Nagorno Karabakh, the mountainous territory between Azerbaijan and Armenia, is one of the "frozen conflicts" left unresolved from the collapse of the Soviet Union. Ethnic Armenians were victorious in a vicious war with Azerbaijan but no government, not even Armenia, has given Nagorno Karabakh the international recognition it seeks. The war was just as ambiguous for its combatants, among them the citizen soldiers of Armenia. We see the results in these excerpts from "A Story of People in War & Peace," a film by Armenia's Vardan Hovhannisyan who won the prize for best new documentary filmmaker at the 2007 Tribeca Film Festival in New York.
This documentary is edited as part of Pulitzer Center-sponsored project "Caucasus in Context" (http://bit.ly/uoPzu0).