Sources from within Azerbaijan were able to access the area affected by the blast of Azerbaijan’s biggest ammunition depot in the moments that followed the blast on 27 August 2017. The following show debris scattered in the areas adjacent to the blast, some a few kilometres from the centre ofContinue Reading

An explosion has rocked Azerbaijan’s biggest ammunition depot today in Syazan region near the capital Baku, as a result, officially six people have been hospitalised with no fatalities. Some sources from inside the country have confirmed several fatalities, however the country’s military authorities have not commented on any fatalities. TheContinue Reading

Today, on 27 August 2017, Armenian soldier died in the Central Military Hospital of Stepanakert from wounds sustained in an exchange of fire on the Nagorno Karabakh-Azerbaijan border, according to an Azeri media source, the skirmish took place in Martakert region. Armenian military authorities in Karabkah announced that 26-year-old Artak Bisharyan wasContinue Reading

Russian leader Vladimir Putin received his Armenian counterpart Serj Sargsyan today, 23 August 2017, during what was an official meeting in the Russian coastal city of Sochi. Putin had three important meetings that same day, with Israeli leader Benjamin Nethanyahu and the Vatican’s Secretary of State Pietro Parolin besides Armenia’sContinue Reading

Through social media sites and other sources from within Azerbaijan, news has emerged of the death of Rahman Musayev, a conscript doing compulsory military service in the Azeri Armed Forces. On 11 August 2017, Mustafayev was transported to a hospital in the city of Ganja from Aghdam region, he hadContinue Reading

Azerbaijan’s Air Force tested out several Su-25 fighter-bomber aircraft in Nakhichevan on 23 August 2017, in what is one of the first cases of military aircraft being tested out by Baku in Nakhichevan. In a video made public by the Azeri Defence Ministry, the video shows at least two aircraft being testedContinue Reading

Recently a few articles were published on the authorities in Baku building up military forces in the province, or how it is officially known, the Autonomous Republic of Nakhichevan. This region of Azerbaijan, which is also the stronghold of current President Ilham Aliyev’s Nakhichevani elite, borders Armenia to the southwestContinue Reading

The detained suspect photographed by Military authorities.    On 17 August 2017, the charred remains of Armenian serviceman Vardan Grigoryan were found in a car belonging to him near a ditch in the region of Tavush, Armenia. 32-year-old Grigoryan, who was a native of Nerkin Karmiraghbyur village apparently had anContinue Reading

This last week, starting 16 August 2017, numerous soldiers and officers serving in Artsakh’s military forces were handed awards as a token of appreciation for their distinguished service. The news comes as Tigran Abrahamian, an advisor to Artsakh’s President Bako Sahakyan, made public that $15.000 had been given to theContinue Reading

On 14 August 2017 19-year old army conscript Arman Movsisyan was shot and killed by Azeri fire at a border outpost in the northeastern region of Martakert in Nagorno Karabakh. The incident happened around 11.00h local time, when Movsisyan was shot by most likely an Azeri sniper. He sustained severeContinue Reading

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