Mardakert

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Mardakert

 

an urban-type settlement and center of Mardakert Raion, Nagorno-Karabakh Autonomous Oblast (Azerbaijan SSR). Located 62 km north of Stepanakert and 41 km southwest of the Barda railroad station. Population, 5,700 (1970). Mardakert has a butter and cheese dairy, a winery, and a small industries combine.

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Armenia's reconnaissance and sabotage group attacked the positions of Azerbaijani armed forces in the direction of Azerbaijan's Aghdam and Agdere regions on the night of August 1-2.
In June 1992, Azerbaijani forces, along with Russians and Chechens, attacked northern Karabakh and captured the town of Mardakert, renaming it Agdere.