Sports: Caucasus republics continue to fight

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in the flared conflict between the Armenia and Azerbaijan, the weapons are not silent the day after the arrangement of a fire break. There was also a change of shooting at a different border between two ex-Soviet republics.

Soldaten vor einem Krankenhaus der Hauptstadt Eriwan, wo verletzte Kameraden behandelt werden © Karen Minasyan/AFP/Getty Images Soldiers in front of a hospital in the capital Eriwan, where injured comrades are treated

on Wednesday morning there were new clashes, the Armenian Ministry of Defense reported. Azerbaijan used artillery, mortar and large -caliber firearms at Dschermuk. The situation remains tense, the ministry explained and confirmed the representation that Azerbaijan had started an attack on Armenian territory.

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The Azerbaijani Ministry of Defense accused Armenia of shoting at Azerbaijani positions near Kelbadschare and Latschin.

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On Tuesday, the heaviest battles have been flamed between the two Caucasus republics two years ago since the war, this time not in the controversial area of ​​Berg-Karabach. The attacks hit Armenian core country. At least a hundred soldiers were killed on both sides. According to Russia, a break of fire, which didn't even last a day.

should the conflict between Armenia and Azerbaijan growing to a war two years ago, this would also have a potentially serious consequences internationally. Russia is allied with Armenia, Azerbaijan is supported by NATO member Turkey. The region also forms an important corridor for oil and gas pipelines, which is why it is already in focus in view of the global energy crisis in the course of the Russian attack war against Ukraine.

Heavy fights between Armenia and Azerbaijan

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On Tuesday evening, the defense alliance of the former Soviet republics had advised Russia, Armenia, Belarus, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan and Tajikistan -On -OVKS about the flared conflict. Russia's President Vladimir Putin took part in the video conference. The Armenian Prime Minister Nikol Paschinjan asked for the help of the military alliance, said Armenian television. Nothing was decided by the OVKS members.

Armeniens Regierungschef Nikol Paschinjan will Unterstützung von der OVKS © LUSI SARGSYAN/AP/PICTURE Alliance Armenia Prime Minister Nikol Paschinjan wants to support the OVKS

The two former Soviet republics in the Caucasus have been betting with each other for decades because of the Berg-Karabach area. Armenians are inhabited, but belongs to Azerbaijan. After the fall of the Soviet Union, Armenian forces secured control of the area in a war from 1992 to 1994 and occupied large parts of Azerbaijan. In 2020, Azerbaijan won its territories and conquered strategically important areas in Berg-Karabach. More than 6000 people were killed in the battles.

shot change also on Tajik-Kirgisian border

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in the middle of the Ukraine War and the flared conflict between the Armenia and Azerbaijan, the two ex-Soviet republics Tajikistan and

Kyrgyzstan again advised. Border posts of the two neighbors allied with Russia fought a change of shooting, as both sides announced. Tajikistan reported a dead and two injuries. Kyrgyzstan said two of his border posts were injured. In addition, there was also a change of shooting at another point in the border.

The two Central Asian countries blamed each other for the latest discussion in the border area. There is always a struggle there. Last year they almost came into war. This time Kyrgyzstan's border protection accused Tajik security forces of having obtained inadmissible positions along the border. The Tajik side, on the other hand, stated that one of its outposts had been shot at without prior provocation by Kyrgyz border guards and attacked with grenades.

Russische Armeepräsenz im verbündeten Tadschikistan (Archivbild) © Juri Rescheto/DW Russian army presence in the allied Tajikistan (archive picture)

Russia called on his two allies to bring the situation on the border back under control, as the Ria Nowosti news agency reported, citing the Foreign Ministry in Moscow.

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mobilization of border police officers who do not move an ear, if not against money. Several -kilometer traffic jams and changing control points. Cars abandoned by families trying to go on foot: some walk over 30 km to cross border posts in the mountains. Sometimes without water, without food, in an icy cold. A few days ago, in Georgia, it was not even possible to cross the Russian border on foot.

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