Frozen War Thaws in Russian Backyard as Karabakh Flares

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  • Casualties rise in frontline clashes between Armenians, Azeris
  • Full-scale fighting could threaten energy infrastructure

Members of the armed forces of Nagorno-Karabakh at their post along the line of contact with Azerbaijani forces in the eastern direction.

Photographer: Brendan Hoffman/Getty Images

As Russian President Vladimir Putin plunges deeper into his military adventure in Syria, the specter of an older war much nearer to his own doorstep is reawakening.

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