An emergency services worker in the street of Stepanakert, December 2, 2020. Photo by the press service of the Russian Ministry of Defence http://mil.ru/russian_peacekeeping_forces/news/more.htm?id=12327996@egNews

03 December 2020, 16:30

In Stepanakert, Russian peacemakers defuse 100 ordnances

During the past 24 hours, Russian militaries defused about 100 ammunition units in Stepanakert, and cleared a school of explosives, after which it resumed classes.

The "Caucasian Knot" has reported that on November 30, the Russian Ministry of Defence (MoD) informed about the return of 55,000 refugees to Nagorno-Karabakh. Peacemakers have helped to resume water and electricity supplies in Stepanakert; and military servicemen are taking part in clearing streets and demining.

The "Caucasian Knot" has drafted a map to show the territories that will pass over to Azerbaijan after the autumn war. Also, the "Caucasian Knot" has published a deployment map of the Russian peacekeepers in Nagorno-Karabakh.

"In total, over 34 hectares of land, about 12 kilometres of roads have been cleared in Nagorno-Karabakh; more than 110 houses and social facilities have been checked; 1077 explosive objects have been found and neutralized," the MoD's website has stated.

This article was originally published on the Russian page of 24/7 Internet agency ‘Caucasian Knot’ on December 3, 2020 at 09:05 am MSK. To access the full text of the article, click here.

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