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(1982 - April 2, 2016) The native of Gyumri, Lieutenant Colonel Aleksan Arakelyan was born in a military family and was a graduate of the Vazgen Sarkissian Military Academy (class of 2004). In 2006, he got married and moved to Artsakh with his wife, Mary,...

(1996 – April 2, 2016)   Arman was the youngest of the five sons of Lilifar and Seyran, a simple family from the village of Metz Mantash in the Shirak province of Armenia. He was a hardworking guy, always ready to lend a helping hand to the...

(1996 – April 3, 2016)   Misha Aghajanyan was a long-expected child for his parents, Kamo and Javahir, who had him after 15 years of marriage. He was also the only child in the family, named after his paternal uncle, who died from the enemy bullet in...

(1996 – 2016) Vladimir Alikhanyan was born in Dilijan, the province of Tavush.  He was awarded the Medal of Bravery of the Republic of Artsakh for exceptional services rendered to the Fatherland. Vladimir was killed by Azeri fire, having fought the enemy until his tank ran...

(1995 – 2016) Bagrat Aleksanyan from the Arabkir district of Yerevan served in the military along with his brother. He lived in Yerevan with his father, Artur, mother, and brother. The Aleksanyan family is originally from the Hadrut district of Artsakh. Aleksanyan’s family was given $1,000. Funeral Video...

(1993 – April 10, 2016) Robert Abrahamyan lived with his parents, Melanya and Abraham, and his wife, Knarik, in the Taperakan village of Ararat province. He got married last year, and his first child was born earlier this year.   Robert died in unclear circumstances from a gunshot...

(1985 – 2016) Harutyun lived in the village of Areguni in Gegharkunik. His family moved there from Shamkhor (Azerbaijan), where Harutyun was born, in the early years of the Artsakh Liberation Movement. The village of Areguni is only 5 km from the border with Azerbaijan and...

Aram was a talented pianist from the village of Artimet who played the piano for the past seven years. He was the fourth of the family’s five children (2 boys and 3 girls). On the morning of April 4th, the young man spoke to his...

(1996 - 2016) Tigran lived with parents, Aram and Gohar and brother, Zhora in Gyumri. The young hero was killed in Fizuli, Hadrut district of Artsakh.   Since early childhood, Tigran loved cars and tanks. In the Army, he was the member of the tank crew that won...

(1996 – April 2, 2016) Robert lived with parents, Alexander and Anna, and two sisters, Emma and Elen, in Yerevan. He was known among his friends as ‘the Blonde from the Monument [district].’   Robert Abajyan and the members of his unit fought against prevailing Azeri invaders for...