Bulletin of Ministry of Defene of the Russian Federation on the activities of the Russian contingent of peacekeeping forces in the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict zone (January 13, 2021).
The Russian peacekeeping forces continue their operation in the territory of Nagorno-Karabakh.
At twenty-seven observation posts, Russian peacekeepers are conducting round-the-clock monitoring of the situation and monitoring compliance with the ceasefire regime.
The ceasefire is observed along the entire contact line.
Russian peacekeepers ensure the safe return of citizens to their places of permanent residence, provide humanitarian assistance and restore civilian infrastructure.
During the day, 214 refugees were safely returned from the territory of Armenia to Nagorno-Karabakh. A total of 49,054 people have returned to their former places of residence in Nagorno-Karabakh since November 14, 2020.
The engineering and sapper groups of the Humanitarian Demining Center continue to work on demining the territory of Nagorno-Karabakh. 7.3 hectares of territory have been cleared. In total, since November 23, 2020, 525.1 hectares of territory, 197.8 km of roads, 750 housing buildings, including 24 socially significant objects, have been cleared of unexploded ordnance, 23,404 explosive objects have been detected and neutralized.
The Russian contingent of peacekeeping forces, in cooperation with representatives of the International Committee of the Red Cross and the EMERCOM of Nagorno-Karabakh, continues to search for and transfer the bodies of those killed during the hostilities.
The "hotline" for collecting information about the participants of the conflict in Nagorno-Karabakh, missing, since the beginning of its work, received 575 appeals. All appeals were forwarded to the search groups of the Centre for Reconciliation of Opposing Sides.
To coordinate efforts to prevent possible incidents in the zone of responsibility of the Russian peacekeeping contingent, continuous interaction is maintained with the general staffs of the armed forces of Azerbaijan and Armenia.