Azerbaijan And Armenia Could Soon Be At War Again
Azerbaijan has an economy seven times that of Armenia, but the nations are deadlocked in disputed territory, where skirmishes could lead to open war.By Zach Toombs | February 1, 2015
Ukraine isn't the only former Soviet nation facing war. Smaller clashes between Armenia and Azerbaijan could soon mean a return to open battle between the two countries.
Since the fall of the Soviet Union, the region has often seen disputes over land lead to violence, especially in the territory known as Nagorno-Karabakh. That's the area still being fought over today. (Video via SpitakArchGaro1993)
Neighboring Russia has tried to moderate disputes between Armenia and Azerbaijan, despite also supplying both sides with weapons. The past week has seen grenade and mortar attacks from Armenian forces, and Azerbaijan says it's shot down an Armenian drone. (Video via Davit Sofiyan)