Authorities in Stepanakert, Nagorno Karabakh are currently extending the benefits for military officers by allocating newly constructed homes for families. In recent years, Stepanakert, as well as other cities in Nagorno Karabakh have seen the rise of new buildings allocated to military staff. One of the biggest projects currently underwayContinue Reading

Official news got out today, 11 August 2017, that the Armenian military has started the construction of new trenches, fortifications and roads, as well as the strengthening of older military positions.  The news of these new undertakings was made public in an official interview by Colonel Hrayr Atoyan, who alsoContinue Reading

On 06 August 2017, news got out of Azeri conscript soldier Nicat Ilyasov’s death only 8 days after he started military service. Ilyasov registered at his native city,  Yevlakh’s military commissioner’s office on 22 July 2017,  he suffered from severe migraines but was told he was “fit for military service,Continue Reading

The Defence Minister of Nagorno Karabakh Levon Mnatsakanyan gave an exclusive televised interview on 30 July 2017. During his interview he discussed the current situation of tensions between Armenia-Nagorno Karabakh and Azerbaijan, highlighted the latest achievements of the Armenian military forces and shared his opinion on many important issues relatingContinue Reading

On 30 July 2017, in a rare publication Azeri media outlets gave news of the death of 24-year old Azeri Armed forces Lieutuenant Akbarli Huseyn, killed on the northern segment of the Armenia-Azeri border. Huseyn was a native of Eçara village in the Jelilabad region of Azerbaijan. Huseyn was allegedlyContinue Reading

In a rare statement, Armenia’s Minister of Defence Vigen Sargsyan in a rare warning message to the Azeri authorities reiterated that Armenia had not carried out any military operations along the border with Azerbaijan and that the Armenian Armed Forces never seek to target civilian settlements and that “any claimsContinue Reading

On 25 July 2017, Baku’s military authorities accused Armenia of firing from an unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) on a military outpost near the village of Terter and injuring Azeri serviceman Muraz Babakishyev. News spread through several Azeri media outlets with a very similar message being published by each one. No other detailsContinue Reading

On 23 July 2017 at around 06.30 hours, the body of Armenian conscript sergeant Vardan Melkonian found hanging in an area outside of his undisclosed military base.  The incident is not being treated as a suicide until the current investigation is concluded, however initial signs show that it may be.Continue Reading

For two days now, starting the 21 July 2017, border outposts near the villages of Chinari and Barekamavan in northeastern Armenia have come under fire from Azeri outposts. Barekamavan’s village mayor Jonik Mikayelyan confirmed that there have been no injuries nor physical damage to the village, nonetheless villagers were forcedContinue Reading

On 21 July 2017 news spread of yet another death of an Azeri conscript soldier, that of  Dayandur Azizli (Azeri. Dayandur Əzizli) native of  Sheki. Without any comments from government authorities, news has spread through social media  (particularly his Facebook account) and several opposition media outlets such as Meydan TV. AzizliContinue Reading

News has spread of Azeri conscript Nahid Soltanov’s death from his woulds. His death was confirmed by his brother Elchin Soltanov to Azadliq News reporters  today.  Soltanov was buried in his village of Qizilburun near the city of Shirvan. Meydan TV also obtained information on the case by the family, whoContinue Reading

On 22 July 2017, Artsakh’s Ministry of Defence (officially called the Defence Army) published its biannual report regarding the developments on the line-of-contact.  With special monitoring mechanisms, the military authorities concluded that between January and July 2017 the ceasefire was was violated by Azerbaijan 9.000 times, with around 120.000 roundsContinue Reading