Lachin corridor

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Lachin corridor a six-kilometer mountain corridor in Azerbaijan that connects Armenia and Nagorno-Karabakh.[1] The territory of the corridor today consists of three settlements: the villages of Zabukh, Sus and the city of Lachin.

After the First Nagorno-Karabakh War in 1994, the area was occupied by the Nagorno-Karabakh Republic. Following the 2020 Nagorno-Karabakh war it is now controlled by Russian peacekeepers.

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  1. Uhlig M.A. The Karabakh war / World Policy Journal, Vol. 10, No. 4 (Winter, 1993/1994), pp. 47-52 Published by: Duke University Press
    Since May 1992, however, it has taken on grim strategic importance as the «Lachin Corridor» — a key military link between Armenia and the mountain territory of Nagorno- Karabakh, where ethnic war has raged since that Armenian-dominated enclave declared its desire to secede from Turkish-speaking Azerbaijan in 1988. At the now-deserted border town of Lachin, which gives the corridor its name, the distance between Armenia and Nagorno- Karabakh is a mere six kilometer