November 6, 2021

The portal www.shusha.today is presented

Presentation of the portal www.shusha.today, prepared with the support of the Heydar Aliyev Foundation, took place at the Baku Book Centre.  


With a view to conveying the events that have historically taken place in Shusha to the world community, the portal was created in the English language.  


The portal consists of 7 sections. In the section entitled “Our Shusha”, the city’s history from the date of its creation until the time of its occupation, Shusha’s occupation by Armenians, the 44-day war, liberation of Shusha from the occupation, as well as the address by President of the Republic of Azerbaijan, Supreme Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces Ilham Aliyev to the people of Azerbaijan are given.


The second section entitled “Armenian vandalism in Shusha” describes the Armenian vandalism against Shusha’s historical and cultural monuments, Shusha’s promulgation of a State Historical and Architectural Reserve and the reserve’s destruction after the occupation, the looting of examples of cultural heritage of local, country and world importance, the list of destroyed examples of cultural heritage, as well as information as to when and who these monuments had been built by, and their destruction by Armenians.


In the section “Shusha today” are given Resolutions by Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev concerning the city after its liberation from occupation, news about his visits to Shusha, reconstruction works carried out in Shusha, and new developments taken place in Shusha. This section is updated continuously, and Shusha’s step-by-step development history will be reflected in this section.


In the section “Heroes of Shusha” are given the Resolution of the President of the Republic of Azerbaijan on decoration of the servicemen of the Armed Forces of the Republic of Azerbaijan with the medal “For Liberation of Shusha”, and the list of servicemen of the Armed Forces of the Republic of Azerbaijan who have participated in the battles for the liberation of Shusha from occupation, displaying great courage.


In the section “Famous people of Shusha” is given information, photo and video materials about historical personalities that were born, lived, created and had a matchless role in the history and formation of Shusha.