Nagorno-Karabakh Autonomous Region


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Nagorno-Karabakh Autonomous Region

an administrative division in S Azerbaijan. In 1990--94 Armenian claims to the region led to violent unrest and fighting between national forces. Capital: Stepanakert. Pop.: 143 000 (2000 est.). Area: 4400 sq. km (1700 sq. miles)
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In the late 80s, separatism, which Armenians started in the Nagorno-Karabakh Autonomous Region of Azerbaijan SSR, was accompanied by a gross violation of the USSR Constitution and the laws of the Azerbaijan SSR.