The same applies to medications. People in need of specialized care cannot receive life-saving medications. Cancer patients are forced to postpone treatment, and children in need of emergency care do not receive the help they need.
The blockade began early in the morning on December 12. The Lachin corridor is regulated by the ceasefire agreement that Armenia and Azerbaijan signed together with Russia after the 2020 war.
Russia is authorized to guard the corridor with a peacekeeping contingent to ensure free movement between Armenia and Nagorno-Karabakh. But the Russian peacekeepers guarding the road said they could do nothing.