The State Service for the Protection of the Historical Environment of the Republic of Artsakh summed up the results of 2021, assessing it as a difficult year. About 2,000 monuments have remained in the occupied territories  since 2020.

In 2021, work was carried out on the preservation and study of historical, architectural monuments, historical environment, and other cultural values, for obvious reasons and no excavations were carried out in 2021. About 200 new monuments were discovered in the Martakert and Askeran regions, including khachkars, tombstones, chapel churches and monuments, some of which contain important information.