Born on January 1, 1948 in the village of Shosh
1954-1964 - Studied in the Russian school №2 in Shushi
1965 - Entered the Yerevan Construction College
1967 - Detained on suspicion of stealing weapons
1968 - Convicted by the Supreme Court of the Armenian SSR to ten years imprisonment
1977-1988 - Engaged in propaganda of the rise of national self-consciousness
April 24, 1983 - For the first time in Artsakh organized a rally in memory of the victims of the Armenian Genocide
1985 - Arrested for organizing a rally dedicated to the memory of the victims of the Armenian Genocide.
August 1988 - January 1990 - Authorized representative of the "Karabakh" Committee in Artsakh.
December 1988 - Detained by representatives of the USSR State Security Committee for attempting to transport weapons in Artsakh
April 1989 - After the liberation he was engaged in the organization of self-defense groups and their consolidation. Until March 1991 has been the coordinator of the united headquarters of the self-defense forces of Artsakh
August 1991 - Created the socio-political organization "People’s Front of Artsakh"
October 1991 - Appointed First Deputy Commander of the Artsakh self-defense forces on political issues
December 28, 1991 - Elected a deputy of the Supreme Council of the first convocation of the NKR from the Stepanakert constituency No 1
1992-1993 - Commandant of the NKR Defense Army
September1993 - Deputy Commander of the Defense Army on ideological and political issues
On April 30, 1995 - Elected deputy to the second convocation of the Supreme Council of the NKR from the Stepanakert constituency No 6
1996 - In the parliament, he created the "Fund for Assistance to the Families in Extreme Need", which had operated until 1999
1997 - Elected chairman of the NA Standing Committee on Defense and Security
1999 - Chairman of the Armenian National Democratic Party
1998-2001 - Led the weekly column "Political Review" in the newspaper "Azat Artsakh"
July 2001 – Started publishing of the authoritative analytical newspaper "Chto delat?"(What Is To Be Done?)
March 4, 2005 - Created and headed the party "Moral Right"
November 2007 – Editor-in-chief of the republican newspaper Azat Artsakh
June 2008 - December 2018 - Representative of the NKR President on special assignments
Married, has two daughters
Awarded the order "Mesrop Mashtots" (August 30, 2014), medals "Mkhitar Gosh" (01.09.2006) and "For Courage" (19.02.1998)