Living in the Shadow of Ani. Eastern Turkey. - Genevieve Hathaway
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Guard Tower Outside of Ani

An abandoned guard tower outside the main wall of Ani stands as a reminder of the Russian-Armenian-Turkish conflict along these borders in recent years. Until, 2013 travelers could not visit this region. The ruins of Ani are still under contention between the Turkish and Armenian governments.An abandoned guard tower outside the main wall of Ani stands as a reminder of the Russian-Armenian-Turkish conflict along these borders in recent years. Until, 2013 travelers could not visit this region. The ruins of Ani are still under contention between the Turkish and Armenian governments. Off in the distance are the hills of Armenia.

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