in Russian – https://aga-tribunal.info/shahumyan_1990/
The Shaumyan district (Artsakh) mainly populated with Armenians, in 1921 was illegally included in the newly created Azerbaijan. Armenians opposed this decision for 70 years. From 1988-1992, they opposed the armed attack of Azerbaijan, but on June 13, 1992 the entire area inhabited by Armenians, under the threat of complete destruction, was forcibly deported.
In a video from 11 min: during a rally on August 27, 1990, a soldier of the USSR Armed Forces on the orders of a Gorbachev official began firing into the air from a machine gun.
Video (author Jasmina Ghevondyan, 23 min)
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