The latest ceasefire violation reports were made available by the respective Defence Ministries of Azerbaijan and Nagorno Karabakh. Amid what appear to be heightened tensions between the parties, each side saw a loss the past week according to the news reports from Armenia, Azerbaijan and Nagorno Karabakh. Reported daily ceasefireContinue Reading

On Saturday, 04 May, a soldier from the Nagorno Karabakh military was shot in the head by  an Azeri bullet according to official sources. The injured, 21-year-old Aganik Zorogliyan was evacuated to a hospital and operated on, currently he is in critical condition. The incident occurred in the southern regionContinue Reading

According to the latest ceasefire violation reports on the line-of-contact between Nagorno Karabakh and Azerbaijan, discrepancies continue to exist between the figures published by the military authorities of both sides. According to the Azeri military authorities, there were 716 violations by the Armenian side during the month of April, downContinue Reading

With the latest ceasefire violation report cases available from official sources,  one can still spot discrepancies in ceasefire violation reporting. According to the Armenian military officials in Nagorno Karabakh, the situation has not changed much from last year, however, Azeri military officials show a 30% decrease in ceasefire violations fromContinue Reading

Concluding the first three months of the year, ceasefire violation reports continue to show conflicting figures. Official ceasefire violation cases are published by the Ministries of Defence of both Azerbaijan and Nagorno Karabakh, nonetheless there continues to be a discrepancy between the two figures. Official reports from military authorities inContinue Reading

On Thursday, 28 March 2019, the OSCE mission to the Caucasus conducted another ceasefire monitoring mission along the line-of-contact between the de facto Nagorno Karabakh and Azerbaijan. According to authorities in Stepanakert (known by the Azeri side as Khankendi), the mission took place at military outposts just northwest of theContinue Reading

Military officials in Yerevan published a statement concerning a border skirmish incident on 26 March in the vicinity of a military outpost near the village of Berdavan. According to official news, an Azeri military unit had commenced engineering work to further their trench system closer to Armenian positions. Armenian troopsContinue Reading

On 18 March 2019, Azeri conscript Aqil Hümbetov was apparently killed on the line-of-contact in southeastern Nagorno Karabakh (southwestern Azerbaijan) near the village of Chojuk Merjanli.  Humbetov, a native of the village of Çay Qaraqoyunlu, in the Sheki region. According to Azeri media outlet, the information was provided byContinue Reading

According to the latest ceasefire violation reports of the Nagorno Karabakh Ministry of Defence,  this last week (10-16 March 2019) around 250 violations were reported, with an approximate projectile count of 3.000. Besides the latter, on 13 March, official reports stated that between 10.35-11.15 hours,  nine  60 mm mortar roundsContinue Reading

The OSCE mission to Nagorno Karabakh (NK) carried out a ceasefire violation monitoring mission along the southern segment of the line-of-contact with Azerbaijan, between the regions of Hadrut (NK) and Füzuli (Azerbaijan). Observing on the Azeri side were OSCE representatives Simon Tiller (UK) and Martin Schuster (Germany), while engaged onContinue Reading

The latest reports on ceasefire violations along the line of contact between Azerbaijan and Nagorno Karabakh.  Azeri officials reported 135 incidents the first 6 days of March compared to 649 incidents during the same six-day period last year. On 27 and 28 February, the Azeri authorities recorded ceasefire violations withContinue Reading