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Landslide expected for Velvet Revolution coalition and new civil society voices.
Municipal vote heralded as sign of great political change within the country.
Female participation in the protests has not translated into political power.
Diplomatic efforts have stalled with little progress in sight.
Member states failed to appoint an Armenian as the bloc’s new general secretary.
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.
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.
24 Dec 14
Assaults on opposition may reflect fears that its strength is growing.
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.
16 Dec 14
New agency will focus on rehabilitating offenders rather than simply locking them away in overcrowded jails.
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.
3 Dec 14
After one national carrier collapsed last year, its successor is fighting for survival.
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