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Russian Iskander missile system was completely useless, says Armenian Prime Minister

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Russian-made Iskander (SS-26 Stone) ballistic missile systems are “completely useless”, Armenian Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan said yesterday. The Armenian Prime Minister argued that the Iskander ballistic missiles are problematic and useless. This is how Pashinyan responded to former Armenian President Serzh Sargsyan, who stated that he would have used Iskander on the fourth day of […]

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Russia deploys attack helicopters to Nagorno-Karabakh conflict zone

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The Russian military is sending attack helicopters to the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict zone following the start of the peacekeeping operation. According to a press release issued Thursday by the Russian Defense Ministry, An-124 Ruslan military transport aircraft delivered eight Mi-8 transport and Mi-24 attack helicopters of the Russian Aerospace Forces army aviation to the airfield in […]

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Russia deploys troops to Nagorno-Karabakh

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Russia is immediately deploying about 1,960 soldiers to the self-declared Nagorno-Karabakh region in Azerbaijan. According to a press release issued Tuesday by Russian Defense Ministry, the first five Ilyushin Il-76MD Candid airlifters with Russian peacekeepers are heading to Nagorno-Karabakh from Ulyanovsk “The first four Il-76 planes, which are redeploying Russian peacekeepers to the area of performing tasks […]

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Azerbaijan says it ‘accidentally’ shot down Russian Mi-24 helicopter

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Azerbaijan Foreign Ministry announced late Monday that its forces “accidentally” shot down a Mi-24 helicopter belonging to the Russian Army. The foreign ministry of Azerbaijan officially admitted that they shot down this Russian Mi-24. Stated, that it was an “accidental” and “tragic incident”. “The Azerbaijani side offers an apology to the Russian side in connection […]

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Russian Mi-24 helicopter gunship shot down in Armenia

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On Monday, the Mil Mi-24 attack helicopter of the Russian Armed Forces was shot down in Armenia, multiple news outlets reported. The Russian military officials also have confirmed one of its military helicopters crashed in Armenia on Monday. “In Armenia, near the border with Azerbaijan, a Russian Mi-24 helicopter was shot down. He was attacked […]

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Azerbaijani drone blows up Armenian modern air defense system

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On Monday, the Ministry of Defense of Azerbaijan has released footage showed a drone attack targeting an Armenian new Tor-M2KM surface-to-air missile system. On November 9, at 15:50, the modern Tor-M2KM Surface-to-air missile (SAM), which was used against our aviation and placed between the private houses by the enemy in the Khojavend direction of the […]

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Armenia claims it shot down Azerbaijani Bayraktar TB2 combat drone

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On 8 November, the spokesperson for Armenia’s Defense Ministry, Shushan Stepanyan, has reported that its rockets shot down an Azerbaijani Bayraktar TB2 combat drone. At the announcement, Shushan Stepanyan said that at around 13:40 Armenian Air Defense units of the Defense Army shot down another enemy Bayraktar TB2 in the southeastern direction in the disputed […]

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Azerbaijan destroy Armenian Smerch rocket launcher following attack on Barda

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On Friday, the Ministry Of Defense Of Azerbaijan has released footage showed a drone attack targeting an Armenian 280mm BM-30 Smerch rocket launcher. Turkish-made Bayraktar TB2 armed drone operated by the Azerbaijan Air Force has destroyed the Armenian rocket launcher platform which was attacking civilian infrastructure in Barda, eastern Azerbaijan, near Nagorno-Karabakh. “The firing position […]

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Azerbaijan claims it shot down two Armenian Su-25 Frogfoot attack jets

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The Ministry Of Defense Of Azerbaijan claimed Thursday that its Air Defense Forces shot down two Armenian Su-25 Frogfoot attack jets. “On October 29, at about 13:18 and 13:20, the two Su-25 attack aircraft of the Armenian armed forces that attempted to inflict airstrikes on the positions of the Azerbaijan Army in the Gubadli direction of […]

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Iran moves troops to Azerbaijan’s border

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Iranian troops have been moved to the Azerbaijan-Iran border amid conflict in Nagorno-Karabakh, multiple news outlets reported. Locals residents have spotted Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps troop movements along the state border between the Islamic Republic of Iran and Azerbaijan. Some Twitter user wrote: “Dozens of tanks and infantry fighting vehicles, together with soldiers, are heading […]

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