"During the day, 168 explosive objects were found, which were taken to a specially equipped landfill and destroyed," the Russian Defense Ministry quoted TASS as saying.

Earlier, the Russian Emergencies Ministry reported that the first ten houses, repaired after the end of hostilities in Nagorno-Karabakh, will be ready for settlement in the near future.

On the eve it was reported that more than 1,700 refugees returned to Stepanakert.