Eric Abrahamyan was born in Hadrut on September 24, 1961. From 1979 to 1981, he served in the USSR armed forces. From 1989 to 1994, he took part in self-defense and liberation battles in Hadrut, Varanda, Jrakan, Vorotan, and other regions. From 1989 to 1992, he was the commander of the Hadrut Self-Defense Squad. Since 1993, he had headed the operational department. He died in the village of Seyidahmedlu, Varanda region.

Erik Abrahamyan was posthumously awarded the Order of the Republic of Artsakh “Combatant’s Cross” 1st degree. He is buried in Hadrut, Artsakh.