MIL OSI Translation. Region: Russian Federation –
The specialists of the International Mine Action Center of the Ministry of Defense of Russia continue work on demining the territory of Nagorno-Karabakh. Engineering units of the Russian peacekeeping forces are clearing mines in the northern outskirts of Stepanakert in conditions of intense snowfall, leading to a significant decrease in visibility and difficulty in the work of sappers.
During the operation, engineering units of the Russian peacekeeping forces in Nagorno-Karabakh cleared more than 280 hectares of terrain, about 107 kilometers of roads, 452 housing construction. More than 9 thousand explosive objects were found and neutralized.
In the course of demining and clearing the territory from explosive objects in Nagorno-Karabakh, Russian peacekeepers use modern robotic systems that allow maintaining a high rate of demining in mountainous terrain and worsening weather.
Discovered explosive objects and unexploded ammunition are removed and destroyed at a specially equipped landfill. Ammunition that cannot be evacuated is destroyed on site with all necessary security measures in place.
In accordance with the agreements specified in the joint statement of the President of the Russian Federation, the President of the Republic of Azerbaijan and the Prime Minister of the Republic of Armenia, from 00:00 Moscow time on November 10 this year. a complete ceasefire and all hostilities in Nagorno-Karabakh have been declared.
With the assistance of Russian peacekeepers in the areas affected by the war, the restoration of vital engineering communications continues.
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