A low-level war has broken out anew between Armenia and Azerbaijan in the southeast of the Intermarium, in the Caucasus, just east of the Black Sea. Both sides blame each other for the outbreak of the hostilities.
This unfrozen conflict is simply a continuity of the previous ones that have plagued the area since the First World War. As usual, Russia backs Armenia, and it is a good thing, too. Otherwise, Yerevan would be outmatched. The Armenians not only square off against the Azeris but they fear the looming Turkish danger as well.