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Armenia. Syunik Province. Sisian. Street life. A woman walks on the side of a dirt road while talking on her mobile phone. An old Russian Gaz 21 Volga car is driving on the road. Volga was an Executive car that originated in the Soviet Union. Their role in serving the Soviet nomenklatura made them a contemporary cultural icon. Several generations of the car have been produced. On april 2016, a group  of men, all belonging to "Volunteers Union of Country Defenders" of Sisian region, left town for the Nagorno-Karabakh Republic. Nine of them were hit and killed on April 4th 2016 in a kamikaze drone attack by an Azerbaijani military drone IAI Harop in the village of Talish, located in the Nagorno-Karabakh Republic. The IAI Harop is a loitering munition developed by the MBT division of Israel Aerospace Industries. The unmanned combat aerial vehicle is also known as the Harpy-2 loitering munitions missile. It is an anti-radiation drone that can autonomously home in on radio emissions. Rather than holding a separate high-explosive warhead, the drone itself is the main munition. This SEAD-optimised loitering munition is designed to loiter the battlefield and attack targets by self-destructing into them. The drone can either operate fully autonomously, using its anti-radar homing system, or it can take a human-in-the-loop mode. If a target is not engaged, the drone will return and land itself back at base. Talish is a village in the Martakert Region of the Nagorno-Karabakh Republic (de facto), and the Tartar Rayon of Azerbaijan (de jure). It has been under Armenian control since the 1994 ceasefire. Sisian is a town and the centre of the urban community of Sisian, in Syunik Province at the south of Armenia. 3.10.2019 © 2019 Didier Ruef