Roman was buried on his birthday, April 12th, having lost his life during the battles near Jebrail (Jrakan) along with four other high-ranking military officers. He was supposed to return home on the night of April 2nd, but was killed on that day during the Azeri attack. His body was returned to the Armenian side on April 10th. The graduate of St. Petersburg Military Academy (2013 – 2015), Roman Poghosyan devoted 18 years of his life to military service, having earned the rank of a Lieutenant Colonel and becoming the commander of an Artillery unit. Lt. Colonel Poghosyan left behind his wife, Marina, and three children, the 14-year old daughter, Anahit (b. 2002), and the sons, Gagik (b. 2005) and Gor (b. 2009), who currently reside in Yerevan at the home of Marina’s sister, whose husband also lost his life defending the Homeland. The family has expressed interest in permanently relocating to the capital.
Roman Poghosyan’s family was given $1,750.
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