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Artsakh 6 (Shusha) | by Malcs P
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Artsakh 6 (Shusha)

Abandoned houses that probably belonged to ethnic Azerbaijani Muslims before the city was captured by Armenian forces during the Nagorno-Karabakh war, in 1992. Shusha was apparently the only large settlement in Artsakh that had a predominantly Azerbaijani population. It has been resettled by Armenian refugees from other parts of Azerbaijan and from Armenia itself.


In response to a comment from Jack below, I should clarify that the large building at top of frame is the Ghazanchetsots cathedral, built between 1868 and 1887.

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Taken on October 12, 2011