Russia Deploys Troops for Nagorno-Karabakh Peacekeeping

Russian peacekeeping forces arrived in Armenia on November 10 after a peace deal between Armenia and Azerbaijan was announced to stop conflict in the Nagorno-Karabakh region.

The agreement caused public anger in Armenia, where protesters stormed the parliament; it was welcomed with celebrations in Azerbaijan.

The Russian Ministry of Defense said the first deployment of troops landed in Yerevan before heading to Nagorno-Karabakh, where they are expected to remain for five years under the agreement. Credit: Ministry of Defence Russia via Storyful

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