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3 Feb 15
Membership of Russian-led bloc could mean restrictions on free speech.
2 Feb 15
Analysts go behind the headlines to weigh up the risks posed by an upsurge in fighting.
Protest outside the Russian embassy in Yerevan. (Photo: Photolur agency)
26 Jan 15
Mass protests held over Yerevan’s failure to try Russian suspect in an Armenian court.
21 Jan 15
New common labour market makes it easier for migrants to go to Russia, but jobs will be thin on the ground this year.
Armenia's opposition has found a new confidence, as shown by this November 2014 demonstration. (Photo: Photolur agency)
24 Dec 14
Assaults on opposition may reflect fears that its strength is growing.
The Armenian parliament votes on accession to the Eurasian Economic Union, December 3, 2014. (Photo: Photulur agency)
18 Dec 14
As President Sargsyan stresses economic benefits of joining Russian-led bloc, others fear they are signing up to political union as well.
Nubarashen prison in Yerevan, December 2012. (Photo: Karine Ionesyan)
16 Dec 14
New agency will focus on rehabilitating offenders rather than simply locking them away in overcrowded jails.
Avetik Ishkhanyan of the Helsinki Committee of Armenia. (Photo: Media Centre, Yerevan)
10 Dec 14
As activists mark Human Rights Day 2014, they say things are likely to get worse once the country is part of Russia’s political project.
10 Dec 14
Lower export revenues and falling money transfers from expats in Russia have sent the Armenian dram onto a downward path.
An Air Armenia passenger plane taking off. (Photo: Air Armenia Official/Wikimedia Commons)
3 Dec 14
After one national carrier collapsed last year, its successor is fighting for survival.