April battles

Armenia vainly looks into past

More than three years ago, the unfinished war between Armenia and Azerbaijan over Nagorno-Karabakh, which began in the wake of the collapse of the Soviet Union nearly three decades ago, broke out into its most heated period since the ceasefire agreement signed in 1994. Yerevan suffered heavy losses in these battles. Azerbaijan regained control over some of its occupied territories during the ‘four-day war’.
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Pashinyan reinstates generals who lost April battles

The defeat in the April 2016 battles led to the deepest political crisis in Armenia, ending with a change of power in this country. The new Armenian government promised to achieve serious changes in all sectors of life, including an increase in the combat capability of the army. Moreover, Defense Minister David Tonoyan made a series of populist statements, including a promise to seize new Azerbaijani territories.
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