Aghabekyan Artur

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Aghabekyan Artur (Alexander)
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Armenian: Աղաբեկյան Արթուր Ալեքսանդրի
Russian: Агабекян Артур Александрович
Born: 24.11.1963
Mets Taghlar, Republic of Artsakh
Artsakh national-liberation movement and military figure.


Was born on November 24, 1963 in Mets Taghlar, Republic of Artsakh.


Work activity

  • From 1986 to 1988, a scientific worker in "Haygyughmeqenayacum".
  • From 1988 to 1991, Hadrut branch head of Stepanakert Condensers Factory.
  • From 1991 to 1992, coordinator of the Hadrut region volunteer squad.
  • From 1992 to 1995, defense commander of Hadrut district.
  • From 1997 to 1999, commander of the 14th Brigade of the RA Armed Forces.
  • On July 1999, internal affairs minister of Republic of Artsakh.
  • On August 1999, Regional Integration Department head in the RA Government.
  • From 2000 to 2007, deputy minister of the RA Ministry of Defence.
  • From June 2007 to May 2009, chairman of Defence Ministry, National Security and Internal Affairs Committee.
  • From September 2012, Deputy Prime Minister of the Republic of Artsakh (by the President's decree).


  • In 2000, Major of RA Army.
  • In 2003, Lieutenant General of RA Army.
  • The first degree of "Battle Cross" order.
  • The second degree of "Battle Cross" order.
  • "Marshal Baghramyan-100" commemorative medal of the RA Ministry of Defense.
  • "Drastamat Kanayan" commemorative medal of the RA Ministry of Defense.
  • Medal of Courage.


  • Participated in the self-defense and liberation battles of Hadrut, Askeran, Martakert, Karvachar, Zangelan.
  • At the end of June 1992, he headed the self-defense of Drakhtik-Jrakus-Togh and on August 15 the Khuruhot-Meliqashen-Hadrut sections.



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