March 31, 2021 – 15:48 AMT
PanARMENIAN.Net – Armenian military leader, Artsakh (Nagorno-Karabakh) hero Arkady Ter-Tadevosyan, best known by his nom-de-guerre Komandos has died aged 81, political scientist Hrant Melik-Shahnazaryan said in a Facebook post on Wednesday, March 31.
Komandos was hospitalized days earlier. The cause of his death has not been announced yet.
Ter-Tadevosyan was the commander of the operation to liberate the town of Shushi in Karabakh on 8-9 May 1992. later that month, he was awarded the rank of Major General for his accomplishments during the First Nagorno-Karabakh War. He also received the Order of the Combat Cross (1st class).
In recent years, Ter-Tadevosyan was supervising the training of specialists in the Armenian armed forces, also spending a lot of time in Artsakh, which continued to hold much meaning to him.