Stepanakert


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Ste•pa•na•kert

(ˌstɛp ə nəˈkɛərt)

n.
the capital of the Nagorno-Karabakh Autonomous Region, within Azerbaijan. 33,000.
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Congressional Armenian Caucus Co-Chairs Frank Pallone (D-NJ), Jackie Speier (D-CA), David Valadao (R-CA) and Vice-Chair Adam Schiff (D-CA) congratulated the people of Artsakh on the 30th anniversary of the liberation movement with powerful videos first broadcast at February 13th celebrations in the Republics capital, Stepanakert.
THE CPFA (Political Centre for Foreign Affairs- Brussels) organised, in collaboration with the Presidency of Armenia, an International Conference in Stepanakert for the celebration of the 25th Anniversary of the Liberation of Artsakh (Nagorno-Karabakh).
Anahit Danielyan, who heads the Stepanakert Press Club, says she used to try to stay in touch online with Azerbaijani journalists.
Recently, the Nagorno-Karabakh authorities threatened to re-open an airport in the self-declared republic's capital of Stepanakert, attracting sharp criticism from Azerbaijani officials.
The republic with a population of about 140,000 and whose capital is Stepanakert declared independence shortly before the collapse of the Soviet Union and controls more than 10 percent of what is deemed Azerbaijan territory.
The escalation in 2008 was also ensuing from Kosovo's declaration of independence from Serbia on 17 February 2008, which was immediately recognized by Western powers and welcomed in Stepanakert.
But away from the frontline, in the region's quiet little capital, Stepanakert, there is a greater feeling of security.
The next interruption occurred when I mentioned nay travels to Nagorno Karabakh's capital city, Stepanakert.
On a hill overlooking the capital, Stepanakert, is the massive two-headed statue "Papik-Tatik" or "Grandfather-Grandmother" that has since become a symbol of the conflict.
Entire blocks of the capital of Stepanakert remain destroyed by heavy shelling.
MIAMI -- One Laptop per Child (OLPC), a nonprofit organization whose mission is to provide every child in the world access to new channels of learning, sharing and self-expression, announced today that the Nagorno-Karabakh Republic (NKR) has launched the deployment stage of its New Educational Strategy (NUR) with the distribution of 3,300 XO laptop computers to children and teachers in 16 schools in Stepanakert, Shushi and Karin Tak.