A group of workers rests during the lunch break inside a ruined building in the city of Shushi. Before the Nagorno-Karabakh War the city was the main cultural center of Karabakh, also known as “Paris of the Caucasus”. With more than three quarters of the buildings being destroyed during the war, the city has begun the reconstruction of historical buildings with a special architectural and historical value. Shushi, Nagorno-Karabakh, 18 September 2008.

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building  conflict  men  nagorno-karabakh  political instability  poverty  reconstruction  shushi  unrecognized state  war  workers

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Nagorno Karabakh