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Turkish Leader in Russia for Talks on Caucasus War

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Pittsburgh Post-Gazette – Sep 9, 1993 Turkey alarmed by Armenian inroads into Azerbaijan By Deborah Seward The Associated Press MOSCOW – Alarmed by Armenian advances into Azerbaijan, Turkey’s prime minister arrived here yesterday for talks with President Boris Yeltsin on the growing threat of war on NATO’s eastern flank. While on route to Russia, Prime […]

Azeris fire missile at evacuation jet

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Pittsburgh Post-Gazette – Mar 28, 1992 MOSCOW (AP) — A passenger plane evacuating wounded women and children from Nagorno-Karabakh was hit by a heat-seeking missile fired from Azerbaijan yesterday, news reports said, but the pilot landed the burning jet safely. The attack on the blue and white Aeroflot jet came as the two former Soviet […]

Armenia breaks off talks for peace with Azerbaijan

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Pittsburgh Post-Gazette – Feb 5, 1990 MOSCOW (AP) – Armenian negotiator broke off informal peace talks with Azerbaijani and headed home yesterday after accusing them of pressuring Armenians to evacuate two villages in Azerbaijan, a participant said. Armenian leaders also instructed their negotiators in Riga, Latvia, “that the Armenian All-National Movement bad refused to ratify […]

Kasparov decries storming of Baku

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Pittsburgh Post-Gazette – Jan 23, 1990 Chess champ criticizes Gorbachev MOSCOW (AP) – World chess champion Garri Kasparov yesterday condemned the storming of his native city of Baku by Soviet troops, saying too much force was used and that it came too late to save the Armenians. Kasparov, who is of Armenian and Jewish descent […]

Soviet troops told to shoot if needed to quell violence

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Pittsburgh Post-Gazette – Jan 18, 1990 MOSCOW (AP) – The Kremlin authorized the thousands of soldiers it sent to the Caucasus to open fire if necessary yesterday on Armenians and Azerbaijanis fighting in the hills near the disputed territory of Nagorno-Karabakh. Thousands of Armenian refugees poured from the southern republic of Azerbaijan, many beaten or […]

Armenian-Azerbaijani battles kill 37

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Pittsburgh Post-Gazette – Jan 16, 1990 Baku, is “reminiscent of news from the warfront” in World War II, Soviet TV commentator Igor Kudrin said grimly. Izvestia said at least 33 people had died in the past three days in anti-Armenian rampages in Baku, a city of 1.7 million, but that the figure could rise as […]

37 die in Armenian-Azerbaijani battles

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Pittsburgh Post-Gazette – Jan 16, 1990 By John-Thor Dahlburg Associated Press Writer MOSCOW – Hundreds of Azerbaijanis and Armenians fought with submachine guns, helicopters and armored vehicles as brutal ethnic strife that claimed at least 37 lives raged in the Soviet Caucasuses, official reports said yesterday. Facing the most violent flareup in the bloodiest ethnic […]

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