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    Armenia-Azerbaijan Conflict; Fight Over Indigenous People’s Fishing Rights; Russiagate Drama

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    Fierce fighting continues over the Nagorno-Karabakh region, as casualties mount daily.

    Daniel Lazare, investigative journalist and author of “America's Undeclared War,” joins us to discuss the the longest-running land conflict in the former Soviet Union, occurring in the region of Nagorno-Karabakh. Since Sunday, Azerbaijani troops have been fighting forces from Nagorno-Karabakh and the Armenian , leaving nearly 100 people dead and perhaps hundreds more injured so far. What's behind the madness?

    Shelly Martin, who made history last year as the first Mi'kmaq woman to be appointed as adjudicator of the Small Claims Court of Nova Scotia, joins us to discuss the fight over fishing rights happening in Nova Scotia, . The Sipekne'katik First Nation is exerting what the nation says are its clear rights to fish for lobsters in St. Mary's Bay. That has triggered standoffs with non-Indigenous commercial fishers in the area, who have gathered to harass Mi'kmaq fishers, seem to have been behind cutting Mi'kmaq trap lines and otherwise disturbing their traps and at least once gathered at the home of one of the Mi'kmaq's customers to intimidate them. It seemed like there was really the potential for violence there last week, but the Mi'kmaq fishers did haul in their first lobster harvest, which was shared as a victory on social media.

    Jim Kavanagh, editor of The Polemicist, joins us to discuss several news stories, beginning with: is Russiagate finally done? “The…

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