The messy reality on the ground in Kelbajar illustrates the difficulties to come in implementing the general principles of the ceasefire agreement.
Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan is facing anger and scheming opposition figures following the country’s capitulation to Azerbaijan.
The deal left unmentioned critical issues like the final status of Nagorno-Karabakh and Turkey’s role in implementing the ceasefire.
An anti-government rally was broken up by police, who dragged away several of the leaders. Ruling party officials, meanwhile, are laying low since capitulating to Azerbaijan.
About 40,000 civilians have fled from Karabakh into Armenia, where they are being accommodated in schools, hotels, and in volunteers’ homes.