UEFA Reschedules Matches Amidst Military Conflict in Nagorno-Karabakh

UEFA Reschedules Matches Amidst Military Conflict in Nagorno-Karabakh
On 6 October 2020, the European football’s governing body announced that two UEFA Nations League matches would be moved to neutral venues due to the ongoing military escalation in the South Caucasus region of Nagorno-Karabakh.

In 1988, on the eve of the Soviet Union’s collapse, Armenians from the neighboring region of Nagorno-Karabakh started massive demonstrations in favor of unification with Armenia. Tensions in the area grew, and on 10 December 1991, a referendum, which was boycotted by the local Azeri community, was held and the...

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