On 19 July 2017, the current President of Artsakh (Republic of Nagorno Karabakh) was reelected through a parliamentary vote of 87%, or 28 Members of Parliament out of 32 voted in his favour. The President will serve his tenure until 2020, when two simultaneous elections, Parliamentary and Presidential will be
A few days ago, on 17 July 2017, word spread of Azeri soldier, Nahid Soltanov, being critically wounded by an Armenian sniper on the line-of-contact near Aghdam. What seemed to be a typical case of a combat loss remains shrouded in mystery. Investigations and public statements from the wounded soldier’s
On the 20 July, Division and Battalion commanders of the 1st Army Unit have started a 5-day training aimed at reinforcing individual capacities and practical decision-making abilities. Besides he latter, theoretical and methodological courses have focused on the rapid organisational and mobilisation capacity very highly regarded by the officers.
Armenia’s Minister of Defence, Vigen Sargsyan, paid a visit to a few military outposts on the line-of-contact as well as several military bases in Artsakh on 15 July 2017. He was accompanied by high ranking military officials from both Armenia and Artsakh. The visit was aimed at inspecting and promoting
From 8-10 July 2017, military drills by in Nagorno Karabakh are underway, conducted by the country’s armed forces. The drills are a continuation of a series of military exercises to develop the defensive capacity of the Armenian forces even further. This time, the drills (at an unspecified location) simulated a
On 7 July 2017, Azeri Defence Minister Zakir Hasanov officially paid a visit to the line of contact with Nagorno Karabakh. His visit included the village of Alkhanlu, site of numerous artillery and rocket exchanges between the two sides in recent days. His visit is aimed at raising the morale
Armenian military cameras on the line of contact between Nagorno Karabakh and Azerbaijan filmed Azeri TR 107 rocket’s being fired at Armenian positions. The TR 107’s were fired from the village of Alkhanlku in south western Azerbaijan, on the outskirts of the village. Village of Alkhanli, Azerbaijan showing