On 6 November Nagorno Karabakh’s Defence minister, Karen Abrahamyan, visited a series of military installations along the northern segment of the line-of-contact (LOC).  A key part of the visit, as officially stated, was following up on renovation work at undisclosed military installations, which seek to improve the operational capacity ofContinue Reading

Five Azeri and two Armenian servicemen killed these past days, with one of them being a combat death, and the remainder under unspecified circumstances. The 18 September brought about news about the death of Azeri border guard, Senan Huseynov, one month before he was to be demobilised. The reasons forContinue Reading

Today, reports got out of an Armenian conscript defecting to the Azeri side on the southern segment of the line-of-contact. According to reports, the individual involved is 19-year-old Arayik Ghazarian, who left his military outpost at around 12.00 hours and proceeded to cross the highly-militarised neutral zone towards Azeri militaryContinue Reading

On the early morning of 24 July, Armenian serviceman, conscript Volodya Galoyan’s body was found around 50 metres from his undisclosed military outpost along the line-of-contact between Nagorno Karabakh and Azerbaijan. An initial inquiry into the case revealed that Galoyan had unsuccessfully fired upon his superior at his military outpostContinue Reading

On 13 July, reports from military authorities in Stepanakert got out that 20-year-old serviceman Artyom Khachatryan, was killed by Azeri forces.  The incident occurred at a military outpost on the northern segment of the line-of-contact. Khachatryan was from the village of Malishka in central Armenia and was set to finishContinue Reading

Yesterday, 12 June, the Azeri Defence ministry reported on a near hit of one of its drones by Armenian anti-air defence missile over south eastern Nagorno Karabakh. The report stated that the Armenian side fired on an Azeri drone during a planned training flight with two OSA anti-air missiles.  GeospatialContinue Reading

Azeri military officials reported the loss of a serviceman today on the line-of-contact near the city of Tartar, corresponding to the Martakert region of Nagorno Karabakh on the other side.   The official report stated among other things: “On 09 June Azerbaijani Army serviceman Elshan Khalilov Vugar oglu was martyred asContinue Reading

Official information on reported ceasefire violations was published today by the Nagorno Karabakh (officially known as Artsakh) Defence Ministry. This last week has seen a rise in reported ceasefire violations by Azerbaijan, as reported by the Armenian side, with 250 reported incidents amounting to around 2.500 projectiles being fired onContinue Reading