Rusif Huseynov is the co-founder and editor-in-chief of ThePoliticon online political journal.
His main interest is peace and conflict studies, while his focus area covers mainly Eastern Europe, Middle East, Caucasus and Central Asia.
Contact: r.huseynov[at]thepoliticon.net thepoliticon.net
Authors: Rusif Huseynov, Murad Muradov
The fighting that broke out in the Karabakh conflict zone in early April 2016 was the heaviest since the 1994 ceasefire agreement between the belligerent sides, Armenia and Azerbaijan. Part of the long-lasting Karabakh war, the recent clashes, in which the warring parties used heavy weapons took the lives of hundreds of combatants and civilians. The conflict continued for four days and ended with ceasefire.