The children of Farahli


The sound of gunfire is common, but students are determined to attend classes and push on with their studies. The children of Farahli and other border villages have always lived with insecurity, landmines and other disruptions to their lives; they cannot remember a time when it was any other way. Despite current tensions, Armenia and Azerbaijan were on friendly terms during the Soviet era. People used to cross the border for work, trade or to see friends.


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