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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Meanwhile, the investigation on the case of violence against a soldier in the Armenian armed forces' military unit in the occupied Agdere city of Azerbaijan has stalled.
The scandal erupted in January 2018, when the soldier's mother arrived at the military unit in occupied Agdere for the ceremony of the oath of her son.
This July marks the 24th Anniversary of the invasion illegal occupation forces of Armenia to the Agdere region of Azerbaijan to the north of the Nagorno-Karabakh region.
"The Armenian armed forces have accumulated additional forces and military equipment in the direction of Agdere," the ministry said.
In June 1992, Azerbaijani forces, along with Russians and Chechens, attacked northern Karabakh and captured the town of Mardakert, renaming it Agdere.
An interrogator of the prosecutor's office investigated a criminal offense using firearms in Agdere revealed that these weapons belong to a nearby military unit.
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 late April, among the military units of the Armenian army in occupied Agdere, the number of those who evade service is growing.
"Our powerful army, having cleared part of the Jabrayil and Agdere regions, from the Armenian troops, was able to take control of a big territory."
Hasanov stressed that as a result of counteroffensive operations of the Azerbaijani army in the direction of Agdere, Fizuli, Jabrayil districts in April 2016 and in Nakhchivan in May 2018, Armenian armed forces were withdrawn from some Azerbaijani territories.
"Part of Agdere, Fizuli and Jabrail districts was liberated from the invaders.