Back to school on the Nagorno-Karabakh front line

Nine months after a ceasefire agreement ended 44 days of hostilities that killed more than 7,000 people – mostly young conscripts – tensions in the disputed region of Nagorno-Karabakh are mounting. Armenian and Azerbaijani civilians fear another flare-up, despite the presence of Russian peacekeepers. In this two-part series, we explore life after conflict, even as thousands of civilians on both sides remain in need of assistance. As families around the world gear up for the return to classes, Frederick Gillingham’s short film looks at what children and teachers confronted when they returned to two frontline schools earlier this year.
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