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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Despite the ceasefire, there are frequent exchanges of fire along the line of contact; in 2008 a skirmish in the Mardakert region led to losses on both sides, though both sides refute the number of casualties provided by the other side.
On 4 July 1992 Azeris captured Mardakert, the largest town in the north of Nagorno-Karabakh, and moved on Stepanakert.
In June 1992, Azerbaijani forces, along with Russians and Chechens, attacked northern Karabakh and captured the town of Mardakert, renaming it Agdere.