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Arkady Ter-Tadevosyan
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Ter-Tadevosyan in Shusha in 2012
Native name
Արկադի Տեր-Թադևոսյան
Birth name Artush Tadevosyan
Nickname(s) Komandos (in Nagorno-Karabakh)
Mountain Fox (in Afghanistan)
Born (1939-05-22)22 May 1939
Tbilisi, Soviet Georgia, Soviet Union
Died 31 March 2021(2021-03-31) (aged 81)
Yerevan, Armenia
Allegiance Soviet Union Soviet Union
Nagorno-Karabakh Republic Nagorno-Karabakh Republic
Armenia Armenia
Service/branch Red Army flag.svg Soviet Army
Nagorno-Karabakh Defense Army
Armed Forces of Armenia
Rank Major General (1992)
Commands held Nagorno-Karabakh Defense Army
Battles/wars Soviet–Afghan War
First Nagorno-Karabakh War
Capture of Shusha

Arkady Ivani Ter-Tadevosyan (Armenian: Արկադի Իվանի (Հովհաննեսի) Տեր-Թադևոսյան; Russian: Аркадий Иванович Тер-Тадевосян; May 22, 1939 – March 31, 2021) was an Armenian military leader of the Armenian forces during the Nagorno-Karabakh War. He is best known as the commander of the operation to capture the town of Shushi in May 1992.

He has the rank of major general in the Armenian Army. He attended a military academy in Saint Petersburg and served in the Soviet Army.

Yer-Tadevosyan died on March 31, 2021 in Yerevan at the age of 80.

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