Komandos, prominent Armenian military leader, dies aged 81

March 31, 2021 – 15:48 AMT

PanARMENIAN.Net – Armenian military leader, (Nagorno-) 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.

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