As the eyes of the Western media are fixed on the results of the American elections and the success of Joe Biden, the war between Armenia and Azerbaijan in Nagorno-Karabakh reached a new level yesterday, when troops Baku have seized the city of Shushi, a few kilometers south of the regional capital Stepanakert, a city all the more strategic as it controls the main axis of communication between the regional capital and Armenia. Unlike the conflict that struck the region thirty years ago, the Azeri forces, much superior in number, and massively supported by Turkey, now impose themselves against the Armenian troops, not without paying a very important price, both in terms of materials than in human life.
If theAzerbaijan made rapid progress at the start of the conflict, recording many successes in particular because of the massive use of drones and stray munitions, this progression has slowed down sharply in recent weeks, with the arrival of autumn and bad weather, making the electro-optical systems of air assets much less effective. With their air support barely out of play, the Azeri troops found themselves in a scenario comparable to that of the 90s, facing Armenian forces which were extremely mobile and combative, inflicting heavy losses on them, and making any progress both difficult and difficult. very expensive.
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