the Vardenis region of Armenia. Before the offensive, the high mountain villages of the Kelbajar district were fired on by “Grad” installations and bomb attacks by Armenian aviation. Many settlements were destroyed.

Demographic statistics of Lachin for the XX century presents information on the demographic data of Lachin (formerly Abdulyar, Abdallar) (city, district) from 1907 to 1989. While compiling the material, official Russian and Soviet sources were used.

The symbol of the rising power of the Karabakh’s ruler Panah Ali Khan: Shahbulag Fortress

After the occupation of the city of Aghdam by the Armenian armed formations, on July 23, 1993, the Shahbulag fortress was subjected to vandalism. With the liberation of Aghdam from the Armenian occupation, on November 20, 2020, the fortress was restored. Shahbulag Fortress is the second administrative center of the Karabakh Khanate located about 10 km from the city of Aghdam.

Saatli Mosque in Shusha: Molla Panah Vagif taught here

Saatli Mosque is considered as one of the oldest architectural and religious monuments of the city of Shusha. The mosque is located in the eponymous quarter. On January 14, 2021, during the visit of Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev to Shusha, he visited Saatli Mosque and presented to the mosque a Koran brought from the city of Mecca.

Statistics never lie: demographics of Jabrayil presents information on the demographic data of Jabrayil (uyezd, district, city) from 1872 to 1989.  According to the data, there is a fact that the number of Azerbaijanis in this region, for centuries, exceeded the number of Armenians.  While compiling the material, official Russian and Soviet sources were used.  Earlier shared the material titled “Documents reveal the secret of the “Armenian miracle” of Karabakh” about the ethnic composition of Karabakh before the resettlement of Armenians, which confirms that at the beginning of the XIX century, Armenians made up about 20% of the total number of families living in Karabakh.