The landlocked mountainous region of Nagorno-Karabakh is the subject of an unresolved dispute between Azerbaijan and Armenia. The territory is internationally considered to be part of Azerbaijan, but mostly governed by the Republic of Artsakh (formerly named Nagorno-Karabakh Republic), a de facto independent state with an Armenian ethnic majority. A ceasefire signed in 1994 provided for two decades of relative stability, which significantly deteriorated along with Azerbaijan’s increasing frustration with the status quo, at odds with Armenia’s efforts to cement it.
– In September 2020 the heaviest fighting is the long-running conflict have started.
– November 2020: Some areas featured in this video are now territory of Azerbaijan. Most notably the town of Susha. The Hunot Gorge is from 0:00 – 0:30 and images from the city are at 1:09 to 1:38
Shooting locations: Stepanakert, Sushi, Gandzsar Monastery, Askeran Fortress, Zontik waterfall, Zuar Hot Springs