KALBAJAR, Azerbaijan—Charred homes and businesses line the main road that cuts through the mountain villages in this part of the South Caucasus. A faint smell of smoke hangs in the air. On the side of one torched building someone has scrawled a parting message: “We will be back.”

The ethnic Armenian inhabitants of the area are fleeing this land that is to be turned over to Azeri forces on Nov. 25 as part of a Russian-brokered peace deal between Armenia and Azerbaijan. And they are determined to destroy whatever they can’t…

CEVAP VER

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