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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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.