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And what if there's a war tomorrow? An expert gave Orda.kz insight into the situation of Kazakhstan's army.

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The most acute socio-economic conflicts and political contradictions are taking place in the modern world. The military-political situation is developing dynamically and the structure and nature of threats to the KZ state are changing qualitatively. /2
In this regard, the role of military force to ensure the political and economic interests of the State has increased significantly.
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#Azerbaijan announced new shelling of positions by #Armenia

The Ministry of Defense of the country counted eight attacks on the positions of the Azerbaijani army.
As Day writes.Az, the Ministry of Defense counted 8 attacks only in the last day. /1
7 of them occurred in the Kalbajar, Gadabay, Tovuz and Lachin directions from different-caliber small arms from positions located in the direction of Basarkechar, Chambyariak, Tovuzgal and Goris districts on the Azerbaijani-Armenian state border. /2
One case is connected with the shelling by members of illegal Armenian armed formations on the territory of Azerbaijan, where Russian peacekeepers are temporarily stationed, of the positions of the Azerbaijani Army stationed in the directions of the Kalbajar district.
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I have never heard about this person, he seems to have almost no qualifications as a historian or academic, in #Azerbaijan'i sources he is referenced highly and called a famous historian, which no one can verify.
Ekozyants tries very hard to convince readers that in history Armenia was always a geographical region, yet again a very childish and amateur approach. It's even more surprising that some people are prone to quoting him as an authoritative source.

#HistoryDistortion
If readers are questioning whether ancient Armenians are genetically similar to their modern descendants, here’s a number of scientific articles on the genetic heritage of the #Armenia'n people showing their existence in #Caucasus since the Bronze Age.

nature.com/articles/ejhg2…
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1. Tomorrow is the birthday of Farida Mammadova, doctor of historical sciences, the last Mohican of Azerbaijani history, the "legend" of Azerbaijani Albanian studies. Let me remind you, that Farida Mammadova was born on August 8, 1936 in Zubovka (now Shirvan city), and died on
2.December 8, 2021 in Shalyan.
She defended her candidate's thesis on "Musa Kalankatly's "Albanian history" as the source of the social structure of Caucasian Albania"in the field of homeland history, and her doctoral dissertation on"Political history and historical geography of
3. Caucasian Albania". More than 100 scientific works have been published.
The main achievements of the Albanian scholar, whose writings always became a topic of discussion, are the following:
The social structure of Albania, the first state of historical #Azerbaijan, the genesis
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❗️ 1) #Azerbaijan controls about 42 sq km of #Armenia's territory, the Armenian MOD responded to my request.

"The total volume of invasion of Azerbaijani Armed Forces units into the sovereign territory of #Armenia since May 2021 is 41.78 sq km."

BUT...
#Artsakh #NagornoKarabakh Image
2) I didn't ask the MOD general data, but "how many sq km of the territory of #Armenia was occupied by #Azerbaijan south of Khoznavar."

The fact of the advance of #Azerbaijan in Nerkin Khand–Bardutakhk confirmed by the MOD #Armenia in response to my previous requests... Image
3) Moreover, according to my estimates, #Azerbaijan controls about 9 sq km of #Armenia|n territory in this area.

At the end of May, the Armenian MFA announced the occupation of more than 45 sq km only (!) in the Sotk-Khoznavar area...
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#Iran is mobilizing Shia Azerbaijani fighters belonging to the Huseyncilar militia. If #Baku invades #Armenia, the militia will invade #Azerbaijan.
the Shia group Huseyncilar, formed by the Quds Force has been active in recent days by holding meetings and recruiting new members. Image
if anyone wants to read more about it : turan.az/ext/news/2021/…
or read about their history here on wikipedia :
en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Islamic_R…
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Update Kaukasus
In #Bergkarabach eskaliert die Lage.
Zwischen aserbaidschanischen Truppen und den Verbänden der "Republik #Arzakh " sind Kämpfe ausgebrochen.
#Azerbaijan ist mit Bodentruppen vorgestoßen und setzt Angriffsdrohnen ein.
Arzach rief Mobilmachung aus.
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Die Lage rund um #Nagornokarabakh im Südkaukasus ist seit Wochenbeginn eskaliert.
Am Montag wurden zunächst vereinzelte Gefechte zwischen aserbaidschanischen Truppen und Arzach-Verbänden beim strategisch wichtigen Lachin-Korridor gemeldet.
Später weiteten sich die Gefechte aus
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Am Dienstag wurde bereits der Einsatz von Minenwerfern gemeldet.
Nur kurze Zeit später hieß es, dass #Azerbaijan auch Kriegsdrohnen einsetzt, und zwar nicht nur zur Aufklärung, sondern auch für Luftangriffe.
#Armenien #Bergkarabach
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‼️There are battles in the area of the Berdzor (Lachin) corridor in #Artsakh. The #Azerbaijan’i Armed Forces have approached the village of Yehtsaoh and are trying to take up a position on a hill adjacent to the road. Battles are fought using a mortar.
There are wounded on the Armenian side.
Earlier today, the secretary of the Security Council of Armenia stated that Azerbaijan's demand to change the route of the Lachin corridor is illegal.
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Wednesday 3 August. Day 161 of #Russia's full scale invasion of peaceful #Ukraine

Welcome to my daily thread, with all the news from, and affecting the war. DMs open for tips (anonymous if preferred)

Thx to those who already supported me.
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Still big problems for #Russia in the occupied south of #Ukraine. British Intel today highlighting the transport links which will hinder their attempts to fend off a Ukraine assault in #Kherson or counter attack here towards #Mykolaiv.
The #Ukraine land assault in #Kherson will come, but #Russia adding 1000s of extra (untrained) conscripts + Wagner mercenaries to the warzone, complicates matters

The invaders now threaten #Zaporizhzhia having failed to take all of #Donetsk

So for now 🇺🇦continues to hit 🇷🇺bases
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🧵THREAD - Latest ceasefire violation breach in #NagornoKarabakh and reports of #Azerbaijan attempting incursions in several areas along the line-of-contact (LoC), what we know so far:

#Armenia
1- At 20:09 hours on 1 August, Karabakhi officials reported that Azeri units opened fire on their military positions along the north and northwestern segments of the LoC, stating they thwarted several incursions. Russian peacekeepers were notified.

1.facebook.com/artsakhdefence…
2- About 11 minutes later, Azeri media started circulating news quoting their defence officials refuting the news, stating that its false information. (1, 2)

1.apa.az/az/herbi/mn-or…
2.haqqin.az/news/255440
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Thread: 18 July 2022: Day 145 of #Russia's invasion of #Ukraine
Latest @DefenceHQ update: #Russia has been using troops flagged as "Wagner" in the recent fighting in Popasna and Lysyschansk to hold down the official casualty figures. To make up manpower, recruitment standards have been lowered, including recruiting criminals from prisons.
#Saudi purchases of #Russia's energy products has increased
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You're in the right place for all the news that matters, both the battlefield and the politics, as #Russia continues to attack #Ukraine

It's Daily🧵#142 of #PutinsWar

If you want to buy me a coffee, the link's in my profile. Thanks to all who have, I'll write personally ASAP.
Overnight #Russia complained of "an attack" by drones inside its borders. Obviously it blamed #Ukraine + published these photos.

Why Ukraine would choose to fire something tiny at a library in a non-descript town in #Belgorod they couldn't explain!

#StandWithUkraine #StopRussia
#Russia closing in on #Siversk in eastern #Ukraine's #Donbas region according to UK Intel.
However the daily update from London highlights more failings of Putin's war machine.

#StopPutinNOW #SaveUkraine
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കഴിഞ്ഞ ദിവസം ലോക ചരക്ക് ഗതാഗതം മാറ്റി മറിക്കുന്ന ഒരു സംഭവം ഉണ്ടായിട്ടുണ്ട്.
#hindustan

INSTC എന്ന ഇന്റർനാഷണൽ നോർത്ത് സൗത്ത് ട്രാൻസ്‌പോർട്ട് കോറിഡോറിൽ ആദ്യമായി ഒരു ട്രയൽ ചരക്ക് നീക്കം തുടങ്ങി.

റഷ്യയിലെ സെയിന്റ് പീറ്റേഴ്‌സിൽ നിന്നും 40 ടണ് ചരക്കുമായി ഒരു കപ്പൽ കാസ്പിയൻ 1
കടലിലിലെ astrakhan തുറമുഖം ലക്ഷ്യമാക്കി നീങ്ങി തുടങ്ങി.
അവിടെ നിന്നും ആ ചരക്ക് കാസ്പിയൻ കടലിലെ ഇറാനിയൻ തുറമുഖം ആയ Anzali യിൽ എത്തും.

പിന്നിട്ട് ആ ചരക്കുകൾ റോഡ് മാർഗ്ഗം ഇറാനിലൂടെ, ഇറാന്റെ തന്നെ, പേർഷ്യൻ ഗൾഫിലെ തുറമുഖം ആയ ബന്ദർ അബ്ബാസ്സിൽ വന്നു ചേരും.

ബന്ദർ അബ്ബാസ് തുറമുഖത് 2
നിന്നും കപ്പലിൽ കയറുന്ന ചരക്ക് ഇന്ത്യൻ തുറമുഖം ആയ നവസേവ എന്ന ലക്ഷ്യ സ്ഥാനത്ത് എത്തും.
ഈ റൂട്ടിൽ വരുമ്പോൾ പരമ്പരാഗത സൂയസ് കനാൽ റൂട്ടിൽ എടുക്കുന്ന 40 ദിവസം എന്നത് 20 ദിവസം ആയി ചുരുങ്ങും.
അതിന് അനുസരിച്ച് ചരക്കു നീക്ക ചിലവും കുറയും.
വാജ്പേയ് ഭരണകാലത്ത് 2002 ഇൽ ഇങ്ങിനെ 3
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Judging by the report to #Putin, yesterday's talks between #Russian Foreign Minister #Lavrov & his Turkish counterpart Çavuşoğlu didn't bring any significant results. They agreed to continue discussing sensitive issues, refraining from harmful to bilateral relations steps
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#Putin was dissatisfied with the result of #Lavrov's visit to #Turkey & talked about the fact that the Turkish side in the negotiation process is seeking tangible concessions to the detriment of #Russian positions. He traditionally gave Lavrov rollicking
2/9
It's important for #Putin to understand the actions of the Turkish leadership & to have close contact with #Erdogan, given the preparation and possible implementation of a geopolitical project in the #Caucasus
3/9
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It begins: Now Albania PR @HoxhaFer intones about @pressfreedom while his @AlMissionUN won't even answer written questions from Inner City Press (unlike the IMF, for example) - Ferit Hoxha is today servicing state media from China #Azerbaijan, #Saudi - hypocrisy
Now @AlMissionUN hands first question to Italian media, which again asks about... Italy. @HoxhaFer says, Grazie! For the softball question? What is his answer about the recently data dumped cases of sex abuse by UN peacekeepers? innercitypress.com/unprs83guterre…
More parochial games - @HoxhaFer gives 3d question to, what else, a reporter in from Albania, to ask a softball qeustion about Kosovo. Ferit Hoxha is reading from notes. Can't take real Press questions? pressfreedomtracker.us/all-incidents/…
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Under construction:

Zangilan International Airport. #Azerbaijan
Under construction: Zangilan mosque. #Azerbaijan
Demolished: "Promavtomatika", a former tea factory in Baku
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When walking through the desert of #Azerbaijan the @outofedenwalk came across hollow boulders at an ancient rock art site called #Gobustan. Archeologists think they were played like Stone Age drums for signaling. #EdenWalk 2/4 nationalgeographic.org/projects/out-o…
The audio of the #Gobustan ‘stone drums’. #EdenWalk 3/4 soundcloud.com/nationalgeogra…
The archeologist should take a few lessons in Vietnam. #EdenWalk #đàn_đá 4/4 youtube.com/embed/trTDTCix…
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Thread. Let's see what this #Eurovision brings.
Laura Pausini is amazing as always.
It's a whole album by Laura Pauisini. #Eurovision
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🧵The Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity 🇦🇿Azerbaijan in the @UNESCO list:

🔹2020 –“NAR BAYRAMI”, traditional pomegranate festivity & culture.

🔹"Pomegranate Festival" is an annual festival in Oct /Nov in Azerbaijan. 1/
ich.unesco.org/en/RL/nar-bayr… Red pomegranate has become a national symbol of our country.
🔹2020 - @UNESCO inscribed "ART OF MINIATURE" on the Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity of Azerbaijan.

🔹This art was emerged mainly as art of book illustration and devoted to scientific, historical and artistic works. 2/
ich.unesco.org/en/RL/art-of-m…
🔹2018 - @UNESCO inscribed "YALLI" dance on the Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage in Need of Urgent Safeguarding of Azerbaijan.

🔹Yalli - a masterpiece of Azerbaijani folk dance. 3/
ich.unesco.org/en/USL/yalli-k… The history of dancing art of Azerbaijan traces its roots fr
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🧵🇦🇿 Multi-Religious, Secular Azerbaijan.

Azerbaijan is a country that practices multiculturalism, a country where people experience multiple religions, languages, and ethnicities every day.

☪️ Around 2000 Mosques
✝️ 13 Churches
✡️7 Synagogues
1/ Baku, Azerbaijan.
🟪✝️5 churches belong to the Orthodox community,4 churches belong to the Georgian Orthodox community,1 church belongs to the Lutheran,1 to the Catholic & 2 to the Alban-Udi religious community.

🟪✡️2 Jewish synagogues are in Baku,2 in Oghuz and 3 in the Red Settlement of Guba.2/ Stamps of 2017 / Azerbaijan
🟪Religion in the Republic of Azerbaijan is separate from the state. All religions are equal before the law.

☦️ Orthodox churches of Azerbaijan below: 3/ Church of Michael the Archangel, Baku Founded in 1850Cathedral of the Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary / Baku,Holy Myrrhbearers Cathedral / Baku, Azerbaijan GroundbreakinAlexander Nevsky Church / Ganja, Azerbaijan Opened in 1887
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In the South #Caucasus there has not been a common response to the invasion of Ukraine. 🇬🇪 is bound to a strategy of “non-deterrence”, 🇦🇲 remains subordinated to Russia’s security interests, and 🇦🇿 pursues its balancing policy.

A thread🧵
#Armenia is the only Russian ally in the South Caucasus. As a result of its defeat in the Second Karabakh War in 2020, Armenia is more reliant than ever on its security partnership with Russia, which leads the government to avoid any statement on the war in Ukraine.
Armenia hosts two Russian military bases - the Russian 102nd Military Base in Gyumri and the Russian 3624th Airbase in Erebuni Airport. Additionally, the Armenian population still living in Karabakh is dependent on Russian peacekeeping troops for its own survival.
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1/ Dear all, many among you have asked me about my opinion on #oil, #logistics, #pipelines, price movements and a reality check on the #german #embargo plans. So I decided to make another explanatory thread. Grab a beer, this may take a while to read.
2/ It has often been said that oil is a global #commodity that travels on the seas. That view is not wrong, but incomplete. In fact, much oil is shipped by pipelines, on all continents. For an imcomplete but illustrative overview, see
en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_o…
3/ Most pipelines either distribute incoming seaborne supplies to inland consumers (e.g., refineries), or they route domestically produced oil to seaports where it is loaded on #tankers.
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Thread: 30 April 2022: Day 66 of #Russia's invasion of #Ukraine
#Russia is in a very unhappy place. Little else that can be said.
#pt: If one was waging a war of aggression under the banner of "denazifying" a neighbouring state, eschewing fascist aesthetic might be considered a propaganda necessity.
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I've been reading about the 1905 clashes between Armenians & Azerbaijanis, the first known inter-ethnic confrontation between the two, and reaffirmed my conviction that the disagreements & subsequent #Armenia-#Azerbaijan wars are the product of the 'divide et impera' policy 1/10
One of the reasons that triggered the bloody events was the underrepresentation of the Muslim population in local city councils. Although the Muslim population of #Baku accounted for around 80% of the electorate, they were entitled to less than a third of the seats. 2/10
Without a significant #Russia'n population in the region, Russians chose to rely on #Armenia'ns as Christians, promoting them to administrative roles. After a while though, seeing the rise of national sentiments among them, they did the contrary, this time betting on Muslims 3/10
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