An Armenian soldier serving with the military formations of the self-declared Nagorno-Karabakh Republic was killed in a landmine explosion on Tuesday (17 April).
The soldier was named as Ruslan Manukyan. He was 20 years old.
source: commonspace.eu with agencies
On 20 January 26,000 Soviet troops entered Baku and massacred large numbers of civilians who were calling for the restoration of Azerbaijan independence. In Azerbaijan the day is often referred to as Black January.