New Straits Times – Jan 14, 1990
MOSCOW. Sat. Nationalists in the Soviet republic of Azerbaijan have seised control of a city radio station and set up their own security patroll, a Government newspaper said yesterday. The incidents in the city of Lenkoran followed a gunbattle in an Azerbaijani village on Thursday in which a Soviet officer was killed and a sergeant wounded.
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член инициатвной группы защиты прав сумгаитских армян.
Эпоха, сентябрь, 1990 г. (N6)
«Сумгаит» стал символом завершившегося злодеяния против человечества. Об этом говорят с высоких трибун. А иногда и добавляют, что поскольку «сумгаиту» не была своевременно дана политическая оценка, а организаторы преступления не наказаны, то стали возможными организованные преступления в Кировабаде, Баку… В надежде, что постоянная комиссия «по вопросам беженцев…» при Верховном Совете Армении займется, в частности, и вопросом «сумгаита», то считаю нужным дать краткий анализ деятельности следственной группы по «сумгаиту», насколько это позволяют наши знания и имеющиеся у нас материалы.
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September 8, 1989
By BILL KELLER, Special to The New York Times
MOSCOW, Sept. 7— Three senior generals of the Soviet internal security forces were held hostage by a crowd of Azerbaijanis for five hours last week in the disputed territory of Nagorno-Karabakh, officials disclosed today.
The generals, including the commander of all domestic troops for the Soviet Ministry of Internal Affairs, were released in exchange for a promise to transfer two Azerbaijanis accused of being snipers to an Azerbaijani prison, according to an official reached by telephone today in Stepanakert, the capital of Nagorno-Karabakh.
Sarasota Herald-Tribune – Jan 26, 1990
MOSCOW (AP) – Warring nationalists agreed Thursday to a cease-fire along one of the tense battlefronts of the bloody conflict between Armenia and Azerbaijan, TASS said.
The announcement came as Baltic activists, worried that the dispute might affect their own peaceful push for independence, offered to help mediate the blood feud between Armenia and Azerbaijan.
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November 29, 1988
By FELICITY BARRINGER, Special to the New York Times
MOSCOW, Nov. 28— More than 1,400 people were detained overnight for curfew violations in Yerevan, the capital of the uneasy southern republic of Armenia, during the weekend, according to an editor at the official Armenian press agency.
Tension remained high in Armenia and in neighboring Azerbaijan today. But there were no reports of new violence as Soviet military commanders maintained an uneasy peace in Yerevan and the Azerbaijani capital, Baku.
“Armenia is in a state of battle readiness,” Karen Shakhbazyan, an Armenian activist, said today by telephone from Yerevan.
Igor Kudrin, a commentator for state-run Soviet TV, said in a news broadcast today that the latest reports from the region “are reminiscent of news from the war front.”
Herald-Journal – Jan 18, 1990
MOSCOW —The Defense Ministry called up reserve troops yesterday to help 29000 soldiers quell ethnic violence in the Caucasus that has killed at least 66 people and wounded more than 220.
Defense Minister Dmitri T. Yazov said the additional troops were necessary to maintain order and possibly enforce a curfew — a measure authorities in the republic of Azerbaijan have refused to impose despite reports of vicious attacks by Azerbaijani extremists on Armenian residents.
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By John Kohan/Moscow; Lisa Beyer Monday, Jan. 29, 1990
First the buzzer started ringing, then the furious knocking began. Cowering in his apartment in Baku, Ashot Arutyunov, an Armenian retiree, knew better than to open his door. The previous night, Azerbaijani thugs armed with address lists had begun hunting down Armenians house by house. If only he and his family remained quiet, Arutyunov thought, the ominous pounding would stop. Continue reading
Time Monday, Dec. 26, 1988
By JOHN KOHAN YEREVAN
After a harrowing flight aboard the first private American relief plane to reach Armenia, a TIME correspondent encounters extraordinary chaos, anguish and deep suspicion of Moscow among the earthquake’s survivors. The call from the cockpit startled me out of a fitful sleep in the cramped cabin of the chartered Southern Air Transport jet. We had left New York’s City’s John F. Kennedy Airport 14 hours earlier with a crew of six and four passengers, bound for Armenia with almost 85,000 lbs. of medical supplies from AmeriCares, a nonprofit organization based in New Canaan, Conn. In a race for time, we were the first private American group to be airborne with emergency relief for the earthquake victims.
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October 13, 1989
To the Editor:
History knows of no case in which the Supreme Soviet of Azerbaijan has passed a resolution about the internal politics of the United States of America. Such a practice would be difficult to reconcile with the principle of intergovernmental relations based on noninterference in one another’s internal affairs, especially now, when the peoples of our two countries have again begun to hope for peace, friendship and mutual understanding.