The political upheaval of 2003 was a seminal moment in the country’s history, but its legacy is up for debate.
The move has widened the rift with the Kremlin, but Yerevan stated that its motivation was its national security vis-à-vis Azerbaijan.
Recent murder highlights widespread discrimination and violence against LGBTI people.
Tens of thousands of refugees are sheltered in centres across Armenia and face economic and psychological hurdles.
The region’s geopolitical shift following the Nagorny Karabakh conflict may continue amid the crisis in the Middle East.
Following the mass exodus of Armenians, Baku plans to resettle some 40,000 people in the region over the next three years.
Some 100,000 civilians have fled the disputed region, facing an uncertain future and an unclear legal status.
The absence of progress in outside mediation has been crucial in spurring Azerbaijan’s military option.
Despite Baku’s messages of reassurance, many locals fear campaign of ethnic cleansing.
Rallies called on Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan to resign, but the opposition provides no real alternative.