Russian sappers used the Uran-6 robotic complex during the demining of one of the areas of the airport in Stepanakert, the Russian Defense Ministry told Izvestia on Friday, December 11.
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It is noted that the use of the Uran-6 complex increases the productivity of work on cleaning the area from explosive objects.
In addition, Russian peacekeepers carried out engineering reconnaissance and demining of the area along the gas pipeline on the Stepanakert-Shusha road, as well as in the area of Ajapnyak Street in the capital of Nagorno-Karabakh.
“In total, engineering units in Nagorno-Karabakh have cleared more than 80 hectares of territory, 24.8 km of roads, 168 housing buildings and six socially significant objects, 4577 explosive objects have been found and neutralized,” the defense ministry explained.
Ammunition is destroyed at a special training ground, and those that cannot be evacuated are destroyed on the spot with the necessary security measures ensured.
The day before, the Ministry of Defense reported that Russian sappers had cleared about 5 hectares of territory on the outskirts of Stepanakert, 500 meters of roads and 24 buildings in a day, and six unexploded ordnance were cleared.
The hostilities in Nagorno-Karabakh, which began in connection with the next round of the conflict, stopped on November 10, after Armenian Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan, Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev and Russian leader Vladimir Putin signed an agreement on November 9.
The document, among other things, provides for the introduction of Russian peacekeepers into the region, the exchange of prisoners between the parties to the conflict, the transfer of a number of regions of the region to Baku, the return of refugees to the NKR.