The month of May saw significant moments in developments in the Karabakh War when, from 1991-94, Armenia and Azerbaijan fought over the tiny enclave predominantly populated by Armenians but belonging (since Soviet times) to Azerbaijan.
On May 9, 1992, Shushi, a city of strategic significance overlooking Karabakh’s capital, Stepanakert, was “liberated” by Armenian forces.
And on May 17, 1994, a ceasefire agreement was signed in Moscow.
To mark the 10 th anniversary of that ceasefire, ArmeniaNow looks back at the war through the lenses and recollections of four veteran photographers who covered the fighting.
This week, we remember the way things were. Next week, in another Special Edition of 10 stories and 40 photographs, we will report on contemporary Karabakh; its achievements, its challenges to be recognized as an independent republic, and its legacy of living with war . . .