Russia v. Turkey in Nagorno-Karabakh

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Feature Article by Stephen Lendman
Russia v. Turkey in Nagorno-Karabakh

by Stephen Lendman (stephenlendman.org – Home – Stephen Lendman)

Does the three strikes and you're out rule apply to over a month of Azerbaijan launched/Turkish supported fighting in Nagorno-Karabakh (NK below)?

Despite Russia's best efforts to halt fighting in the enclave, it continues without letup.

Sergey Lavrov's discussion on the conflict with his Turkish counterpart Mevlut Cavusoglu belies the seriousness of the situation for Yerevan and Moscow.

Despite the claim by Russia's Foreign Ministry that "(b)oth  ministers stressed that there is no alternative to a peaceful resolution to the problem, and called for an immediate ceasefire and resumption of negotiations through the established OSCE Minsk Group," reality on the ground in NK shows neither Baku or Ankaka intend halting war until their aims are achieved.

On Wednesday, Putin spokesman Dmitry Peskov expressed frustration
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