During the day, Russian peacekeepers helped 540 refugees to safely return from the territory of Armenia to Nagorno-Karabakh. This was announced on Saturday, December 26, at the RF Ministry of Defense.
The department clarified that in total, since November 14, 44,590 people have returned to their places of former residence in the region.
Russian peacekeepers monitor the situation around the clock at 23 observation posts. In addition, the servicemen of the RF Ministry of Defense exercise control over the observance of the ceasefire regime.
According to the Russian department, the ceasefire is observed along the entire line of contact.
On December 22, it became known that Russian peacekeepers helped find two citizens of Armenia and handed them over to the administration of the unrecognized Nagorno-Karabakh Republic (NKR). Previously, servicemen were considered missing.
Russian President Vladimir Putin, Azerbaijani leader Ilham Aliyev and Armenian Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan on November 9 signed an agreement to end hostilities in Nagorno-Karabakh from November 10.
The document also provides for the introduction of Russian peacekeepers into the region, the exchange of prisoners between the parties to the conflict, the transfer of a number of regions of the region by Armenia to Azerbaijan and the return of refugees to Karabakh.