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13 August 2018

7 Ways a Strong Kashatagh Benefits Artsakh and Armenia

What is Kashatagh? Formerly known as Lachin, it is Artsakh's largest region, the vital land-bridge that connects Artsakh to Armenia, making them effectively one. After 70 years of Azerbaijani rule, this historically Armenian province was liberated in the early nineties. Today, the region is being actively resettled and offers new life to Armenian families.

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27 July 2018

Another Family Will Soon Have a Renovated Home in Artsakh

Papag Stepanyan, together with his family of five, lives in the Van village of Southern Kashatagh, where he resettled in 1998. All this time, the family has lived in very poor housing conditions. This is about to change.

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19 July 2018

Exploring Economic Prospects for Artsakh - A New Internship Program

Meet Tatevik Sargsyan, Vahe Azizyan and Ararat Sahakyan – 3 young specialists from Armenia who are currently in Artsakh with the mission to explore new development prospects for the local bee-keeping, honey-production and related spheres.

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29 June 2018

Village Life in Artsakh's Borderlands: Photo Story

A deep connection to the land, a strong sense of community and simplicity of living – this is what life in these villages is all about. We spent the past few days in some of the most remote villages of Artsakh, talking to people and hearing their stories. These villages are where the Armenian world starts, it is where Armenian life starts, and we think it is important for each of us to learn about the people who live here. Very soon, we will share with you the stories we have been fortunate to collect here. But for now, enjoy these images of village life in two of Artsakh’s liberated districts – Kashatagh and Hadrut.

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Find out about the impact created by the Tufenkian Foundation by exploring the interactive map of our past, completed and ongoing initiatives in Artsakh and Armenia.

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CURRENT PROJECTS IN ARTSAKH

Artsakh
18 November 2017

Expansion and Development of the Arajamugh Village

Established in 2004, Arajamugh village is one of the largest projects implemented by the Foundation. This is no accident, as resettling and developing Artsakh’s liberated territories is one of our highest priorities.

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Artsakh
18 November 2017

Housing for Wounded Soldiers

In 2016, Artsakh suffered unprecedented violence as Azerbaijan launched unprovoked assaults alongits eastern border. This escalation has been known as the “April War” or “Four-Day War.”

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Artsakh
18 November 2017

Resettlement of Kashatagh

Kashatagh (formerly Lachin) is the vital landbridge connecting Karabakh to Armenia. It thus guarantees Karabakh ’s existence, while bolstering the security of Armenia as well. NKR President Bako Sahakian recently declared: “Karabakh exists as long as Kashatagh exists.”

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Artsakh
18 November 2017

Economic Development

Artsakh’s liberated territories possess abundant, fertile land – ideal for cultivation of fruits and grains.

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